Open Study College

Personal Fitness Trainer Level 3 and Nutrition Consultant Level 3

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Open Study College
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Develop the skills and knowledge you need to be one step closer to achieving your dream job as a Personal Fitness Trainer and Nutrition Consultant!


Discover everything you need to know to become a successful Personal Fitness Trainer and Nutrition Consultant.
Gaining the knowledge, expertise and business skills to become your own boss!
Learn how to develop exercise programmes that work for clients, using your knowledge of biomechanics.
Study the principles of a balanced diet and understand the dietary needs of different people.
Gain confidence to recommend and promote healthier eating based on established nutritional science.

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4.8
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Course rating
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Sean Mcallister .
4.5 28/03/2017
What I would highlight: I am currently studying Level 3 PT,I have passed my Nutrition and Practical and I currently await the results of the Anatomy and Physiology for health exam. The help and support from my tutor Sam Deeley has been excellent.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Leanne Cuthill .
5.0 07/03/2017
What I would highlight: Its flexible and this helps when you have a full time job. Its boosts your confidence and gets you excited to study again.
What could be improved: All OK.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Sharron Smith .
5.0 10/02/2017
What I would highlight: The college were very helpful, Sarah was great in helping and guiding me on to the course of my choice . Cannot thank her enough for this .
What could be improved: All good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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Stacey Carroll .
4.5 14/01/2017
What I would highlight: I'm really pleased I made the decision to start my course. The support has been brilliant, the course material is clear and although I'm finding it a challenge, it's exactly what I wanted.
What could be improved: All good.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Nutrition
Fitness
Allergy
Psychology
Composition
Food Hygiene
Physiology
Cooking
Personal Trainer
Personal Fitness
Anatomy
School
Trainer
Balanced Diet

Course programme

Personal Trainer Level 3

Unit 1: Exercise and Lifestyle Psychology

  • Lifestyle psychology
  • Assessing stage of change
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Exercise adherence
  • Social support
  • Stress management
  • Exercise and stress management
  • Group dynamics
  • Goal setting
  • Application of psychology in personal fitness training

Unit 2: Biomechanics

  • Functional anatomy
  • Divisions of a skeleton
  • Joint movements
  • Cartilage
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Understanding movement
  • Muscles and movement

Unit 3: Exercise Physiology

  • The cardiovascular system
  • Respiratory system
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Metabolism and energy systems

Unit 4: Personal Training Skills

  • Developing a programme
  • Resistance training
  • Myths and fallacies
  • Risk factors
  • Body composition
  • Muscle strength and endurance
  • Programme writing
  • Reps, sets and resistance
  • Progression
  • Alternative overload suggestions
  • Flexibility
  • Digestion and energy sources
  • Micronutrients
  • Calories and weight management
  • Kick start programmes

Unit 5: Functional Training

  • The kinetic chain
  • Sports performance
  • Sports specific conditioning
  • Posture and corrective exercises
  • Special populations

Unit 6: Business

  • Business essentials
  • Setting up
  • How much do you want or need to earn?
  • Getting clients
  • Your brand
  • Client experience
  • Marketing
  • Managing and keeping clients
  • Growing your business
  • Business planning
  • Legal status
  • Your business plan
Nutrition Consultant Level 3

Module 1: Principles of a balanced diet

  • Nutrition: what is it?
  • Macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  • Micronutrients: vitamins and minerals
  • How much do we need of each nutrient?
  • The concept of energy balance
  • A 'healthy' diet and government guidelines

Module 2: Special dietary needs

  • The Eatwell plate
  • Babies and toddlers
  • School children (ages 4-10)
  • Adolescents (ages 11-18)
  • Adults
  • Pre-conception
  • Pregnancy
  • Older adults
  • The national diet and nutrition survey

Module 3: How certain diets can affect health

  • Types of food intolerance
  • Types of food allergy
  • Low income and dietary adequacy
  • Dietary differences in a multicultural society
  • Deficiencies and dietary conditions
  • Vegetarian and vegan diets

Module 4: Contemporary food issues and their impact on diet

  • What is a food additive?
  • UK regulation of additives and E-numbers
  • Preservatives
  • Antioxidants
  • Food colourings
  • Flavour enhancers
  • Emulsifiers and stabilisers
  • Convenience and fast food
  • The place of fast food in a balanced diet

Module 5: Food hygiene and safety

  • Safe food storage
  • Hygienic preparation
  • Safe cooking methods
  • General hygiene
  • Food safety for vulnerable groups
  • Protection against listeria, salmonella and toxoplasmosis
  • Understanding and interpreting food labelling

Module 6: Supporting people to change their diet and food choices

  • Influences on eating: social, economic and psychological
  • Food habits, attitudes and behaviours
  • Supporting specific dietary goals
  • Improving the overall balance of a meal

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