If you’re thinking it’s time to set your plan into action and become a personal trainer then our guide to getting the most from your PT course is essential reading.  Packed with need to know information we demystify how to choose your course provider, why it’s not all about paying top price and reveal how to make sure you’re getting value for money from every penny you’ve invested in your fitness education and learning.

1 – Check out Your Training Provider

Essential elements to a bright future are that your course is REPs endorsed meaning you can join the REPs register and obtain insurance once qualified.  Top that with CPD’s (Continuing Professional Development Credits) and third party accreditation and you’re onto a sure winner.

It goes without saying our personal trainer courses come with this quality assurance with REP’s, Skills Active and NCFE endorsement all the way.

2 – Great Training at Great Prices

With many different price points to choose from it can be confusing trying to unravel different PT course fees and get to grips with exactly what you’re getting for your money.

Fear not – we’re proud to deliver high calibre fitness training with great prices as a given.

If you’re curious about why our students choose us take a look at our testimonials

3 – Ask Questions

A fitness qualification is a long term investment in your future career.  So whether you’re seeking a fast-track learning route or something part-time study be sure to ask plenty of questions along the way.  Challenge what you learn, seek extra help and support if there’s anything you don’t understand and ask for additional learning suggestions from your tutor.  The more you find out along the way the more equipped you’ll be for working with a wide range of clients and you’re knowledge and skills will be sure to stand out from the crowd!

4 – Practice – A Lot

Now’s the time to enlist the support of friends, family and colleagues to become your ready-made client base and practice, practice.  They’ll get some free or reduced price personal training sessions along the way and you’ll receive feedback to help you hone your talents.

Remember, it’s not just the delivery of the personal training that counts here so remember to start at the new client consultation and induction stage and work through all the relevant steps prior to the actual session itself.

Be sure to share all this feedback with your course tutor so that they can help fine-tune your learning.


5 – Business Skills – A Must Have

A great fitness course isn’t all about anatomy and physiology and perfecting those lunges and squats.  Business skills are a must have element so that you are ready to grow and develop your very own career in the exciting fitness arena.  From websites, to social media, finances to attracting and retaining clients and much more, we’ve got it covered.

The Academy of Fitness Professionals provide the gold standard in accredited personal training courses with state of the art training fully endorsed by REPs, Skills Active and the NCFE.  Their specialist knowledge features in the UK health and fitness media including the Mirror, BBC2 and Women’s Running.  This is the ultimate learning destination for those serious about their fitness industry education and long term career as a Personal Trainer.


T – 0845 270 1990

E – info@aofp.co.uk

W – www.academyoffitnessprofessionals.com