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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