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Personal Training and Sport Massage CertHE

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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UCAS CODE: PTS1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

  • Location

    Carmarthen Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The certificate in Personal Training and Sport Massage is an introductory higher education course designed to develop your skills as a personal trainer and sport massage therapist.

You will improve your knowledge in health and fitness and gain experience working with clients in real situations and context as well as having opportunities to gain vocational awards in fitness, nutrition and massage. You will work with highly experienced lecturers who will also provide individual tutorial support throughout the course.

On graduating you will be ready to enter the health and fitness industry or progress to a BSc degree programme in Sport and Exercise Science.

Course Overview

The course will develop your understanding of human physiology and how the body responds and adapts to physical activity. You will learn how to conduct and interpret fitness assessments data and will use this information to design and manage training programmes. You will also improve your understanding of the relationship between nutrition, health and fitness. The course will also allow you to develop the techniques associated with sports massage and you will provide treatments within our clinical sessions.

Throughout the course you will have the opportunity to gain vocational awards in personal training, sports massage, nutrition and first aid.

Career Opportunities

90% of our graduates in this subject area are employed or in full-time further study within 6 months of graduating. In general, the certificate in Personal Training will develop graduates for careers such as:

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Personal trainer
  • Coaching and advising recreational athletes (e.g. triathlon, running, cycling)
  • Youth sport
  • Sport massage therapist
  • Fitness consultant in health and fitness environments

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 32

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 81 16

    44th out of 54 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    150 76%

    13th

    52
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 167
    126 82%

    15th

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    19th

    23

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