Diploma in Personal Training
This qualification is suitable for learners holding a Level 2 qualification in Gym Instruction or equivalent who wish to progress to a career as a professional Personal Trainer on an employed or self-employed basis.
This qualification is mapped directly to:
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) professional standards for a Personal Trainer.
The learner should hold Certificate in Gym instructing or equivalent. The qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and over.
If you DO NOT have a Gym Instructing qualification then please follow our PTI Diploma in Personal Training
This qualification is comprised of six mandatory units.
The following are included in PTI Diploma in Personal Training:
NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (CNC)
Biomechanics Online Workshop
Performance Nutrition Online Workshop
Small Group Personal Training – The Role of a Coach Online Workshop
Training Female Athletes Online Workshop
Motivation and Behavioural Science Techniques to Help Clients Get and Stay Active LIVE Online Workshop
The YMCA Diploma in Personal Training (Practitioner) is assessed through internal and external assessment:
Learner Assessment Record
Multiple Choice Theory paper (external)
Portfolio of evidence
*As this is a Practical based qualification you will need to be available to travel to our offices in Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland for practical tutorials and assessments.
TERM 1 – January-March 2024
Jan 22nd +
Jan 24th,26th,29th,31st + February 2nd (All 5 LIVE Online) +
February 7th +
February 12th,14th (Both LIVE Online)
February 26th,28th +
5.30-9.30pm each night
*Above are the Face to Face Tutorials (unless noted) which take place in our offices in Queen’s University PEC Belfast – Attendance is compulsory to complete the qualification.
Motivation and Behavioural Science Techniques to Help Clients Get and Stay Active Workshop –
March 25th (6-9pm) – LIVE Online
TERM 2 – April-June 2024
The following workshops will also be added to your account on April 8th 2024:
Performance Nutrition Workshop
Training Female Athletes Workshop
Intrinsic Biomechanics Workshop
Small Group Personal Training Workshop
You will also receive access to the NASM Certified Nutrition Coach (CNC) on April 8th 2024