Love Sports & Fitness? Why Not Become A Personal Trainer

After leaving the world of motor racing, I decided to become a personal trainer. People often ask why I chose that. Here’s a brief insight into my thoughts and why I love being a PT.

If you love fitness and decide that you want to make a career out of it then this article is definitely for you, in this article in going to write about how you could become a personal trainer for just a small price. I’ll talk about the courses available and how these will help you and then about what your job would then be like as a personal trainer, such as the type of hours you would work and how much you could earn per hour; this depends on amount of client and the experience which you would have.

To become a personal trainer you need to take courses which help you with instructing and personal training itself, FLM personal training are a fantastic training provider who specialize in fitness, leisure and management courses. When it comes to personal training they do different courses such as kettle bell training and fitness instructing, or you could do one of their packages. These packages are a fantastic price and will leave you with all sorts of different qualifications. For the packages they do three different packages or you can contact them to customize a package that suits your needs; to make things easier you can pay for these packages in installments.

PT coursesOne of their packages is the basic personal trainer package this package leaves you with a Level 2 qualification in gym instructing and a level 3 in personal training. Then there’s also the advanced that leaves you with the same as the basic personal trainer package but also three CPD qualifications. Then there’s the premium personal trainer and the premium personal trainer and massage. The premium personal trainer and massage will also leave you with a level 3 exercise referral, a day of first aid training and training with sports massage.

Although you will get to work your own hours, these will tend to suit the need of your clients, this will mostly be evening and weekends as it will be when your clients are available. There is no set salary for personal trainers, as it all depends on whether you are self employed or work for a gym. If you are self employed then you can earn anywhere between £20 and £40 an hour. This will also depend on the experience which you have. You will probably want to start by working in a gym and then work your way up and possibly decide to become self employed. For information on their other courses please see