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Level 3 Personal Trainer Course

  • Personal Trainer

  • Level 3


Are you looking for career in personal training?

The Level 3 personal trainer course is a great place to start.

Most of those who have chosen this career path have done so either due to their passion for the fitness industry, their will to change their current career or just because it seemed a natural transition from their life as an athlete.

Regardless of the reason, there are always a few common denominators: passion and a genuine interest in health and helping people.

The Level 3 Certificate* represents a stand-alone course aimed at those who already hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification.Getting certified Personal Trainer you have to complete both the Level 2 Gym Instructor as well as the Level 3 Personal Trainer course, as this represents a requirement set by all UK awarding bodies.

Because we offer course flexibility,you can study in any format you wish, choosing the venue and dates that suit you. Once you decide that being a personal trainer is something that you see yourself doing,the next main step you need to take is find the best pt course for you, in London or across the UK.

There are hundreds of UK based personal training courses to choose from but Discovery Learning over the years has become one of the leading providers in London and across the whole of the UK. All our students go onto reap the rewards of their new qualifications whether it is personally or professionally.

*The Level 3 Certificate is one part of our Personal Trainer Diploma, alongside the Level 2 Gym Instructor course.


Level 3 Personal Trainer:

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Nutrition for Physical Activity

Unit 3: Client Case Study

Unit 4: Delivering a Personal Training Session


How to Become a Personal Trainer?

During your course and just before completion, you will need to complete the following assessments for the Level 3 Personal Training:

• 1 x 105 minute multiple choice examination (Anatomy & Physiology)

• 1 x 90-minute multiple choice examination (Principles of Exercise & Fitness)

• 1 x practical assessment

• Client case study

Although we have a 98% passing rate, it sometimes happens that some students refer on their theory or practical exams. In the event of this happening, we provide 1 re-sit day/month at some venues. The fee for the theory re-sit is £60 and for the practical re-sit is £120. You would also be required to bring in an appropriate adult to act as your client.

What certificates will I receive?

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

What support will I get?

While studying with Discovery Learning, you will have full access to our online interactive study platform that includes video tutorials, images, manuals, mock exam questions as well as other learning tools to aid you. You will also benefit from our Student Support team who are here to help via phone or email

Booking Options

From 1200

Full time and Part time courses available

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I’ve just completed my strength training and sports conditioning and I wanted to compliment the course leader on a very informative and enjoyable course.

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Our Aftercare Promise

The Discovery Learning experience doesn’t necessarily have to stop once you finish your course. We can help you find employment, recommend trustworthy third parties for your business or we can assist with getting interviews.

We are always one phone call or email away if you need any further assistance with the development of your new fitness industry career.

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