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There is no such thing as a Level 1 Personal Trainer Course or as it is always known, Level 1 Gym Instructor Course. There ar set guidelines for the both the order and importance of qualifications within fitness. Each job title is associated with a different level. This is why a personal trainer will always be qualified Level 3,  opposed to a Level 2 personal trainer, or a Level 1 for that matter.

Below is the order of which fitness qualifications you will nee to obtain. Firstly, you will not have to complete your Level 1 in physical activity. Due to this, you can jump straight into your Level 2 gym instructing qualification. After completing this everything must be achieved in chronological order, with level 3 personal training being the next natural step.

To get the best advantage you will have to achieve the highest accolade within this industry. To achieve this you will have to look not further than Origym’s advanced diploma in personal training. This award is categorised as a Level 4 award. If you want to increase your probability of employment within the industry, this is the best approach. However, some courses act as pre-requisites for the next.

This is the expected order that our students should take:

( tick ) Level 1 Award in Fitness and Physical Activity (also known as a Level 1 Personal Trainer Course).

( tick ) Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym)

( tick ) Level 3 Personal Training

( tick ) Level 4 Speciality Courses

So what does Level 3 mean?

A Level 3 Personal Trainer Course is our primary course that adheres to the correct procedures. These procedures emulate the government guidelines that displayed by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s). This is what qualifies you as a personal trainer and it is also what signals your employability to the leading health clubs in the UK. Once you have amassed the theoretical knowledge and practical nuances of our Level 2 and Level 3 courses, you will be ready to succeed within the personal trainer industry.

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If you are looking for a fitness instructing and personal trainer qualification you have come to the right place.

Many people looking for personal trainer qualifications are often under the comprehension that there is a Level 1 fitness instructor course, a level 1 personal training course or that a Level 1 Personal Trainer status is the highest ranking you can have as a fitness professional. This is not the case. You can bypass the course and move straight on to your Level 2 Personal Trainer Course.

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor

    Unit 1 – Anatomy & Physiology

    Unit 2 – Supporting Clients who take part in exercise and physical activity

    Unit 3 – Health, Safety, & Welfare in a fitness environment.

    Unit 4 – Principles of exercise fitness & health

    Unit 5 – Planning gym based exercise

    Unit 6 – Instructing gym based exercise

    Practical assessment to demonstrate a gym based induction for an individual clients requirements

    A case study to outline their knowledge of performing, writing and conducting a gym based induction.

    A multiple choice theory exam covering basic anatomy and physiology (70% pass rate required)

    A multiple choice exam focus

    ed on the principles of exercise and health (70% pass rate required)

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer

    Unit 1 – Advanced Anatomy & Physiology for health and exercise

    Unit 2 – Applying the principle of nutrition to a physical activity programme

    Unit 3 –Programming Personal Training with clients

    Unit 4 – Delivering Personal Training Sessions Demonstrating Leadership skills

    Practical assessment to demonstrate their ability to deliver personal training sessions

    A case study to outline your knowledge of programming personal training sessions and nutritional advice

    A multiple choice theory exam covering advanced anatomy and physiology (70% pass rate required)

    A multiple choice exam focused on the application of nutrition (70% pass rate required)

Book onto a level 2 gym instructing course, this is the starting point for all trainers, this will give you the foundations before moving onto your level 3 personal trainer course. You will learn how to conduct health checks, safe gym inductions, basic programmes and cover the anatomy and physiology of the body.

During the fitness instructing qualification you will learn an introduction to the fitness role as well as how to write programmes safely and effectively for gym and health club members. You will learn all about the human anatomy, the principles of exercise and the benefits of a healthy diet – and how it can be applied to your clients. As and when you have completed the fitness instructing qualification you can then move onto the level 3 personal trainer course. We package these two together in the format of a personal training diploma to enable you to make a quick transition from one course to the other.

The same goes for if you purchase an advanced personal training diploma – you can make a smooth transition into the level 4 fitness course of your choice.

Origym is known for being the most reliable course provider in the UK and we like to make things easy for you by offering 0% interest finance plans, flexible payment terms and we do not complicate issues by asking for guarantors or credit checking you. We even offer unlimited free re-sits; one of the few providers to do so. There are no hidden charges with us!


At Origym we only want the best for you and you career as a personal trainer and we are proud to be liaising with Active IQ, who produce more personal trainers in the UK than any other awarding governing body, are recognised by all leading gym operators, and are held in the esteem of being the most renowned certificate in fitness that the UK has to offer.

