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Sam never let his dreams of having an exciting career in the fitness industry wander too far from his mind. After working as an engineer for 16 years, his life took an unexpected turn due to a serious health issue and he was unexpectedly laid off. Not one to let bad news get him down, Sam saw the opportunity to finally go for what he had always wanted, a way to convert his long-time passion for health and fitness into a rewarding career. It was time to hit the books and re-train!
After doing some research into training providers, Sam contacted us at The Training room. He says “Everyone I dealt with at The Training Room was extremely professional from the outset. They made me feel valued from the start and that has continued throughout my experience with them. The 3-year career support was also a key aspect for me while starting my career in a new industry. It’s always nice to have some assistance whilst taking the first steps”.
Sam decided to make the most of the time he had available as a result of being laid off and chose to take the fast-track course. This allowed him to really focus on his future while getting qualified for his new career and earning a living much quicker than going to college or university. He has a young family to care for and it was important to him to fit his study time around his family life. Our fast-track course allowed him to do just that.
Here’s what Sam had to say about his fast-track personal training course: “I really enjoyed that it was in a gym setting, I didn’t really know what to expect going into it and I was worried it would all be in a classroom and be really stale and boring. But it was in a professional facility and had some great practical elements that I really enjoyed. The knowledge you gain is fantastic and it’s not just about lifting weights, it really was an eye opener on what it takes to work in the fitness industry”.
Sam passed his personal training course with flying colours and was able to start work as a qualified PT right away. He began instructing classes and even worked with a GP referral scheme to help people regain their fitness and mobility after an injury or illness. Although very happy in this position, Sam has big dreams for this exciting new career and plans to return to The Training Room to study our popular Level 4 course in strength and conditioning.
Sam says “As The Training Room’s Level 3 course was so interesting the Level 4 strength and conditioning programme must be on another level! I am also doing some CPD’s with The Training Room, these are in Gym Based Boxing, Studio Cycling and Metabolic Circuits. I’ve even thought about life after my Level 4 qualification and quite like the idea of going into Sports Psychology”.
We asked Sam what advice he would give to anyone about to start a personal training course with us at The Training Room, he said: “Always ask questions, no matter how silly you think the questions are. Asking questions will help you become a better PT and access the knowledge of the tutors, they know so much and are always willing to help!”.
We wish Sam the best of luck for his bright future ahead.
Very welcoming staff, and rally helpful.
Very excellent !!
Great helping staff
Your service throughout the start up has been amazing, I’ve asked questions and I’ve got the answers I needed to hear as well as them working around my work and the different course options.
Robert Sean Bennett
Very professional , helpful and kind stuff.Clear given information and flexible with payments.Just amazingly!
They have been exceptionally supportive of putting me on the path of my dream career and I am extremely grateful for that. 10/10 service thankyou! :)
Zachary Adam Fallaize
The entire conversation was on point and i would gladly recommend the training room to other people. they seem professional and good.
They're very good and good communication skills and I'm really happy with the service, and They're helpful.
Please keep it up and keep safe.
Super quick and the best price around. I have already made a start on my PT course. I found Kris to be particularly helpful.
Polite and helpful , thank you for this opportunity to attend your course . When you buy at separate payments you do not pay interest
Very helpful And understanding people And quick response At getting things started thankyou for all your help much appreciated.
A very easy signing up process and the staff were very helpful with everything relating to the course, funding and next steps.
Andrew Russell Bond
I thought the whole experience and information provided was very in-depth and delivered in a friendly and professional way.
The Training Room has excellent service, I have only been using it for a couple of weeks and already have met (on the phone) a bunch of lovely people who have provided me with support even before I signed up. My Career Support Advisor, Grace White, is amazing. It's easy to get in contact with her via email or phone call. She has offered to review my CV and see if any changes need to be made or added. She has already given my details to gyms to consider hiring me which is beyond exciting.
Anyone looking to go into the fitness industry, I would highly recommend The Training Room as the help and guidance is always available. Which doesn't stop for 3 years (even if you pass the course within a few month or year).
I have received amazing guidance from Holly, she has been amazing help and I can't wait to get started on my course.
Ashlie Jayne Bishop
Excellent customer service skills that always give valuable information about the course when needed. Also helps that they are incredibly friendly and professional.
Recommend 10/10 service
Was explained to me very well and me feel more motivated . The process was quick and where very friendly over the phone .I got exactly what I been looking for .
Alison was really helpful and gave me all the time I needed to make my decision and enrol on the course.
Carl explained everything very clearly, professionally and with politely.