If you are interested in becoming a personal trainer, our industry-standard gym, sports science centre and newly refurbished sports hall will provide you with a first class experience, while being taught by experts in the field.

Available Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Personal Training

Start date: 03.10.2017 | Day of week: Tues | Time: 18.00-21.00

  • Duration: 30 weeks – one x three hour twilight session per week
  • Requirements: Previous study at Level 2 in a sport and/or exercise related discipline. Experience in the industry.
  • Details: The course is practically based and comprises classroom learning in our modern facilities including sports science laboratory, sports hall and fully equipped gym that is open to the public.
  • Content: Learners will develop the knowledge and skills needed to plan and instruct exercise programmes for gym based exercise for apparently healthy adults of all ages; they will also learn how to provide effective support for clients who take part in exercise and physical activity. It is aimed at learners who want to undertake full time study but are unsure of what direction to take in this sector.
  • Assessment: Portfolio based evidence collection and practical assessment.
  • Progression: Progression to full time Apprenticeships in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training or Leisure and Facilities Management.
  • Fees: £362
  • Exam fee: £73
  • Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (REPs Accredited)

Start date: 05.10.2017 | Day of week: Thurs | Time: 18.00-21.00

  • Duration: 30 weeks – one x three hour twilight session per week
  • Requirements: Existing qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3 in Sport, Exercise, Health and/or Fitness. E.g. a Level 3 BTEC qualification in Sport or Sport & Exercise Sciences.
  • Details: During the course you will learn skills such as how to:
    ■ Assess and screen clients for sports massage treatments
    ■ Formulate massage strategies in accordance with clients requirements and expectations
    ■ Apply fundamental sports massage techniques and evaluate massage treatments
  • Content: You will study units such as;
    ■ Anatomy and physiology for sports massage
    ■ Principles of health and fitness
    ■ Professional practice in sports massage
    ■ Principles of soft tissue dysfunction
    ■ Fundamentals of sports massage treatment
  • Assessment: Workbook, exam, and observations of practice.
  • Progression: Learners may want to progress to a Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy to enable private practice. Apprenticeships in Fitness Instructing & Personal Training or progress to Higher Education to study a Sports Therapy/Rehabilitation related degree.
  • Considerations: Once you are qualified you will need to have adequate insurance to practice sport massage.
  • Fees: £2,225 Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

Applying for a course that has a concession?

Then the course could be free! Some courses are eligible for funding if you are an unemployed individual, on a state benefit* and you want to enter employment and need the skills from one of our funded courses to achieve this.

* (Income Support (universal credit), Job Seekers, Housing Benefit, Council tax Benefit, Pension Credit, ESA contribution Based, ESA work related activity group. Includes SFA funded courses only. You must be aged 19-23 on 31 August 2014. You must produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you enrol. Concessions do not apply to higher education courses.

Full details regarding funding and eligibility will be provided upon application.

How do I find out what the fee for my course is?

The fee for your chosen course is listed in the individual course sections accessed on this page. It includes the cost of tuition plus the cost of any exam and registration fee charged by the exam board (if applicable).

Are there any other costs I may have to pay?

Some courses may require you to pay extra costs for things such as course books, trips, and specialist equipment or clothing. If your course has any additional costs, you will be notified before enrolment. You can also contact the College on call 01329 815 200 to find out more.

I’m an international student – are my course fees different?

If you have not been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for more than three years before the start of your course (excluding any time spent in full-time education), different course fees may apply to you – please call 01329 815 200 to find out more. Fareham College cannot sponsor Tier 4 student visas.

My employer is funding my course – what do I need to do?

You will need to complete an Employer Authorisation form, and return to the Enrolments team, and your employer will be invoiced accordingly.

How do I pay for my course?

You can pay by cash, cheque, credit or debit card. And for courses over £500 we offer a payment by instalment service to help spread the cost of your course. A £250 minimum deposit is required if you choose to pay by instalments. Please contact the College for more information.

For further assistance or to speak to an adviser please call

01329 815 200

Please note, Part Time course fees are annualised and, unless otherwise stated, apply to each year of your course.