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A Career as a Personal Trainer – Advent Calendar Day 12

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For Advent Calendar Day 12, let’s step inside the gym and turn our attention back to the Sport, Active Health and Fitness sector by opening the door to a career as a Personal Trainer.

This is a popular career path in the sector and is a flexible career choice if you choose to go down the freelance route. Alternatively, you could work in a gym, health club, spa or cruise ship, so there are many opportunities available.

We have asked industry and education experts to answer some of the key questions that you may have as you start thinking about a career as a Personal Trainer. Click the information sheet to learn more about the types of qualifications you can study and the opportunities that it can open up to you.

You will need a level 3 Personal Training qualification, and there are a number of options available with VTCT, including certificates and diplomas. You can use our Qualification Finder to browse all the relevant qualifications on offer that will lead you to a career as a Personal Trainer.

Today we have explored just one of many career paths within the Sport, Active Health and Fitness industry; there is a wide range of choices available. Want to know what other jobs are available in this sector? Visit our career pathways page to see all the career options available through our qualifications.

Want to find a place to study? Click here to find a centre near you.

To see all the other days’ posts, click the button below to visit the Advent Calendar.