Personal Training Courses Liverpool

Course Format

At Fitness HQ we deliver a number of fitness courses including the diploma in personal training at our liverpool academy over weekends. We also support all our students with ongoing student support from our team of tutors and assessors via phone and e-mail beween delivery weekends.

The L3 Certificate in Personal Training is a progression from L2 Fitness Instructing (Gym), if you have this qualification please let us know otherwise please go to L2 Fitness Instructing dates first as this form the fit part of the L3 Diploma in Personal Training.

The diploma in personal training consists of 10 units which include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Applying nutrition for health
  • Designing personal training sessions
  • Delivering personal training sessions

These units will leave you with a wealth of knowledge regarding nutrition advice, training, programming and how to set up a successful personal training business in Liverpool. At present, Fitness HQ is one of the most successful training providers in the fitness sector, mainly due to boasting success rates in excess of 95%.

Course Dates

At Fitness HQ we understand that time can be a barrier to most things, including your education. This is why we have personal trainer courses scheduled at the weekend and also the weekday to best suit your availability and needs.

Course Days Qualification Course Dates Assessment Date
WEEKEND Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training – Liverpool June 24, 30 July 1, 14, 15, 21 & 22nd July 28th
WEEKEND Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training – Liverpool September 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 October 6 & 7th October 13th
WEEKEND Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training – Liverpool December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 January 12 & 13th January 19th
WEEKEND Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training – Liverpool March (2019) 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 & 30th March 31st
WEEKEND Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training – Liverpool May (2019) 11, 12, 18, 19 June 1, 2 & 8th June 9th

Course Assessment

There are a number of various assessment methods which you will complete during our personal trainer course in Liverpool. These include:

  • Theory exams
  • Worksheets
  • Case study
  • Practical observations

The above assessments may seem daunting and frightening, however with 95% success rates our tutors are among the best in the industry and they will support you and prepare you the best they can to be successful. If however you are not successful with any particular element of the course, there will be an opportunity for you to try again.

Post Course Support

At Fitness HQ our primary objective is to help you develop a career or business doing what you love, fitness! With an extensive network of employers throughout Liverpool and the rest of the UK, we can help sign post you towards current vacancies and invite large employers to come and speak to you during the course to hopefully help you secure employment. At present we work closely with David Lloyds, anytime fitness and pure gym as well as a large number of smaller facilities in the local area.

Career Prospects

Once you complete a Personal Training qualification with Fitness HQ, the possibilities for employment and building a career are endless. We have outlined a few below which may be of interest to you:

  • Employed Personal Trainer in either a private or public gym
  • A self-employed Personal Trainer freelancing between various facilities or utilising the several different parks throughout Liverpool
  • Specialise in Exercise Referral and support Liverpool in its health initiatives in combating Diabetes and obesity
  • Focus on performance and strength & conditioning with various sports teams throughout Liverpool
  • Open your own private facility
  • Bootcamps – with our qualifications you can set up Bootcamps and various other fitness classes throughout Liverpool

For more information on any of our courses in Liverpool please e-mail us at or call FREE on 0800 112 3431

Become a Personal Trainer in Liverpool

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Why choose Liverpool?

Liverpool is one of the UK’s fastest growing cities with more and more entrepreneurs and executives working in the city centre. As well as this, Liverpool has always had a reputation of sporting excellence with a successful University and Sports Study programmes, two premiership football clubs and various other sporting institutes. Due to the nature of the city, the young vibe and its success in business, becoming a Personal Trainer in Liverpool will result in several opportunities.

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Why choose Fitness HQ for your Personal Training qualification in Liverpool?

As well as delivering Internationally recognised qualifications which are delivered by industry leading trainers, here are even more reasons to choose us:

  • you can qualify in less than 10 weeks!
  • interest free payment plans
  • provide you with an online platform to start advertising your business with a Webpage just for you
  • introduce you to employment opportunities in Liverpool and surrounding areas with our extensive network
  • provide a continual support / mentorship to help you succeed in your new career.
  • on average a Personal Trainer in Liverpool can earn anything from £20,000 a year up to and in excess of £40,000 a year.


We have personal training packages to suit everyone:

Diploma Type Included Prices From
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • 3 CPD Courses *
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  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • 3 CPD Courses *
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral
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  • Level 2 Gym Instructing or Level 2 Exercise to Music
  • Level 3 Personal Training
  • 3 CPD Courses *
  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates
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* Note: 3 CPD courses are to be chosen from the following:

  • Kettlebells
  • Suspended Movement Training
  • Group Indoor Cycling
  • Instructing Circuit Training
  • Instructing Bootcamp Fitness Training

Funding Available

If you’ve been considering a change in career or the pursuit of a fitness career but the cost of the qualification has put you off, then why not contact us for information regarding 0% Payment Plans .

Course Recommendations

Shannon who is a professional football payer at Liverpool FC has just completed our Diploma in Personal Training at our Liverpool academy in Speke. Shannon has played football since she was 5 and joined the Liverpool Centre of Excellence at 15 years old. Shannon has progressed through the ranks and recently made her debut for Liverpool’s first team in the Champions League in Italy.

Shannon’s testimonial: ‘Fitness HQ and their Advanced Diploma in Personal Training was recommended to me by a friend. I loved my course and enjoyed every minute of it – the tutors are very encouraging, knowledgable and approachable which made the course more enjoyable for me. I really appreciated their help throughout the course and I can’t recommend Fitness HQ enough!’

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Developing a career as a Personal Trainer in Liverpool is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Not only is it fun, flexible and financially a good career to pursue, it is also extremely rewarding. If you like the idea of coaching clients to a healthier, stronger and happier version of themselves, then this is the career for you!

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