Personal Trainer

L3 Level 3
Full Time
2 September 2024 — 27 June 2025
Cardiff International Sports Campus

About this course

Become a Level 3 Personal Trainer with our CIMSPA accredited Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is our most popular qualification.

This course provides you with the skills, knowledge and understanding to deliver one-to-one individual and group training sessions, and helps with business and marketing approaches allowing you to grow a successful personal training client base.

What you will study

Units of study include the following:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Bespoke Exercise Programme Design
  • Customised Exercise Programme Instruction
  • Business Acumen for a successful personal training practice
  • Promoting Wellness through client motivation and interaction
  • Nutrition to support physical activities

You will study both theory and practical elements on campus at CISC.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Level 2 Gym Instructor course

Key information

Start date

2 September 2024

End date

27 June 2025

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

18 hours per week


Cardiff International Sports Campus
Maps & directions

Course code



YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner)


What our students say

My highlight of the college has to been meeting people who have just as much of passion for sport as myself, and the facilities. I really enjoy the practical sessions that we do on the course, including the sport coaching, research methods and human anatomy.

Nicole Kells
Current Sport (Bilingual) course level 3, year 2 student.

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Cardiff International Sports Campus
Cardiff International Sports Campus

Cardiff International Sports Campus,
Leckwith Rd,
CF11 8AZ