This highly engaging course will enable you to leap from being a qualified personal trainer to a successful fitness professional with a profitable business.
You will learn how to build a successful fitness business step by step, with advice on business planning, information on how to harness the marketing mix to plan and develop your business, and establish your brand and unique selling points.
Learn how to use promotional tools to your advantage and gain and retain clients using effective sales techniques, as well as advice on key business administration regarding tax and data protection requirements.
Exercise and nutrition knowledge is essential, but you need to convert that into an income to build a career. Business skills are critical to becoming successful a fitness professional.
Learn fundamental business concepts that can be applied in multiple ways, and avoid the temptation of unrealistic quick-fix solutions that cost the earth.
Gain an understanding of all the elements required to establish a fitness business, from legal requirements to planning, marketing, sales and customer management.
Latest thinking in digital marketing, social media and technology solutions to help you run your business.
You can attend this course online from the comfort of your own home.
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We also recommend reading our personal training blog posts prior to starting the course. There is loads of useful material to help cement your understanding of personal training! Read them here:
An interactive e-learning course. We recommend you work though the course more than once. There is a demonstration of the course available (look for the "Course Demo" tab).
In this opening unit you are introduced to all of the basic considerations and requirements of setting up a business, planning your marketing and sales, and developing a brand; you will learn how to use the appropriate marketing mix to plan and develop your fitness training business
This concentrates on the marketing of your services and ways of contacting potential clients through the use of advertising, public relations, sales promotions, direct marketing, social media and personal selling to promote your fitness training business.
This will help you to identify the qualities and attributes of a good salesperson, including good listening and questioning skills. You’ll see why it is important to agree to fair and reasonable terms with a client and abide by the legislation controlling the sale of goods and services.
How to align your services more effectively with clients’ needs, effective database marketing, relevance of the 1998 Data Protection Act
There is no assessment for this course.
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Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.
At Future Fit Training, we make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without comprising on the quality of your learning experience or more importantly, your future career! We offer a variety of payment options including;
To speak to a Careers Adviser about any of our diploma courses and qualifications you can call us on the number below.
Our Support Team is ready to answer any questions you might have. These are the most commonly asked questions we get from our students.
Launched in 2011, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport, fitness and physical activity sector and has been awarded chartered status by the Privy Council. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and is the strategic lead for professional development in the sector.
CIMSPA has been tasked by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), backed by Sport England and employers, with leading the sport and physical activity sectors workforce development programme. This will be achieved by creating a clear and rigorous set of employer-led standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, awarding and validating qualifications.
CIMSPA is recognised as the authoritative, single unified voice for the sector by government departments, key agencies and partners, including Sport England, Public Health England, ukactive, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sporta and cCLOA. The institute has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world – from student and apprentice through to service director and CEO. CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector. For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.
The Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) is a government backed system of self-regulation for all instructors, coaches, trainers and teachers involved in the exercise and fitness industry. Registration is achieved and maintained through qualifications and training programmes that are nationally recognised and are linked to the National Occupational Standards for exercise and fitness. For more information go to www.exerciseregister.org.
Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.
We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.
I signed up for the Total Immersion with Future Fit and so far have completed my Level 2 & 3 as well as many CPD courses, I just have some Level 4 courses left. Upon reflection of my training so far, I'm not sure that online learning is the best way to go as you don't get the hands-on experience that you really need to build confidence and I did feel a bot lost when I first started working in the industry. However, having said that I have always been very impressed with Future Fit prompt and reliable customer service.
Ruby Parsons 12 03 2019
The Pilates Matwork course was detailed, practical and challenging. The course content was delivered in a variety of ways i.e. online learning and face-to-face suiting learning styles. Scott and his team were very helpful at the end of the phone/online. I was lucky enough to walk straight into a Pilates teaching job as soon as I qualified. Thank-you FutureFit!
Anne-Marie 12 03 2019
I recently enrolled onto the Pilates teacher training course with Future Fit. The career advisor I spoke with throughout the process was Scott Bolwell. I really must say I was so impressed with the level of customer service I received from Scott right from the very beginning. When I first called through on the phone I had a lot of questions and Scott was very patient and thorough.
Robyn 15 04 2019
Fitness Journalist, Copywriter & Brand Consultant
Sam Rider is a freelance journalist and personal trainer, regularly contributing to Men’s Health, Gentlemen’s Journal, Welltodo, the Huffington Post and The Telegraph. In 2015, Sam turned freelance and used the opportunity to pursue his ambition and study for the REPS level 3 personal training qualification.
Becoming a personal trainer isn’t cheap. It’s an investment, which can pay for itself if you come out the other side with the requisite skills to earn a living as a PT. For that reason, it’s not worth cutting corners. When searching for training providers FFT looked like the obvious choice. They had excellent reviews, have been providing expert tuition for 24 years, have a 97% student satisfaction rate and were named UK Active "Training Provider of the Year" in 2016 and 2017. Their part-time online course also meant I could study at home around freelance projects and work at my own pace.