Go from zero to confidently running your own successful Personal Training or Coaching business with The Pathfinder Programme, designed to take your fitness business to new heights. 

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The 1-1 business mentorship is with our Director, Tom Williams. Tom has over 10 years experience in the industry starting our as a gym instructor himself. Tom completed his Level 2 Fitness Instructor Course before going onto complete his Level 3 Personal Trainer course before running a hugely successful Personal Training business. Tom will lead you through the steps you need to take to ensure you can start, develop and grow your own fitness business. Time frames for consultancy will vary depending on your individual needs and can be for both new and existing PTs to kick on or get a head start. Together, we’ll unpack your fitness business, go back to basics and uncover your fitness business’s vision, mission and purpose. Then, we explore other fundamentals required to jumpstart your business.

We’ll also nail your target market, uncover specific marketing strategies to generate leads, and you’ll have straightforward sales tactics to sell your services. This is a 1-1 consultancy-led approach with Tom, supplemented by lifetime access to our comprehensive e-learning.

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Our PT Business Course is housed in our education platform and is completed online via self-study. With this comprehensive e-learning, you’ll be able to conduct a strategic needs analysis to identify specific areas for improving your business which will help to promote sustainable growth, ultimately leading to significantly increased revenue.

So, we’ve got you covered whether that’s help with systems, tools, marketing, sales, finance, programming, communication, wellbeing, risk, productivity or online coaching.

Fixed Price: £1,249

Once you become a Certified Personal Trainer, you need to be able to use your qualification effectively. The next step is building your Personal Training or fitness business (exciting times). Except most training providers don’t adequately prepare or equip you for the world of business.

Most qualified PT’s will try to ‘wing it’ in the initial stages of building their fitness business, and that’s a fair tactic; learn as you go; we get that. But wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could save time, money and energy and fast-track your fitness business’s success, not making a tonne of mistakes along the way? 

Well, our PT Business Mentorship Programme does precisely that and could prove invaluable to the success of your fitness business. 

Our Personal Training Mentorship Programme is for you if:

  • You’ve recently qualified as a Level 3 Personal Trainer and looking to start and grow your business or
  • You’re already running your fitness or Personal Training business and want help to grow it even further and achieve industry success

The PT Business Mentorship Programme takes out the guesswork of setting up, running and growing your own successful coaching or Personal Training business. 

The 1-1 fitness business consultancy is fused and supplemented by our unique e-learning platform, where you’ll have access to exclusive programme content. Together, we give you the tools, knowledge and individualised 1-1 support from an experienced mentor who’s been where you are today, and has made the mistakes, so you don’t have to. 

Our PT Business Mentorship Programme is the key to unlocking your fitness business’s potential for industry success.

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Our PT Mentorship programmes are designed for qualified Personal Trainers who either want to work for themselves on a freelance basis, or currently do. This means that you're the boss; you say when you should or shouldn't work, decide when to take holidays and days off, and keep ALL of the profits your business makes.

The 1-1 business mentorship with Tom Williams is where we recommend you start. This 1-1 fitness business consultancy with your mentor can be supplemented by our unique e-learning platform, where you'll have access to exclusive programme content, which includes includes theory, tutorial videos, tasks to ready you for business. Together, we give you the tools, knowledge and individualised 1-1 support from an experienced mentor who's been where you are today, and has made the mistakes, so you don't have to.

You'll check in regularly with your mentor as you progress through the programme. Together, we'll set your business up for success. The personal support calls are your chance to pick the brains of an experienced fitness professional who's been in your position, setting up their own fitness business.

So much of life is what and who you know. So, if you know exactly how to or, conversely, how not to do something relating to setting up and running your business, you're in a much better position; this will save you a heck of a lot of money, time and energy, which can otherwise be spent on growing your business.

Using our tailored needs analysis, we'll be able to see where you and your business need the most assistance. We'll then map out a clear roadmap for your success in the fitness industry. 

