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Pump up your career prospects and become a Personal Trainer

Part-Time Personal Trainer Course

Designed with your life in mind, our Part-Time Personal Trainer (PT) Course is the perfect way to transition into your next career change without giving up your current commitments. This course is ideal for those who want to continue working whilst studying, have young children or those who have the opportunity to swap to part-time with weekend availability. By studying our Personal Training courses part-time, you don’t have to change your lifestyle to change your career.

Get qualified as a Personal Trainer in as little as 5 months time with one of our Part-Time PT Courses; where your weekends can help transform your future, and introduce you into the world of Health & Fitness. If you aren’t in the position to leave your current job, or aren’t able to focus your time and attention due to current commitments, our Part-Time Personal Trainer Course is for you!

Consisting of 8 days of practical training, webinar sessions and assessments, the Personal Trainer part-time courses run across a total of five weekends, over a five month period. Upon completion of the course you will have acquired globally recognised qualifications to be a recognised Personal Trainer - enabling you to undertake work as a Personal Trainer anywhere in the world! 


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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’.

On this part-time course 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 and provides the groundings for the Level 3 qualification.

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 personal trainer in a professional capacity. The Level 3 module gives you the skills needed to go further beyond the basic exercise planning and instruction, which will enable you to deliver bespoke personal training sessions to help your clients achieve their objectives.

Whilst on the part-time Personal Training course we will also give you the opportunity to complete a variety of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Courses, designed to complement the PT course. These include both Studio Cycling and Gym Based boxing, to name a few. 

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

  • 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

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 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.

Let Us Help You

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.

In addition to our training, we also offer all of our students up to 3 years of career support from registration. This support includes access to a dedicated career support advisor who will be on hand to offer careers advice when you need it; whether it be help in gaining your first job as a fitness professional or looking for new opportunities after a period of time.  

Following completion of the course, we guarantee an interview with a leading UK health club to help you carve your fitness career path and give you a little extra helping hand to land your first job as a Personal Trainer! 

Kick start your career today in the Health & Fitness industry, by squeezing us, at The Training Room, into your weekends with our Part Time Personal Training Course and pump up your future.