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YMCA AWARDS LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN PERSONAL TRAINING (previously CYQ)

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Carnegie Coach Education

OCT 2017

PLEASE READ THESE DETAILS  CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU APPLY

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO MAKE ALL THE DATES & CURRENTLY HOLD A LEVEL 2 GYM INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION

All candidates will be registered for some PRE-COURSE learning, therefore it is recommended to apply early.

By completing this course and passing the assessment you will gain a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF): CYQ is the UK leading health and fitness specific awarding body with widespread respect within the fitness industry. Employers in the health and fitness industry favour graduates with vocational qualifications which complement their degree studies.  By gaining this qualification you will be able to launch or progress your career within the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer. For students, this Qualification will enhance your CV prior to graduating from university.  It will make you a more attractive candidate to future employers or enable you to launch your own business as freelance Personal Trainer.

Course Code

L3PT

Course Dates

27th October 2017 – 17th December 2017

Places Available

Course Leader

Carnegie Coach Education
Course Description

 Course One

Learning

Friday

27 October 2017

9am-6pm

 

Saturday

28 October 2017

9am-6pm

 

Sunday

29 October 2017

9am-6pm

 

Friday

3 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Saturday

4 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Sunday

5 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Saturday

18 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Sunday

19 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Saturday

25 November 2017

9am-6pm

 

Sunday

26 November 2017 

9am-6pm 

Assessment

Satuday

16 December 2017

9am-6pm      

Assessment

Sunday

17 December 2017

9am-6pm

Course Fee 

External Candidates            £1000
Leeds Beckett Student (NON Accredited course - see list below) £900
Leeds Beckett Student (*Accredited course): £750
Please note any re-sit fees will apply, see below for more details.

* Accredited courses

  • Sport, PA and Health
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Physical Education
  • Sport Therapy
  • Sports Coaching

Minimum Age   18

Who is it for/Course Pre-requisites 

  • YOU MUST BE ABLE TO MAKE ALL THE DATES & CURRENTLY HOLD A LEVEL 2 GYM INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATION.
  • You will be registered for some Online Learning to do while on the course
  • To ensure courses have sufficient candidates to run, early application for these qualifications is essential

By completing this course and passing the assessment you will gain a  YMCA Award - Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF): YMCA Award (Formerly CYQ) is the UK leading health and fitness specific awarding body with widespread respect within the fitness industry. Employers in the health and fitness industry favour graduates with vocational qualifications which complement their degree studies.  By gaining this qualification you will be able to launch or progress your career within the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer.  Students with this Qualification will enhance their CV prior to graduating from university.  It will make you a more attractive candidate to future employers or enable you to launch your own business as freelance Personal Trainer.

Course Aims/Content

A Personal Trainer’s role includes the design and delivery of exercise programmes for a range of healthy individuals with no contraindications to exercise. Personal Trainers also need to be aware of their professional boundaries with regard to special populations such as young people, disabled people, older people, antenatal and postnatal women.

Your course will cover how to design and implement an exercise programme for individuals, how to ensure the effectiveness of personal exercise programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies to achieve this utilising a variety of exercises (free weights, machine weights and CV machines) and advanced training protocols. You will be expected to remember your modules from level 4 as the course also requires knowledge of anatomy and physiology, nutrition and fitness assessment 

Course Structure

The learning will take place over 10 full days. You must attend all days to be eligible to take your practical assessment.  Failure to attend the course in full will mean that you are withdrawn from your practical assessment and will be required to attend further training at your own expense prior to taking the assessment

Course Exam/Certificate

Candidates must attend all the sessions on the course at the same venue and pass all elements of assessment to be successful

All students will be required to complete theory learning online in preparation for the two exams on the 10-day practical course.

The assessment has three main components

  • Two multi-choice exam papers
    • Anatomy and Physiology for exercise and health (60mins)
    • Applying Principles of Nutrition to a physical activity programme (45mins)
  • Two Knowledge Question Worksheets
    • Programming personal training with clients
    • Applying Principles of Nutrition to a physical activity programme

  • Two Case Studies
    • Design of a safe and effective progressive Personal Training programme
    • Applying Principles of Nutrition to a physical activity programme
       
  • One Summative Observed Practical assessment
    • Delivery of a personal training session (45-60mins)

Course Duration: 10 Days (2 assessment days)

Course Venue: Leeds Beckett City Campus Gym, Leeds LS1 3LE

Financial Implications for applicants not attending courses

The following cancellation policy applies for all YMCA Award qualifications provided via Leeds Beckett University

To avoid any financial losses and keep these assessment fees down there is a strict refund policy. Once you have paid for your course/assessment a refund cannot be offered unless medical evidence is provided to support your absence. Self-certfication is not accepted.

 RE-SIT OPPORTUNITIES

You will have a maximum of three attempts at an assessment.  You will have your initial assessment opportunity and then two further reassessment opportunities which will be charged at the fee rate below.  If you choose to not take a reassessment opportunity, whilst you will not be charged the resit fee, it will class as a failed attempt on your record.  If you are unable to make a reassessment opportunity due to medical reasons then this will be taken into account.  The usual rules apply in respect to acceptable evidence.  

Re-sit fees associated with these course are as follows

Theory re-sit £30 per exam
Worksheets £30 per unit
Practical £80 

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