Advanced Personal Trainer Training
Our specialist package is perfect for aspiring Personal Trainers who are keen to work with adults and children. Qualifications in children’s fitness, boot camps, circuits, kettlebells and business are included, so you can offer a wide range of services and truly stand out.
You will qualify with an Ofqual regulated and NCFE endorsed Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training. This is the certification you need to work with adults of varying abilities and needs.
Once qualified you will be able to work as a CIMSPA recognised Personal Trainer and will meet the standards employers, insurance companies and clients expect.
Here you will use your client consultation and assessment skills to prepare and instruct motivational personal training programmes that inspire clients to change their lifestyle habits and reach their goals.
The Specialist Package is a popular choice with students who want to establish their own personal fitness business. It comes with the added benefit of a kids fitness qualification so you can work with children in the 5-15 age range in groups and one to one.
Training in boot camps, kettle bells and circuits is also included maximising the skills you have to offer. This will enable you to offer a wide range of services from the outset.
This package also includes business, sales and marketing training so that you have the knowledge and insight to develop your business in the right direction.
Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training
Level 2 Kids Fitness Instructing
Business skills, sales and marketing
This Ofqual, NCFE and CIMSPA recognised Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training will enable you to work as a Personal Trainer.
Our specialist package is perfectly suited to Personal Trainers aiming to work with adults and children.
It offers extra qualifications in children’s fitness instructing, boot camps, circuits and kettlebells.
This enables you to offer a wide range of services. This means you can set up your own business and appeal to many client groups right from the start.
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Includes course materials, workbooks, assessment & certification fees
Your course tutor is on hand to help you succeed
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Specialist Personal Trainer Package
Course Fees – Full online study
£1595 Pay in full
3 Month Payment Plan
6 Month Payment Plan
Course Fees – with 3 practical days
£1895 Pay in full
3 Month Payment Plan
6 Month Payment Plan
CIMSPA, OFQUAL & NCFE at level 3
Guided Learning Hours
Video or practical workshop
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Why take the Specialist PT route?
If your aim is to run your own personal training business helping adults and children to improve their health, fitness and lifestyle then this specialist diploma in personal training is ideal.
You will gain your Ofqual regulated and CIMSPA recognised level 3 personal trainer diploma qualifications enabling you to assist clients with exercise coaching, weight loss, corrective exercise, fitness testing and much more.
Our specialist PT pathway also leads to your level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Fitness for Children. This means you can also work with children in the 5-15 age range assisting them with their exercise and fitness goals. What’s more you will also study how to design and deliver boot camps opening doors to this lucrative part of the fitness market.
The course contains theory and practical learning. For the theory you study subject specific modules and show your understanding by completing short answer workbooks. Course practicals are evidenced by video or by attending three workshop days. The work you submit forms your course portfolio and there are no exams.
By the end of your course you will be a qualified Personal Trainer with the skills and expertise to work with your own clients in a gym based role or freelance.
Is this course for me?
This course is designed for students seeking an advanced Personal Trainer package who are keen to set up their own business offering a range of fitness services to both adults and children.
When you receive your personal training certification you can join CIMSPA with Practitioner status as an approved level 3 Personal Trainer. You can also work internationally via EREPs.
Once your course is booked we will simply arrange your enrolment and course welcome and you’re ready to start. When qualifying with us here at the Academy of Fitness Professionals there’s also the peace of mind that your course fees are backed up by our all inclusive guarantee.
This means your enrolment, induction, course materials, tutor support, workbooks, assessments and certification fees are all included as standard with no hidden extras.
Once qualified you’ll be a fully recognised Personal Trainer ready to establish your very own business.
Choose Your Personal Trainer Start Point
It’s the person that makes a great Personal Trainer
Our Specialist Diploma in Personal Training qualifies you to work with adults and children so you’re ready to grow your own PT business from the outset. You will be learning from qualified expert Personal Trainers who have many years of industry experience to share with you. What’s more your course tutor will oversee your progress and be on hand to support your learning journey every step of the way.
Specialist Package Study Options
Choose your preferred study and payment method
This qualification is mapped to the CIMSPA gym instructor and personal trainer professional standard. You will study 12 modules in total to achieve your level 3 diploma in gym instructing and personal training. You start by studying gym instructing where you complete six theory modules and a course practical.
You then continue with your course studying modules seven to twelve which focus on building your personal trainer skills and knowledge.
You will also complete practical skills training so you are ready for the workplace. Practical skills are evidenced by video or by attending three PT workshop days.
At the same time you move onto the children’s fitness instructor course and specialist CPD training that’s included with this elite package. This includes boot camps, kettle bells, circuits and business skills.
Gym Instructing and Personal Training Modules
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Gain the knowledge a Gym Instructor needs of anatomy and physiology to enable effective exercise and activity programming for a range of clients.
