Fitness Trainer / Personal Training Coach

Description:

Fitness Instructors help people improve their general fitness including their health or train for special events through individual sessions or group classes

Facts:

Fitness instructors could also specialise in areas such as physiotherapy, nutrition or massage. They are required to know about anatomy & physiology, health and fitness, first aid, fitness assessment techniques, how to use gym equipments, basic nutrition principles amongst others

 

 

 

 

Personal Qualities:
  • Good communication and people skills
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Self motivated and ability to lead and motivate others
  • Energetic, fit, healthy and strong
A Typical Day:

A typical day for a Fitness Instructor might include

  • Design fitness classes or individual fitness sessions
  • Discuss lifestyle and fitness goals with fitness centre members
  • Showing clients how to uses exercise machines and free weights properly
  • Reception and clerical duties.
Entry Requirements

Complete a nationally recognised qualification before starting work or Start as an assistant instructor and complete work based training qualifications.

Source: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk and http://www.prospects.ac.uk