Help others become healthier and happier. Do what you love. Turn your passion for fitness into a rewarding personal trainer career.

Exercise is now a regular part of people’s lives. 1 in 7 adults in the UK are members of a gym and more than ever turning to qualified personal trainers for help the improve their physical and mental health. With the fitness industry forecast to grow a staggering 17% by 2028, now is time to become a personal trainer, land your dream career, and change people’s live through exercise.

Course Foundation
The course foundation includes the latest internationally recognised personal training qualifications from the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
The course foundation features proprietary, cutting-edge, personal training content produced by some of the industry’s leading educators and includes video lectures, interactive animations, multiple choice worksheets and motion infographics. It covers a comprehensive range of subjects, including:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Diseases and health conditions
  • Analysis of client information
  • Functional programme design
  • Movement screening
  • Effective coaching models
  • Health risk stratification
  • Postural assessment
  • Metabolic breakpoint testing
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Health and safety
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise
  • Health optimisation
  • Nutrition
  • Training movement Vs training muscles
  • Circuit training
  • 10 step consultation process
  • Business skills and employment preparation

The Gym Instructor & Personal Trainer Practitioner Diploma is our entry level PT course. The practitioner Diploma features the course foundation and includes:

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • T3 (HIIT) Coaching
  • Circuit training

When you graduate, you’ll be recognised internationally as a qualified personal trainer. The personal trainer course is internationally recognised; exceeds the standards set by CIMSPA; and meet the criteria for official American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) approved provider status.

Study Option
The course is completed as distance study, the ultimate in flexibility. You will complete as independent home study the online learning, online theory assessments and learner achievement portfolios (LAP) before performing any of the practical assessments. To complete the practical assessments you book onto and attend in-Person assessments held on scheduled assessment days to which you’ll bring your one to one client and hand in a copy of your completed LAP.

The awarding organisation we use is Focus Awards. You’ll achieve a Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.