Launch Your Fitness Career With Our CIMSPA-Endorsed Online Personal Training Course


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Online Personal Training Courses

Here at OriGym, we understand everybody learns differently and has existing commitments to work around. That’s why we offer Online Personal Training courses, so you can achieve your career goals wherever and whenever suits you! 

Taught through our award-nominated E-learning platform, these online courses are completely flexible, with no completion deadlines.

Whilst you will complete the course independently at your own pace, you’re never on your own. OriGym’s expert tutor team are on-hand 7 days a week via phone, email or chat box to answer any questions you have along the way.  

All of our Online Personal Trainer Courses are CIMSPA-endorsed and Ofqual-regulated, meaning that you will be receiving the highest standards of training in the industry. 

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Course Length:

8 Weeks (Average)


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Available Packages

Gold Personal Trainer Course Package

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
Individual RRP:
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Body Weight Training CPD
  • Medicine Ball Training CPD
  • Suspension Training CPD
  • Advanced Training Systems
  • Advanced Periodisation CPD
  • Myofascial Release CPD
Individual RRP:
0% Interest Payment Plans

The Black Friday Personal Trainer Bundle

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Level 4 Nutrition in Weight Management & Athletic Performance
Individual RRP:
0% Interest Payment Plans
  • Business & Marketing CPD
  • Medicine Ball Training CPD
  • Advanced Training Systems CPD
  • Hydration for Sport CPD
  • Body Weight Training CPD
  • Advanced Periodisation Training CPD
Individual RRP:
0% Interest Payment Plans

Whether you’re unable to commit to a full-time course or simply prefer learning from the comfort of your own home, our Online Personal Trainer courses are designed with ultimate flexibility in mind. 

Consisting of online lectures, E-books, interactive guides, videos and more, our E-learning platform has a wealth of resources to help you become a successful personal trainer. 

Course Length: The average student takes 8 weeks to complete the course but you can qualify at your own pace, taking as little or as long as you require. 

Entry Requirements: You must already have a Level 2 Gym Instructing Qualification and be aged 16+ to enrol.

Accreditations: The Online Level 3 Personal Training is endorsed by CIMSPA and regulated by Ofqual.

Cost: £1099, with no hidden fees for registration, certification or examination, plus unlimited free exam resits.

Payment Options: OriGym offers flexible payment terms with 0% finance and no guarantor required.

What You’ll Qualify With: 

  • Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Planning and Delivering Personal Training (RQF)
  • 10 CIMSPA points

OriGym’s Online Personal Trainer Courses are completely flexible and are taught via our online learning platform. This allows you to study whenever and wherever you want, with no completion deadlines. 

On average it takes 8 weeks to complete this course, but there is no obligation to do so within this time frame. 

Our E-learning platform, “The Student Zone” is award-nominated and includes resources to support your learning, such as:

  • Online Lectures
  • E-Books
  • Video Guides
  • Interactive Quizzes

Whilst studying your personal training courses online you will also have access to our expert tutor support team. Should you have any questions regarding the course or assignments you can contact them via email, chatbox or phone.

To complete your personal training courses online, you will complete virtual modules and also attend our practical workshops too. The locations for this can be found in multiple venues across the UK, so rest assured you won’t have to travel far! 

The following assessments must be completed to qualify as a Level 3 Personal Trainer: 

  • Multiple choice open book online exam on anatomy and physiology – 90% Pass Required 
  • Multiple choice open book online paper on the application of nutrition – 90% Pass Required
  • Practical assessment on delivering a customised personal training programme – Pass Required
  • Coursework on programming with clients, ‘SMART’ goals, client screening and progressive overview – Pass Required

To ensure their future success OriGym graduates can access support from our dedicated post-course team after completing their PT courses online!

We’re proud of the support we give to our students, which includes services such as: 

  • Expert CV advice
  • Interview preparation
  • Access to our jobs board featuring employment opportunities from our vast network of partner gyms and fitness centres across the UK
  • Help setting up a personal training business 
  • A guaranteed job interview

All of these can be used to secure you a contracted placement or assist you in launching a successful self-employed career. 

