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To become a Personal Trainer, the minimum requirement is that you possess a Level 3 Personal Training qualification. This will allow you to find work in gyms, or be self-employed with your own client base. In either one of these scenarios, though, why settle for just Personal Training?

A Level 4 certificate is the highest possible qualification for a professional working in fitness and training, providing you with the ultimate recognition. This can include various topics, including Strength and Conditioning and Nutrition.


Becoming Level 4 qualified allows you to maximise your offering and create yourself a niche, which not only benefits your clients' progress, but can significantly boost your earning potential!

Keep updated on latest fitness trends and broaden your client base with The Training Room's:

Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning

Level 4 Certificate in Nutrition for Weight Management and Athletic Performance

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Here at The Training Room, we pride ourselves on the opinions and experiences of the people who matter the most: our students and graduates. The Training Room are an 'Excellent' rated course provider on Trustpilot and have received a 2020 Platinum Trusted Service Award by Feefo. Take a look at some of our reviews and student testimonials on our website! Also, with our internationally-recognised, CIMSPA-endorsed, RQF-listed and OFQUAL-regulated certifications, you know you are doing the right course.

No, we offer our own in-house funding options which means by the end of the term, you may end up paying less through our own funding option. We don't offer Advanced Learner Loans because they don't give students the flexibilty to choose a course format due to beinging exclusive to classroom based learning. To give you the freedom to pick the best course type to suit your needs, we provide our in-house funding option for all our courses. What's more, as we do it all in-house, the application process is quick and easy.

All of our students have up to 3 years' access to our dedicated Career Support Team, whose primary job is to help you get into work. Your dedicated Career Support Officer will help you refine your CV, prepare you for interviews with mocks and set up interviews for you with our Corporate Partners.

At The Training Room, we offer complete transparency. This means there are no suprises and no hidden fees. 

The Training Room aims to be accessible for everyone, so in addition to our fully interactive e-learning option, we have over 20 academies nationwide, which means you can conveniently find a course near you. All of our practical sessions (Full Time and Part Time) are taken in one of our academies.

Yes, The Training Room are a specialist Personal Training course provider and have been training fitness professionals and getting them into work since 2006.

The Training Room have many academies spread up and down the UK to ensure there's a course near you, including London, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Reading, Cardiff, Southampton, Norwich, Plymouth, Newcastle, Nottingham and many more.

Practical exams for each of our courses are taken at one of The Training Room's academies.

The Training Room offer Full Time, Part Time and E-Learning Personal Training courses. You can be qualified with our Full Time course in as little as 5 weeks and our Part Time and E-Learning courses can be completed in around 3 to 5 months.

Our Full Time Personal Training course is spread over 5 weeks - both Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday options - with the first week requiring a 3-day attendance. Our Part Time Personal Training course is spread over 12 weekends and our E-Learning course is all, with the exception of exams, completed online.

No - there is no more paperwork than necessary to complete our Personal Training course. The course includes both practical and theory assessment, however, there is learning that you will need to complete in your own time. As part of the course you will mostly study online (or in a classroom) complete theory and practical assessments as well as complete a portfolio.

No - The Training Room only require you to attend and pass the course exams to gain certification.

For your peace of mind, all of our courses come with a 3-year training guarantee, which means you have our support to complete the course for as long as you need during this time. However, the course duration will depend on the course format you choose. Our fast-track course takes just over 5 weeks, part-time learning is studied over 12 weeks with e-learning taking an average of 3 to 6 months to complete. All of our E-Learning students will have up to 3 years to complete the Personal Training course, though it's usually completed in 3-6 months. For the Full Time students, the course is completed through practical days at our academies over a 5 week period.

Unfortunately, we can't promise that any student has a guarantee of a job - that will be down to the student themselves. What we can do, however, is offer unlimited guaranteed interviews with our range of Corporate Partners within the 3 year training guarantee. We don't guarantee a job but once you have our training credentials to your name, we can promise we will have many opportunities for you to apply for.

In fact, we start sourcing your interviews with our extensive gym partner network as soon as you start studying. This means many candidates secure a role as a PT before they even take their final exam (subject to passing it, of course). What's more, our Career Support is available to you for 3 years from enrolling so you can also count on us when you are ready for your next career move.

Yes - in addition to our Personal Training courses, we also offer a number of CPD courses, including gym-based boxing, bootcamps, studio cycling and metabolic circuit training. Those want to raise their game in sports coaching, you can also progress onto our Level 4 Nutrition or Level 4 Strength and Conditioning Certificate.

No, but we do require a registration fee to secure your place on the course. There is no deposit and the only upfront cost is a registration fee, which secures you a place on the chosen course.

Our Level 3 Personal Training course and CPD certificates are awarded by Active IQ.

Yes - The Training Room has a number of Corporate Partners who we look to place graduates with, all of which we have a partnership to place students and you can find them on our website. We don't just work with gyms. Over the years we have built strong industry partnerships with the UK's leading gym chains, which enable us to connect our graduates to the best PT careers with guaranteed interviews. Please check our Corporate Partner pages for a full list of partners, or speak to us for advice on how to fast-track to your dream PT career.

A Personal Trainer, by definition, is a fitness professional who helps their clients to achieve overall health and fitness goals by advising them on exercise, nutrition and lifestyle changes. Personal Trainers put together exercise programmes for their clients, providing them with the motivation, expertise and guidance they need to reach their targets and enjoy a healthier way of living.
It can sometimes be difficult to know exactly where to start when setting out on a new career, and it’s no different with becoming a Personal Trainer. But help is at hand! A career in personal training is normally born from a passion for being fit, healthy and active. Far from a desk job, people who become Personal Trainers are highly motivated to achieve their own fitness goals and to help others reach theirs too. To help you on your journey to becoming a personal trainer we’ve put together a useful guide, providing you with all the information you need to make a successful entrance into the world of personal training.

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