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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
17/09/20201 Year3Part-Time EveningBede CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course is for fitness instructors who wish to take their qualification to the next level. This is an industry recognised course for anyone wishing to pursue personal training with clients.

Successful graduates of this course will be guaranteed an interview for vacancies with Everyone Active.

Students who have successfully completed the level 2 fitness instructor course.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+1500.00*You will need to provide your own stationery.

What are the key things you'll learn?
This course is made up 8 units of study which are:

Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

Health, safety and welfare in a f

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What’s next?

On completion of this course you will be able to practice as a personal trainer.


Fitness instructors

Fitness instructors deliver training in a range of fitness activities, including weight training, yoga, pilates, personal training and other forms of exercise at private health and fitness centres, local authority run sports and leisure centres, other public and community establishments, and in private homes.

Medium Salary

£ 19988

1200 people employed as Fitness instructors in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.