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Sport (Fitness Service) Diploma Level 3

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

If you want to pursue a career in the fitness industry then this is an excellent place to start. This course will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to aid your progression in to a career in fitness and the leisure industry. This qualification is equivalent in size to two A Levels. It is a two-year, full time course that meets entry requirements for learners who would like to progress to higher education as an exit route or even straight into employment within the fitness and leisure industry.


Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4/​C or above including maths and English.

Course Content

You will study the following units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Application of Fitness Training
  • Instructing Gym Based Exercise
  • Self-Employment in the Sports Industry
  • Exercise and Circuit Base Physical activity
  • Instructing Exercise to Music
  • Sport Injury Management


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This course has allowed me to gain knowledge in football coaching. I now have a Sports Leader Award whilst studying here and have the opportunity to progress to Uni!

Liam Harper



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