We are a nationally and internationally recognised provider of Personal Training Courses, approved by the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), Active IQ, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). We have been delivering UK recognised <strong>personal training courses</strong> and taught many students <strong>How to Become a Personal Trainer</strong>, since 2005 and have considerable prior experience delivering Personal Trainer Courses in Australia, and Personal Trainer Courses in Europe, bringing an international flavour to our personal trainer course delivery.
We don't just offer any old personal trainer courses but provide a unique way to master your new trade. Our personal trainer training offers an immersive approach to qualify as a personal trainer. Whether you choose to study full time or part time all our UK personal training courses have an immersive experience included. Our 4 wee fast track is exactly that, 4 weeks fully immersed in a full time course here at our residential school. Our online personal trainer course has 2 weeks at our residential school of personal training but with 10 weeks home study before you attend. The reason we don't have an online-only option or a home study programme with only one or two weekends with contact with tutors is that our goal is for you to actually be a personal trainer. That is whilst you can qualify i.e. get a certificate saying you are technically qualified as a personal trainer without substantial face to face technical training we don't believe you would have a good chance of ever being one earning your living from personal training.
Our 4 week super fast track to become a personal trainer course offers a fully inclusive residential personal training course for those with no formal background in fitness looking for the ultimate way to move from fitness enthusiast, and Become a Personal Trainer in the shortest possible time. This personal trainer course runs Monday to Friday from 8.30am plus evening Personal Training Clinic and Saturday 9am to 4.30pm. Investments includes all materials, registrations with REPs and NRPT, no additional assessment charges, no resit costs should they be required, no daily commutes, no car parking charges or any other hidden extras. This is a fully taught personal trainer course with no online study.
Our online personal training course is for those unable to study full time, this course offers the full flexibility of home study without the compromise associated with distance education including a 2-week residential practical element to our courses for those all-important practical skills. This personal training course allows students study on Saturday mornings (9am-1pm) or two weekday evenings (7.30pm-9.30pm) with the requirement of a further 4 hours private study per week before attending their Practical at our residential school of personal training offering greater flexibility but without losing the benefits of tutor-led learning and practical face-to-face training.
Our Master Personal Trainer Courses have empowered students to enter the workplace and excel as Personal Trainers since 2005. We are able to incorporate far more content than other relatively short courses due to the fact we are and have always been a residential personal trainer course. This enables students to eat, sleep and breathe personal training by getting away from the distractions of everyday life to study with like-minded people at our School dedicated to Personal Trainer Courses. We have our own facilities ensuring maximal practice opportunities and incorporate a fully functional Personal Training clinic experience into our courses to ensure all graduates leave feeling confident in their abilities. This non-intimidating and supportive environment enables those truly interested in helping people change to excel regardless of the level of "gym" experience they may possess. In 2011 we added a post-graduate personal trainer course to develop the 'Coaching' skills of Personal Trainers. This ACSM endorsed personal trainer course designed to plug the gap between Personal Trainer Courses and Life Coaching was integrated into our Master Trainer award in 2013. In an industry flooded with poorly trained Personal Trainers and less than 15% practical-based Personal Trainer Courses in general, there is an increasing need for trainers to provide time efficient and affordable solutions for their clients, and so our Coaching arm has become an integral aspect of our graduates' businesses and subsequently we now offer an International PT Diploma certifying students as a Fitness & Motivation Coach not just Personal Trainer.
There are many ways to qualify as a Personal Trainer but you only need to find one. The one you choose needs to provide you with the hands-on practical training and continual support after you finish to convert your commitment and hard work on your Personal Trainer Course into a viable new career as a Personal Trainer and with the European Institute of Fitness, a Fitness and Motivation Coach. Warning: Most courses over assess and under train their students forcing them to continually jump through regulatory hoops, which has become the norm in the UK's tick-box approach to education. We run a completely different system with minimal exams replacing unnecessary assessments and academic assignments with personal support and practical-based on-going assessment. Our curriculum and style of delivery has been refined over the past 10 years bringing experience around the world to shape our unique and purpose-built Personal Trainer Course. The Gold Standard in Personal Trainer Education. We are probably not your easiest option, but your best chance of success! If you are looking for a personal training course that delivers, call our team today.
OK so there are different claims and confusing information about how best to get qualified, what level to train to and how best to proceed. Here's our claim in a nutshell.
