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Online Personal Training Course

There are loads of opportunities for qualified Personal Trainers. Regardless of how you get qualified, having the right attitude will take you far. Good with people? Live and breathe fitness? Sounds like you’d be a great Personal Trainer!

You’re a busy person, we get that. Fit your training around your life by studying online and complete your course in your own time!

If you think you can’t get your PT career going alongside other things life throws your way, think again. Take your learning online and smash through the course quicker than you think.

What Will My Career as a Personal Trainer Look Like?

The harder you work, the more you’ll get back.

Are you a people person? Have no problem advising them on their fitness goals? You’re already half way to being an awesome Personal Trainer! Stay on track by setting your clients realistic goals and you’ll find no problem with keeping a steady workload.

Thinking you’d like to be your own boss? You can! Get yourself set up sooner than you’d expect!

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What Do I Need to Get Started as a Personal Trainer?

All PT roles require a level 3 qualification – with it you’ll be able to take group classes and run one-on-one sessions (perfect for building contacts if you’re looking to go freelance at some point).

What Do I Need to Know About the Part Time Personal Trainer Course?

Take your career to new levels from the comfort of your own home – our e-learning Personal Trainer course is a game changer when it comes to you career.

Working? Busy Lifestyle? No worries. Study with flexibility and smash through your units in an average of 6 months. You’ve got dedicated tutor support too, so you won’t be left in the dark.

You’ll be ready to start your career as a PT with these qualifications:


  • Principles of anatomy, physiology and fitness

  • Professionalism for fitness instructing and providing excellent customer care

  • Health and safety in the fitness environment

  • Conducting client consultation in a gym-based environment to support positive behaviour change

  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise programmes and group instructions

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 equipping students with the core abilities required to work as an unsupervised personal trainer going above and beyond the basic exercise planning and instruction, to enable you to deliver specifically designed personal training sessions to help your clients achieve their objectives.

  • Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness

  • Principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health

  • Understanding lifestyle, health, wellbeing and common medical conditions

  • Encouraging positive health and fitness behaviours in clients

  • Programme design and delivery for personal training

  • Professionalism and business acumen for personal trainers

After completing the above 2 modules and the assessments within, you will be graduating as a qualified Personal Trainer. But the learning doesn’t have to stop there. See our CPD courses below to continue to expand your qualifications and find your niche in the Health & Fitness market should you choose to.

The indoor cycling class is still one of the most popular on the class timetable. It's 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 together 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

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