Outdoor Fitness Course

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Learn how to conduct effective outdoor workouts

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Outdoor Fitness Training Course


This is the ideal course for any personal trainer looking to conduct exercise outside the gym environment. Many clients, particularly during summertime, love to train outdoors. This course aims to provide additional skills and knowledge to help create and deliver safe and effective exercise sessions to groups of people in outdoor environments.

Our Outdoor Fitness course is endorsed by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status.

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16 CPD Points towards the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) Re-registration
Carries 16 REPs CPD points.

REPs recommends you achieve a minimum of 10 CPD points a year.

Course Breakdown

What you’ll study

Outdoor Fitness Training Course Breakdown
Outdoor Fitness


Course content includes:

  • Health and safety considerations of training outdoors
  • Types of outdoor training sessions
  • Programming outdoor sessions
  • Exercises and techniques
  • Group and class sessions
  • Marketing and management of group sessions

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Frequently asked questions

Is the Outdoor Fitness course recognised?

Yes – by REPs and ACSM.

What do I need to attend?

If you’ve enrolled on the Outdoor Fitness course as a standalone course or if you’ve enrolled on the Distance study option of either the Personal Trainer Specialist Diploma or the Personal Trainer Master Diploma, you’ll complete as home study the online course material for this course and then book onto and attend a scheduled Outdoor Fitness assessment day on which you’ll receive practical tuition, hand in your portfolio and perform your practical assessment. Alternatively, you can arrange with us to send, with your portfolio, a video for the practical assessment (for which you’ll need six participants). Conditions and additional fees apply to the video option, so please call the Learner Support team for more information.

If you’ve chosen to study the Part Time or Full Time study option for either the Personal Trainer Specialist Diploma or the Personal Trainer Master Diploma, you’ll complete as home study the online course material before attending the Outdoor Fitness clinic day on which you’ll receive practical tuition, perform the practical assessment and hand in your portfolio.

What are the prerequisites?

A basic level of Maths and English is necessary to understand the content.

You must hold a level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification or equivalent.

The Outdoor Fitness course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary. Relevant personal experience training outdoors e.g. boot camps can be helpful.

What support is available during the Outdoor Fitness course?

Learner Support – As well as the support you receive from your tutor during an Outdoor Fitness assessment day, you’ll also have access to our Learner Support team, dedicated to assisting you with study questions and queries. The team is generally available via phone, email or through the Helpdesk Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm; and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm GMT, excluding bank holidays and office closures.