By the end of the programme, you’ll be able to:

  • Create and design a fitness brand you really believe in.
  • Set actionable goals and objectives both personally and professionally.
  • Write a business plan to succeed in the fitness industry.
  • Find your fitness business niche so you know exactly who you’re selling to.
  • Understand how to attract the right type of client for your business to flourish.
  • Write meaningful content that speaks directly to your audience, increasing your engagement.
  • Use proven fitness industry strategies to market your business.
  • Use social media effectively to promote your services.
  • Get consistent leads to consistently sell your products and services.
  • How to use a referral scheme to increase your business's performance.
  • Understand how to move someone from not knowing about your business to being both a paying client and promoter of your services.
  • Nail your on-boarding, check-in and ongoing service for your clients.
  • Understand how to grow your business with social proof and get amazing testimonials.
  • Select the right tools and processes to best serve your clients.
  • Increase your productivity.
  • Set up and utilise online coaching to coach clients remotely.
  • Launch your fitness business for maximum impact.

PLUS, you’ll also receive:

  • FREE client documents, templates, and done-for-you guides that will help you provide a superior level of service to your clients.
  • Ultimate 1-1 support, mentorship and guidance from professional industry experts.

As this CPD (continued professional development) course is designed to ready you for success in the fitness industry from a business sense, there are no assessments. There are, however, tasks for you to complete as you progress through the programme, which is designed to get you thinking about the various aspects of setting up your business for industry success.

It's highly recommended that you check in with your mentor regularly as you progress through the programme to sense-check your ideas and direction for you and your business.

After completing the Personal Training Mentorship Programme, you'll have the knowledge and tools to start your freelance personal training business with confidence. You'll not only be a fully qualified trainer but also know exactly how to accelerate your business growth and ultimately develop a successful career within the fitness industry.

We're proud of the support we give to our students; just because you've graduated and completed your mentorship doesn't mean that your relationship with SUMMIT has to end. You'll also have access to our private Facebook group where you can share business ideas, ask questions, and connect in a community with like-minded fitness professionals who are also running their own business. 

By the end of the Programme, you'll have full confidence, having started and now being in the process of growing your fitness business. 

Personal Training Mentorship FAQs

How is the pt mentorship delivered?

The programme includes 1-1 fitness business consultancy and is supplemented by our unique e-learning platform, where you’ll have access to exclusive programme content, which includes includes theory, tutorial videos, tasks to ready you for business. Together, we give you the tools, knowledge and individualised 1-1 support from an experienced mentor who’s been where you are today.


You’ll regularly chat and check-in with your mentor as you progress through the programme.

How do I know I can trust summit with my training?

We are a pioneering company that value our students to give them a genuinely fantastic experience. Check out our Trustpilot and Google Reviews from our wealth of satisfied graduates. 

Is the PT Business mentorship Programme accredited

Our PT Business Mentorship Programme is not accredited, and you won’t get a certificate. The programme will help you start and grow your fitness from zero with the help of someone who’s done exactly what you want to do. The proof will be the success of both you personally and your fitness business. 

Are there any pre-course requirements?

Yes. We ask that you are a Level 3 qualified Personal Trainer and that you’re committed to starting and growing your own Personal Training or Fitness business

Do I have to be really technical with computers to complete the course?

Absolutely not. A basic understanding of how to use a computer is all that is required. Of course, we’re also on hand to help with any technical issues too. 

Can I pay for my course monthly?

Yes, absolutely. We offer a range of payment options. Speak to one of our advisors for more details. 

I have a physical disability, can I still do a course?

Absolutely! As specialists in online fitness qualifications, you’re able to complete the entire course from your own home. Submit us an enquiry detailing your disability, and we can assess your suitability to undertake the course.

when can i start my course?

You can start your course almost immediately; once we’ve sorted the payment side of things you’ll usually have access to your course within the hour, so you can dive straight in.


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