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Master Personal Training Diploma

As a Personal Trainer you will want to stand out from the competition and the knowledge and skills you will acquire through the Master Personal Trainer Diploma will set you up to be a leader in the fitness sector.

Personal Trainers need ‘unique selling points’, as well as the standard skills and knowledge the Personal Trainer course teaches you. This Master course adds further creative tools that you can use with your clients that will stand you out from the crowd and enable you to offer variety in your one-to-one sessions.

It’s also a great option for those interested in the business side of personal training, as you’ll be taught vital business skills to help you effectively set up your own personal training business.

Course Structure and Content

  • What course materials will I receive?

    You will have access to a separate manual for Personal Training, Nutrition, Business and Marketing and the Fitness Professional’s Toolkit.

    You will be provided with a unique log in to our bespoke online learning portal, which includes interactive visual-auditory learning resources to support you with your studies. You can also access and complete some of the homestudy work on the portal

  • What will I learn with a Master Personal Trainer Diploma?

    During your Master Personal Trainer Diploma, you will gain the knowledge of how to effectively plan regimes and instruct clients in terms of exercise and nutrition. This includes:

    Advanced anatomy and physiology
    Advanced cardiovascular training methods
    Advanced resistance training methods
    Movement screening, postural assessment and overhead squat assessment
    SMART Goal setting
    Progressive exercise outdoors
    Olympic lifting techniques
    Plyometric exercise programming
    Functional core stability training
    PNF stretching (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation)
    Nutritional basis of healthy eating
    Analysis of food labels
    Eating for energy
    Analysis of food diaries
    Passive fitness assessments including blood pressure testing, skin fold measuring, and postural analysis
    Active fitness assessments including movement screening, VO2 Max assessments, muscular strength and endurance assessments
    Business skills
    How to put together a projected cash flow sheet
    SWOT analysis
    Effective market research
    Business planning
    Press releases
    Fitness Professional’s Toolkit
    Proper stance, footwork and boxing combinations using safe and effective technique
    How to use kettlebells and deliver effective fitness programmes
    A range of static and dynamic core exercises
    Outdoor training techniques
    How to utilise resistance bands, hand weights, and TRX within a client’s fitness session

  • How is the course delivered?

    The Master Personal Trainer course is delivered through a blend of home study, supported by our dedicated team of support tutors and course attendance at one of our nationwide training centres.

  • How do I submit my work?

    You need to submit your home-study units either online through interactive questioning or you could choose to complete it hand written if you prefer. Case studies can be completed hand written or electronically.

    If you have any special learning needs please do not hesitate to discuss them with our advisers, we will do as much as is practicable to assist.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Throughout this course, students will gain an excellent knowledge and understanding to deliver effective, engaging, and tailored fitness sessions for a range of clients.

    In terms of assessment, this course will involve:

    A practical assessment to demonstrate your ability to deliver Personal Training sessions
    A case study to outline your knowledge of programming Personal Training sessions and nutritional advice
    A multiple choice theory examination covering anatomy and physiology
    A multiple choice theory examination focussed on the principles of nutrition
    Business plan

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I become a Master Personal Trainer?

    Before you start learning how to become a level 3 Personal Trainer, you will need to gain a recognised Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. If you don’t already have this, you can bolt it onto this course. If you are already qualified at Level 2, you are ready to enrol onto our Master Personal Trainer Diploma.

  • On completion of the Master Personal Trainer Diploma course, what will I receive?

    You will receive two certificates:

    Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Business Skills for Fitness Professionals
    Focus Training Master Personal Trainer certificate

  • Is this course recognised by REPs?

    Yes! Our Master Personal Trainer course gives you access onto the Register of Exercise Professionals as a Level 3 Personal Trainer, with 20 REPs points.

    The course is quality assured by Active IQ, who are an Ofqual approved awarding organisation, and the market leaders in the active leisure sector

  • Can I get funding for the Master Personal Trainer course?

    Yes! you may be eligible for a 19+ Adult Learner Loan, where you pay a small deposit (refundable on completion of the course). You need to be over the age of 19 and meet other eligibility criteria. Our careers advisors would be happy to help with any questions you have on 0800 999 6664.

    We also have 0% monthly payment options, discount for paying in full and finance agreements if you wanted to reduce your monthly payments and pay over a longer term.

  • How long does the Master Personal Trainer course take to complete?

    Part-time learning option: From start to finish it is possible to complete this qualification in a minimum of 6 months depending on time that you have available to study and your previous experience. Most learners take between 6-12 months.

    Full-time learning option: It is possible to have everything complete within 10-12 weeks working full-time on this course. Note: The business module is cannot be completed as part of course attendance, and will need to be studied at home with ongoing support from our dedicated telephone support tutors

  • What do you need to study a Master Personal Trainer Diploma?

    To complete the Master Personal Trainer Diploma, you must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (this can be bolted on if you don’t already have it) and be aged 16 or over.

Locations & Dates

Location Venue Module Start Date Book
Birmingham David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 15-17 December 2017
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 20-22 October 2017
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 08-10 December 2017
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 12/14 January 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 09/11 March 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 20/22 April 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 08/10 June 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 20/22 July 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 07/09 September 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 12/14 October 2018
Cheshire Oaks David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 30 November/02 December 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 08/10 December 2017
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 19/21 January 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 16/18 March 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 13/15 April 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 22/24 June 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 13/15 July 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 14/16 September 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 19/21 October 2018
Crawley Nuffield Health Club Personal Trainer Course - Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 07/09 December 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills (midweek) 23-25 October 2017 (midweek)
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 08-10 December 2017
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 15-17 December 2017
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 19/21 January 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 09/11 February 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 30 March/01 April 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 02/04 April 2018 (Midweek)
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 20/22 April 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Training Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 07/09 May 2018 (Midweek)
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 25/27 May 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 15/17 June 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 20/22 July 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 10/12 August 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 21/23 September 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 12/14 October 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 09/11 November 2018
Trafford Park Manchester David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 30 November/02 December 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 27-29 October 2017
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 17-19 November 2017
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 09/11 February 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 30 March/01 April 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 27/29 April 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 22/24 June 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 29 June/01 July 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 17/19 August 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 24/26 August 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 05/07 October 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 26/28 October 2018
Vauxhall South Bank Club Personal Trainer Course Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 30 November/02 December 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 17-19 November 2017
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 02/04 February 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 06/08 April 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 11/13 May 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 29 June/01 July 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 27/29 July 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 21/23 September 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course - Part 2 - Advanced Instructing Skills 26/28 October 2018
York David Lloyd Personal Trainer Course Part 1 - Fitness Assessment 14/16 December 2018

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