The Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training builds on the knowledge gained on a Level 3 Personal Training course by applying new techniques to support, enhance and manage the client's journey while helping them to achieve their goals.
All applicants should have completed a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training which must be evidenced prior to starting this programme.
Courses run for 18 weeks and are scheduled for the following dates:
Monday: 13/09/21 - 31/01/22
Friday: 11/02/22 - 8/07/22
Adult learner loans can be applied for to cover the £811 course fees.
A minimum of five candidates must be enrolled for this course to start.
Learners must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (or equivalent qualification) which should be evidenced prior to starting the course.
They must also be able to apply factual and theoretical knowledge and be able to use a range of cognitive and practical skills to generate specific solutions for personal training clients. This will require learners to work in predictable and unpredictable situations using their knowledge, skills and competencies pitched at Level 4 on the RQF.
The field of personal training and the needs of modern day professional personal trainers are rapidly evolving in line with the broad-ranging needs and goals of the clients they serve. As a result, the industry has never been more competitive. Highly successful personal trainers are results driven and confidently differentiate the services they offer to provide an ethical service and sustain a highly successful business. Driving this success is a more scientific and evidence-based approach to programming, training, monitoring and managing clients which translates into better client retention and attracting new clients.
This qualification provides learners with the enhanced knowledge and skills to fully understand their clients, utilise an evidence-based approach to programming and develop a successful and sustainable personal training business. It covers:
You will be assessed via:
There are no additional course costs.
This course is CIMSPA endorsed.
Students who complete this qualification will be able to enhance their employment credibility within the fitness industry.
They can also consider progression to the:
Derby College offer sport, health and leisure facilities for public use. This includes fitness centre, sports hall and outdoor pitch hire plus lots more. Located at Broomfield Hall, Johnson Building and Mackworth.
Ever since school, Katy Morten had set her heart on becoming a personal trainer.
By the age of just 21, she had already achieved her career goal – thanks to a sport apprenticeship programme run by Derbyshire Dales District Council in partnership with Derby College. Having secured a full-time job as an instructor at Bakewell Swimming Pool,
Katy particularly enjoys helping people to reach their goals – whether it be weight loss or training for a particular sporting event.
I knew I could get nationally recognised qualifications more quickly on an apprenticeship – and having lots of work experience in the industry under my belt would stand me in good stead when looking for employment. Plus, who could argue with being paid to learn? There’s a real feel-good factor to my job – just knowing you have helped someone improve their lifestyle and become happier with themselves.