Whether you want to gain the skills and qualifications you need to start your fitness career, or take a direct route into higher education, the Fitness Training Academy is for you. With mentoring from industry experts along with professional work experience with weekly work placements, the two-year course is the perfect way to start your fitness journey.

Why should I take this course?

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  • You’ll earn a credible fitness industry qualification
  • You’ll become a qualified Personal Trainer with mentoring from world-class industry experts.
  • You’ll get qualified to go straight into work without going to college.
  • Practical training in PUREGYM combining gym & studio based study.
  • You’ll get professional experience with weekly work placements at established fitness and leisure clubs.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to work within fitness clubs or branch out into other areas of the active leisure sector.

The Fitness Training Academy gives you:

  • The skills you need to become a qualified Personal Trainer
  • Mentoring from world-class industry experts
  • Professional work experience with weekly work placements
  • UCAS points in case you want to continue your study
  • Level 3 Diploma in Physical Activity, Fitness and Exercise Science
Learning outcomes
  • You'll know how to consult and support clients to change exercise behaviour
  • You'll be able to consult/interview and support clients changing exercise behaviour
  • You'll understand how to maintain a safe and effective gym-based exercise environment
  • You'll be able to deliver a safe and effective gym-based induction
  • You'll know how to plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise session
  • You'll be able to plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise session
  • You'll be able to deliver a safe and effective gym-based exercise programme
  • You'll be able to evaluate own practice
Why is this course different?
  • This intensive course runs for two years to develop a full understanding of the fitness industry
  • You'll get practical work-based training in an established gym on a weekly basis to put what you've learnt into action
  • By the end of the first year you'll be recognised as a Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • You'll be able to continue your development in maths and English without the need for collefae
  • You’ll earn UCAS points in case you want to continue your study in higher education/university.