The pathway to Personal Fitness training

The pathway to Personal Fitness training

Personal trainers support their clients in achieving their personal health and fitness goals.

The journey into becoming a Personal Trainer would normally begin with a background in personal fitness, and ownership of a relevant qualification such as a Level 2 in Fitness Instruction or Level 2 Diploma in Instruction Exercise and Fitness.

Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer courses are incredibly popular and can be accessed via many colleges and training providers.

If you are already have a Fitness Instructor qualification, there is the option to continue your journey with Level 3 and follow the Conversion of Advanced Fitness Instructor to Personal Trainer Status.

To operate as a Personal Trainer, public liability insurance is essential as is a First Aid qualification.


Before a student begins their journey into Personal Training, it’s important to understand what the role of a Personal Trainer encompasses, beyond the obvious.

Personal trainers must develop sustainable and achievable long and short term plans, motivating and driving clients to reach their ambitions. They must also offer advice on lifestyle, diet and nutrition. Monitoring progress is critical and you must implement processes where this can be achieved.

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