Personal Training Courses FAQs

Here’s the answers to some of the frequently asked questions about our courses. If you still can’t find the answer you’re looking for, contact us here

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all our qualifications are online. This means you can complete the theory work and practical assessments from home, or record them at your local gym. 

Our courses are accredited by both REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals) and CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity). We are overseen by Focus Awards who are an official awarding organisation. 

This provides you with aa guarantee that our qualifications are fully recognised by all fitness industry employers and professionals. All our qualifications are internationally recognised and are fully regulated by Ofqual.

Our courses are designed so you can complete the work at your own pace, from anywhere in the world. Using our e-learning platform, you’ll be able to work the course around your own schedule and fit the work in when it suits you. 

All our courses have different recommended times for completion. Visit the individual course pages for more information. 

No, there are no prior educational qualifications needed to complete your gym instructor or personal training course, but you must at least 16 years old. All that we ask if that you are genuinely passionate about health and fitness and enjoy helping others. 

Absolutely. As our qualifications are conducted remotely, you can complete all your course work from home and complete your practical assessment either from home, or at a gym local to you which can accommodate the physically impaired. 

Absolutely. Our tutors are experienced in helping a variety of people with additional learning needs to get through the course and be successful in the industry. Whatever your need, we’ll do our upmost to assist and make it as easy as possible for you to pass your course. 

No. If you want to, you can clear your course balance all in one go. 

But if you’d prefer to spread the payments out, we offers an option to spread the cost after your initial deposit payment. 

Our courses are flexible, and we are too. 

This will be completely dependant on the course you’re embarking on. However, as we specialise in fitness courses, there is likely to be a practical element. 

In most cases, there is roughly 70% theory work and 30% practical work. 

Sure! Our e-learning platform is super easy to use and navigate through.

Why not take a look at our free course taster, which will give you a flavour for our courses. 

You’ll receive your electronic PDF certificates as well as a hard copy of your certification. 

While you wait, we recommend getting involved with our Pathfinder Programme which takes the guesswork out of setting up and running your own successful coaching or personal training business, saving you money, time and energy. 

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