There is simply no better way to retrain than intensively putting aside your life as it is for 4 or 2 weeks and immersing yourself in a training experience that not only accelerates your knowledge and skills as a Personal Trainer but as a Fitness & Motivation Coach. You will leave absolutely ready to embark on a new career as a reputable and successful fitness professional. We recognise commuting daily to a near-by centre is far more convenient and potentially more affordable in the short term. That said the daily commute, car parking not to mention lost time in transit come at a cost. The advantages of attending our residential school means once here everything is on your doorstep. The classrooms and gym studio and grounds help you lose yourself in the experience with accommodation all provided minimising the need to do anything other study, train and enjoy being here.
We cut to the chase and offer specific and applied fitness education every day helping every student embrace the experience and grow into the role of successful Fitness and Motivation Coach and EIF Master Trainer. (advanced personal trainer courses) We avoid the more common modular approach picking up credits as you learn to contribute one day being qualified and instead offer a coherent one stop shop to gain the very best fitness education in the world. Our integrated approach links topics together saving time and so packing much more in. For example the same fundamental anatomy and physiology underpins advanced programme design, functional training and sports as well as specific populations. As all students study the entire Personal Trainer Course (not individual modules) we cover anatomy and physiology just once applying it straight away to programme design, functional training and specific populations. Our success rate in terms of course completion is almost 100%. Student transition into the industry is tremendous and our graduates are not alone. Our dedication to ongoing student success is unrivalled. Our PT clinic offers an opportunity for our graduates to start as experienced professionals not new recruits finding their way. Clients only buy personal training from confident and experienced trainers. Get ahead from the start and choose a personal trainer course with a difference..
We are not likely your easiest option. Our Personal Trainer Courses are challenging. That said once students arrive here they stay here with everything on their door step returning 4 weeks (14 days for online) later fully certified and ready to go. Yes there are certainly more convenient ways to retrain. But if you are looking for value, security in your investment and want to avoid the pitfalls experienced by so many trainers, you know now what to do. The cost of choosing a lesser course may be greater than you think... SUMMARY Weigh up your options and work out where you ideally will be 2 years from now. Get excited about this place. Now decide what is the best possible way to get there. Now get started....Not every course is made equal.
Not all Personal Trainers are made equal...
Regardless of how you choose to train to qualify as a Personal Trainer here are 10 simple steps to increase your chance of success -
7. Be proud to be a Personal Trainer but perhaps call yourself a Fitness and Motivation Coach. Personal Trainers are motivating and exciting ‘facilitators of change’. They earn terrific money but aren’t in it for the money. They lead a healthy and relatively stress-free lifestyle and make a tremendous difference in peoples’ lives. Are you ready to become a great PT? Then become a great PT and stop procrastinating and choose your best route to becoming one, not the easiest route to qualify as one...
8. Have a referral system and plan time each and every week to do marketing work. Yes enjoy being a trainer and focus on this aspect of the job but spend 1/2 a day every week at least working on your business not just in it. Work a full day-a-week on your business not just in it and grow a business that will provide you an income even when you are not working. ‘Nice’ just got better.
9. Great personal training courses indeed the best personal training courses we help you stand out. Just don’t be the same as everyone else. When you are, your only way to distinguish yourself will be on price and being cheaper is no way to go!
10. Finally the best personal trainer courses may be a little more expensive but becoming a personal trainer requires you to learn your new discipline properly, which will save a great deal of time, money and sweat later when you are one.
What IS PERSONAL TRAINING IN THE 21ST CENTURY?
All EIF Master Trainers are equipped with the skills, tools and confidence to tackle these new demands. Above all the business of personal training and learning how to market to build such a client group is covered as standard on our courses. Certainly the modern-day PT must be more than just a gym instructor with a few added qualifications. The role is diverse and changing.
We offer Business training as standard not only on course but for 12 months afterwards! You get your own website and online Client Management System to also ensure client success. Not everyone is aware of what a true Personal Trainer does or what to look for in a personal training course never mind how they can positively impact on the lives of others. A freelance PT offers much more than just fitness advice and perhaps some one-on-one training to make sure clients complete enough repetitions of the right exercises with good form and technique but engages with their clients to help them make sustainable changes in their lifestyle.
1. True Personal Trainers are motivators and agents of change supporting clients in nutrition and lifestyle modification as well as in exercise and fitness.
2. A true Personal Trainer can work in a gym although today this can too easily be seen as little more than an advanced gym instructor and certainly with the pressure for health clubs to drive their membership fees up can be swamped with membership retention priorities rather than supporting long lasting lifestyle change.
3. True Personal Trainers also work outdoors delivering boxing pad work, bootcamp training, walking and run clubs, bodyweight based strength training programmes and much more.
4. True Personal Trainers own their own studios, work in other PT studio and local halls creating comfortable and supportive solutions for their clients.
