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Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)

Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)

Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)


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UKVC19FDP - Comes with a CPD Certificate once completed.

Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)


Course Details

  • Course Code: UKVC19FDP
  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Qualification: Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)

Further Details

  • Course Access: Lifetime
  • Exams Included: Yes
  • Compatibility: All major browsers / devices

Introduction to Fitness Diploma

Please Note: This course is not recognised by REPs.

Do you have a passion for a healthy lifestyle, incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine that you now want to share with others? This diploma will teach you everything you need to know about being an effective fitness instructor/personal trainer and helping your clients achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis.

32 comprehensive modules

The Fitness Diploma is broken into comprehensive modules which will teach you everything you need to know to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. The course is set in manageable modules which you can study at your own pace and in your own time while still having the benefit of a full-time position.

End of course certification

On completion of the course, you will be required to pass a test, which is made up of multiple choice questions based on the modules you have studied. Once you pass, you will be able to download and print your certificate and start using your new diploma to enjoy a successful career within the fitness industry. You also have the option of having your diploma posted to you at an additional cost.

What You Will Learn

This course is designed to provide you with a complete overview of what you need to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. During the course you can expect to learn the following:

  • Learn what you will need to begin your career in fitness, from the skills you will need to the role you will be expected to perform on a daily basis.
  • Understand the human anatomy of the bones, their function and how exercise can impact the bones. You will also learn about how bones are affected as part of the ageing process.
  • Learn more about the cardiovascular system from the heart's function to respiratory function and how these are impacted by exercise, along with the benefits.
  • Get an understanding of muscles and how they work and the different muscle types.
  • Understand joints and nervous system, as well as injury prevention.
  • Learn more about obesity and diabetes and how the two are linked. Obesity has become a serious issue in the United Kingdom with more people being diagnosed with diabetes on a daily basis.
  • Get a good understanding of a healthy and well-balanced diet and why this is so important in conjunction with exercise. Learn the five main food groups, types of food and how to set nutritional goals.
  • Learn how to encourage your clients to embrace an active lifestyle and how it can benefit them in the long run.
  • Identify how exercise impacts the body as a whole.
  • Learn how to safely monitor your clients' exercise intensity.
  • Learn how to set fitness plans in place, how to plan, difficulties you may face and standards you must adhere to.
  • Get a good understanding of the importance of stretching, working with disabled customers and outdoor exercise routines.
  • Learn how to work with children, from exercise to diet.
  • Identify if yoga or pilates may be something you will want to specialise in.
  • Know how to deal with emergencies in the fitness industry.

Benefits of taking the Fitness Diploma

The fitness diploma will provide you with a wide number of benefits to help you enjoy a successful career as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.

  • Fast track your career.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Improve your knowledge and skill when it comes to the human anatomy.
  • Understand the link between exercise and diet.
  • Know how to work with your client, encourage them and support them to achieve their goals.
  • Use any device to access the modules online, enabling you to study from anywhere at any time.
  • Study at your own pace with no schedules or deadlines to adhere to.
  • Be rewarded with an industry recognised certification on successful completion (this is not recognised by REPs).
  • Take advantage of online support during your studies.
  • Be confident in your abilities and knowledge as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.

Course Modules/Lessons

Module 01 : Beginning a Career in the Fitness Industry

Module 02 : Anatomy - The Skeleton

Module 03 : Anatomy - Cardiovascular System

Module 04 : Anatomy - Muscles and Somatotypes

Module 05 : Anatomy - The Nervous System

Module 06 : Anatomy - The Joints

Module 07 : Obesity and Diabetes

Module 08 : Diet and Fitness

Module 09 : Collecting & Analysing Nutritional Information & Nutritional Goal Setting

Module 10 : Encouraging Clients to Incorporate Activity into their Lifestyle & Understanding of Health Benefits

Module 11 : The Effects of Exercise on the Body

Module 12 : How to Safely Monitor Exercise Intensity

Module 13 : GP and Exercise Referral

Module 14 : Preparing Fitness Plans for Clients

Module 15: Stretching Fitness

Module 16: Fitness Training for Disabled People

Module 17: Group Personal Training

Module 18: Gym Exercising - Planning and Instructing

Module 19: An In Depth Look at Personal Training

Module 20: Outdoor Fitness

Module 21: Children - Fitness and Diet

Module 22: Yoga Instructing

Module 23: Pilates Instructor

Module 24: Understanding Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment

Module 25: Understanding & Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment

Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Module 27: Setting Up your own Fitness or Personal Training Business

Module 28: Customer Care. Dealing with Enquiries

Module 29: Finance

Module 30: Insurance and Tax

Module 31: Marketing Yourself as a Personal Trainer

Module 32: Health and Safety

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