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Dip. HPT5 Silver (L2 Gym, L3 PT & Body Mapping CPD)

If you want to be part of the next generation of Personal Trainers and give yourself the added advantage of our brand new Service Leadership training, our course will make you into one of the few fitness professionals who steps into the industry with a clear and detailed plan of how to build your Personal Training business and the technical skills to back it up. Add to that our completely rewritten Level 2 Gym and Level 3 Personal Trainer courses containing modern updates in Functional Biomechanics. And when you finish this course, you will have worked with real clients, making you one of the only Personal Trainers to hit the ground with genuine client experience when you enter the industry. Not only will you be prepared to make your mark on the fitness industry, working at one of the major health club chains or as an independent PT, you will become a trusted advisor to your clients and work colleagues alike.

  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code NL0PF / A0001

    Start Date Saturday 13 Jan 2018

    How long is the course? 6 months

    What time does the course start? 9:00AM

    What time does the course end? 5:00PM

    When does the course run? Saturday & Sunday - 1 weekend/month

    How much does the course cost? All Fees £2,895

    Is this course eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan? Yes

    Are concessions available? If you are 19-23 or receiving benefits, please refer to our Fee Concessions Information.

    Is an interview required? Yes

  • What qualification or experience do I need to start the course?

    You do not need any previous qualifications, though experience in the gym will help you considerably.

  • How will I be taught?

    The emphasis will be on practical learning and and hands on experience with real clients to ensure that you become the best possible Personal Trainer. This will entail a mixture of workshops in the classroom to develop your underpinning knowledge, with plenty of sessions allocated to the gym for practical skills development. All this delivered by someone who has seen experience in the industry so that they genuinely know the challenges that you will face and how to overcome them.

    The core text for the course come included in the price. You will have pre-course reading to prepare you for the course and will be expected to study outside the classroom to complete assignments.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed regularly throughout the course and will receive ongoing feedback to update you on your progress. The assessments will comprise worksheets, theory papers and practicals in the gym.

  • What qualifications will I get?

    If successful, you will achieve the following recognised qualifications:

    • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction
    • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
    • HPT5 Body Mapping and Hands on Neuromuscular Techniques CPD

  • What can the course lead to?

    Successful completion of the Dip HPT5 Silver can open the door to a career at major health club chains or as an independent Personal Trainer.

  • How do I join the course?

    To enrol, click the Add to Basket button at the top of the page. Please note that your final acceptance on to this course will be subject to an interview, either by telephone or in person.

  • Further information

    The Dip HPT5 Silver programme sets itself apart by ensuring that you learn how to build your Personal Training business from the moment you begin to study with us. This means understanding exactly what your unique offering will look like when you enter the industry and practicing the ways in which you will win new clients and build a solid client base.

    We create a learning experience where you grow your skills by doing. Theoretical knowledge will be important, but being able to deliver superior levels of service to your clients will be paramount. That means learning how to interact confidently with people, understand what they need from you and provide them with a superlative experience – razor sharp programming, motivation and support to achieve their goals. Key elements of the programme include:


    • In-depth musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology

    • Principles and practice of client screening and assessment

    • Writing quality exercise programmes

    • Confident coaching skills with real clients

    • Simple client connection and engagement techniques

    • Understanding your unique service offering

    • Constructing a plan to market your business


    Coaching your client with the kind of skill that catches peoples attention is what we strive for. We teach you to become indispensable. You will learn how to construct creative programmes, using body weight or equipment so that your client is both captivated by your innovation and also achieves more than they ever imagined possible.


    And the combination of Personal Training and the Body Mapping will give you the edge over the next Personal Trainer and signal to your prospective client that you are a bit different and a lot better. When you are HPT5 trained, why would clients go anywhere else?

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