Become a Personal Trainer with ICON Training

Become a Personal Trainer with ICON Training.

So becoming a personal trainer is the latest “sexy” job, that many people in the health and fitness industry are striving towards. The truth is that being a personal trainer IS an awesome job, and there has probably never been a better time to become a personal trainer.

Most of us at ICON have been or still practice as a Personal Trainer. We wouldn’t be where we are now if we hadn’t performed this role at some point in our careers.

To start your journey to becoming a personal trainer you will need to complete a Level 2 Fitness Instructor Course as a prerequisite, in addition to completing Level 3 in Personal Training Course. That’s not to say that you can’t do a combined course that up- skills you to be a Personal Trainer alongside the Fitness Instruction qualification, CPD courses such as our kettlebell instructor course, spin instructor course and circuit training instructor course  are a fantastic way to continue to learn more skills, that attract more clients.

Now the market is flooded with personal training course providers offering extremely different prices and course lengths. The price range can vary from £900-£3000 and above. Some providers offer intensive courses over a few days while others spread the course out over several months.

So which one should you choose? Well, it’s a tough question. The good news is that Ofsted monitor all training providers. This means that if they aren’t providing an appropriate service, then they will be shut down. We’d just like to add that ICON is the only Grade 1 training provider in the fitness industry which is the highest accolade Ofsted awards. Ok, sales pitch over!

Our comprehensive guide on how to become a personal trainer and have a great career in the industry will be available very shortly. In the meantime, we highly recommend calling our career advisers for a chat about your future and how we can help you be more!

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Level 3 Diploma : Personal Training Course and Business Skills

Personal Training Courses from ICON Training - The UK's leading Personal Training Courses provider. There has never been a better time to start a Personal Training Course because the Heath and Fitness sector is booming! All ICON personal training courses are fully endorsed and accredited by REP”s. ICON personal training graduates are widely recognised by employers across the UK as being of the very highest calibre. So if you are looking for a career in personal training, not just a personal training qualification then get in touch today! Choosing the right Personal Training Certificate can be tricky, don't hesitate to give our experienced career advisors a call to discuss your options, no obligations! You could enroll in a personal training course within minutes and complete your personal training certification with ICON, the leading leisure industry training provider. This Level 3 Diploma is an excellent progression route for existing Fitness Instructors who may be looking to become a self-employed Personal Trainer or just wishing to further develop knowledge and instructing skills.

Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Self Development

Fitness Instructor Courses from ICON Training. This qualification will train you to a professionally competent level, enabling you to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise sessions.