Become a Personal Trainer with RLF Academy

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.

The course is fully online so you can go at your own pace but will have to complete the course in 6 months from the enrolment date

The Gym Instructor & Personal Trainer course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge to conduct consultations, plan and prepare exercise programmes and sessions for individuals seeking to improve their lifestyle/fitness goals, and to communicate with and motivate clients effectively.

Once enrolled, you’ll have access to:

– All online course mat·
– Course videos
– Exercise library
– Online worksheets
– Workbooks

The content of the course includes:

  • Anatomy and 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 movements vs. training muscles
  • Circuit training
  • 10-step consultation process
  • Corrective exercise
  • Business skills and employment preparation

The course is approved by CIMPSA

Distance/Home Study:

Complete as home study the online course material, online theory assessment, workbook and portfolio (before performing any of the practical assessments).

Attend a practical assessment in a professional fitness environment (R Lukins Fitness Ltd) – for which you’ll need a minimum of three healthy clients.

To enrol on the course, or for more information please call Rob on 07943 496686, email