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Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)

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60 USD
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For more information about duration, please contact the institute.
60 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

Fitness Diploma (Personal Trainer / Fitness Instructor)

Do you have a passion for a healthy lifestyle, incorporating diet and exercise into your daily routine that you now want to share with others? This diploma will teach you everything you need to know about being an effective fitness instructor/personal trainer and helping your clients achieve their fitness goals on a daily basis.

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  • Self-paced Online
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Training content

  • Beginning a Career in the Fitness Industry
  • Anatomy – The Skeleton
  • Anatomy – Cardiovascular System
  • Anatomy – Muscles and Somatotypes
  • Anatomy – The Nervous System
  • Anatomy – The Joints
  • Obesity & Diabetes
  • Diet and Fitness
  • Collecting & Analysing Nutritional Information & Nutritional Goal Setting
  • Encouraging Clients to Incorporate Activity into their Lifestyle & Understanding of Health Benefits
  • The Effects of Exercise on the Body
  • How to Safely Monitor Exercise Intensity
  • GP and Exercise Referral
  • Preparing Fitness Plans for Clients
  • Stretching Fitness
  • Fitness Training for Disabled People
  • Group Personal Training
  • Gym Exercising – Planning and Instructing
  • An In Depth Look at Personal Training
  • Outdoor Fitness
  • Children – Fitness and Diet
  • Yoga Instructing
  • Pilates Instructor
  • Understanding Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment
  • Understanding & Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment
  • Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
  • Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business
  • Finance
  • Insurance and Tax
  • Marketing Yourself as a Personal Trainer
  • Health and Safety

Course delivery details

Advantages of taking the Fitness Diploma

The fitness diploma will provide you with a wide number of benefits to help you enjoy a successful career as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.

  • Fast track your career.
  • Improve your career prospects.
  • Improve your knowledge and skill when it comes to the human anatomy.
  • Understand the link between exercise and diet.
  • Know how to work with your client, encourage them and support them to achieve their goals.
  • Use any device to access the modules online, enabling you to study from anywhere at any time.
  • Study at your own pace with no schedules or deadlines to adhere to.
  • Be rewarded with an industry recognised certification on successful completion (this is not recognised by REPs).
  • Take advantage of online support during your studies.
  • Be confident in your abilities and knowledge as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.


The listed price of this course is inclusive of VAT.

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What You Will Learn

This course is designed to provide you with a complete overview of what you need to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. During the course you can expect to learn the following:

  • Learn what you will need to begin your career in fitness, from the skills you will need to the role you will be expected to perform on a daily basis.
  • Understand the human anatomy of the bones, their function and how exercise can impact the bones. You will also learn about how bones are affected as part of the ageing process.
  • Learn more about the cardiovascular system from the heart's function to respiratory function and how these are impacted by exercise, along with the benefits.
  • Get an understanding of muscles and how they work and the different muscle types.
  • Understand joints and nervous system, as well as injury prevention.
  • Learn more about obesity and diabetes and how the two are linked. Obesity has become a serious issue in the United Kingdom with more people being diagnosed with diabetes on a daily basis.
  • Get a good understanding of a healthy and well-balanced diet and why this is so important in conjunction with exercise. Learn the five main food groups, types of food and how to set nutritional goals.
  • Learn how to encourage your clients to embrace an active lifestyle and how it can benefit them in the long run.

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21 Feb 2023

My personal trainer is knowledgeable and professional, making me feel safe and comfortable during our workouts.

17 Feb 2023

I appreciate the flexibility my personal trainer offers in scheduling sessions around my busy life.

14 Feb 2023

My personal trainer is a great listener and takes the time to understand my goals and challenges.