How to become a personal Trainer.
If your looking to start a career as a personal trainer, on top of having a great accountant who understands the fitness industry, you need to have 7 essential skills:
1 Organization skills
2. Be a good Motivator
6. Educated and Well-trained. …
7. Above all Great Communication Skills. Your trainer should be a great communicator, especially when they talk about the technical part of working out you should know. …
2. Getting Certified as a Personal Trainer
If you’ve finally made up your mind that personal training is for you then your next step is to get certified. The aim is achieve an internationally-recognized qualification that meets REPs and CIMSPA standards
In the uk, Level 3 Certificate training course, which qualifies you to work as a PT costs around £1,500.
How the 2 Qualifications work in Partnership
REPs and CIMSPA standards
CIMSPA works with the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) to ensure fitness professionals have the widest possible working opportunities.
The partnership means that:
- European fitness professionals based in the UK will be able to use their EREPS accreditation to join the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory, which lists fitness professionals whose qualifications have been recognised by CIMSPA.
- EREPs will, in turn, recognise and accept the registration onto EREPS of any applicant registered on the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory, giving UK exercise and fitness professionals the freedom to work across the continent’s sport and physical activity marketplace.
European fitness professionals wishing to join CIMSPA should upload their EREPS certificate at the relevant point in their application.
3. Finding a Personal Trainer Job
One of the great things about personal training is that there are a variety of places you can work, not just at a health club. You may be an employee of a business or work as an independent contractor for them. You may also train clients as your own business. If you’re just starting out, you might want to work for a larger club to get experience while not having to worry about running your own business.
- Commercial Gyms: Working at a popular gym is a great way to get experience and many of those clubs, such as davidlloyds,
DW Fitness First gyms, Virgin Active Health Club and
Nuffield Health often hire new trainers all the
4. Set up Your Own Business
Here at KG Accountants believe that this level of support should come as part of a flat fee, with no huge additional bills. For a monthly fixed fee starting from as little as £69 per month , our service includes:
- Free Financial system to help you Invoice your clients (QuickBooks online)
- End of year Accounts for your business.
- Your Self assessment Personal Tax Return.
- A Dedicated Proactive Advisor who is experienced in servicing leisure and physical activity businesses
All our fees are fixed.
By giving you a fixed and competitive price, we can take the worry away when it comes to setting up a personal Trainer; allowing you to concentrate on running your organisation.
How we can help
Call us today on 0207 953 8913 or complete our enquiry form in order to book a FREE initial consultation.