Career Progression Routes

Our online personal trainer course gives you a strong foundation of fitness knowledge, skills and experience. But this is just the start!

A great way to progress is to become a Level 4 personal trainer with OriGym, and specialises in a particular area of fitness. In doing so, you can target a niche demographic of clients and charge more for your expertise.

One of the most popular courses to take after your online personal training course is our Level 4 Course In Advanced Sports Nutrition, which qualifies you to give nutritional advice to your clients.

OriGym’s Online Personal Training Courses cover all the necessary knowledge and skills needed to become a successful personal trainer. Once completed you’ll be qualified to create bespoke workout programmes, tailored to help clients reach their personalised goals. 

Advanced Anatomy & Physiology for Health & Exercise

You will develop an elite understanding of how the human body works and responds to exercise 

This is key for planning and managing fitness programmes for future clients, ensuring they are effective and rewarding.

This module includes teaching you how to guide clients through the all-important, but often forgotten, stretching, mobility and flexibility exercises.

Nutritional Principles

Here you will develop your knowledge of nutrition and its importance in relation to physical activity. 

You will qualify with a strong foundational knowledge of nutrition, including how to cater to specific dietary requirements, ensuring you’re ready to deal with any type of client you take on in your career. 

Personal Training Delivery

In this module, you will cover a range of techniques to help you deliver an effective personal training session. You will learn how to guide your client through a session and keep them motivated.

Programming Training Sessions

Every client is different, so this module will teach you how to programme personal training sessions to meet clients’ specific needs and for a range of different fitness goals.

It will also cover how to tailor programmes to clients in special populations, such as those with disabilities or injuries.

Demonstrating Leadership

As a personal trainer, clients will look to you for support and motivation. This module will equip you with the techniques and skills to do this. 

Learning the Business

This module will teach you about the business-side of personal training, such as how to make a business model and manage your finances. 

All of our online personal training students have access to a wide range of resources during their course and post-qualification. This includes unlimited access to the help and support of our expert tutors, who are available by phone, chat box and email, 7 days per week.

As an OriGym student, you’ll also have access to our multi-award nominated e-learning platform, where you’ll find online lectures, videos, exercise library, interactive learning modules, quizzes and assignments. 

After you qualify, we’ll provide you with a free business and marketing course, and our dedicated post course support team will help you land your first job by helping you with CV analysis and distribution, and guaranteeing you a job interview with one of our industry partners. 

At OriGym, we’re committed to helping all of our students succeed in the fitness industry, which is why we have a dedicated post-course support team who offer an extensive range of career services. Just some of the free career support available includes career consultations, help perfecting your CV, and free business and marketing resources.

We also have a large network of partner gyms and industry connections, which allows us to guarantee post-qualification job interviews for all of our online personal training students.

At OriGym, we believe fitness education training should be accessible to all, which is why we make an effort to keep our prices competitive and ensure that all of our qualifications are affordable. We also offer a range of flexible payment options including low deposit options and 0% interest finance plans.

Outside of this, external funding is available through our various partnerships. We’re proud partners of the MOD, who provide funding for current and former military personnel for qualifications that are Level 3 and above.

We also have relationships with the PFA (Players Football Association) and the PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association), who provide funding for current and former football and cricket professionals (respectively). Additionally, discounts for current and former rugby professionals can be obtained on enrolment through the RPA (Rugby Players Association).

Partner funding is subject to checks from each respective organisation and evidence of affiliation with these organisations is required on enrolment.

Our Online Personal Training course covers all of the fundamental topics needed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to have a successful personal training career.

Key topics covered include:

  • How to Deliver Personal Training Sessions
  • How to Design and Programme Training Programmes
  • Advanced Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutritional Principles
  • Demonstrating Leadership to Clients, and
  • The Business of Personal Training

Read the section on ‘What You’ll Learn’ for a full breakdown of the modules that you’ll study on our online PT course.

To enrol on our Online Personal Training course, you’ll need to already hold a Level 2 Fitness Instructor qualification or equivalent.

If you aren’t yet Level 2 qualified, don’t worry! We offer an Online Personal Training diploma which includes both the Level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training courses at a discounted rate.

