The Active IQ Certificate in Personal Training will give you the knowledge and skills to work with individual and groups of clients in a personal training setting. Successful achievement of the qualification will allow you to gain employment within an organisational setting or alternatively in a self-employed environment.

This qualification is delivered by Bournemouth University's academy of performance coaching and is endorsed by CIMSPA at level 3.

The blended learning programme allows you to complete most of your theoretical study in your own time (you will need access to a computer and the internet) with attendance at Bournemouth University for practical workshops and exams.

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Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


9 Days plus 2 Assessment Days


The course is delivered by BU's Academy of Performance Coaching and will provide entry onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3

Entry requirements:

A suitable Level 2 qualification in Gym Instructing (recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals) is required and a degree of physical fitness is necessary. You should also have a good level of communication and numeracy skills

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