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Becky had tried a college course and found it wasn’t for her, so after leaving college she got a part-time job in retail…however something was still missing from her life.
Becky decided to re-boot her efforts into finding that missing piece and found what she really wanted was a career in the fitness industry. Becky says “I wanted to try something new and exciting and I was really into fitness, so I thought the course would be a perfect fit. It took me a while to take the leap and start the course as I was a little nervous after my experience with college, but the assessor that I was in contact with provided me with so much helpful information that made my decision to start my journey on a new career that much easier.”
Becky made the decision to take our part-time personal trainer course to allow her to continue to earn a living whilst studying to become a qualified PT. We asked Becky how she found fitting the course around her personal life and work commitments, Becky said “The course schedule worked really well for me! It being 2 days a week was really convenient and the fact it was a set schedule allowed me to plan around it with ease, I was working 30 hours a week in retail, and I didn’t ever feel overwhelmed with work or my training.”
Talking more about her experience on the course, Becky continues “My tutors were amazing, they worked at a good pace and I never felt like the learning was rushed even though it was over so quickly! They effectively combined the theory and practical, so we would learn something on the theory side and put it into practice and I found that a really good way to learn. All of the training was so interesting, it felt more like a hobby than studying which really worked for me!”
Once Becky graduated her course, she made use of our dedicated career support team to help her find her first position as a personal trainer, however it wasn’t quite the fit she was looking for and turned back to them for further support.
Becky tells us “The career support team were great, their responses were always quick and efficient and a really convenient aspect of the course. Initially I started a role at a different gym than where I am working now, and I wasn’t enjoying it, it just wasn’t for me, but the career support team were fantastic and managed to help me get into my current job at Nuffield Health which I love! It was really helpful having the extra guidance as soon as I passed the course and comforting to know I could turn back to them when things didn’t feel right at first. It can be quite daunting going into a new career and having people who know the industry and help you get into work is fantastic. I also have friends who were qualified elsewhere and even though they enjoyed the courses they were on, they really struggled once they had finished as they did not have any career support. I’m so glad I did!”
We’re glad to have helped Becky find somewhere she’s really happy and we asked her to tell us more about her new position at Nuffield Health, Becky says “I enjoy everything about my job, it’s fantastic doing a job you love! This career has really boosted my confidence and I really enjoy the interactions I have every day at work, no two days are the same, but my favourite part of working as a personal trainer is helping clients! Being able to help them and see the changes they go through is so inspiring! It’s so rewarding to be able to help someone achieve their fitness goals!”
Becky offered the following advice for anyone thinking of becoming a personal trainer, she said “Go for it! Don’t hold back! You could change someone else’s life and your own! Also, the industry is always changing and it’s really exciting to be a part of. With so much potential for progression and freedom to be your own boss, the opportunities are endless!”
Really friendly, reassuring and helping
Kerry Louise Loomes
A small issue with stored details was resolved quickly and effectively by both the tutor and customer services via phone and email.
Everyone was very helpful and it was all easy to understand with no confusing words or phrases. I would definitely recommend The Training Room.
I’ve just literally started my journey as a PT and so far so good, Scott the gentlemen who was setting me up in the beginning did an amazing job! And just want to say to the team thanks for having such great services like the course I chose for people wanting more out of life and a change of career made easier.
I didn't feel pressure to sign up there and then, very helpful and informative
very helpful staff that are kind and patient enough to help you through whatever concerns you might be having.
My sales rep was incredibly helpful and polite, and they answered any questions I had very clearly. Additionally, the cost of the course seemed fair for the amount of content provided
So far very happy
I gave 5 stars as there is the right amount of contact without being pressured. The actual course is well set out and interesting in the different ways used to deliver the information.
Everything was very clear and well explained every time I spoke to anyone. They knew exactly what they were speaking about making the experience much more enjoyable and much simpler than the other companies I was considering using for my Personal Training course.
Very helpful and thorough
I would definitely reccomend
Everyone I have spoken to has been very helpful and have managed to answer all my questions and I find the learning platform really easy to use
Chris, was fantastic from start to finish. No hard sell just informative, helpful and very knowledgeable. The process was quick and easy. Cannot wait to start the course
I have just gone through the process of enrolling on a level 3 PT, with a level 4 nutrition course to follow. Having previous fitness qualifications and training experiences, I have been bowled over by the knowledge, support and professionalism that the training room have provided through my enquiry. Carl has been fantastic and Charlotte just as much in getting me setup. I can’t wait to get started!! You have made this such an easy decision in choosing the Training Room to be my PT training provider. Thank you
They are very thorough and helpful, positive and very nice people over the phone also, helped with any questions i had and lastly never rushed through calls letting me feel like i don’t need to rush into something i don’t know about as they never moved forward with the conversation without making sure i was happy first
I would recommend them. They are very supportive and very professional. Very excited to start my course, as I know I'm in good hands..
Course is easy to follow and interesting so far
Everything from the customer service and the amount of information you get told about the course was excellent. Highly recommend, very good resources available and easy to follow.