Yes, our Online Personal Training course is fully endorsed by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity). We also report to two governing bodies: NCFE and Focus Awards, which guarantee our qualifications are fully recognised by all fitness industry employers and professionals. 

Additionally, all OriGym qualifications are internationally recognised and regulated by Ofqual.

Our Online Personal Training course is designed with flexibility in mind, which is why there are no deadlines - students are free to complete the course at their own pace. On average, students take 8 weeks to complete the Level 4 Online Personal Training course.

Since there are no deadlines, you can take as much time as you like. All students have up to 2 years to complete their course, so there is absolutely no pressure.


After graduating, our friendly careers team will help you land your first job as a PT!

Professional Guidance

Free CV distribution, career consultations and more to help you launch your Personal Training Career.

Guaranteed Interviews

OriGym guarantees post-course interviews with leading gyms and fitness centres across the UK, helping you secure a job.

Alumni Benefits

Graduates benefit from our exclusive discounts including supplements, clothing & insurance to help you excel as a PT.

  • Puregym
  • Virgin Active
  • Everlast Fitness Club
  • DW Fitness First
  • JD Gyms
  • Sport Direct Fitness


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Dafydd James

Former British & Irish Lions Rugby Player

In-Depth Course Content

Dafydd James was a Rugby player who played 48 times for Wales, scoring 15 tries and toured with the British & Irish Lions. He played for Sale Sharks, Harlequins and Cardiff Blues amongst other prestigious clubs, making over 300 club a during his professional career.

I want to advance myself, refresh existing knowledge and I'd like to develop a business utilising this Nutrition qualification that can help other people.

After researching online and looking at various courses, I was happy to choose a recognised qualification which is what OriGym offers. Additionally, it was important for me to see that there is a lot of positive feedback from reviews, as well as the course content looked thorough and in depth.

I chose this course as I'm looking to add another dimension and skillset to my business. If I can utilise the framework provided by OriGym, I will be able to develop business opportunities and educate anyone from the general public to professional athletes. Not only this, but I'm looking to personally develop and create a successful business using support from OriGym.

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Sophie Dennison

Fitness Influencer

Sophie Dennsion is a leading influencer within the health and fitness sector with a 195k followers on Instagram alone. She opted to study with OriGym as her chosen training provider for her Personal Training qualifications.

Follow Sophie's fitness and PT journey: @sophie_does_squats

I have had such a wonderful experience with Origym. I started and completed my Level 2 Gym Instructor theory within lockdown and passed my practical after lockdown. The Origym tutors were super helpful with feedback on work. Also, the programme design had lots of information and I could work at my own pace! 

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Max Fallone

OriGym Student

Would recommend to anyone looking to start a career in fitness and exercise!

I have always been involved in sport and had a passion for fitness, so the opportunity to help others reach there fitness goals is an amazing feeling. The course has given me confidence and understanding of areas I didn’t know before doing the course.

My goal after completing my level 2 course is to become a level 3 personal trainer and work 1-1 with clients helping them to achieve their goals. This has been the perfect course for me to do along side full time work and would recommend it to anyone looking to build a career in fitness and exercise. 

Ramnik Sembi

Ramnik Sembi

Founder of Ramnik Personal Training

Invaluable practical experience!

Before OriGym Ramnik was facing redundancy after a 10-year career. With an existing interest in health and fitness, Ramnik knew a role helping others to reach their goals would suit his personality and ambition. Searching online, he signed up to the Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer course. 

I absolutely made the right decision to choose OriGym! I’m very grateful for their continued support and their amazing tutors. They are really encouraging, helping to build your confidence to succeed. OriGym’s approach to flexibility encouraged me to study in my own time through online assessments and tutorials. Perfect for a busy parent juggling responsibilities.

My career since has gone from strength to strength. I set up my own brand whilst studying, creating a home-based studio where I train my clients. I also work as a Group Fitness Instructor, have set up my own HIIT fitness event and work with local academies encouraging children to enjoy exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.


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

Flexible Payment Plans

Payment plans that are designed to suit you and can be processed through a variety of reputable providers!

Affordable Price

Our online personal trainer course is price matched to competitors and provides the best value for money!

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