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NVQ Level 3 Fitness Instruction


This qualification is for persons who wish to provide Fitness Support Services for the Allied Health Profession. This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related
components of fitness in relatively low-risk situations. This may include training older clients and children. The qualification includes substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organization.

Persons who complete this qualification can be employed in the following jobs:
 Job titles: Gymnasium Instructor; Personal Trainer; Recreational Coordinator; Allied Health Aide

Career path – articulation and specialization
After achieving the NVQJ Level 3 in Fitness Instructions individuals may select from a wide range of programs in the Wellness Industry.


  • Listing ID: 3875
  • Institution Category: Specialised Institutions
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Physical Education & Sport
  • Awarding Body: NCTVET
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Technical and Vocational
  • Qualification Code: CSW30117
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health & Welfare- 091 Health- 0917 Traditional & Complementary medicine & Therapy
  • Qualification Developer: NCTVET Occupational Standards Development Department
  • Quality Assurance Body: NCTVET
  • Entry Requirements: NVQ Level 2 in Fitness Instruction
    Individuals may enter level 3 Certification in Fitness Instructions with relevant level 2 vocational experiences and qualifications. Where lower-level qualification plans exist, these MUST be completed.
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