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Diploma in Personal Training

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism

What will you be working towards?

Code NFC00127
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3


This course is aimed at individuals who have or would like to gain experience working as a fitness instructor in a gym. If you can demonstrate competence in planning, reviewing and adapting fitness programmes to different types of people and lead, teach and evaluate a range of fitness activities, then this could be the course for you. You will also complete a studio cycling course as part of your programme of study.


Units you may study include: Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment Principles of exercise, fitness and health Planning gym-based exercise Instructing gym-based exercise Customer service and client support in health and fitness Leading induction to gym equipment Leading group-based activities in a gym-based environment Social media marketing in health and fitness Products and technology in health and fitness Planning a circuit training session Instructing a circuit training session Employability skills

How will it be delivered?

50% Assessment - Practical 30% Assessment - Exam 20% Assessment - synoptic

Entry requirements

Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 Diploma in Instruction Exercise and Fitness, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.

Your next steps...

After completing your course you could progress on to study sport, exercise science and related field at university. Alternatively, you could progress straight into employment in the sport industry including an apprenticeship. Studying sport could lead to a career as a sports coach, youth leader, sport instructor, personal trainer, PE teacher, sports masseur, physiotherapist, sport scientist or many other opportunities.


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