Certification: Level 3 Certificate in Instructing Weight Training

Length of course: 8 – 12 hours E-learning / Completion of profiling, programming and delivery away from course

 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Following the successful completion of this course you will be able to work as a highly qualified Instructor within Weight Training.

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

  • Entry level course for Personal Trainers
  • Have completed one of the following qualifications: BWL Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting, a Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification or equivalent as recognised by BWL
  • Be at least 18 years of age on the first day of the course
  • Have some experience of the lifts and weight training
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English

Course costs

Course content

Course Content 

The course consists of two parts: the first part comprising of online modules that require successful completion and passing by all learners, and the second part requiring 2 days of practical delivery and assessments. Following the successful attendance and passing of these elements you will then become a British Weight Lifting qualified Level 3 Weight Training Instructor.

Modules include:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a weight training instructor
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Biomechanical concepts associated with weight training
  • Adaptations for training
  • Programming
  • Periodisation and a breakdown of the elements associated with it
  • Profiling and its use when designing programmes for your clients
  • Monitoring and adapting session
  • Nutrition
  • The lifts – Snatch; Clean & Jerk including derivatives and variations
  • Further lifts including squats; deadlifts; good mornings; presses; lunges; bench press; rows; bicep curl; skull crusher; lateral raise; pec/prone fly; using barbells and dumbbells
  • Assessment including client profiling; weight training risk assessments and training session planner
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More info

Start Day/Time 

Tuesday & Thursdays 1630-1930 x 2 weeks starting 9th June 2020 at the Fitrooms, Bournemouth & Poole College, The Lansdowne, Bournemouth BH1 3JJ The Fitrooms, Bournemouth & Poole College, the Lansdowne, Bournemouth BH1 3JJ

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Certificate QCF

Awarding Body 

N/A

More about the course 

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Other Courses

Qualification Name 

Level 3 Certificate QCF

Awarding Body 

N/A