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PERSONAL TRAINING COURSES

A career in personal training delivers big benefits – for your clients, for your business and for you.


Completing a personal trainer course is a big step towards reaping those rewards. With a TRAINFITNESS personal training qualification you can become a personal trainer, to an industry standard that’s recognised globally, in as little as four weeks.


Working study in with your lifestyle, with TRAINFITNESS you can choose from our range of courses – from the entry level Certificate in Personal Training through to our Advanced Diploma in Personal Training. Each of our courses comes with the option to study full or part time with one of our top tutors, or via distance study which is ideal for those who want to study at home or on the move!


Signing up is easy: simply fill in our online application or call us. Once your application has been accepted, you’ll gain instant access to our course material to kick start your studies straight away.

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PERSONAL TRAINING COURSES

Certificate in Personal Training

CERTIFICATE

IN PERSONAL TRAINING

We're passionate about helping those who complete our personal training courses get off to a flying start with their fitness careers. Over the last 15 years we've worked hard to set up partnerships with a wide range of gym and fitness chains who trust our education. Once you've completed a personal training course with us we guarantee to get you an appropriate interview for a fitness related position.

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Diploma in Personal Training

DIPLOMA

IN PERSONAL TRAINING

We're passionate about helping those who complete our personal training courses get off to a flying start with their fitness careers. Over the last 15 years we've worked hard to set up partnerships with a wide range of gym and fitness chains who trust our education. Once you've completed a personal training course with us we guarantee to get you an appropriate interview for a fitness related position.

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Advanced Personal Training Diploma

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PERSONAL TRAINING DIPLOMA

We're passionate about helping those who complete our personal training courses get off to a flying start with their fitness careers. Over the last 15 years we've worked hard to set up partnerships with a wide range of gym and fitness chains who trust our education. Once you've completed a personal training course with us we guarantee to get you an appropriate interview for a fitness related position.

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Certificate

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Regular Price = £1319*
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Diploma

DIPLOMA

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Regular Price = £1999*
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Regular Price = £3299*
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Regular Price = £3849*
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Regular Price = £3849*
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Prices include VAT.* Finance options available including 0% interest and zero credit charges. Finance subject to eligibility criteria.

Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our personal training courses are accredited by either YMCA Awards or Active IQ, and once you’ve successfully completed the course you’ll be awarded either a Level 3 certificate or diploma in personal training, depending on the course you choose. This qualification is recognised internationally by REPS in the UK, UAE, New Zealand and South Africa; the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS); and Fitness Australia.

More knowledge and better skills can mean greater success in the workplace, so both our Diploma and Advanced Diploma may include extra qualifications not included in personal trainer courses offered elsewhere.

All TRAINFITNESS courses are managed via our online learning portal. A main feature of the portal is the Student Desktop, which you’ll gain access to as soon as you’ve enrolled. Through it you can view your online course material, book onto training days and assessment days (if applicable), and watch our recorded eClasses.

Using the TRAINFITNESS app you can also do all of this on the move via the Mobile Student Desktop. The app is compatible with Apple iOS 8.1 and above and Android Jellybean (4.2.2) and above*, and of course you’ll need internet connection.

If you’ve chosen our Distance Study option you’ll work through the online course material at your own pace and book onto assessment days at one of our course venues whenever you’re ready.

If you’ve chosen our Part or Full Time study options you’ll also need to attend your scheduled course days.

Before you request the relevant certificate, you must complete the online course material in your own time and outside of any attendance requirements, regardless of the study option you choose.

There’s no guarantee that any course will be run for more than two (2) years from the date you enrol, and it’s your responsibility to ensure that you complete the course within this time frame.

*Devices, manufacturers and operating systems are subject to change

Depending on the course you choose, if you’ve chosen Distance Study you’ll need to book onto and attend a number of assessment days at one of our course venues.

  • Certificate = 3 Saturdays
  • Diploma = the T3 workshop + 4 Saturdays + either 3 days or 3 video assessments
  • Advanced = the T3 workshop + 5 Saturdays + either 3 days or 3 video assessments

Depending on the course you choose, if you've chosen to study Part Time you’ll need to attend the course days scheduled at one of our course venues. These are normally consecutive Saturdays or Sundays, but please check with us first to make sure.

  • Certificate = 12 Saturdays or 12 Sundays
  • Diploma = the T3 workshop + either 18 Saturdays or 18 Sundays
  • Advanced = the T3 workshop + either 19 Saturdays or 18 Sundays + 1 Saturday

Also dependant on your chosen course, if you’ve chosen to study Full Time you’ll need to attend the scheduled course days at one of our course venues Monday to Friday for either four or five weeks.

