Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Instructing Weight Training (RQF)
(QRN – 603/3952/4)
The aim of this qualification is to understand the role and responsibility of an instructor in Weight Training, to be able to prepare, deliver, and evaluate Weight Training sessions for individuals and groups, and to be able to deliver correct technical guidance on key Weight Training exercises and correct faults.
The Level 3 Certificate in Instructing Weight Training is for Instructors/Personal Trainers who have some experience of delivering independent sessions to groups or individuals. The qualification enables instructors to independently create, deliver, and reflect on a year-long programme whilst monitoring and adapting sessions/plans as required. Parts of the course are made up of practical activities allowing instructors the opportunity to experience delivering and participating within instructing sessions.
To complete this qualification, learners must complete the mandatory unit and one optional unit totalling 13 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
Learners are required to have completed one of the following qualifications:
- Level 2 Award in Instructing Weight Lifting
- Level 3 Personal Trainer Qualification or equivalent as recognised by BWL
Learners are also expected to have some experience of weight training and be able to communicate effectively in English.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training (RQF)
Learners should be a minimum of 17 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
**Please be aware in order to deliver this qualification British Weight Lifting membership is required.**
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||Credit||GLH|
|Understanding roles and responsibilities of a weight training instructor||Y/617/4038||3||2||2|
|Delivering roles and responsibilities of a weight training instructor||D/617/4039||3||3||10|
|Weight training instructor in action||R/617/4040||3||5||20|
|Instructing weight training in a prison environment||Y/617/4041||3||3||
|Instructing weight training in a fitness environment||D/617/4042||3||3||