Origym’s personal trainer courses will enable you to gain entry onto the register for exercise professionals straight after you have completed your personal training certificate. Just so you know, all of our PT courses are REPs recognised and endorsed by Skills Active.

There are a couple of methods to gaining your personal training certification that you can choose from depending on your personal circumstances, just pick the way that suits you best as an individual and launch you career into one of the fastest expanding industries in the UK.

Online Personal Trainer Course

Online learning is great, especially if making it to a classroom on a regular basis may conflict with your work life or other commitments.

The best part of online learning is that you will complete the coursework and theoretical modules all within the comfort of your own home, at times and days that suit you so as not to interfere with your time table or social life. You will learn through state of the art e-learning, which is interactive and tests your retention by asking questions in different ways to really get you engaged after each section. In addition, you will have hardback copy manuals posted out to you within 5 days of enrolling and have instant access to online mock papers, e-books, videos and webinars – giving you as many learning resources as possible.

Often when selecting an online PT course, students wonder how they can practice the practical elements of the course. With the national practical training days, e-learning students will get the valuable input of our insightful tutors for feedback on the practical planning and shown how to correctly impose their practical plans into real life.

Held in small groups of around 6-8 students this really gives you the time and attention of our tutors to help you as an individual and not just as a group.

Personal Tutored Personal Trainer Course

With the best tutors in the industry, and we don’t say that lightly, you will learn through a combination of their expert help and support whilst also working from home at a pace and time frame that suits you. Our tutors are spread out in every major city and town in the UK, giving us coverage for any learner – irrespective of where you are located.

At Origym we believe in quality and we know the difference a top draw tutor can make to your overall experience of the course, thus we head hunt all our tutors to come and work for us from other providers and educational establishments.

You will get a guaranteed 24 hours of direct, private 1-2- 1 tuition at times and days totally convenient to yourself. The tutors will offer you guidance, support and share their valuable experience to becoming a personal trainer of high respect.

You will still get all the same learning resources at your disposal as a student who completes their qualifications via online study and will be able to attend the practical training days in addition to having the private help, allowing you to meet other students, which is great as these days are really fun and interactive.

Fast Track Personal Training Course

If you really enjoy the classroom feel and would benefit from being taught every aspect of the personal training course from start to finish, the fast track option is definitely going to be perfect for you.

They run every 2 months from 10 locations across the UK and run on a 9-5:30 basis, 4 days per week, for 4 weeks. This solid working is meant to help you achieve both your fitness instructing certification, and the level 3 in personal training. You will be fully qualified in as little as 4 weeks and will be a fully fledged personal trainer and ready to embark on your journey into the fantastic world of fitness.

The venues are all situated within the largest cities in the UK and are easily accessible within central locations for your convenience.

There are no cutting corners with Origym, we only affiliate with the best venues, with state of the art facilities including vast numbers of high quality cardio equipment, functional and fixed resistance, to allow you to be as creative and innovative as possible when constructing your fitness programmes.

Launching Your Personal Trainer Career

When you have finished your personal training course, however you have decided to get there, you will get the full support and help of our brilliant recruitment team.

Unlike every other provider, our recruitment team are not just there to get you interviews but they too are qualified personal trainers just like you, so can offer you real advice and paramount input to help making the right decision for you and your future.

You can send us your CV and we can make adaptations to help you really stand out, be industry specific as well as distribute it in your location of choice. We always guarantee every student an interview with one of our major corporate partners including:


…to name just a few.

Our platinum standard PT courses ensures that employers really like the standard of graduates by comparison to other providers, giving you the best possible chance of obtaining that ideal role for you.

Help and support is not an area we limit ourselves in, we offer interview preparation and assistance all for no extra charge! We just want the best for you and don’t limit the help even after you have obtained your certificate in level 3 personal training. This means if you ever want to come back and speak with us about new roles or potential opportunities that may have arisen in the fitness world, you’re welcome! We love hearing from former students.

We Are Fitness Professionals Too

Help and support is always of paramount importance to us as we were once upon a time all in the position you find yourself in; newly qualified but wanting to know how the fitness industry really works and what options are available to us.

Through brand new business webinars we give you ongoing videos on how to build a successful business as a personal trainer that includes modern techniques on closing, utilisation of social media to get clients, building a fitness website that ranks high on Google and much, much more.

We really look forward to helping you achieve your personal trainer objectives with our level 1personal trainer courses, so call us now on 0800 002 9599, we can’t wait to hear from you.

Yours sincerely,lukesteph


Luke Hughes & Steph Roberts
Founders, Origym Personal Trainer Courses

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