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Personal Fitness Trainer Online Training Course

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Personal Fitness Trainer Online Training Course

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.

32 comprehensive modules

The Fitness Diploma is broken into comprehensive modules which will teach you everything you need to know to become a successful fitness instructor or personal trainer. The course is set in manageable modules which you can study at your own pace and in your own time while still having the benefit of a full time position.

End of course certification

On completion of the course you will be required to pass a test, which is made up of multiple choice questions based on the modules you have studied. Once you pass, you will be able to download and print your certificate and start using your new diploma to enjoy a successful career within the fitness industry.

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who can take the course?

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirents to take the course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

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 syst 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 syst, 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 brace an active lifestyle and how it can benefit th in the long run.
  • Identify how exercise impacts the body as a whole.
  • Learn how to safely monitor your clients' exercise intensity.
  • Learn how to set fitness plans in place, how to plan, difficulties you may face and standards you must adhere to.
  • Get a good understanding of the importance of stretching, working with disabled customers and outdoor exercise routines.
  • Learn how to work with children, from exercise to diet.
  • Identify if yoga or pilates may be something you will want to specialise in.
  • Know how to deal with ergencies in the fitness industry.

Benefits 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 th and support th 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.
  • Take advantage of online support during your studies.
  • Be confident in your abilities and knowledge as a fitness instructor or personal trainer.

Training Course Content

  • Module 1 : Beginning a career in the fitness industry
  • Module 2 : Anatomy “ the skeleton
  • Module 3 : Anatomy “ cardiovascular syst
  • Module 4 : Anatomy “ muscles and somatotypes
  • Module 5 : Anatomy “ The nervous syst
  • Module 6 : Anatomy of the joints
  • Module 7 : Obesity & Diabetes
  • Module 8 : Diet and fitness
  • Module 9 : Collecting & analysing nutritional information & nutritional goal setting
  • Module 10 : Encouraging clients to incorporate activity into their lifestyle & understanding of health benefits
  • Module 11 : The effects of exercise on the body
  • Module 12 : How to safely monitor exercise intensity
  • Module 13 : GP and exercise referral
  • Module 14 : Preparing fitness plans for clients
  • Module 15: Stretching Fitness
  • Module 16: Fitness training for disabled people
  • Module 17: Group personal training
  • Module 18: Gym exercising “ Planning and Instructing
  • Module 19: An in depth look at personal training
  • Module 20: Outdoor fitness
  • Module 21: Children “ Fitness and Diet
  • Module 22: Yoga Instructing
  • Module 23: Pilates Instructor
  • Module 24: Understanding ergency procedures in a fitness environment
  • Module 25: Understanding & Controlling risks in a fitness environment
  • Module 26: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
  • Module 27: Setting up your own Fitness or Personal Training business
  • Module 28: Customer care. Dealing with enquiries
  • Module 29: Finance
  • Module 30: Insurance and Tax
  • Module 31: Marketing yourself as a personal trainer
  • Module 32: Health and Safety

Course delivery details

We estimate that the course will take about 15 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

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