Personal Training Courses - Interactive Online Learning and Practical Workshops

This is an online course
Awarding Body: Active IQ
Other Accreditations: CIMSPA, REPS

Who is this course for?

Our personal training courses are of the highest quality. They are intended for those who need the ultimate in flexible learning. You will be self-motivated and passionate about health, fitness and changing people’s lives. You will get your own tutor, top quality online learning resources and engaging practical workshops.

You will benefit from virtual classroom learning, your own dedicated tutor for distance support and structured online resources that are drip fed to you each week as you move through the course.

When ready, you attend practical workshops with us where we teach you top coaching techniques, advanced programming, consultation skills and much more. You will also take part in theory and practical assessments at certain workshops when you are at the right stage and confident to sit them.

What will you learn from this course?

You will cover a variety of interesting and engaging units and topics, such as:

– Anatomy and Physiology
– Nutrition
– Customer care and building a business
– Health and Safety
– Supporting Clients
– Planning and Programming Advanced Exercise
– Instructing and Delivering Personal Training
– Movement Analysis
– Posture Analysis
– Marketing skills

This is FAR more than just an online personal training course, you will enjoy dedicated support throughout, with engaging practical workshops that make our personal training courses the best on the market. We have blended modern, online technology with top classroom and gym facilities to ensure you get the best experience possible.

How is the course delivered?

Our personal training courses are delivered via self-guided, online learning with distance tutor support when needed.

You also attend practical, engaging workshops when you reach certain points in the course. Your theory and practical assessments will also be held on practical workshop days.

There is flexibility around when you attend practical workshops. Remember, the course is self-paced and you only attend these workshops when you’re ready!

How will I be assessed?

Assessments on our personal training courses are thorough, but well supported, where you will be well prepared. You will participate in a number of assessments to ensure you are fully professional upon graduation, such as:

– Theory exams for Anatomy and Physiology, Principles of Exercise and Nutrition
– Worksheet completion
– A Case study where you personal train somebody for real!
– Practical assessments where you demonstrate your skill as a true professional

Can I make a good living once qualified?


As with all careers, you get out what you put in. Our personal training courses also prepare you with the skills and knowledge needed to build your own successful business.

With strong organisational skills, excellent motivation, a good plan and a good business acumen, you will succeed!

Why choose our Personal Training Courses – Online in Essex?

  • Excellent, highly rated vocational training
  • Vocational courses in Fitness, Teaching, Security, Teaching and more....
  • Multiple funding options available for all courses
  • Flexible Study Options - online, part-time and bespoke 1-2-1/small group delivery

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