Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Leicester, London, Manchester, Nottingham
About this course

Kick start your life in the fitness industry with the skills and tools to build a successful business and a clear plan to achieve your goals. Beyond your technical knowledge, you’ll also need to promote yourself and your skills to potential customers. Gain some essential business know-how to develop a profitable and successful business. 

The benefits of taking this course

  • You'll be given the tools to start your own business through understanding your market and product
  • Develop a strong sales strategy
  • You'll be given the latest techniques and information
  • You'll understand how to increase your client base
  • You'll have unparalleled student support to help you along your way

This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Personal Training.

Course details

This is a face-to-face course and is suitable for anyone starting their career in fitness. 

Format: Classroom study

Duration: 8 hours over 1 day.

What you will learn

With this course, you will learn how to win new clients and stand out from your competition. This course will include:

  • How to create a successful business plan
  • Defining you and your product
  • Being self-employed vs employed
  • How to stand out from the competition
  • Recognising your role within the marketplace
  • Lead generation and how to plan promotional campaigns
  • Sales techniques and how to win new clients
  • How to use social media and digital as an effective business tool
How you are assessed
  • No assessment, but you'll need to attend the full course to receive a certificate.
What you will qualify with
  • YMCAfit Business Principles
  • 8 REPs points
  • 7 CIMSPA points
What you need to do this course
  • You don't need any previous qualifications to do this course.
Location and dates






Start date
Sunday 25 Nov 18
9.00am - 5.00pm



How to book

Call us on 0844 346 0036 to book your course or fill out our request a call back form.

Payment options

We accept debit or credit cards over the phone or in person at our London head office. Our office is open 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. This course will need to be paid in full.

Special offer

3 for £350 on selected CPD courses. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Terms and conditions apply.