National Certificate in Fitness (Exercise Consultant) Level 3


Are you someone who already does the “routine” programmes for initial member inductions? Do you want to move up to the next level and develop new programmes for individual clients? Do you want to make a difference to members signing up to your gym, and sell the whole gym experience, not just a membership?

This qualification will take up to 10 months to complete.


This qualification provides essential skills and knowledge that fitness instructors are required to have.


They will learn about:

  • Introducing new gym members to the facilities

  • Taking gym members through fitness assessments

  • Designing and implementing individual exercise programmes

  • Reviewing and adapting exercise programmes

  • Monitoring and motivating members.

It also covers:

  • Customer service and communications

  • Safety and first aid skills

  • Understanding your communities.

Career opportunities:

  • Exercise Consultant

  • Gym Instructor

  • Personal Trainer

  • Fitness Centre Manager.

Costs - Refer to the fee schedule
This cost includes learning and assessment resources, registration of achievement and Learning Support Advisor contact visits.


There may be additional costs if external training and assessment are required.

View the brochure for this qualification

Click here to view the Learning and Assessment Plan for this qualification.


Click here to download a copy of our Training Agreement.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) Assessment
To view our RCC assessment process for this qualification please click here.


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Contact your Skills Active Learning Support Advisor to find out more about this qualification.