Business Skills for Personal Training

This online course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully manage a personal training business. Fitness coaching and personal training are truly customer service-focused vocations. Success is built upon effective branding, an attractive product portfolio, an innovative marketing plan, fit for purpose sales processes, and understanding how to plan and deliver a clear business strategy.

This business course is composed of 10 lessons:

  1. Customer-oriented business
  2. Key principles for delivery
  3. The business of personal training
  4. Personal training business models
  5. Personal training products and services
  6. Fitness business branding
  7. Business planning
  8. Business marketing
  9. Selling personal training
  10. Business documentation

Assessments: a mix of online quizzes and a final written, applied business case study worksheet that is submitted to a personal tutor for grading.The nutrition certificate is assessed by a mix of online quizzes and a final written nutrition case study that is submitted to your assigned tutor for grading.

Note: This certification forms the same nutrition module as found within the NPTC qualification.

Other benefits

  • A flexible, online study programme that fits within your daily lifestyle.
  • Approved by the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREP’s) Lifelong Learning Programme for a maximum of 10 hours recognition.
  • Developed by highly experienced, qualified fitness professionals.
  • Access to a range of essential fitness, planning, and financial document templates to kick-start your business.


  • Already certified as a personal trainer
  • Completed high school / secondary level education
  • Be skilled and confident in speaking, reading and writing in English
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Time and ability to complete the course within 6 weeks

Graduates will receive the EREP’s endorsed
Business Skills for Personal Training Certificate

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision
Peter Drucker


Full payment

  • Only €395 paid in full prior to enrolment
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Please CONTACT our Programme Coordinator if you need any further support or assistance.


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