This is our most advanced level personal training diploma. You will be a specialist at the top of the industry.

6-9 Months
Awarding Body: Active IQ
Other Accreditations: CIMSPA and REPS

Who is this course for?

You will enter in to the industry as an advanced level personal trainer at level 4. You will be multi-talented and able to train clients with a vast array of needs. You’ll have the option to choose between two pathways; the “medical” route where you’ll study exercise referral and specialise in lower back pain. Or you can choose to specialise as a strength and conditioning coach. Both routes are at level 4. You will learn how to run a successful business and train clients for specific sports, in addition to being able to choose 2 CPD courses from four options, making you an extremely dynamic trainer and specialist.

What will you learn from this course?

The course consists of:

– Level 2 Gym
– Level 3 Personal Trainer
– Nutrition
– Nutrition for Performance
– Business and Marketing

Then, either:

– Exercise Referral and Level 4 Low Back Pain, or
– Level 4 Strength and conditioning

You’ll also get to choose two out of the below short CPD qualifications:

– Indoor studio cycling
– Kettlebells
– Suspension Trainers
– Circuit Training

How is the course delivered?

All of our personal training courses include lots of practical and classroom learning. Ensuring you become the best that you can be. You can attend this course and study it as quickly or as spread out as you like, within reason of course!

It is delivered as a blended mix of classroom and practical learning with guided home study. Your classroom learning is on set workshop dates that you plan and choose with your tutor. They can be weekends or weekdays. Your home study is merely to complete your case study work and worksheets, where you will train a real client. You will have access to our fitness facilities free of charge to enable you to do this (if you are local to our main campus).

The course includes theory sessions on anatomy and physiology, and lots of practical. The practical learning covers programming, instructing and coaching training sessions. You will plan your workshops with your tutor right at the very start, to enable you to know exactly when you will be starting and completing your qualification.

There is the option to have additional workshops, which is outlined upon enquiry.

How will I be assessed?

– Practical assessments
– Worksheets
– Theory exams
– Case studies and assignments

Can I make a good living once qualified?

The answer is yes. First and foremost, you will be doing something you love on a daily basis. Regarding your earnings, this is down to you. There are a couple of main options; freelance or direct employment within a gym. You’ll have the best earning potential if you go freelance. However, your success depends on YOU. Just like with any trade, you have to build your customer base. This is hard work. It requires research, a plan and consistency. But this is something we help you with as part of your course.

Simply choose either the level 4 low back pain or strength and conditioning version in the shop when signing up.

Why choose our Ultimate Diploma in Personal Training 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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