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Exercise and Fitness: Personal Training

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £2,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Personal Trainer
  • Yoga and Pilates Teacher
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Personal Training
  • NVQ Diploma in Personal Training

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Personal Training
  • Diploma in Advanced Exercise, Health and Fitness Instruction (Future Fit Training)
  • Diploma in Exercise, Health and Fitness Studies
  • Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training
  • Diploma in Health and Fitness
  • Diploma in Instructing Mat-Based Pilates
  • Diploma in Personal Training (Gym Based Exercise)
  • Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-Based Exercise)
  • Diploma in Personal Training (Specific Populations)
  • Diploma in Personal Training and Business Planning
  • Diploma in Personal Training and Business Skills for Fitness Professionals
  • Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.