The formal work-place has been linked to the surge in lifestyle diseases resulting in quest for fitness amongst the masses whether one is a professional athlete or he just want to be fit. This has seen the prospects of being successful as a personal trainer, here in Manchester, mouth watering as the industry is set to boom in the next few years, if the current trend is anything to go by. To mitigate on this likely event a number of personal training facilities have been put in place and they offer courses at different levels for any enthusiast in personal training to choose from. Here is what qualifications you would need and the various personal trainer courses everyone is now required to have.
1. Certificate in Personal Training
The syllabus here encompasses human physiology, nutrition (which is meant to help you have good understanding of human body) and fitness centre management. Upon completing the course you will be awarded with a Level 3 certificate. The good thing about this course is its rigorous approach that will equip you with theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills.
2. Level 3 Personal Trainer certificate
The program is not quite different from the certificate in personal training program only that it focuses primarily on postural stability, lifestyles and how to maximize the benefits of physical training. you are also bound to be equipped with equipment handling skills that will enable you to train your customers safely and take the shortest possible duration to meet the customers’ goals. When you are through with the training, you will be qualified to handling clients with age body type or any other factor not withstanding.
3. Diploma in Personal Training
At this level you will be trained on how to interact with clients to establish their personal training goals. The program is very extensive and is good for both beginners and professionals. It is designed such that you can start from scratch or build on your level 2 gym instructor certificate.
4. Advanced Diploma in Personal Training.
This is an internationally recognized course that will equip you with skills set above the basics of personal training. As a learner you will be given special equipment and be exposed to e-learning recourses to ensure that you graduate when not only ripe enough to start your own personal training business but also capable of training the most exclusive client. This is accompanied by unparalleled support that will make you the pest personal trainer in the market.
5. Diploma in Teaching Yoga
Most of fitness needs have shifted from physical to mental owing to changes at work place as well as homes which have piled a lot of mental pressure on majority of Manchester residents. This has led to the rise in demand for yoga within and without town. For you to enroll for this course you are required to have at least completed a level 2 certificate. This is mainly because the course focuses on yoga and not any other aspect of personal training. As a student you will receive training on different types of yoga as well as breathing movements associated with yoga.