Maximising the customer experience in a gym environment
Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to build and maintain relationships with customers in a gym environment.
Supporting client health and well-being
Gain the knowledge and skills to promote a healthy lifestyle and to facilitate behaviour change and adherence to exercise. You will also learn about the prevention and management of common health conditions.
Conducting client consultations and gym inductions
Acquire the skills and understanding needed to conduct consultations, fitness assessments and gym inductions with customers and clients.
Planning and reviewing gym-based exercise programmes
Learn how to plan, tailor and review gym-based exercise programmes.
Instructing and supervising gym-based exercise programmes
Learn how to deliver and supervise gym-based exercise sessions to clients.
Applied anatomy and physiology for activity, health and fitness
Gain the knowledge a Personal Trainer needs around anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology to enable effective exercise/activity programming for a range of clients.
Client motivation and lifestyle management
Develop the skills a Personal Trainer needs regarding lifestyle management, client motivation and health and well-being, to be able to develop and implement strategies to encourage long-term adherence to positive lifestyle practices.
Programing personal training sessions
This module covers the knowledge and skills Personal Trainers need to design, manage and adapt a personal training programme with adults of all ages.
Delivering personal training sessions
Gain the skills a Personal Trainer needs to deliver exercise and physical activity to training sessions to adults of all ages.
Nutrition to support a physical activity programme
This module covers the knowledge and skills a Personal Trainer needs to be able to apply the principles of nutrition and recommend current healthy eating guidelines to individuals.
Business acumen for personal trainers
Gain the ability and technological insight needed to grow a successful personal training business.
Attend course practical or submit video
Frequently Asked Questions
The most common questions we’re asked about our Specialist Personal Trainer Course Package are are listed here. If your question isn’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Why choose our Specialist Package PT course?
If your goal is to qualify as a Personal Trainer with aspirations to run your own business then this Specialist Package Course is ideal.
You will gain Ofqual regulated, recognised qualifications in personal training, gym instructing and instructing exercise for children ready to work as Personal Trainer in your own right.
The emphasis is on developing your skills, knowledge and confidence by showing you have understood your course learning and that you can apply this to different client needs in a practical setting. This course is well suited to students who enjoy portfolio based learning via workbooks, rather than traditional exams.
What’s more with our commitment to fair pricing you won’t be expected to pay excessive fees just to become qualified.
Here at the Academy of Fitness Professionals we get to know our students as individuals. From your initial enquiry to your course induction and final certification our team are on hand offering personalised guidance and tailored support .
Which personal training qualification will I achieve?
On successful completion of this course you will receive;
Level 3 Diploma in Gym instructing and Personal Training (NCFE)
Level 2 Certificate in Instructing Exercise and Physical Activity for Children (NCFE)
Boot Camps (AOFP)
Business Skills, Sales and Marketing (AOFP)
Kettle Bells (AOFP)
You will be able to join CIMSPA and REPs, gain employment as a Personal Trainer and gain the relevant insurance to establish your own personal training business.
How is the course assessed?
As part of your course you’ll compile your own portfolio as evidence to gaining this qualification. In addition you will attend practical workshops or submit video evidence where you will learn how to design, manage and deliver effective exercise programmes for your clients. You can study and complete your portfolio at a pace that’s right for you.
Do I need any existing skills or sports abilities?
We do not require any specific fitness skills or sports abilities for you to complete this course. It is however helpful for you to have an interest in fitness and participating in exercise and feel that you will be competent coaching others within a gym-based setting.
What previous education is required?
As this course leads to your level 3 gym instructor and personal trainer diploma we do not require any previous fitness qualifications.
How old do I need to be?
The minimum age for this course is 16.
How long does the course take to finish?
If you are keen to fast-track your study you can complete this course from 12 weeks or if you prefer you can study at your own pace with a maximum of two years to complete your study.
Is there any expiry date?
There is no expiry date on the certifications you will receive. Once you have gained your fitness industry certifications you will be able to evidence the standard of your qualifications.
If your ultimate goal is to work as a Personal Trainer helping clients on a one-to-one or a small group basis then this accredited Specialist Personal Trainer package is ideal
You will qualify as an industry recognised Personal Trainer and will be ready to assist clients seeking exercise coaching, weight loss, corrective exercise, fitness testing and much more.
Here you will use your client consultation and assessment skills to prepare and instruct motivational personal training programmes that inspire clients to achieve their desired results.
There is also the potential to work with specialist client groups including children, seniors, young adults and obesity – all of which are expanding sectors.
Many of our Personal Trainer graduates set up their businesses and work on a self-employed basis with their own base of clientele.
Alternatively, another popular career route is to work in a gym, leisure centre, hotel or sports niche setting in a Personal Trainer job role.