Get the qualifications you need to become a personal trainer


If you want a career in personal training but aren’t sure how exactly to get the qualifications that you need Oregon what qualifications you need, then this article is for you. In this article I’m going to speak about how you can gain the qualifications which you need to become a personal trainer, how to work with clients, the hours in which you would roughly end up working and also the wage in which you will be earning. All of this can be done with dedication and hard work so you can end up with the career you want. To become a personal trainer you need to have good people skills, good organizational skills and to have certain qualifications to show that you know what you’re doing.


To achieve this you need to complete a personal trainer course. A fantastic training provider to complete these courses with would be FLM Training; they offer an amazing range of fitness, leisure and management courses. For fitness the courses can be taken on their own or done as a package which means you end up with even more qualifications at the end of it rather than just one. You could try one of their four packages such as the most qualified one which is the premium personal trainer and massage package. This package would leave you with a level 2 qualification in gym instructing, a level 3 in exercise referral and a level 3 in personal training, as well as three CPD qualifications, a day of first aid training and sports massage training. However there’s also the advanced personal trainer course, this doesn’t leave you with as many qualifications as some of the others but still leaves you with a level 2 qualification in gym instructing, a level 3 qualification in personal training and three CPD qualifications.


You would have to spend time with your client to talk about changes which would need to be made within their lifestyle, about their health history and to check their progress through measuring their body fat levels and their heart rate. The hours you work would still be chosen by you but also depend on the hours which your clients are available so this would mostly be evenings and weekends. There is no set wage for personal trainers but can vary between £20 and £40, this all depends on if the personal trainer is self employed or if they work for a gym and on how much experience they have as a personal trainer.

In addition to PT courses FLM also offer sports massage courses. Visit this page for more information –