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Level 4 Personal Trainer Courses

Reach The Highest Levels Of REPS Accredited Personal Training

  • REPS & CIMSPA Accredited
  • Interest Free Payment Plans
  • Guaranteed Post Course Interviews
  • Unlimited Free Career Support

Why Study A Level 4 Personal Training Course?

As a qualified personal trainer, you are already exceptionally employable, but as an elite fitness professional, there are always more opportunities to build your skills and expand your client portfolio.

A Level 4 PT qualification is the highest level of industry recognition, putting you in the top 10% of fitness professionals in the UK. A Level 4 Personal Trainer course covers one of many specialist areas, enhancing your employability and earning potential with the elite REPs Level 4 status.

OriGym provides three popular Level 4 Personal Training courses:

Highly successful personal trainers understand the importance of providing differentiated services designed to meet the needs of a demanding and health-focused population. Gaining a Level 4 personal trainer qualification and achieving REPs Level 4 status will allow you to specialise in some of the most in-demand and lucrative areas of fitness and training - why not start today by making an enquiry?

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At OriGym we currently run three of the most sought after Level 4 Personal Trainer courses. 

Level 4 Qualification in Lower Back Pain Management

Chronic back pain can be highly debilitating for those who suffer from it. As a Level 4 qualified Lower Back Pain specialist, you will become an expert in helping those with back problems rehabilitate themselves or better manage their symptoms. This is a tremendously rewarding skill to have, and OriGym will help you achieve it. 

Course Type: Online, with support from your personal tutor 7-days per week.
Entry Requirements: You must hold a Level 3 Personal Training qualification, or Exercise Referral qualification. You must also be aged 16+.
Accreditations: Accredited by REPS and CIMSPA.
Cost: £599 with no fees for certifications or exams.

Level 4 Qualification in Obesity and Diabetes Control

Obesity is one of the UK's biggest health problems right now, and the demand for experts in this field has never been higher. As an obesity and diabetes control specialist, you will learn how to help those struggling with obesity and diabetes overcome their symptoms, improve their fitness and ultimately their quality of life.

Course Type: Online, with 7-day a week personal tutor support.
Entry Requirements: Requires students to hold a Level 3 Personal Training award, or a qualification in Exercise Referral. Students must also be aged 16+ to enrol.
Accreditations: Endorsed and accredited by REPS and CIMSPA.
Cost: £599 with no fees for certifications or exams.

Level 4 Qualification in Nutrition for Sport & Exercise

Maintaining a healthy diet is essential for your personal training clients to achieve their weight loss and fitness goals. As a nutrition specialist you will expand your knowledge of weight management, diet planning and how to write goal-oriented nutrition plans for specific goals within various fields of sport and exercise.

Course Type: Online, with distance tutoring support (phone and email) 7 days per week.
Entry Requirements: This course has no qualification requirements. Students must be aged 16+ to enrol.
Cost: £999 with no fees for certifications or exams.

What You’ll learn

Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management

On this programme students will cover:

  • Types of lower back pain
  • Assessment strategy
  • Intelligent activity planning
  • Impact and symptoms of back problems
  • Causes of back problems
  • Posture and movement

Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes Control

Studying this programme, students will learn:

  • Understanding obesity and diabetes
  • Treating obesity and diabetes
  • Designing and delivering weight loss plans
  • Understanding long term behaviour

Level 4 Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

On this course students will be taught about: 

  • Macros and micros
  • Understanding nutrition legislation
  • Relationships between nutrition and physical activity
  • The business of nutrition
  • Nutrition for the elderly and special populations
  • Vegetarian and vegan diets

Study Options

All three Level 4 Personal Training courses offered by OriGym are studied completely online via our award-nominated e-learning platform, “Student Zone”.

Online learning allows you to study at a time and pace that suits your individual circumstances and lifestyle. You’ll be able to start studying on the same day that you enrol, fitting study time in around work, family, hobbies and any other commitments.

