If you are looking to become a personal trainer then you have come to the right place. Diverse Trainers is an industry leading training provider and have been training and certifying personal trainers for over 15 years. Our qualifications are awarded by Focus Awards and recognised by CIMSPA the leading professional bodies for exercise professionals.
Becoming a personal trainer is simple, all you need is to complete our Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training, this includes 2 qualifications, Level 2 in Gym Instructing, and Level 3 in Personal Training. Once certified you will have a CIMSPA accredited qualification and be able to gain employment or develop your own business as a self-employed personal trainer anywhere in the UK and internationally.
At Diverse Trainers, we offer a fast-track Advanced Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training. This course will equip you with all the theoretical and practical knowledge to be a successful Personal Trainer in the fitness Industry.
One of the requirements to pass your qualificationn is to complete 20 hours of industry experience. Go to your local gym, speak to current personal trainers, ask the gym if you can shadow a session, or even work a few hours in the gym environment. This will be valuable to you in the future as potential clients will be available for you to interact with.
Our tutors have over 20 years of industry experience, they offer up to 40 hours of support each week. Tutors can offer support via phone 01772 910935, email, and online chat. Our Level 3 Personal Training Diploma includes 8 hours of live teaching clinics covering:
Level 2 Gym Instructor
Lesson 1: Client screening & smart goal setting
Lesson 2: Physical measurements
Lesson 3: Session structure and program design
Lesson 4: NAMSET, aerobic curve, and intensities
Level 3 Personal Trainer
Lesson 1: Measuring energy expenditure and macros
Lesson 2: Programming and periodisation
Lesson 3: Assignment and training systems
Lesson 4: Business acumen and lead generation
Our aim is to provide expert support to all our students through our dedicated tutor support team and make every student’ experience the best it can be. We will ensure you have a high level of knowledge, so you have the skills to become a first-class Personal Trainer.
Once you have received your certificates there are several things you need to consider:
Whether you are working in a gym or working as an outdoor or home trainer, you will need to build a solid client base. Consultations, taster sessions, and group training are all great ways to generate leads and start that process. Build your reputation and always keep learning, studying, and researching. You can add CPD courses to help with your own professional development and learn new skills that will enhance your skills and work well with personal training such as the Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage. Enjoy the role and always be positive, motivational, and supportive to all your clients, and you will enjoy your job!
You can complete this qualification in a little as 8-12 weeks, working 2-3 hours per day 4 times a week but you do have 2 years to complete the qualification. The level 2 Gym Instructing has 6 units and the Level 3 Personal Trainer has 5 units. They are assessed by completing multiple-choice open book exam questions, coursework portfolio questions, and practical video assessments. In addition to this, you are required to complete 20 hours of industry experience, this involves you working alongside a personal trainer for 20 hours. Once qualified you will have valuable experience so you can start your personal training business straight away. Learn more about the level 3 Personal Trainer Course.
Certainly! Personal Trainers can earn £50,000+ per year. Your income can vary depending on your location, knowledge, and experience. Personal Trainers new to the industry can expect to charge £20-£40 per hour, as your clientele and experience develop you will be able to start increasing your prices. We would always advise continuing your professional development with further qualifications such as our level 4 Strength & Conditioning course to enhance your knowledge.
Once qualified you have several options:
The main benefits of being a personal trainer are that you are your own boss, you are self-employed, choose your hours and work around your clients’ availability.
You will have the time to train yourself and achieve your personal goals or train with some of your clients, who enjoy competition as motivation. You have the potential to earn £500 – £1000 per week, based on the number of clients and what you charge per session.
We have 4 options when it comes to paying for a course:
Call 01772910930 to discuss your options.
If you are excited about what you have read, you feel like stuck in a job you don’t enjoy or you’re looking to turn your passion into your full-time career, then Diverse Trainers are available to talk to you today and help you start your journey.
Why wait for next week when you can make a change today, start a career that is fresh every day, be your own boss. Contact us today to speak to one of our experienced tutors on the best options for you and personal trainer courses to suit your needs.
To discuss which course would be best suited to your ambitions, call us on 01772 910 930 or speak to a career advisor on chat now. You can browse our full range of Personal Training courses below: