How to become a Personal Trainer
You are obviously passionate about fitness and there is no better time than now to start your career doing what you love the most by becoming a personal trainer.
Download our free "how to become a Personal Trainer" guide by clicking on the banner below which contains all the information you need to start your career in the fitness industry with confidence.
The fitness industry has grown by 75% over the last decade and is worth around £4.4 billion! With obesity on the rise, the demand for highly qualified Personal Trainers has never been higher. If you are interested in knowing how to become a fitness instructor, follow the few simple steps below.
Step one: Decide if you have what it takes to become a PT
To become a personal trainer, you will need to have a multitude of skills... you should be analytical, patient, persistent, organised, an effective motivator and, most importantly, a good listener. You should love working with different types of people and be a self-motivator. You don't have to look like a body builder to be a personal trainer, but you should definitely lead a healthy lifestyle to be a good role model for your clients.
Step two: Choose a qualification
Once you have decided that you have what it takes, the next step in becoming a personal trainer is to choose the right qualification. Our certified personal trainer courses will give you everything you need to enter into the health & fitness industry with confidence and sound knowledge, and stay at the top of your game. By combining all the benefits of e-learning with interactive weekend courses, you can fit your studies around your work and home life. We offer two industry recognised qualifications:
Level 3 - Complete Personal Trainer Diploma
This qualification will give you everything you need to become a successful personal trainer. Our latest cutting edge training techniques will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help you stand out above the rest.
Level 4 - Total Immersion Personal Training Diploma
You will have highest level of industry recognition giving you Level 4 ‘specialist’ status. By completing this diploma you will be able to extend the reach of your business by accepting GP referrals and providing a specialist premium service to non-referred clients.
Step three: Find job opportunities
Work at a fitness club or create your own business.
After you have qualified you will be able to immediately apply for work as a Personal Trainer. Whether searching online or applying at your favourite gym, there are usually many great opportunities available in almost every location. In addition, for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, once certified you can branch out on your own and start your own private personal trainer business.
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