Course Overview

Do you want to progress from gym instructor qualifications and gain employment as a personal trainer? Then this course is perfect for you!

You will build on knowledge gained previously and add expertise in nutrition, fitness testing, advanced programming and innovative training methods to your portfolio.

Unit 1: Advanced Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Nutrition and Weight Management

Unit 3: Programming Personal Training Sessions

Unit 4: Instructing Personal Training Sessions.

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Course Structure

Your course will be completed through a combination of online learning through Bradford College’s virtual learning environment, independent study guided by your tutor, and tutor led sessions in college where attendance is required. You will also be required to attend College for exams and practical assessments.

All written work will be submitted to your tutor electronically and they will be available to help you at all points throughout the course.

A full timetable of attendance, deadlines, and assessments will be provided on enrolment.

Entry Requirements

A Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym).

How Will I Learn?

  • Online study
  • Independent study
  • Tutor-led college days supported by resources.


Successful completion of this course could be on to further industry qualifications in exercise referral, strength & conditioning and sports massage.

How You Will Be Assessed

  • Coursework
  • Multiple choice examination
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical demonstration/assignment.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
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