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Personal Training Courses & Qualifications

Our certified personal training qualifications provide you with exceptional fitness education to start your career as a Personal Trainer and begin earning in just 2-3 months.

Payment Solutions to Suit YouChoose from a range of flexible, manageable payment options, including 0% finance.
Start earning in 2-3 monthsGet your career started as soon as you’re Level 3 qualified. Earn while you continue to learn.
Trusted by EmployersWith over 30 years of experience, we are the UK’s most trusted learning and development organisation
Written by Personal TrainersBe assured you’re learning the latest, most accurate information delivered to the highest standard.

Access your free getting started guides

Did you know that in London, Personal Trainers charge £100/hour on average? Download all the resources you need to help you to become a Personal Trainer. This bundle will give you access to 4 of our most requested guides. Giving you full information on how to become a PT, changing careers, comparing courses & a breakdown of our courses and pricing options.

  • ‘Become a CIMSPA recognised Personal Trainer’ guide
  • ‘Career Change to personal training’ guide
  • ‘Future Fit Competitors Comparison Checklist’
  • Information & Courses Price Guide

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Compare Personal Training Courses & Qualifications

Compare our Certified Personal Trainer Courses & Qualifications

From the Level 2 Gym Instructor to the CIMSPA Recognized Level 3 Personal Training certificate, and our most advanced course –  Level 5 Personal Training with RSPH Nutrition qualification, we offer a range of levels to fit your fitness career. Becoming a Personal Trainer is a great career choice as it’s the #1 highly paid job without a degree and one of the most popular self-employed ideas.

Find the course to suit you below.

Level 2

Level 2 Gym Instructor Course

If you’re training to become a gym instructor, or looking for a starting point for towards a PT qualification this is the course for you.

  • Key Information
    • Start earning in 3 months If studied full time, this course could take only 3 months to complete. Meaning you could start earning from your qualification.
    • From only 1 hour of study per week Part-time and full-time study available. Flexible learning with no strict time constraints.
    • 1 face to face workshop All of our personal trainer courses have face-to-face workshops included. Many other providers don’t offer it and it’s essential to be successful
  • What's included
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Fitness Professional Foundations
    • Level 2 Gym Instructor
    • Functional Training
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Level 3

Level 3 Personal Trainer Course

Ideal for anyone who wants to become a fully qualified personal trainer with CIMSPA accreditation.

  • Key Information
    • From only 5 hours of study per week Part-time and full-time study available. Flexible learning with no strict time constraints.
    • Start earning in 3-6 months Depending on if you study part or full-time, you could qualify at level 2 within 3-6 months. This could allow you to start earning from your qualification.
    • 4 face to face workshops All of our personal trainer courses have face-to-face workshops included. Many other providers don’t offer them and they're essential to be successful
    • Career Accelerator Package Be career ready with a range of support and resources to get you started.
    • Employer Partner Opportunities Gain access to the latest jobs in the industry through our job board. Used by the UK’s most reputable health & fitness clubs.
  • What's included
    • Everything in Level 2 Gym Instructor
    • Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
    • PT Programming & Coaching
    • Nutrition & Weight Management
    • Advanced Resistance Training
    • Behaviour Change Coaching
    • Building Your Fitness Business
    • Core Training
    • Exercise for Fat Loss
    • Circuit Training Instructor
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Most Popular
Level 4

Level 4 Elite Personal Trainer Course

Gain industry status with the most robust PT course in the UK. Perfect for standing out from the crowd.

  • Key Information
    • Higher earning potential Our graduates are better qualified and highly respected by employers and within the industry. Often attracting better clients and earning more money.
    • 6 face to face workshops All of our personal trainer courses have face-to-face workshops included. Many other providers don’t offer them and they're essential to be successful
    • Additional CPD courses Includes 5 additional CPD courses in specialist areas to boost your knowledge and enable you to work with specialist populations.
    • Deliver advanced programming
    • Career Accelerator Package Be career ready with a range of support and resources to get you started.
    • Employer Partner Opportunities Gain access to the latest jobs in the industry through our job board. Used by the UK’s most reputable health & fitness clubs.
  • What's included
    • Everything in Level 3 Personal Trainer
    • Suspension Exercise Instructor
    • Kettlebell Instructor
    • Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
    • Pre- and Postnatal Nutrition & Exercise
    • Level 4 Personal Trainer
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Industry Expert
Level 5 with RSPH

Level 5 – Elite Personal Trainer Course with RSPH Nutrition

Become an elite personal trainer capable of providing expert nutrition advice to your clients by combining your PT course with a Level 5 nutrition qualification.

  • Key Information
    • RSPH Level 4 Award in Nutrition
    • Put MRSPH after your name It stands for Member of the Royal Society for Public Health
    • 6 face to face workshops All of our personal trainer courses have face-to-face workshops included. Many other providers don’t offer them and they're essential to be successful
    • RSPH membership for 1 year The Royal Society for Public Health is an independent health education charity and the world’s longest-established public health body. As part of their work, the RSPH provides recognised health-related qualifications.
    • Career Accelerator Package Be career ready with a range of support and resources to get you started.
    • Employer Partner Opportunities Gain access to the latest jobs in the industry through our job board. Used by the UK’s most reputable health & fitness clubs.
  • What's included
    • Everything in Level 4 Personal Trainer
    • Childhood Nutrition
    • Nutrition for Older Adults
    • Vegetarian, Vegan and Plant-Based Diets
    • Meal Planning
    • Level 5 Nutrition: Advanced Nutrient Metabolism
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27 Reasons for Choosing Future Fit

We’ve been making courses beyond industry standards for over thirty years, continually raising the bar to produce the best Personal Trainers, because this is a viable career and one of the best-paid jobs without a degree!

