Get qualified with the UK's leader in face-to-face fitness education with the greatest number of face-to-face hours on the market to give you the practical experience of communicating, assessing and motivating your clients.

Why choose YMCAfit

why choose one

Get an internationally-recognised, CIMSPA accredited qualification endorsed by employers and industry.

Why choose two

Learn from highly qualified and experienced tutors in state-of-the-art gyms.

why choose three

The most complete course in the UK, with everything you need to become a world-class Personal Trainer.

Personal Training packages with flexible learning methods to get your career started

Full-time: Mon-Fri (most of your work face-to-face)
Part-time: Sat & Sun (more online content for a more flexible learning)

Personal Training: Level 3 Diploma (new Cert)

Already a Gym Instructor and want to take the next step?

L3 Diploma in Personal Training

From £112.50 p/m
or £1350

Course includes:

 Level 3 Personal Trainer

 Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

 Level 3 Nutrition

 Level 3 Business Acumen

 Level 4 Exercise Programme Design

 Level 4 Communication Techniques

 High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Gym Instructing and Personal Training: Level 3 Diploma

The perfect personal trainer essential course

L3 Diploma in Gym Instructing and Personal Training

From £166.25 p/m
or £1995

Course includes:

 Level 2 Gym Instructor

 Level 3 Personal Trainer

 Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

 Level 3 Nutrition

 Level 3 Business Acumen

 Level 4 Exercise Programme Design

 Level 4 Communication Techniques

 High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Personal Training: Advanced Level 3 Diploma

Do you want to go extra and differentiate yourself?

Advanced Diploma in Personal Training

From £204.17 p/m
or £2450

Course includes:

 Level 2 Gym Instructor

 Level 3 Personal Trainer

 Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

 Level 3 Nutrition

 Level 3 Business Acumen

 Level 4 Exercise Programme Design

 Level 4 Communication Techniques

 High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

 Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

 Padwork for PT’s (CPD)

 Kettlebells Pro (CPD)

Women-only PT course

To provide an empowering and safe environment, we are launching a Women-only Personal Training course staring on 4th July 2022 in London.

The Women’s Only Level 3 Personal Training course will provide women with everything they need to be a world-class personal trainer, all the content in the usual course, as well as offering additional skills and training to help women thrive in the fitness industry including Ante/postnatal and Older Adults content, which would normally cost between £310 and £407.

Get in touch with our course advisors and find out more about this innovative course.

Flexible payment options to help you get started

payment option one

0% Finance available
Spread the cost with an interest-free direct debit for 6, 9, or 12 monthly installments.

payment option two

Advanced Learner Loan
You could fund your course with a government loan and pay once you earn over £27,295.

payment option three

Early Bird Discount
Get 10% off when you pay in full at least 2 months before the start date.

Want to become a personal trainer?

Our Course Advisors are ready to help you find the right personal trainer course for you.

How we can help you

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We understand the skills and behaviours that are needed to have a successful career as a Personal Trainer.

Whatever your goal in becoming a qualified fitness instructor, whether you are starting out, expanding your portfolio and skills, or looking to change your career we pride ourselves in providing the best course advice to help you achieve your goals.

Our Graduates go on to work at

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I heard some really good reviews about it. People told me it was the best course to do, it’s the most in depth and you’ll learn everything – which I absolutely did."

Kirsty, Advanced Diploma in Personal Training graduate