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Sprint your way to your next career as a Personal Trainer

Full-Time Personal Trainer Course

For the quickest route into the Health & Fitness industry, our full-time Personal Training Course will have you finished and certified at the highest possible entry level as a Level 3: Registered Exercise Professional (REP).

Our full-time Personal Trainer courses will allow you to take your first step towards a successful and fruitful career within the Health and Fitness sector, fast tracking you to a promising future as a certified Personal Trainer in just 6, short, weeks!

After graduation from your course with The Training Room, you will hold internationally recognised qualifications that will allow you to enter into the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at the highest entry level, Level 3. You will be ready to step into the world of work fresh from your course, with a comprehensive qualification which can even enable you to work abroad. 

As an intensive training course, this is a full-time commitment and will run for a combined total of six weeks. After this time you will be fully qualified and ready for your first job in the Health & Fitness Industy. 

Our Personal Training Course is available at all of our Health & Fitness academies throughout the UK and starts every two weeks running from Monday to Friday, for a total of six weeks. You can check out when the next course nearest to you commences below:

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    Course Overview

    The Training Room’s ‘Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training’ consists of two core modules; ‘Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing’ and ‘Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training’.

    You will begin working to complete the ‘Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing’, where you’ll be provided with expert guidance every step of the way courtesy of our highly qualified and experienced tutors. This module teaches you the foundations required to become a fitness professional and qualifies you to be able to teach at a fitness instructor level. This constitutes as the beginning of your journey to become a Personal Trainer.

    Once you’ve completed your Level 2 qualification, you will move on to completing your ‘Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training’ which focuses on developing the skills neeeded to be a proficient Personal Trainer. This means going above and beyond the basic exercise planning and instruction, enabling you to deliver specifically designed personal training sessions to help your clients achieve their objectives.

    Over all our internationally recognised qualifications will give you a fully comprehensive understanding of what is required of a Personal Trainer. Rest assured that on completion you will be fully equipped and skilled to start your career as a professional PT. 

    Whilst on this course we will also give you the opportunity to complete a selection of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Courses, designed to complement the PT course, as well as giving you the edge when it comes to applying for jobs within the industry. 

    Below is an outline of both Level 2 and 3 certificates, as well as the CPD courses which are included as part of this course:

    Health and Fitness rope workshop
    • Covers health, safety and welfare within a fitness environment

    • Learn about the anatomy and physiology for exercise

    • Learn the principles of fitness, health and exercise

    • Learn how to plan gym based exercise

    • Learn how to instruct gym based exercise

    • How to support clients
    • Learn about the anatomy and physiology for health and exercise

    • Learn how to apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme

    • Learn about programming personal training with clients

    • Learn how to deliver personal training sessions

    This course will help educate students at The Training Room in advanced nutrition strategies, so they can be fully prepared for everything a career in fitness entails once fully qualified.

    By the end of the sports nutrition training session, students will learn about:

    • Pre, Intra and Post exercise nutrition for aerobic endurance exercise

    • Pre, Intra and Post exercise nutrition for resistance exercise

    • Carbohydrate loading for an endurance event

    • Supplementation for aerobic exercise, resistance exercise and fat loss

    • Advanced nutritional strategies for body composition

    This will then provide them with the knowledge to:

    • Understand and set a Pre, Intra and post exercise nutrition plan for aerobic endurance exercise

    • Understand and set a Pre, Intra and post exercise nutrition plan for resistance exercise

    • Design a carbohydrate loading plan for an endurance event

    • Understand supplementation for aerobic exercise, resistance exercise and fat loss

    • Understand advanced nutritional strategies for body composition

    The Business Awareness Workshop will outline everything you need to know if you’re considering setting up your own business within the fitness industry. Here you will learn to identify competitors, outline your options when becoming a Personal Trainer, and provide tips on what products to offer and how to retain clients. Finally, it’ll help you identify how to set up a business and get the ball rolling.

    Over the duration of the workshop you’ll be taken through:

    • The benefits and expectations of employed vs. self-employed

    • S.W.O.T analysis (identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the market)

    • Your personal values

    • Your market and competitors

    • The pros and cons of sole traders and limited companies

    • The products you’ll want to offer

    • A business plan and whether it adds up

    • Gaining and retaining clients

    • Discuss whether you’re right to set up your own business

    • How to set up your own business

    • Useful templates to use within your business

    The indoor cycling class is still one of the most popular on the class timetable. It is a high energy, calorie burning class that will have all your participants fatigued yet satisfied from your class.

    During the course you will learn:

    • How to plan the most fatiguing indoor cycling class

    • The main manoeuvres and riding techniques

    • How to use these manoeuvres to get your classes legs burning

    • How to sequence workouts with and without music

    Circuit Training is a mainstay in any gym, but can you make your class standout from all the other circuit classes out there? That’s where Metabolic Conditioning comes in; a new and updated version that brings circuit training into the 21st century. It combines strength, hypertrophy and HIIT cardio into one session for a greater metabolic conditioning.

    During the course you’ll learn:

    • How to plan a metabolic resistance, conditioning and finisher session

    • How this class can improve your clients hormonal profile

    • How to get the after burn or EPOC

    • About calorie expensive exercise that keep your group fitter

    Having the knowledge of anatomy and physiology is half of your role as a Personal Trainer, the other half is people skills. EQ Training allows you to better understand yourself and your potential clients so you are able turn your leads into sales more easily.

    During the course you will learn:

    • About different personality types and how to communicate with them

    • How to build greater rapport with potential clients

    • How to be a more effective role model and how turn that into sales

    • What people skills will increase your conversion rate

    The use of boxing in a training environment is a fantastic conditioning and stress busting tool. It gives you another skill that sets you apart from the rest that clients love and will keep coming back for.

    During the course you’ll learn:

    • Correct technique and punch combinations

    • How to "take" and cue combinations that flow

    • How to keep your client hitting the mark at high intensity

    • How to incorporate bodyweight exercises into a workout format

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    With The Training Room, you can be safe in the knowledge that throughout the duration of your course you’ll be looked after and guided every step of the way.

    The professional development and mentoring offered here is something we pride ourselves on and our tutors will do everything within their power to help you to achieve your qualification, including unlimited re-sits if needed for all of your examinations.

    The Training Room will support you from registration for up to 3 years with our career support service; your own personal careers advisor will support you in finding work for up to 3 years. So whether it's your first job, a career change or even returning to work after some time off you will have the support you need, when you need it. 

    Following completion of the course, we will also guarantee you an interview with a leading UK health club to help you begin your journey with your dream job.

    Kick start your career today in the Health & Fitness industry by joining us, at The Training Room, for our Full-Time Level 3 Personal Trainer Course and sprint your way to your next career as a Personal Trainer!