We don’t just offer a bog-standard, cookie-cutter qualification. The combination of online learning and face-to-face practice with our specialist trainers will give you a competitive edge, preparing you to hit the ground running in your new career.

 

Over 40 venues across the UKWe offer more course dates and locations across the UK than anyone else, including London, Manchester, Portsmouth and Birmingham to name just a few.
High quality marking, assessments & feedback.Our courses are assessed and marked by industry professionals so you can be sure you receive high quality feedback.
Friendly Career AdvisersOur team of Career Advisers are available anytime for a free, no-obligation chat about your career goals.
We are not new to thisRaising the bar for 30 years, we’ve guided, supported and qualified over 50,000 fitness professionals.
Turn your passion into a career, fast. Start Earning in 2-3 Months.Get your career started as soon as you qualify at Level 2. Earn while you continue to learn.
Real Courses, Not just videosMany courses are little more than a collection of videos—you may as well watch YouTube. We offer real courses, and employers know the difference.
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Start earning in 2-3 months.

Within just 2-3 months you could qualify at Level 2 and start earning from your qualification, which can cover the monthly cost of your course. Once you are fully qualified as a PT, the sky is the limit with your future earning potential. Not only will your job be highly rewarding, but working with specialist clients sees many Personal Trainers earn up to £60,000 per year.

Fees & Payment Options

We believe that world-class training should be accessible to everyone no matter their financial circumstances, so we’ve developed a range of payment options to suit you.

From 0% finance to paying in full, you can reach your career goal and leave a lasting legacy in the health and fitness industry.

*Finance Terms & Conditions

Pay in fullPay the full amount for your training in one whole lump sum, nice and simple.
0% finance*Put down a deposit and then spread the cost of your training with 0% finance*
Deposit & balancePut down a deposit and then pay the remaining balance in one lump sum at a later date.
FlexPayPut down a deposit and then pay for the rest of your training in monthly payments.
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Personal Training CPD Courses

Once you have qualified as a Personal Trainer there are many different options and paths that you can take to specialise and increase your employability. Our range of Personal Training CPD courses will allow you to help all types of clients in different areas. All our courses are written, developed and taught in-house by industry experts so you can be sure you are learning from the best. Buy online and start learning today.

Future Fit Partners

You know that with Future Fit, you’re learning from experts. Our partners include many industry-specific organisations and businesses to ensure our personal training qualifications are certified and Ofqal accredited and up to date with the ever-changing pace of health and fitness instruction.

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What qualifications do I need to become a PT?

At Future Fit, you will receive genuine, industry-recognized accreditation from an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation.

To become qualified, you need to complete a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training Course covering:

  • Anatomy and Physiology (which includes the Exercise, Welfare, and Health course)
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Circuit Training
  • Functional Training
  • Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Advanced Resistance Training Techniques
  • Core Training
  • Exercise for Fat loss
  • Functional Training
  • Behaviour Change Coaching

Watch one of our tutors explain the journey to becoming a PT.

Future Fit Job Board

Personal Training Jobs and Careers Board

We aren’t here just to sell you a personal training course, we want you to find the role of your dreams.

To make this as easy as possible, we created the Future Fit Personal Training Job Board, bringing our students the latest vacancies from the most exciting fitness employers in the industry.

Our reputation within the industry means that Our Employment Partners are amongst the movers, shakers and game changers in the world of health and fitness and the Job Board showcases their roles to you!

Find the PT jobs of your dreams!

You might be a recent graduate looking to start a career with a big name Health & Fitness club, or perhaps you’re wanting to move into a boutique setting. Whatever your preference, our custom-built platform is designed with our students in mind, making finding your new role as hassle-free as possible.

Employer OpportunitiesWork with leading UK Health & Fitness clubs. Our Graduates are highly sought-after in the Industry.
Updated By EmployersKept fresh with the latest industry jobs so that you can access new opportunities.
User Friendly PlatformSearch by employer, job title or location to easily discover your perfect role.
Unique To Future FitBuilt in-house and with our Learners & Graduates in mind to help you launch your career in the industry.
Student using our E-learning platform

What is the studying like?

You’ll learn through a combination of e-learning and practical workshops.

You’ll spend most of your time studying on your device, through our custom-built learning platform that allows flexible study.

This means you can learn at your own pace, working through the interactive resources and modules.

Here, you’ll be able to:

  • Access recorded fitness workshops at any time
  • Complete theory tests & assessments

Your e-learning will also be complemented by face-to-face workshops where you can learn in a gym setting.

We believe it’s essential to have some practical tuition to become a PT and get the opportunity to meet your fellow students and start to create your own network.

You’ll receive 24/7 access to the student zone, where we provide a high volume of resources as well as our Facebook Zones, closed communities of our learners and tutors where you can ask questions or talk things through! You’ll also be allocated a personal support tutor whom you can contact via phone or email.

Upon completion, you will become a CIMSPA-recognised personal trainer and you’ll be ready to start your new career!

Don't just take our word for it..

Hear from some of our amazing ambassadors, former students who want to share their stories of training with the Future Fit Family and inspire the next generation of learners.

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