Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
If you are looking to establish yourself firmly within the world of health and fitness, our industry recognised qualification in Personal Training is for you. Delivered by industry specialists, this qualification will give you the knowledge and skills you need to work with individual and groups of clients in a personal training setting.
On this programme you will cover the following units:
- Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health;
- Programming personal training with clients;
- Delivering personal training sessions;
- Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme.
All applicants must hold a recognised Level 2 fitness qualification and have experience of working as a level 2 instructor.
This course also requires candidates to have good communication skills and a good level of physical fitness to cope with the practical demands of the course. Candidates will be required to successfully pass an interview and assessment which will cover key level 2 knowledge and skills.
This course will be internally assessed via coursework, multiple choice examinations, a portfolio of evidence and practical demonstration and assessment.
On completion of this course you will be able to progress directly into work as a Personal Trainer within a health and fitness organisation or on a self-employed basis. You will be able to enter the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 3.
This is a part-time programme which will be delivered on one full day per week for 18 weeks. During these sessions you will learn via a range of theory and practical lessons which will be delivered in our fully equipped classrooms, exercise studio and large on-site fitness centre. You will be required to undertake additional independent study throughout the course in order to complete various elements of your portfolio.