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Course Overview

Are you passionate about fitness and want to make that step from fitness enthusiast to skilled fitness instructor? Whether you wish to work in a gym or set up a personal fitness business, the Fitness Instructor Course will guide you every step of the way to turning your passion into a sustainable income. This course includes step-by-step training on how to conduct a fitness assessment, create a HIIT workout routine, set long-term goals for your clients, minimise the risk of injury, and much more.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The role, qualities and responsibilities of a fitness coach
  • An overview of the human anatomy and the body’s systems
  • How to conduct a client fitness assessment step-by-step
  • An introduction to resistance training & bodyweight exercises
  • How to build muscle, lose fat and maintain your new physique

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop the most in-demand skills required to become an effective fitness instructor
  • Know how to assess the fitness levels of clients and create the ultimate workout and diet plan
  • Understand the science behind healthy weight loss management and muscle development
  • Learn how to perform a range of resistance training, weight training and cardio workouts
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to warm up before exercising and improve your flexibility
  • Become an expert at HIIT and know how to measure your heart rate during a workout

Your Path to Success

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be equipped with a range of skills required to secure a role in the fitness sector and become a certified fitness instructor working in a gym, fitness centres and clients’ homes. You will also have an excellent understanding of the science of weight loss to support clients on their fitness journey and grow your business in no time.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Coaching & motivation
  • Weight loss management
  • Goal setting
  • Client management
  • Nutritional knowledge

Is This Fitness Instructor Course Right for You?

This course is a must for aspiring fitness instructors and personal trainers looking to gain the core skills to work in the fitness industry or set up their own personal business. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can complete this course in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course. After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £119 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Q Where are the courses held?

All the courses advertised on this website are studied online. There is no need for you to attend a venue to gain one of our qualifications.

Q What devices can I use to study the course?

The course is designed to display correctly on all devices including PC’s, Tablets and Mobile phones. As long as you have an internet connection you can log on and study.

Q Is there an end of course test?

Yes. Each course has an end, of course, multiple-choice test that will test your knowledge of the course modules you have just studied.

Q What is the pass mark for the end of course test?

The pass mark for the end of course tests is 60%

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