Our online courses are delivered using innovative resources including:

  • Online lectures
  • Videos and webinars
  • Fully interactive resources
  • E-books and PDFs

Throughout your online studies, you’ll also be supported by specialist tutors, all of whom are experts in your chosen area of study and are available by phone or email 7 days per week. 

Finally, each course has a single practical assessment which students will undergo at the end of the course. These take place at one of OriGym’s 12 venues located in major cities across the UK. 

Careers & Progression

Upon course completion you’ll be ready to start taking on work in your specialist area, supporting a wider range of clients and improving your earning potential. All OriGym alumni receive ongoing support as they pursue the next stage of their personal training careers. 

Careers Support

Following your graduation, OriGym will provide dedicated career support to guide you towards securing a new job that reflects your elite Level 4 PT status.

If striking on your own sounds more exciting OriGym are also able to consult on business startups in the fitness industry. Our experts can help you understand all aspects of setting up as a freelance personal trainer including web design, marketing, associated costs, etc. 

Progression Routes

After completing a Level 4 Personal Training course you’ll have reached the highest level of qualification available to personal trainers, however your learning doesn’t have to stop there! OriGym provide a wide range of CPD courses tailored to fitness professionals seeking to expand their expertise in specialist areas of training, such as Strength and Conditioning, Group Exercise, or Kettlebell Training. As a Level 4 personal trainer, you’ll also be eligible for the prestigious REPS Level 4 status.

Alumni Benefits

Finally, OriGym alumni are given access to a unique series of perks and discounts across a wide range of essential products and services designed for personal trainers. These include preferential insurance rates, access to personal training software, and discounts on clothing and supplements. Everything you’ll need! 

Dependent on which Level 4 course you wish to study, you may need prior qualifications.

For both the Level 4 Lower Back Pain Management and Level 4 Obesity and Diabetes qualifications, students will be required to hold a Level 3 Personal Training or Exercise Referral qualification (or equivalent).

For the Level 4 Nutrition for Sport and Exercise course, there are no prior qualification prerequisites.

For both programmes, students must be aged 16 or older.

Depending on your subject pathway, assessment methods for the course vary. For programmes which include examinations, these will be completed online, whilst programmes which include a practical assessment must be completed in person at one of OriGym’s 12 venues in cities across the UK.

As an OriGym student, you’ll receive continuous support throughout your course. As all of our Level 4 qualifications are studied exclusively via our award-nominated e-learning platform, you’ll be assigned a dedicated personal tutor who will be available by phone or email 7-days per week. As professionals in their specialist area, tutors will be able to help steer and guide you through the course, ensuring your success.

Alongside your tutor, OriGym’s “Student Zone” platform provides you with plenty of resources to succeed with your studies, including e-books, interactive resources, online lectures and seminars, training manuals and PDFs, and more.

Also, as you’re able to study the course at your own pace, and in your own time, there’s no pressure and no stress to stick to difficult deadlines.

Our Level 4 Personal Trainer programmes in Lower Back Pain Management and Obesity & Diabetes are both accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

OriGym offers three different Level 4 qualifications which enable you to develop specialist knowledge in particular areas of fitness and exercise. Which course you study will dictate what you will learn. 

Students on the Lower Back Pain Management course will cover topics such as the types and causes of back pain, posture and movement, assessment techniques and activity planning to aid treatment. 

The Obesity & Diabetes course covers various aspects of nutrition and diet planning for individuals managing their weight loss and diabetes, including understanding the long-term behaviours of such individuals and how to develop programmes to support them. 

Finally, the Nutrition for Sport & Exercise course covers multiple aspects of nutrition including diet planning, macros and micros, understanding how to plan diets for special populations, and how to plan vegan and vegetarian diets to aid fitness goals.

Achieving your Level 4 qualification opens numerous career opportunities. With training in a specialist area, you will now be able to work with niche client groups, many of whom will come through formal programmes after a referral from their GP.