  • Certificate = 4 weeks’ Full Time
  • Diploma = 5 weeks’ Full Time + the T3 workshop + 1 possible Saturday
  • Advanced = 5 weeks’ Full Time + the T3 workshop + 1 Saturday + 1 possible Saturday

The T3 workshop is a two-day workshop. Although it’s included in the Diploma and Advanced Diploma, you need to book onto it separately after you’ve successfully completed the level 2 component of the course. The Level 3 Award in Business and Marketing Skills is also part of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma. It consists of online course material and a portfolio which you will complete in your own time and not during the period of attendance.

No prior education is required before starting one of our personal training courses – everything you need to know will be covered within the course material.

A basic level of English and Maths will be necessary to understand the content and ideally you’ll have a keen personal interest in fitness.

If you already hold a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification, you’ll start at the Level 3 Personal Trainer section of the course.

There are three payment options available for our personal trainer courses:

Pay Up Front – Choose to pay in full, up front, via PayPal, a credit or debit card, over the phone, via our secure online portal or in person and you’ll benefit from a discount of up to 20%.

Finance Plans (Up to Five Years)* – If approved for finance, you can pay off your personal training course over a number of months with one of our finance plans. These may include 0% interest and zero credit charges on terms of six months to five years with a deposit of just 10% in some instances*.

Find out more about our finance plans here.

External Funding – You may be eligible to receive funding via an approved external scheme such as ELCAS (Enhanced Learning Credits), 24+ Advanced Learning Loans or PFA funding.

For more information about any of our payment options, please contact our Enrolments team on 02072929140.

* Deposit amounts and term durations vary and are at the lender’s discretion.

Learner Support – As well as the support you receive from your tutor on a scheduled course day during your personal trainer course (if applicable), 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 10am to 6pm GMT, excluding Bank holidays and office closures.

eClasses – We offer eClasses on a variety of topics covered in your personal trainer course, during which we go over content and answer questions you might have about it. The schedule can be found in your Student Desktop, where an eClass can be booked or viewed at the click of a button. All eClasses are recorded and added to our dedicated online library, if you’re unable to attend or you'd like to hear them again.

Feedback Service – During your personal trainer course you’ll be assessed in various ways, including via portfolio, and theory and practical assessments. You’re able to send us a video of what you intend to do for your practical assessment and or what you intend to submit as your portfolio beforehand and one of our qualified assessors will provide detailed feedback, both on areas you've done well in and areas that could use improvement. You just need to do this at least two weeks prior to the due date of the assessment or the submission date of the portfolio.

Online Community – If you prefer peer-to-peer help with your personal training course then you can also join in the conversation on one of our social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram.

Courses Dates

PERSONAL TRAINING COURSE DATES

Full Time Course Dates

Each date listed below is the start date of a course (starting at the level 2 section). Once you have enrolled, simply choose a start date and book onto that course. You’ll attend that first date and then the remainder of the scheduled course days. The number of course days you need to attend will depend on the course you choose. Those with exemptions might start on a different date. If the date you’d like to book is less than 14 days away, please contact Learner Support to make your booking. For more information please refer to the full list of course dates or contact Learner Support on 0207 2929 140.


May 31 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Jun 13 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jun 20 - Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester
Jun 20 - Doug Ellis Sports Centre - Birmingham

Jun 20 - Marriott Hotel - Cardiff
Jun 20 - St Pauls Sports Academy - Bristol

Jun 20 - Bannatynes Health Club - Edinburgh - Main Gym
Jul 4 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jul 18 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Jul 25 - Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester

Jul 25 - Aylestone Leisure Centre - Leicester
Jul 25 - Marriott Hotel - Glasgow

Aug 8 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Aug 22 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Aug 29 - Village Urban Resort - Leeds South
Aug 30 - Bannatynes Health Club - Edinburgh - Main Gym

Aug 30 - Doug Ellis Sports Centre - Birmingham
Aug 30 - Pinetree Health Club - Newcastle

Aug 30 - SpringHealth - Chelmsford
Aug 30 - St Pauls Sports Academy - Bristol

Aug 30 - Village Urban Resort - Leeds South
Sep 12 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Sep 12 - Xercise4less - Speke Liverpool
Sep 26 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Oct 3 - Village Urban Resort - Nottingham
Oct 3 - Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester

