School of Personal Training


European Institute of Fitness

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Eat, sleep and breathe Personal Training for 4 or 2 weeks depending on whether you choose full time or online study

Residential to immerse yourself in a Personal Training experience 24/7 hover / click to reveal

Commute daily or part-time to nearest centre sometimes only 2-3x a week full-time

A non-intimidating optimal learning environment at our private country retreat to enjoy your entire experience

Hands-on training: 70% practical, 6 days a week hover / click to reveal

Classroom-based or home study course delivery with limited tuition / contact time

Fully comprehensive with everything you need to launch into a new career with confidence

Bespoke PT curriculum for the 21st Century PT hover / click to reveal

Off-the-shelf REPs course

Train members of the public as you qualify graduating with 10-15 hours of PT experience already under your belt

Unique PT Clinic training members of the public for real hover / click to reveal

No clinic, student-on-student practice only

In and out of the gym environment all day long making sure your skills are refined and learning is applied

Private practical facilities exclusively for our students hover / click to reveal

Commute to local health club to practice skills when available

Even our online programme offers more taught hours than most 'full time' courses

Online fully taught programmes with 2 week practical experience hover / click to reveal

Nationally and internationally recognised qualifications ready to stand out right from the start

Graduate a confident Personal Trainer with international qualifications hover / click to reveal

Self-paced home study with weekend assessment days only, limited practical training

Leave ready only to apply for a gym job with the exact same qualifications as everyone else

Everything from business set-up to website design including marketing, product development & sales

Business included throughout including PT business workshop hover / click to reveal

No business or external subcontracted up-sell training only

How to coach nutrition and lifestyle change, help manage stress and stand out as an ACSM Fitness & Nutrition Coach

Lifestyle coaching orientation throughout
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No coaching or limited practice

Everything we do is applied including taking you to the supermarket to teach you how to deliver a tour

Supermarket tour to learn real nutrition skills

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No supermarket tour - theory based nutrition only

Experts in their field with thousands of hours of experience and academic training

Internationally experienced training team

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Often unknown who your course tutors will be until the first day of the course

Our last survey revealed 81% of graduates working and earning as paid PTs compared with 20% national average

Highest graduate-to-earning PT success rate in the industry hover / click to reveal

Poor graduate to earning PT transition rates

Value for money if a lasting career is your goal - but a greater investment required than an ordinary PT course

Priced sensibly given residential exclusive training hover / click to reveal

Mass produced cheap training to a very ordinary standard

One UK based school, one coherent comprehensive curriculum - hundreds of successful graduates world-wide

Maximum of 100 graduates per year

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>2000 students per year per provider

The highest possible level of training with comprehensive £5million insurance policy to cover everything you study on course

Level 4 content included into Master Trainer and certified Fitness & Nutrition Coach course content as standard! hover / click to reveal

Level 4, if covered, only started following completion of L3 course then can take up to 12 months of online study to finish


OPTION ONE 4 Week Residential FULL TIME Get away and completely focus on your training Pay upfront or stagger payments [50:50 PAYMENT PLAN TO SPREAD 50% OVER SEVERAL MONTHS] OPTION TWO 10 Weeks Online + 2-Week Practical HOME STUDY Live weekly eClasses and then 2 weeks at our residential school Pay upfront or stagger payments [50:50 PAYMENT PLAN TO SPREAD 50% OVER SEVERAL MONTHS]


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