There are 7 lessons in this course:
Lesson 1: Role of a personal trainer
Personal training professionals
Purpose of personal training
Medical approval for exercise
Barriers to exercise
Major benefits of personal training
Daily work and responsibilities of personal trainers
Lesson 2: Qualities of a personal trainer
Desirable character traits of the personal trainer
Core services on offer
A personal trainer and their role in motivation
Level of concern or tension (good stress)
Knowledge of results
Education or training the professionals
Lesson 3: What you need to know - expertise for success
Basic components of physical fitness
The human body
Energy and exercise
Considerations for effective business
Lesson 4: Expanding a personal training service
Common types of personal trainers
Expanding your services into other areas
Lesson 5: Working with new clients
Working with new clients – meet and greet
Summarise what you know about the client
Lesson 6: Working with clients to create fitness plans and programs
Taking baseline measures & assessing progress
The role of exercise in weight control
Calculating ideal body weight
Human movement & types of fitness programs
Working with older adults
Instructing young people
Other exercise considerations
Lesson 7: Managing client departures
Ending the trainer-client relationship
Ending the relationship
Finding new clients
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
The Industry - See Yourself There
The health and fitness industry is a massive employer in most countries around the world. In the UK alone there are more than 7000 gyms and fitness clubs with a staggering membership of more than 10 million people. If you could tap into even 0.1% of that market you would be on your way to financial freedom doing something you love.
Let's be honest, helping people get healthy, stay healthy, feel good and mentally strong is a pretty rewarding professional with many great reasons to get out of bed.
With many thousands of successful graduates, ACS courses have been the starting point that underpins business or pivots careers for people across every corner of the world. If you're already a fitness instructor and you want to start a new business, increase your job opportunities or take your career to the next level, this course does precisely that. Go beyond fitness instruction!
Unlock your potential and achieve the following course aims:
Explain the role and qualities of a professional personal trainer.
Recommend broad areas of focus that a client should attend to in order to improve their training outcomes.
Investigate ways to expand a personal training service.
Explain how to brand yourself and start working with new clients.
Develop fitness plans and programs according to the needs of clients.
Explain how to manage client departures and terminate difficult clients.
Where can this course lead?
Thousands of people have studied personal training but not many are successful. Professional personal trainers know themselves, know their clients and know business.
To run your own successful PT business you need to be unique and stand out. You will do that by gaining skills and knowledge which surpasses your competitors.
If you have the energy to work in health and fitness, you have the energy to step into this course today.
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