5. True Personal Trainers make really good money too. They don’t become engaged in lowly paid gym instructor work but strive to provide high value services at fair remuneration for themselves. This shows up in terms of 30 minute private PT sessions as well as hour-long semi-private training offering clients affordable (semi-private) and time efficient (½ hr PT) ways to work out and get fit. Such delivery also increases trainers’ personal income.
6. True Personal Trainers are small business owners. They understand they shouldn’t trade their time for money and sell by the hour Personal Training but should package their product into clearly sell-able solutions tailored to their clients’ needs. They set up monthly payment plans and establish themselves as the go-to Personal Trainer in town.
7. True Personal Trainers are lifestyle coaches. They understand it is what clients do when they are not around that mostly determines the results they achieve with their clients. This requires superior communication and coaching skills than more ordinary Personal Trainers!
8. True Personal Trainers understand their own personal development is critical. They embrace the need to work on themselves not just pick up qualifications and that as they grow so does their business.
9. The impact of true Personal Trainers is significant too. By helping clients get strong, feel confident and gain control in their life especially in regards stress management and nutrition they truly transform lives. No other profession quite engages with people like Personal Training. The motivational, exercise and nutritional support they offer sets them aside from Doctors and Nurses, Instructors and Therapists, Surgeons and Consultants and indeed any other health or medical practitioner because of the whole-person approach and coaching style they adopt. The best personal training courses know this and build their curriculum around such considerations.
People are not capable of looking after their own health and fitness. Supermarkets and pharmaceutical companies profit from over-consumption of food and the medication of disease. Just as athletes need a Coach to perform at their best, business owners all around the world are engaging in business Coaches to help them grow their businesses and therefore perform optimally. True Personal Trainers understand their role as Coaches helping their clients live an optimal life through better health and fitness. Creating safe and time efficient ways for people to work out, guiding eating and drinking patterns, supporting clients to remain motivated and making a difference where clubs, diets and general nutrition guidelines have failed is what true Personal Training is all about.
To become a Personal Trainer will take a great deal more than just an ordinary REPs 3 course bolting on different extras to counter a lack of substantial training in the first place. Are you ready to stand out from the pack?
To find out more about how to choose the right personal training course for you, call our careers team today 01743 770 600. Remember
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The European Institute of Fitness offers a Residential School of Personal Training for more serious-minded students to get away and immerse themselves in an experience. Our practical-based full time and LIVE & interactive online courses ensures every student leaves more ready and more confident to launch a NEW career in fitness once they graduate.
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Become a freelance or self-employed personal trainer with confidence with 24 months ongoing business support after you leave.
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There are many different personal trainer and personal training courses to choose from.
The secret is find the one that best prepares you to stand out from other personal trainers and provides the right hands-on personal training experience to help you leave with confidence. Our advanced personal trainer courses are included as standard as part of our European Institute of Fitness Master Trainer program. Whether you choose our online personal trainer course or our residential personal training course both of these courses in personal training will enable you to earn immediately after you graduate. EIF offers an international personal trainer course offering UK, European and US awards to help ensure every EIF graduate feels unique. Without doubt every graduate who leaves us feels they studied the best personal trainer course and with this security they are super-charged to excel after they leave.
Our Master Trainer program includes full certification as an international personal trainer but also offers ongoing online training in fitness, business and coaching as well as continual career support for 24 months after you leave. The 4 week full time course and online plus 2 week practical personal trainer course provide full training in one-on-one personal training as well as small group PT, nutrition and weight management, postural retraining and corrective exercise, specific populations and medical conditions, lifestyle coaching and fitness business and in its own right is not only the best personal trainer course but is a highly advanced personal trainer course fit for the 21st Century Personal Trainer.
We offer no ordinary personal trainer course. In fact if you wish to compare personal trainer courses, we don’t really compare at all. We don’t train some 2000 students a year, we don’t offer 20 sites across the country and we don’t employ therefore hundreds of tutors and assessors to provide qualifications in fitness life a production line. We do however have one unique school of personal training, a unique and bespoke personal trainer course fit for the modern day personal trainer and the only personal training clinic in the UK. We offer the highest possible level of tuition and by people who have already been highly successful and continue to own their PT business.
Our personal trainer courses are all REPs approved but go way beyond such levels of training. We are EHFA accredited too as so recognised across Europe and with our ACSM endorsed Fitness & Nutrition Coach award every graduate will feel an advanced personal trainer once they leave. Our exclusive personal training clinic offers the best personal trainer course possible with 10-20 hours of real life personal training experience as you qualify as a personal trainer.
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