Upskill To Become a Personal Trainer with TRAINFITNESS



Continued Professional Development is hugely important in the fitness industry to ensure all fitness professionals remain competent in their chosen disciplines as well up to date with the current industry trends. Current advanced fitness instructors can upskill their current qualification to the full Personal Trainer status, so not only gain valuable CPD points, but also increase earning potential with the additional PT skills and status.

Upskill To Become A Personal Trainer


Upskill To Become A Personal Trainer



There are number of learners who completed the Level 3 Advanced Fitness Instructor qualification who now wish to upskill to full Level 3 Personal Trainer status. This course allows you to do this. This course takes you through the theory and assessments of the remaining units required to be qualified as a Level 3 Personal Trainer.

On this course you not only recap, but extend your anatomy and physiology knowledge to meet the requirements of the Level 3 Personal Trainer.

As a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer, you must have knowledge of the nutritional principles and how to apply these to clients’ programmes. This will help ensure your programming is safe and effective as well as holistic.

Personal Training clients will always have goals. To establish goals there must be a benchmark or point of reference. Fitness testing or physical measurements is an effective way to establish a client’s current level and therefore enable goals to be met. This course will show you and assess you on carrying out a variety of fitness tests.

  • Approved by CIMSPA
  • Recognised by the National Register of Personal Trainers
  • Supplier to Ministry of Defence
  • Accredited by Skills Active – the sector skills council for active leisure
  • Accredited by ACSM - the American Council of Sports Medicine
  • European Social Fund
  • Accredited by YMCA Awards
  • Accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management
  • A member of ukactive
  • Recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals UK
  • Accredited by Active IQ
Frequently Asked Questions



This is a distance study course. You will start studying the theory component of this course online or via our mobile app*. Once completed, you then book into an assessment day at one of our assessment centres located nationwide. You are required to attend two assessment days, always held on a Saturday. Please contact a Career Advisor for more information.

As this is a distance study course, you may start studying immediately, completing most of your study at home. You will then need to attend one of our assessment centres on two separate occasions to undertake a number of different assessments. All our assessment days are held on a Saturday.

You may pay for the course in full by PayPal, credit or debit card either over the phone, online or in person. We also accept cash, cheque and bank transfers. As this is a short course, there are no payment plans available. Please contact a career advisor for information.

Learner Support: Aside from the contact you might receive from a tutor during any face to face component (if applicable), you will also have access to our dedicated Learner Support team to assist you with any study questions and queries. Our team are generally available via phone, email or through the Helpdesk Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm GMT, excluding Bank holidays and office closures. In addition, we run regular eClasses where you log into our free web conferencing software and interact with other students as a qualified tutor takes you through a guided learning session with PowerPoint presentations, videos, animations, quizzes and discussion groups. These sessions are scheduled on a variety of the core subjects every week.If you are unable to attend the eClasses or would like to hear them again in your own time, you can visit the eClass library where all classes are recorded and stored for you to listen to and watch in your own time. We encourage you to join our Facebook community where you may also meet fellow students and participate in our daily quizzes, all aimed to help you learn more about fitness and this fast growing industry. As you work through your course, you may be required to submit assignments or portfolios and participate in practical assessments. To further assist you, we offer a feedback service where you may submit your work or send in a video prior to your assessment. A qualified assessor will review your work and give you detailed feedback on both areas where you have done well and on where improvement is required. Remember, our team is here to help, all you need to do is ask.

Click here to read some testimonials and watch video interviews from some of our past students.Everyone at TRAINFITNESS understands that your time is valuable and we have therefore structured all our courses in such a way that allows you to fit your study around your lifestyle and current commitments. With many courses being offered in a variety of formats, there will be the study option perfect for you.

To further enhance the flexibility of our courses, you may study from anywhere with an internet connection by using our mobile app*.

TRAINFITNESS has been delivering fitness qualifications and training for over 15 years. The quality of our training is assured with centre accreditation through YMCA Awards, Skills Active and the Register of Exercise Professionals.

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