Full Qualification Details

Main Personal Training Qualifications

Requirements to Practice

  • First Aid At Work (Accredited by Aberdeen First Aid School)

  • Insured

Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity & Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients (Accredited by Active IQ)

  • Development and Pathophysiology of Obesity and Diabetes
  • Planning and Delivering Physical Activity and Nutrition Strategies for Obesity and Diabetes Management
  • Prevalence and Classification of Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes

Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (Accredited by YMCA Awards)

  • Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients

  • Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral

  • Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors

  • Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients

Advanced Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training and Instruction (Accredited by YMCA Awards)

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise & Health
  • Programming Personal Training with Clients
  • Delivering Personal Training Sessions
  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme
  • Planning and Delivering Group Exercise Sessions in the Outdoor Environment
  • Exercise Programming for Sports Conditioning

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Accredited by YMCA Awards)

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
  • How to Support Clients Who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Planning Gym Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym Based Exercise




Additional Qualifications and CPD

BTN Academy Nutrition Coach

  • Coaching specialist populations
  • Coaching weight loss and obesity
  • Nutritional strategies to maximise hypertrophy
  • Sports performance, endurance athletes, and fight sports.
  • Behavioural psychology, hormones, female health and much more

Higher National Diploma in Sports Coaching with Sports Development

  • Applied sports coaching
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Anatomy and physiology for sport and exercise
  • Evolution and management of sports development
  • Nutrition for sport and exercise