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Five reasons to consider a career as a Personal Trainer (especially if you are not enjoying your current job!)

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Are you looking to change your job but not sure where to begin? If you enjoy exercise and all things health and fitness, why not consider a career as a Personal Trainer?


Working as a Personal Trainer is rewarding, fun and exciting. Also, 57% of Personal Trainers say they do not feel like they are stuck in a career rut , so if you are not enjoying your current job this is something to consider.


Read our top 5 reasons as to why you should keep in mind a career in personal training and take a look at our full time, part time and e-learning personal training courses here.


1) It won’t feel like work


Getting paid to do what you love and making a career out of it is the dream. This can be possible with The Training Room.


So if you love fitness, personal training is definitely the role for you. You’ll be in an environment everyday that you’ll enjoy and be surrounded by like-minded people who are all out to achieve their fitness goals.


If you’re enjoying your work, you’ll thrive in it too! Not only will you be happier, you’ll also be successful. The best jobs are those that don’t feel like work!


2) You can be your own boss


One of the best things about being a Personal Trainer is that you can be your own boss!


You’ll have to adapt to working independently if you have never done so before, but this is a great skill to have. Being a Personal Trainer gives you the flexibility to work by yourself to your own limits.


You’ll probably start out working for a gym or fitness centre, but this doesn’t mean you’ll not be given freedom. If you want to work longer hours and build up your portfolio, you can. Or if you want to spend time with your family and work part time this can also be an option; it’s completely up to you!


3) Our Personal Trainer courses will teach you more than just fitness

Think personal training is more than just fitness? Think again. One of the key parts of being a Personal Trainer is being able to form relationships with people. You’ll need to be friendly, approachable and have the ability to motivate people. These are skills which can’t necessarily be taught but we place great emphasis on them here at The Training Room.


Not all jobs are reliant on these skills; you really will be making a difference to someone’s lifestyle. If you’re not enjoying your current job and feel like you require something more rewarding, our Personal Trainer courses are great way to begin.


4) You’ll be making a difference to others

Do you feel like you’re stuck in a dead end job? Being a Personal Trainer is far from that!


Everyday will be different; you’ll meet all kinds of people from different walks of life who want to achieve various goals. You won’t just be helping people get fitter, you’ll be making sure they lead healthier, active lifestyles and changing how they feel about themselves.


There are not many other job roles where this is possible! If you feel like your current role is not rewarding enough, becoming a Personal Trainer could be a great career path for you.


5) There are so many opportunities!


If you study one of The Training Room’s Personal Trainer courses you’ll learn a number of fitness skills that will pack out your CV, making you look great to employers and clients alike.


When you qualify through one of our Personal Trainer courses, there are lots of routes you can take. You could become a Personal Trainer at a gym, work freelance or specialise in a certain area of fitness such as strength and conditioning ; it’s completely up to you!


Once you complete your studies with us, our Personal Trainer courses include careers support and guidance for up to three years that will help make the right choice for you.


If your current job is getting you down, why not download our health and fitness eGuide today to learn more about working in the fitness industry and take your first steps to your new exciting career!


Global Administrator | 22/09/2017 17:21:06

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