Level 3: Fitness & Personal Training

Health and wellbeing is a popular and expanding industry, with a growing range of job opportunities for people who want to work with professional athletes, are passionate about sports and leading an active lifestyle and want to help others improve their quality of life.


Our two year, level 3 course is the equivalent to 3 A-levels and provides students with key life and employability skills to succeed in employment or higher education.

What Will You Study?

Foundation Diploma - Year One

  • Careers in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry

  • Health, Wellbeing and Sport

  • Fitness Skills Development

  • Self-employment in Sport and Physical Activity

  • Nutrition and Physical Performance

  • Fitness Training

Extended Diploma - Year Two

  • Personal Trainer Skills Development

  • Research Project in Sport (Pearson Set)

  • Business & Technology in Personal Training

  • Fitness Testing 

  • Sporting Injuries

  • Functional Sports Massage

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grades: 7-4 (A-C) to include; English Language, Maths and a science... PE also desirable 

  • Good, positive school report

  • Good interview

Next Steps...

  • Higher Education (Degree)

  • Employment

  • Self-Employment

  • Scholarship 

Apply Now!

Step One

Download an application form

Step Two

Complete the application form

Step Three

Send us the completed form via email: admissions@writtle.ac.uk

Application confirmation and interview with a member of the lecturing staff via Zoom

Step Four

Sport Grounds

Foxburrows Lane




Writtle University College


Sport Centre

Lordship Road




Email: wucsport@writtle.ac.uk

Telephone: 01245 424200