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Become a Personal Trainer

Education to become and develop as a UK Personal Trainer


Online Course Material


Internationally Recognised Qualification


Self Paced, Self Directed, Learn from anywhere


Option to attend live workshops


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Learning at your own pace and support as you need it. Our team are friendly, knowledgable and contactable! Whether it’s course related or a techie question, someone will always be on the other end f the phone for you.


Foundation courses

Everything you need to work in the UK as a Personal Trainer. 

Online Portal

Access your learning material anywhere, anytime!


Industry Specifics

Understand everything that the Fitness Insustry has to offer.

Your Path

Face to Face, online coaching, group exercise, nutrition, set your own path.

Approved Courses For Earning potential

Our qualifications are backed by Ofqual via a specialist Awarding Organisation.


Learn & Qualify here, work anywhere


Take control of your career


Make a difference to people's lives


Courses written by industry professionals

Our Courses

Industry specific, fully mapped out and accredited training coures to get you up and running in the fitness insutry. Also, there are a selection of courses to improve your knowledge if you are already a personal trainer.


NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in  Personal Training (RQF) is to provide learners with the skills and knowledgeto enable them to plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective fitness instruction and personal training sessions. It’s THE staple, THE Fundamental qualification that all UK trainers must possess.



Kettlebell Instructing

We will teach you the science behind Kettlebell training as well as how to apply it into programmes for your clients.

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Indoor Cycling

This course provides learners with the extended knowledge, understanding and skills to be able to competently instruct Studio cycling

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Functional Training Specialist

Learn the fundamentals in applying principles to improves someone’s ability to move better, perform better and move pain free.

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HIIT Squad Group FItness

This course provides learners with the knowledge, structure and tools to plan and deliver Advanced Group Sessions in the popular HIIT format.

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Boxing Fitness

This Advanced Padwork course teaches you the fundamentals and developmental techniques of boxing, kickboxing & MMA.

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Circuit Training

Tried & tested for decades, CIRCUIT TRAINING is one of the oldest, safest, most effective ways of Group Training, Social Interaction & attaining results.

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Suspension Training

We will teach you the basics of suspension system and how training with this can improve many client’s functions.

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Olympic Weightlifting

Learn how to break down and teach the fundamental lifts in Olympic Weightlifting and how to use supplementary techniques for improvement.



Pre & Post Natal

This course teaches you to develop safe & effective pre / post natal exercise sessions for your clients.

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DNA FIT Practitioner

This is a unique course that teaches you to take a clients DNA and interpret the results for lifestyle improvements.

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Fast, Convenient, Safe

We have an innovative online learning platform with beautifully crafted interactive videos, comprehensive text and images at the heart of its content.
The eLearning system allows learners to expand the reach of their development to a more personally crafted user experience allowing them to work at their own pace.

Modern Tools & Courses

All of our course modules are updated according to industry standards & regulations. Our team work to maintain relevancy in the ever growing and developing field of personal training and fitness. The e-learning platform enables 24-hour access to all of their training records, which can be sent instantly to any prospective employer.

A Team Who Cares

We are a group of individuals that are well decorated and experienced in this wonderful industry. For over 20 years, we have come together to provide a personal approach to YOUR learning. You’ll meet us all at some stage of your learning and with a open & friendly approach, we’re here for you!


“Working with the team at Universal Training to get my Diploma was easy, efficient and really fun.

Simon, my Tutor made everything so simple to learn & understand.”

Lisa Rice

Overall the Indoor cycling course has been excellent. Course given over online platform, which was delivered well.

The practical day was amazing.”

Alex Smith.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I spread the cost?

Yes. The diploma in PT can be split with 0% interest. We can split the payment into 2, 4, or even monthly payments to suit your budget.

Are there live tuition days ?

Yes. Every one of our courses are live learning with online support.

Will I have support?

Our team are on support via the online platform. You will be allocated a tutor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

Are the courses accredited?

Yes. We’ve mapped all of our courses to Ofqual standards and are endorsed by a national awarding body, Focus Awards.

Are you CIMSPA Recognised?

The academy’s courses are recognised by CIMSPA via our awarding organisation, Focus Awards. Graduates will be able to register our courses to the CIMSPA Website upon successful completion. 

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Whether you’re an already working PT in the Fitness Industry or you’re thinking of a career change. Please reach out and see how we can help.


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