Alternatively, you may prefer to work with private groups who cater to clients in your specialist area, such as weight management groups or physiotherapists – roles which open up much higher salary opportunities.

OriGym is proud to qualify 4,000 fitness professionals each year. We also successfully place over 80% of students in job roles right after qualifying; that is the highest rate in the industry. We are also ISO9001 certified and are one of only a handful of providers to hold this worldwide certificate of excellence. 

We are official partners with the Ministry of Defence, we run courses for QMU University, and also run the Academy for Sports Direct & Sweat Union Gyms and are proud partners of over 200 fitness brands worldwide. We were recently nominated by the Active Training Awards, the biggest awards ceremony in the UK, for ‘most innovative training provider of the year’ and ‘training provider of the year’.

If you are still not convinced, check out our reviews on a neutral platform like Google, Facebook and Trustpilot, where we have hundreds of reviews from very satisfied customers.

OriGym believes courses and education should be obtainable for anyone who wants to start a career within the fitness sector. We own a vast majority of training venues through our sister company, thus massively reducing overheads which other companies cover with higher fees. We also do not apply unnecessary admin fees, certification charges or exam fees that many of our competitors apply.

Absolutely! We have centres that accommodate for the physically impaired, which are fully equipped with lifts, ramps and disabled toilets. We have had dozens of physically impaired individuals complete our course and go on to be very successful personal trainers within the industry thanks to their unique insights enabling them to support a wider range of personal training clients.

OriGym does offer a few funding streams for students. 

We are proud partners of the MOD (Ministry of Defence) who provide funding for current and former military personnel. 

OriGym is also partner with the PFA (Players Football Association), who help current and former professional footballers with funding towards their qualifications.

Additionally, we partner with the PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association), who help current and former professional cricketers with funding towards their qualifications. 

Discounts for current and former rugby professionals through the RPA (Rugby Players Association) can also be obtained on enrolment.

Evidence of affiliation with these organisations is obtained prior to enrolment and is subject to check from each respective organisation.

In addition to guaranteeing interviews post course, OriGym offers free business consultations post course, CV analysis to get it looking just right, CV distribution in your local area, and interview preparation to give you the best chance of getting the role you want.

Additionally, we have lots of free business resources, videos and guides on our e-learning platform that all students can access after their course. 

OriGym is proud to have the largest student alumni system, meaning you get discounts on some of the world’s largest fitness brands, services and products for life; this means you never have to pay full retail price. With over 250 brands available to our graduates, you know you can’t go wrong.


Join hundreds of our personal training graduates working with leading UK and international gym brands.

Guaranteed Interviews

OriGym guarantees post-course interviews with leading gym brands, securing your dream specialist personal training role.

Professional Guidance

Free CV analysis, 1-to-1 interview preparation, and expert career advice equip you for ongoing success.

Alumni Benefits

Hundreds of exclusive discounts including supplements, clothing & insurance to help you excel as a personal trainer.

  • Puregym
  • Virgin Active
  • Bannatyne Health Club & Spa
  • DW Fitness First
  • JD Gyms
  • Sport Direct Fitness

Available Packages

Elite Trainer Package

  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (GP Referral)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
  • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity Control and Weight Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control and Weight Management
0% Interest Payment Plans
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  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
0% Interest Payment Plans

Master Trainer Package

  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (GP Referral)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Diabetes Control and Weight Management
  • Level 4 Certificate in Obesity Control and Weight Management
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Kettlebells CPD
  • Boxing & Pad Work CPD
  • Circuits CPD
  • Group Training CPD
  • Strength & Conditioning CPD
0% Interest Payment Plans


Interest-Free Payments

You can pay in affordable monthly instalments with 0% finance available and we will not ask for guarantors.

Flexible Payment Plans

Payment plans designed to be flexible and convenient for you, meaning you can focus on enjoying your course!

Best Price

Our Level 4 PT courses start from just £588, with guaranteed interviews and strong potential earnings after.

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