Oct 3 - Marriott Hotel - Glasgow
Oct 17 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Oct 31 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Nov 7 - Bannatynes Health Club - Edinburgh - Main Gym

Nov 7 - Doug Ellis Sports Centre - Birmingham
Nov 7 - Marriott Hotel - Cardiff

Nov 7 - Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester
Nov 21 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Dec 5 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Dec 12 - Aylestone Leisure Centre - Leicester

Dec 12 - Village Urban Resort - Leeds South




Part Time Saturday Course Dates

Each date listed below is the start date of a course (starting at the level 2 section). Once you have enrolled, simply choose a start date and book onto that course. You’ll attend that first date and then the remainder of the scheduled course days which are generally the following consecutive Saturdays (but please check with us). The number of Saturdays you need to attend will depend on the course you choose. If the date you’d like to book is less than 14 days away, please contact Learner Support to make your booking. For more information please refer to the full list of course dates or contact Learner Support on 0207 2929 140.

Jun 11 - Nuffield Health Richmond
Jun 11 - Marriott Hotel - Glasgow
Aug 13 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Aug 13 - Marriott Hotel - Cardiff
Aug 13 - Marriott Hotel - Glasgow
Aug 13 - Pinetree Health Club - Newcastle
Aug 13 - SpringHealth - Chelmsford
Aug 13 - Village Urban Resort - Leeds South
Aug 13 - Village Urban Resort - Nottingham
Aug 13 - Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club - Manchester
Oct 22 - Nuffield Health Richmond



Part Time Sunday Course Dates

Each date listed below is the start date of a course (starting at the level 2 section). Once you have enrolled, simply choose a start date and book onto that course. You’ll attend that first date and then the remainder of the scheduled course days which are generally the following consecutive Sundays (but please check with us). The number of Sundays you need to attend will depend on the course you choose. If the date you’d like to book is less than 14 days away, please contact Learner Support to make your booking. For more information please refer to the full list of course dates or contact Learner Support on 0207 2929 140.

Jul 3 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Nov 13 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London



Part Time Evening Course Dates

Each date listed below is the start date of a course (starting at the level 2 section). Once you have enrolled, simply choose a start date and book onto that course. You’ll attend that first date and then the remainder of the scheduled course days which are generally the consecutive Monday & Tuesday Evening OR consecutive Wednesday & Thursday Evenings (but please check with us). The number of evenings you need to attend will depend on the course you choose. If the date you’d like to book is less than 14 days away, please contact Learner Support to make your booking. For more information please refer to the full list of course dates or contact Learner Support on 0207 2929 140.


Jun 6 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Jul 27 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Sep 12 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London




Distance Study Assessment Dates

The choice of dates for the first assessment you need to attend are listed below. Once you have enrolled, simply book onto the date you’d like to attend. If the date you’d like to book is less than 14 days away, please contact Learner Support to make your booking. For more information please refer to the full list of course dates or contact Learner Support on 0207 2929 140.


May 28 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Jun 4 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jun 11 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham
Jun 11 - David Lloyd Renfrew GLASGOW

Jun 18 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)
Jun 18 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jun 25 - David Lloyd - Ipswich
Jul 2 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jul 9 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham
Jul 9 - The Gym - Southampton

Jul 16 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Jul 23 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)

Jul 23 - St Pauls Sports Academy - Bristol
Jul 30 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Jul 30 - Pinetree Health Club - Newcastle
Aug 6 - David Lloyd - Ipswich

Aug 13 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Aug 13 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)

Aug 20 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham
Aug 27 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Sep 3 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Sep 3 - St Pauls Sports Academy - Bristol

Sep 3 - The Gym - Southampton
Sep 10 - Pinetree Health Club - Newcastle

Sep 10 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham
Sep 17 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)

Sep 17 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Oct 1 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Oct 1 - David Lloyd - Ipswich
Oct 8 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham

Oct 15 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)
Oct 15 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London

Oct 29 - TRAINFITNESS Head Office - London
Nov 5 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)

Nov 5 - St Pauls Sports Academy - Bristol
Nov 5 - The Gym - Southampton

Nov 19 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham
Nov 26 - Pinetree Health Club - Newcastle

Dec 3 - David Lloyd - Ipswich
Dec 3 - Bannatynes Health Club - Brindley Place Birmingham

Dec 10 - Sports Direct Fitness - Manchester (Sale)





Bookings are subject to availability. Dates, venues, start and finish times are subject to change. Please refer to the Course Terms and Conditions for more information.

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