Personal Trainer Certificate

(24 customer reviews)

From: £174.50 / month for 6 months

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.

**NB: If you are leaving the forces (or know anyone who is) and are looking to retrain within the fitness industry, you can use the Enhanced Learning Credits to fund this course! Contact us for more information.

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Course Content for the Personal Trainer Certificate

Study Format
We have two 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
  • 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)
  • REPs recognised
  • CIMSPA endorsed



Additional information

Study Options

Online, Online (Add-on)

Payment Options

1 Payment in Full, 6 Monthly Payments

Payment Details

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

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


Training Days – 1 hr slots:
3rd August 2020 – Newcastle
17th September 2020 – Newcastle
31st August 2020 – Newcastle
14th September 2020 – Newcastle
28th September 2020 – Newcastle
12th October 2020 – Newcastle

Assessment Days – 1 hr slots:
3rd August 2020 – Newcastle
17th September 2020 – Newcastle
31st August 2020 – Newcastle
14th September 2020 – Newcastle
28th September 2020 – Newcastle
12th October 2020 – Newcastle

24 reviews for Personal Trainer Certificate

  1. James

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

  2. Blanka

    abslolutly awsome course, very interesting, tutor was very helpfull

  3. Rob

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

  4. Danny

    Course was very good i learnt a lot of useful information

  5. Luke

    Brilliant course, helped my confidence in theory of physical exercise

  6. Kate

    Educational and enjoyable would recommend

  7. Andrew

    Good course. Extremely friendly, would recommend

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  9. 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. Jordan

    Excellent support. Professional. great course.

  11. Nathan

    i thoroughly enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it

  12. Jordan

    The course was interesting. Would recommend.

  13. Jordan

    I really enjoyed the LAP book. #Learning

  14. Tait Donaldson

    Even more challenging than level 2 but thoroughly enjoyed.

  15. 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. Jemma Halliday

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

  17. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. kerry

    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. Chris Barton

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

  24. Dan Mackenzie

    Very well thought out lecture sessions. Great staff and facilities

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