We are going to take a look at the PT Certificate by Discovery Learning.
I will try to help you decide whether or not it’s the best course for you to qualify as a Personal Trainer.
This course will qualify you as a level 3 personal trainer.
How much does this course cost?
The PT Certificate is available from £1299.
It will cost you more if you want to study part-time or full-time (see below for prices:
£1299 (Online)/£1699 (Part Time)/£1969 (Full Time)
What are the financing and repayment options like?
You can either 1. Pay in full, OR 2. Financing
- E.g. Monthly instalment plan at 7.5% repayment interest over 11 months after an initial deposit
Can I get any money off this course? (Scholarships, funding, promotions)
- This course is ELCAS scheme eligible – this provides up to £2000 per year for members of the UK armed forces.
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How long will it take me to qualify?
How long it takes you to fully qualify as a personal trainer with discovery learning depends on the format of course you are on. See below for a summary of how long it takes to qualify under each course and what it takes:
- OPTION 1: Part time weekday – a minimum of 4 weeks home study followed by 4 days required attendance and 3 optional workshops during the week. This course filters on to the Full Time course. The assessment days can be booked at a time that suits you after you have completed the attendance days.
- OPTION 2 – Part time weekend – consists of 4 weeks of home learning and 4 attendance weekends spread over 4 months. One weekend per month. If you are combining this with the Level 2 Gym Instructor course you will complete an additional 4 weeks prior home learning and attend a 2 day weekend plus a 1 day assessment.
- OPTION 3 – Full time – consists of: Monday – Friday study, 9am – 5pm. This is 3 weeks in total. If you are combining this with the Level 2 Gym Instructor course you will complete an additional 8 days prior to the personal training course. The combined attendance will make up 5 weeks.
What Qualification(s) will I receive?
On completion of the PT Certificate, you will receive TWO awards:
Where is Discovery Learning located?
Nationwide, Discovery Learning has 8 learning centres across the country where you can study this course (see below).
Is this course endorsed by REPs?
Standalone level 3 course available?
Yes, from £435 (Part Time)/ £525 (Full Time)
Level 4 available?
Is there a standalone level 2 course available?
Yes, you can study for a qualification in fitness instructing from £490 (part time)/£719 (full time)
How about studying just a standalone level 3 course?
Yes, if you already have a Level 2 Certificate you can get a standalone Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training from £435 (part time)/£525 (full time)
What about level 4 courses?
Yes, level 4 courses are available. Check them out here.
What are the main benefits of choosing Discovery Learning?
- 98% Average course pass rate
- 1 month free insurance included
- Links with employers to kick-start employment
- Included Personalised Website and PT Uniform
- Lowest price available to qualify as a personal trainer
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About Discovery Learning
At Discovery Learning we believe that our health and fitness courses should equip you with skills way above and beyond those required by the basic curriculum. We want our graduates to outperform the norm and take their clients to a whole new level. Working as a fitness professional or personal trainer these days is a highly professional and competitive career, where the most knowledgeable and effective instructors are highly sought after commodities. It is our mission to ensure that all Discovery Learning fitness instructors and personal trainers become the best of the best, and our courses and our people are trained and totally focussed to deliver just that.
We will provide you with well researched and in-depth quality learning materials that are easy to read, informative and stimulating; that at times this will challenge you, as we believe that things that come easy are of little value. Our on-line learning platform brings the whole learning experience to life and provides a vast array of highly relevant materials including professional videos, interactive presentations containing quizzes, fun learning challenges and a myriad of different learning tools. The online platform is easy to use and to navigate, and whilst you learn, student support is available through phone, e-mail or live chat. We have a number of online fitness and personal trainer courses and we are placing more courses on-line each month.
Of course learning materials and the latest evidenced information is extremely important, but it is not the only aspect of a great course. For most students it is the people that deliver the course that are the most memorable aspect of their experience, drawing upon this wisdom for years to come. For this reason, we only use the highest calibre people in our teaching programmes, all of whom are hand-picked to ensure that your course journey is the best that it can be.
All of our tutors have a teaching qualification and are experienced health and fitness professionals that will be able to not only provide you with a very high level of technical and academic elements of the course, but will also support and inspire you to embrace the practical and real life aspects of working as a fitness professional, making sure you are successful either in commercial or operational terms.
The face to face tutors are backed up by a superb team of Student Support staff dedicated to supporting you when you are not in one of our classroom situations. These friendly helpful people will work hard to ensure that your study time is productive and rewarding and that you maximise the time that you spend in preparing for your final assessments. They will provide you with guidance, tips and steer you through your chosen health and fitness or wellness course. You may also wish to engage in many of the additional learning facilities that will be available to you such as the online videos, example worksheets and mock examinations all of which are designed to provide you with the maximum opportunity to pass the course first time round.
Discovery Learning enjoy very high and impressive first time pass rates on all of our courses and this is testimony to the skill and professionalism of our tutors, student support and course managers. The learning materials and support facilities that we provide ensure that you will have everything that you need at your disposal to pass your chosen personal trainer or health and fitness course and these resources are second to none. Further to this you may well be entitled to the complimentary extras that we provide our students such as one month free public liability insurance for all personal trainers, Discovery Learning branded uniform and a free web site. Ask one of our customer advisors for more information on any of the above.
Finally as testimony to the success of our training courses and the support and help that we provide our students, we see that our students come back to us time and time again for their learning needs. We provide Discovery Students with lots of offers and incentives to stay with us and we like to think that once a Discovery Student, always a Discovery Student. Our statistics back this up and during a recent survey that we conducted we found that of the two hundred students that we contacted that had taken further training following an initial course with Discovery, 92% had chosen to undertake subsequent courses with us. We believe that this demonstrates that our services and quality are of the highest order, and we are sure that if you train with Discovery you will be delighted with the results.