A Distance Learning Course of 20 Lessons
Personal Fitness Trainer Course Description
This course is designed to enable the fitness instructor and coach develop their skills in providing a dedicated one-to-one service for health and fitness clients.
By reviewing and then expanding their knowledge, therapists will be expected to assess the wants and needs of their clients, test present fitness levels and design programmes which are tailored to each individual. Evaluation, re-testing and progression will form an integral part of the course. Providing a comprehensive service, the therapist will be a motivator, nutrition advisor, lifestyle consultant and instructor.
Review of anatomy, kinesiology & exercise physiology
Qualities of the personal fitness trainer
The benefits of having a personal trainer
Psychology of fitness & the client
Writing training programmes
Sales & marketing
Contracts with the client
Sports injuries & rehabilitation
Appraisal, screening, testing & evaluation of health & fitness
On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:
Qualification 1: Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma
Personal Fitness Trainer Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.
Qualification 2: Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate of Completion
Personal Fitness Trainer Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada College.
This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor’s role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 – 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 200 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
All study materials
Full Tutor and Admin support
The course fee includes the registration and certification fee