The Personal Training (Honours) degree offered by Plymouth Marjon University is part of a pilot scheme with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) which ensures it meets professional standards required by employers in the sport and physical activity sector.
Prepare for a rewarding career in personal training, health promotion, exercise referral, health training and community interventions with our BSc (Hons) Personal Training degree. With embedded industry qualifications this programmes has been specifically developed to deliver all the skills and knowledge required to work as a health, fitness and wellbeing professional.
We are passionate about the delivery and development of this high-quality degree programme, with a firm focus on fostering and developing each and every student’s employability and professional enthusiasm. Alongside practical work in our state of the art exercise science laboratories and world class sports centre students have plenty of opportunities to put learning into practice in the staff-led, NHS-funded clinics.
There are a number of physical activity careers where an evidence-based approach is a key criteria for employment. Potential employers include the NHS, local government, the armed forces and fitness clubs. Potential job roles include personal training, health promotion, PT instruction, teaching (via PGCE), cardiac rehabilitation specialist, or self-employment. A number of students also go on to postgraduate study in fields such as nutrition or health promotion.
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