Personal Trainer Qualification

Personal Trainer Qualification

If your ambition is to become a successful personal trainer, then gaining a formal personal training qualification is your first move. The personal trainer qualification that OriGym offers is the Level 3 Personal Trainer certification, and is fully endorsed and accredited by REPs and CIMSPA. Your ambition is in the very best hands with OriGym.

Getting your personal training qualification through OriGym costs just £888.00, and our road and varied course covers all essential areas of personal training and fitness instruction.

Find out more about the Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification by making an enquiry or downloading our latest prospectus.

Flexible payment plans with interest free payments

Guaranteed interviews post-course.

Get your qualification online in as little as 10 weeks

Fast track course with a 98% student pass rate

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Your personal trainer qualification from OriGym combines all the knowledge and expertise you need for a lucrative career in the fitness industry.

Advanced Anatomy & Physiology for Health & Exercise

Learn everything you need about the human anatomy, including how it works and reacts to atheltic activity. This is absolutely key to understand the needs of each individual client.

Nutritional Principles

Grow your knowledge of nutrition, as this is one of the most crucial aspects of any fitness programme. Earn an advanced nutritional knowledge and the additional clients will be queuing up to work with you.

Demonstrating Leadership

As a personal trainer or fitness instructor, you will be someone that ambitious clients look to for support and direction. This course will further your ability to lead by example and be the trusted advisor and support figure your clients need.

Learning the Business

Being a great personal trainer will only take you so far if you don't understand the business intimately. This personal trainer qualification will teach you everything you need to know to set yourself up for commercial success as a personal trainer.

The Level 3 Personal Training course at OriGym can be studied through one of three means, online, part-time and full-time learning. This is to ensure you can select the right training for your needs, can work at a time frame and pace suitbale to you as an individual. 

Nationwide Learning Facilities

Our Level 3 Personal Trainer course is taught in 12 major cities across the UK, each with excellent transport links. All of these venues have state of the art facilities and have been carefully chosen to give you as many learning advantages as possible.

Online Learning

Our online courses have become the most popular way for gaining a Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification through OriGym. Work at your own pace and engage with the learning materials in a way that suits you. There are no completion deadlines and the average completion time is 16 weeks, but you can become qualified faster if you choose. This flexible option is perfect for those with other commitments such as work, family or hobbies.

Learn via our custom built e-learning platform, "student zone" where you will study via videos, online lectures, interactive e-learning, e-books and more. 

Part Time Learning

The Part time course is probably the most popular course option as it combines learning online via the student zone platfrom with practical based workshops out of our 12 training centres. The Level 3 Personal Training Course is taught by the highest standard of tutors on the market and are restricted to small groups to enahnce your learning experience. You can also attend as many practical workshops as you like.

As with all our courses, you will get 7 day per week phone and email support as well as unrivalled post course support to help you onto the personal training ladder.

Full Time Learning

If you’re in a hurry to get qualified and start your personal training journey, the Fast Track Level 3 Personal Trainer course may be just what you’re looking for. Here you can learn from a range of gym based practical sessions and classroom led theory lessons and do it quickly and efficiently. Full time courses run from Monday to Friday and are run from OriGym';s very own private trainign centres. Your lesarning won't be disturbed by members or gym users, which is why we are a multi-award nominated provider.

Only the highest calibre of tutors teach our full time courses, who have extensive experience of helping people, just like you complete their Level 3 Personal Trainer Course.


To gain your Level 3 Personal Training qualification, you will be required to complete assessments. We pride ourselves in making our assessments just as fun and engaging as the learning process before them.

Online & Part Time Course Assessments

As you progress through the course modules, you will be able to attend our practical assessments. These can be found all over the UK, so you won’t have to travel far and run every two months from each location.

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 mark required
  • Multiple choice open book online paper on application of nutrition – 90% pass mark 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

Full Time Course Assessments

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

  • Multiple choice paper on anatomy and physiology – 70% pass mark required
  • Multiple choice paper on application of nutrition – 70% pass mark required
  • Practical assessment on delivering a customised personal training programme - Pass required
  • Coursework on programming with clients, smaert goals, cliewnt screening and progressive overview - Pass Required

You will receive maximum support and assistance from our experienced and friendly personal tutors to ensure your assessments are stress free and ultimately a great success. 

What do you need to get started? 

To get started towards your Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification, you must first have completed the Level 2 qualification.

If you have not yet completed the Level 2 Personal Trainer qualification, but wish to reach Level 3 as soon as possible, OriGym offers both Levels 2 and 3 together in a package offer. This means you can hit the ground running at Level 3 once Level 2 is completed. 

You must also be aged 16 years or over to enrol in the course.


The Level 3 Personal Trainer course at OriGym is fully recognised and accredited by the following bodies:

  • REPs (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)

What our students say about the Personal Trainer Qualification

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