Course Content

• Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

• How to support clients taking part in exercise

• Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

• Principles of exercise, fitness and health

• Planning and instructing gym-based exercise

• Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

• Programming and delivering personal training sessions

You can also select from a number of optional units.

Downloadable content


To be eligible for the loan, you must be 19 or older on the first day of your course (there’s no upper age limit), be living in the UK on the first day of your course, and have lived in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for 3 years immediately before this, and you must hold a valid UK/EU passport or original birth certificate.

How Learners use this course

“The course has shaped my career, allowing me to help people with the right knowledge and skills. My favourite thing about the course was my teacher, not only was she an excellent and engaging teacher, but she was so supportive throughout the course which really helped to build my confidence.” - Georgina (Read the full article here)