Diploma in Fitness Instruction & Personal Training


About the Diploma in Fitness Instruction & Personal Training

Personal Trainer Diploma; What will you be doing?

This is our starter level personal training diploma. It’s a great way to get you started at level 3 in the industry, ready to build your experience with a view to take your qualifications further at a later date. The course consists of:

  • The gym instructor qualification,
  • The certificate in personal training
  • Nutrition

It is the ideal qualification to enter in to the fitness industry at level 3. You can train clients on a 1-2-1 or small group basis using advanced programming techniques and giving nutritional advice.

Will I be able to make a good living once qualified?

The answer is yes. First and foremost, you will be doing something you love on a daily basis. Regarding your earnings, this is down to you. There are a couple of main options; freelance or direct employment within a gym. You’ll have the best earning potential if you go freelance. However, your success depends on YOU. Just like with any trade, you have to build your customer base. This is hard work. It requires research, a plan and consistency. But this is something we help you with as part of your course.

How is this course delivered?

All of our personal training courses include lots of practical and classroom learning. Ensuring you become the best that you can be. You can attend this course and study it as quickly or as spread out as you like – within reason of course!

It is delivered as a blended mix of classroom and practical learning with guided home study. Your classroom learning is on set workshop dates that you plan and choose with your tutor. They can be weekends or weekdays. Your home study is merely to complete your case study work and worksheets, where you will train a real client. You will have access to our fitness facilities free of charge to enable you to do this (if you are local to our main campus).

The course includes theory sessions on anatomy and physiology, and lots of practical. The practical learning covers programming, instructing and coaching training sessions. You will plan your workshops with your tutor right at the very start, to enable you to know exactly when you will be starting and completing your qualification.

There is the option to have additional workshops, which is outlined upon enquiry.



How much does the course cost?

Course Cost:

  • Regular Price: £1800 (From £37 per month with our student loans facility*)
  • Prompt Payment: £1649
  • Apprentice Personal Trainer Option: £900 (Work half of the fees back and pay the remaining £900 – from £16 per month with our student loans facility)

Typically, you can complete this course with the standard number of workshops allocated for the standard cost above. Should you require more workshops and wish to have more support, the cost can be adjusted to suit your needs.

How do I pay my fees?

From the options above, you have the following amazing opportunities:

  • Our student loans facility
  • Personal Trainer Apprenticeship
  • Vocational Academy Student Budget Account (VASBA)
  • Pay Upfront for fee discounts


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