The Level 4 Diploma Master Personal Training (MQF) qualification combines the knowledge and skills required to work as an advanced Personal Trainer. Learners will cover the basics of anatomy, planning personal training sessions, circuit sessions, strength and conditioning, outdoor fitness, exercise referral, and life coaching. Learners can also choose to complete additional units in studio cycling or advanced stretching.

● Learners must have the necessary underpinning knowledge at Level 2. Therefore, learners must have already achieved a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing in Gym, or equivalent.

● Learners have subject knowledge at least at level 2 however, this is not essential.

● Learners should be at least 16 to undertake this qualification.

Learners must complete the following units:

● Principles of health and well-being for exercise, fitness, and health

● Anatomy physiology and kinesiology for exercise and health

● Know how to support clients' lifestyle management and enhance client motivation for exercise and physical activity

● Principles of professional practice and health and safety in a fitness environment

● Planning professional practice with effective consultations and assessments for gym-based exercise sessions

● Instructing professional practice and effective exercise supervision in gym-based exercise sessions

● Anatomy physiology and kinesiology for exercise and health

● Applying nutritional principles to personal training
● Planning exercise Programme design for Personal Training Clients

● Delivering exercise programmes for Personal Training sessions

● Business acumen and the use of information technology for a personal trainer

● Planning Exercises to Support Diabetic Clients

● Delivering Exercise to Support Diabetic Clients

● Understanding Diabetes in relation to exercise

● Planning Exercises to Support Obese Clients

● Delivering Exercise to Support Obese Clients

● Behavioral strategies for managing obesity

● Classification of obesity

● Classification of low back pain

● Behavioural strategies for managing low back pain

● Planning exercise for clients with low back pain

● Delivering exercises for clients with low back pain

The main pieces of evidence for the portfolio could include:

● Assessor observation – completed observational checklists on related action plans

● Witness testimony

● Learner product

● Worksheets

● Assignments/projects/reports

● Record of oral and written questioning

● Learner and peer reports

● Recognition of prior learning (RPL)


Focus Awards

● Level 5 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance

● Level 5 Certificate for Advanced Personal Trainers

● Level 5 Certificate in Delivering Physical Activity for Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Other relevant higher-level qualification

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Benefits to you

  • The quality of your training is of an extremely high standard for the health, fitness and wellbeing sector
  • Our CPD training is often partially or fully reimbursed by employers
  • Demonstrate ongoing professional development for your profession*
  • Global portability and recognition
  • Your certificate is recognised almost in all gyms and fitness centers worldwide

Benefits to your clients

  • You are on top of the latest research and thinking and can provide up-to-date advice to your clients
  • You can prove to your clients that the training you have received is of the highest standard and is relevant to the health, wellness and fitness sector specifically

Benefits to your employer

  • You are on top of the latest research and thinking in your field You meet your company’s requirements and training standards
  • FAE and FAE partners are well-known and well-respected global brands in the health, wellness and fitness sector
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