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Is sport your life? Do you spend hours every week in the gym? Do you wish you could have a hand in improving other people's fitness? If becoming a personal trainer sounds like the ideal job for you have a look at our three tips to set you on the road for your perfect career.
Changing career is difficult. Especially changing to a field that may not necessarily be connected to your current career path. You have to have dedication and you have to know that this is what you really want. Think of the drive you'll expect from your clients once you become a trainer. Think of the way you'll expect them to push themselves to the limit. If you go into your new career with that same kind of drive and determination you'll be bound to succeed. If you're only thinking about doing it as you enjoy the gym and aren't really sure what you want to do think again. You'll only prosper if you have the true motivation to attain your goals.
This is the most important step. In order to work as a personal trainer you'll need to become qualified through different personal training courses. To qualify you must first complete a Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification. When looking at this it's always important to ensure the course is accredited by an awarding body such as CYQ and Active IQ. After that you'll need to move onto your Level 3 Personal Trainer Course. This is the level you must be at before you can be a practising Personal Trainer. You can become a personal trainer through either a taught programme or a work based programme. Taught based programmes tend to be the most common as they are shorter and easier to access. A work based programme focuses on individuals who either have a job or work experience in the personal trainer sector and focus on specific tasks and roles in the workplace. Why not check out our personal trainer qualifications?
Once you've qualified you'll be able to start searching for a job. As with any career there are specialist personal trainer and leisure job sites where you can search for your perfect job. While certain job sectors may be struggling in the current economic climate there are still countless gyms operating in every city in the UK meaning there is huge scope to secure your ideal personal trainer role.
Zafer is amazing , he explain everything and do everything to help !
Training room helped me to gain my career desire& by this they always rang me to inform me the latest updates. Also, they helped me through the finance part which helped massively and this made it easier for me to get a step forward to my future job.
Jack and the other members of the team I spoke to were brilliant. Very informative and clear, and I managed to get the entire thing signed and sorted in a few days. Well on my way through the course now.
Clear, quick and easy set up and payment options. Made my decision much easier and also the loner- term career supprt is a real bonus...looking forward to getting struck in :)
Jennifer Ruth Fleming
It was Sammy that dealt with/is dealing with my course booking. Thoroughly professional, extremely welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable, on not only the course structure, but on ways in which I will be able to complete the course around my current work/home life. I can't wait to start the course in June, many thanks :)
Chris made it very easy. Gave me time to think about it and allowed me to ask as many questions as needed.
Great service, always happy to answer any questions no matter how many and go through all the information to ensure your full understanding.
It was great! Chris gave me all the information i needed with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and even gave me time to mull it over before i paid. Never has such good service via the phone!
Highly recommend efficient service friendly staff who promptly found the ideal courses for myself
Susan Elizabeth Manning
Really friendly and genuine people who care about your future. Would definitely recommend the Training Room to anyone looking to improve themselves.
Amy Louise Clarke
Amazing customer service, made me feel looked after and every time I’ve rung I’ve spoken to someone so lovely and willing to help with whatever I’ve needed. Will definitely be recommending to friends and family thanks to my great experience so far.
The lady who I spoke to was really friendly, helpful and accommodating. She sent me all the information really promptly and was very professional.
I cant thank training room enough for the help and support working towards my goals. The courses look excellent. I am looking forward to attending the course and achieveing my dream career.
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I am very happy with my decision to start a new career with The Training Room
Fantastic customers service.
Special mention to Chris who was patient with me as I sorted other things out while also answering all my questions.
Very open and clear about my options and how it all works and I'm excited to start my new adventure now!
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Knowledgeable, informative and friendly. I had a lot of questions and the advisor answered them all well.
Chris was looking after me through the whole process. He was exteremely helpful and set me at ease with any worries. Outstanding customer service
Liam James Anderton
Nothing less than excellent
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