Becoming a Personal Trainer - Part 2 Exploring Career Paths

Becoming a Personal Trainer – Part 2: Exploring Career Paths

Welcome to episode 2 of this 4-part series about becoming a personal trainer.

In this episode, we’ll explore different career paths within the fitness industry. One of the things I love most about the fitness industry is its adaptability. You can develop your career path and specialisms, whilst keeping your fitness knowledge and experience.

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Questions about becoming a Personal Trainer – Part 2: Exploring Career Paths

Overview of the Four-Part Series – Questions about Becoming a Personal Trainer

  • Episode 1: – Is It For Me? << HERE
  • Episode 2: Exploring Career Paths in the Fitness Industry << This episode
  • Episode 3: Choosing the Right Course
  • Episode 4: Taking Action with Confidence

First, ask yourself…What do you want as a FITPRO?

  • One to One
  • Bootcamps and classes
  • Online Coaching
  • Special Populations
  • Different Age Groups (older or younger)
  • A specific problem

Mapping Your Fitness Career is Not a one size fits all approach

Typically, it begins with the Level 2 Gym Instructor course, a foundational step in shaping the core skills of a fitness professional.

Example career paths

In this episode, I discuss 3 examples of Personal Trainer Career Paths, explaining what jobs they came from and what they do now. You’ll see how there is not one path to being a personal trainer, but any path you want/ need to suit you.

Ex-Police Officer –> Now running a successful boot camp with PT sessions

Mum of two –> Now running a predominantly online coaching business for bikini competition preparations

Keeping full-time job –> Runs a few classes a week and one-to-one PT sessions.

Common career path questions?

Amongst the broader subject of “Exploring Career Paths in the Fitness Industry”… We get asked a lot of questions about becoming a personal trainer. This episode also answers the following questions

  • I don’t want to work in a gym.
  • Do I need experience first?
  • How quickly can I start?
  • Is the PT industry saturated?
  • Can I change paths later?

Stay Tuned

In our next episode, we’ll explore how to choose the best Personal Trainer Course for you.

Be sure to check back tomorrow for the next part of our series!

Feel free to leave your comments and questions below. Your feedback is invaluable as we continue this journey together.

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Qualify as a Personal Trainer

This is the fitness industry’s GOLD standard qualification to kick start a career in health and fitness & start training clients 121 and in small groups.

Personal trainers use their expertise on a daily basis to get inside the heads of their clients, design training programs that deliver results, and support life-improving health, fitness, and nutrition changes in their clients’ lives.

Personal training is a results business and quite often, the results people achieve can be remarkable. If you feel that you have what it takes to help people to take control of their health, fitness, and well-being, then maybe it’s time for you to step up and join the ranks.

Get started in your FITPRO career without any misconceptions or hindering beliefs. Find out more about our Level 3 Master Personal Trainer Diploma HERE <<<

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Hayley “Becoming a Personal Trainer” Bergman

Parallel Coaching

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