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This course is aimed at the individual wishing to continue working a full-time job whilst studying through both the Level 2 & Level 3 certificates. 

You will study in your closest Academy alternate weekend over a 3 month period with coursework to be completed in the comfort of your own home between sessions. 

  • 3 months
  • Weekend

Course Breakdown


The Level 2 & Level 3 Personal Training course takes you all the way from beginner to fully certified personal trainer in just 3 months! This course includes both the Active IQ Level 2 (Gym Instructor) and Level 3 (Personal Training) qualifications.

You will be expected to attend the fortnightly contact days month over a 3 month period. These weekend dates will take you through the practical side of the course, along with your course assessments.  You will also be expected to complete home study in between weekends to prepare for your assessments. Please note all weekends dates are compulsory.

Our highly qualified tutors are with you every step of the way to guarantee a great learning experience!!

You will be taken through the Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification for the first 3 weekends of the course.  Below is examples of what is covered each weekend:

Weekend 1

Weekend 2

Weekend 3

Once you have successfully passed all units of the Level 2 qualification, you will then move on to the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification.

Once you have completed your Level 2 Gym Instructor qualification, the next 4 weekends are dedicated to the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification.

Below is examples of what is covered each weekend:

Weekend 4

Weekend 5

Weekend 6

Weekend 7

Successfully completing all assessments over this final weekend will mean you are a fully qualified Personal Trainer!

Extra Information

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will take place through worksheets, multiple-choice exam papers and case studies, as well as practical assessments.

So what certification will I receive?

If you pass all parts of the course you will receive an 'Active IQ Level 2 (Gym Instructor) Certificate' and 'Active IQ Level 3 (Personal Training) Certificate'. All courses are REPs registered which are recognised all around the world!

The bottom line: Course fees!

This certification is the lowest priced in the industry at just £1299, fully inclusive of all course materials and administration fees. What’s the catch you say? Well, there isn’t one. This really is an opportunity not to be missed!

What happens once qualified?

On successful completion of the course you will be given a course completion letter until your certificate arrives, This can take 3 months once its been internally verified, processed and claimed.

What study options are available?

The Weekend Level 2 and Level 3 Personal Trainer Course is run part-time as a 3 month qualification based in both the classroom and gym at your selected academy.

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