If you enjoy fitness and decide that you would like to make a career out of this, then you should try looking at FLM training. They offer a selection of different personal trainer courses, exercise courses and packages. The packages are made up of different courses, starting out of with the basics and adding as you go along depending on what qualifications you’re hoping to receive. Before completing these courses you may want to make sure you have certain skills and qualities such as being enthusiastic, organised and dedicated to your job, you will also want to be determined so you can help to motivate others.
Before you go onto doing the personal trainer course you may want to start out with the gym instructor course, this allows you to receive a Level 2 qualification in fitness instructing. The gym instructor course is intended for those who are new to the industry and would like to develop and pursue a career in the health and fitness industry. Throughout this course you would learn how to teach safe exercise sessions with an a gym environment whilst gaining an understanding of the principles of training, plus the body’s response to training. It is a rewarding career which provides you with a sense of satisfaction. You will be taught how to communicate with clients effectively and how to motivate clients them, the skills and knowledge required to plan and prepare a gym-based exercise programme, and how to programme safe and effective exercise for a range of clients. This course is made up of home study, a four day theory and practical course, and then a day theory and practical assessment. This course is available in Manchester, Cardiff, Blackpool, Wilmslow and Keighley, this course costs £600.
The personal training course provides you a Level 3 qualification in personal training. This course is a fantastic opportunity for those who are already qualified as a Level 2 instructor. This course helps you to recognise and develop the skills, knowledge and competence required to work as an unsupervised personal trainer. After this you will be able to offer one to one training, fitness assessment, nutritional advice and progressive programming specific to each client’s needs. This course enables successful candidates to be able to work with a large variety of clients, from your typical gym induction to professional athletes. This is a very rewarding profession, you will get to be elf employed, have flexible hours and the satisfaction of knowing you have helped other people to achieve their goals.