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How to become a personal trainer

How to become a Personal Trainer

Friday 10 June, 2022

A career as a Personal Trainer can be massively rewarding

Becoming a personal trainer requires a lot more than just being fit. There are many aspects you will need to learn in order to become successful in your career as a Personal Trainer. 

Taking on a course to become a Personal Trainer means you will be learning about everything from physiology and health nutrition through to legal requirements and how to run a successful Personal Training business.

This is where our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training comes in.

The goal of our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is to further enhance the existing skills of people that have a passion for other peoples’ fitness training, health and wellbeing. 

Do you have an existing understanding and experience in fitness or gym instruction and aspire to become a fully certified Personal Trainer?

Our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training course is run over an 8-week period, during which our students will cover:

  • Additional details and knowledge of the anatomy and the physiology appropriate to personal training
  • Aspects of someone’s lifestyle and the medical considerations that will affect their wellbeing
  • The importance and skills for effective communication during client consultations in order to nurture and promote healthy lifestyle behaviours and strategies for change
  • The skillsets you need to prepare and conduct the physical activity sessions. This includes the different fitness and health levels of clients carried out in a selection of environments with a range of resources
  • The knowledge and understanding of the various legal and professional requirements for personal training
  • The factors our learners will need on how to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis 
  • The skills needed for them to manage, appraise, and develop their own performance

Reasons for becoming a Personal Trainer

Everyone is different, but there are often similar reasons that people give for wanting to go on a course to become a fully qualified Personal Trainer. 

These include:

  • Helping other people achieve their fitness goals
  • Earning a living from something they love doing
  • Working independently and with flexibility to suit their personal life
  • To become a fitness expert and offer advice

If any of these reasons sounds familiar to you, then our Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training is the ideal course for you. 

Book your place on the next course and start a career to become a Personal Trainer.

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