A Life of Fitness.

Become an Nationally Recognised Personal Trainer

Study to Become an Nationally Recognised Personal Trainer Through Career College UK.

Keep fit and help others with our Personal Training Course.

Why Personal Training?

If you are passionate about fitness, then do what you love every day and become a Personal Trainer.  Everyday you will feel the rewarding satisfaction of helping others, and you will be able to keep yourself fit at the same time!

As a qualified personal trainer you can work within a gym, work outdoors or even set up your own business.  An ever growing industry, now 1 in 7 people within the UK are a member of a gym, creating a huge demand for high quality personal trainers.

The national average for personal training is £40 per hour so you can earn a great income whether you are looking to change career completely, or earn an additional income doing something you love.

How do you start?

No previous qualifications necessary, our students study the Nationally Accredited Level 2 in Gym Instructing, and Level 3 in Personal Training.  The qualifications are recognised all over the world, and are endorsed by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs UK) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).  Membership with REPs UK or CIMSPA will allow you to obtain public liability insurance to run your own business, or work within any health club across the country.

Personal Training Course Information

Students have the option of study online, part time or full time.  The online students receive access to a dedicated online learning platform where you can study through interactive slideshows, video’s and animations self-paced which take on average 2-3 months to complete.  At the end of your Level 2 and 3 you will be required to book in for an assessment at one of 14 course locations across the country.

Part Time students complete the theory online and then can attend up to 8 practical workshops at one of 14 course locations.  The workshops are designed to cover all practical aspects of the course, whilst re-affirming your theoretical knowledge.  The Part Time course is also self-paced taking an average of 2-4 months to complete.

Full Time students can study Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm for 4 weeks.  The course is designed to allow students to complete all theory and practical training ‘fast track’ to get into the industry as quickly and effectively as possible.

Students will receive the Nationally, and Internationally Recognised Active IQ Level 2 in Gym Instructing and Level 3 in Personal Training qualifications.  The highest standard in the fitness industry, these qualifications are recognised by REPS UK and CIMSPA enabling you to work in any health club, or to set up your own business.  Students are strongly advised to study both the Level 2 and Level 3 qualification at the same time as both qualifications are required to work within the industry.  An example of some of the topics you will be studying is shown below:

Level 2 Units

Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
Supporting Clients who take part in Physical Activity
Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
Planning Gym-based Exercise
Instructing Gym-based Exercise

Level 3 Units

Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Exercise Learning Outcomes
Applying the Principles of Nutrition to a Physical Activity Programme Learning outcomes
Programming Personal Training with Clients Learning outcomes
Delivering Personal Training Sessions Demonstrating Leadership skills Learning outcomes
Instructing and Adapting Exercise

Upon acceptance to the College, students are required to process a £199 desposit to secure a space on their chosen course.

Students are then able to pay the course fees in full, or via a payment plan.  All payment plans are 0% interest, and simple and easy to set up.  Please contact our friendly careers advisors today for detailed information on the course fees and options available to you.

Why Us?

Dedicated Student Support

A large team of highly qualified tutors will respond to any questions you may have during your studies via phone, email or webcam 7 days a week.

International Recognition

The qualifications are recognised across the UK, and across the ICREPs network, meaning you will be able to work globally as a Personal Trainer.

Affordable Fees

Study with the most competitive fees in the industry.  Students can pay in instalments throughout their studies with 0% interest.

Self-Paced Study

Complete the qualification as quickly as 4 weeks, or as slowly as you like – depending on your time commitments.

  • “I always wanted to become a personal trainer as I wanted a rewarding job, helping others, whilst keeping fit at the same time!  The course was great, and gave me all the skills I needed to get started in a career in fitness.”

    - Jess Basino

  • “Fitness First really helped me get on my feet and established as a personal trainer.  Their 12 week induction programme gave me the skills and confidence to succeed in the fitness industry”

    - Brad Kuler

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