Personal Trainer Certificate

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 24 customer ratings
(24 customer reviews)

From: £174.50

Personal Trainer Certificate: This qualification is for those who already have a Level 2 Certificate (i.e. Gym) and would like to become a Personal Trainer.

If you’re starting from scratch, then you can take our FastTrack Personal Trainer Diploma course.

If you already have your Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Theory Certificate then we have the ‘Add-on‘ option for you.

Are you already qualified and want to progress to Level 4? Then you can take our Advanced Personal Trainer Certificate course.

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Course Content for the Personal Trainer Certificate

Study Format
We have three study options for this course – simply select your preferred method in the drop-down selection above:

  • Online: Complete all your theory modules online and attend 1 Training Day and 1 Assessment Day throughout your study, at one of our venues in the north east or London
  • Intensive: A mix of theory and practical workshops within a condensed time-frame; you will attend 15 days over 3 weeks, at one of our facilities in the north east or London
  • Part-Time: A mix of theory and practical workshops spread out over 7 weeks; you will attend 2 days a week (normally Thursday & Friday) at one of our facilities in the north east or London

If studying online, you will be prompted to book your Training and Assessment days once you have started your last theory module.
Dates can be found under the ‘Additional Information’ tab on this page.
All dates can be found on the Course Dates page.

NB: We also have the Add-on version of the Online study option, if you already hold your Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology Theory Certificate.

What is involved in the Assessment?

  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical demonstration/assignment
  • Multiple choice exam

What do I need to have in order to take this course?

  • One current Level 2 qualification in a related area, i.e. Gym (within 3 years)
  • Experience using gym & fitness equipment


  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training (QCF)
  • Entry ont REPs register
  • REPs Points – 20



Additional information

Study Options

Online, Online (Add-on), Intensive

Payment Options

1 Payment in Full, 6 Monthly Payments

Payment Details

Save with 1-off, upfront payment:
Online = £1,150
Online (Add-on) = £950
Intensive = £1,400

Payment Plan Option:
Online (Full) = 6 payments of £211 (Total – £1,266)
Online (Add-on) = 6 payments of £174.50 (Total – £1,047)
Intensive = 6 payment of £257 (Total – £1,542)


ONLINE Training Days:
12th October 2018 / Venue: Newcastle – Eldon Leisure
9th November 2018 / Venue: Newcastle – Eldon Leisure
11th February 2019 / Venue: Newcastle – Eldon Leisure

3rd November 2018 / Venue: London – Forest Hill

ONLINE Assessment Days:
23rd November 2018 / Venue: Newcastle – Eldon Leisure
14th December 2018 / Venue: Newcastle – Eldon Leisure
11th March 2019 / Venue – Eldon Leisure

1st December 2018 / London – Forest Hill

17th September – 5th October 2018

24 reviews for Personal Trainer Certificate

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Really good thorough grounding, instruction was above and beyond to help prepare for life after course. relaxed atmosphere would recommend to others

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    abslolutly awsome course, very interesting, tutor was very helpfull

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    I have enjoyed this course quite a lot and the teacher helped me out a lot with my work.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5


    Course was very good i learnt a lot of useful information

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Brilliant course, helped my confidence in theory of physical exercise

  6. Rated 5 out of 5


    Educational and enjoyable would recommend

  7. Rated 5 out of 5


    Good course. Extremely friendly, would recommend

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lewis Batchelor


  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emily Fletcher

    I have had a wonderful experience. Thank you to all the staff for their hard work and support. It is really appreciated

  10. Rated 5 out of 5


    Excellent support. Professional. great course.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5


    i thoroughly enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it

  12. Rated 5 out of 5


    The course was interesting. Would recommend.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5


    I really enjoyed the LAP book. #Learning

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tait Donaldson

    Even more challenging than level 2 but thoroughly enjoyed.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Scott Grayson

    Great course, great tutors, modules were easy to follow and was engaging, thoroughly enjoyed the course and would recommend it to others, the fit training web page and extra support from the tutors inside and outside the course class!

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jemma Halliday

    Enjoyed the course, glad ive done it! Would recommend Fit Training for further courses..

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gemma Love

    this was an excellent course, very enjoyable, the team were friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. I would recommend fit training to everyone wanting to pursue a career in the fitness industry.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    william bath

    very intense course,trainers extremely supportive to the extent of responding to e mails at out of hours times.highly recommended for any one thinking of progression in this field.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    daniel surtees

    level 3 personal trainer course exceeds expectations, 5 weeks learned so much. great staff and supportive throughout would recommend to anyone who thinks about doing this if they are looking into the course or want a job to come at the end of the qualification.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Shaun Cairns

    Really enjoyed the level 3 personal training course, learned more than i expected and i would recommend this course to anyone wanting to get into PT.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jake Smith

    Course was really enjoyable and staff really friendly. Very welcoming environment and tutors really helpful. Would recomend to others looking to start.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5


    Really enjoyed level 3, made some great friends and excellent staff. Learned a lot about the gym and how to do programmes. Going to do level 3 and level 4 sports massage soon.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Chris Barton

    All tutors are friendly and approachable. Highly recommend the course to anyone starting out as a PT.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dan Mackenzie

    Very well thought out lecture sessions. Great staff and facilities

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