Are you fanatical about health and fitness with the drive to inspire others to achieve their goals?

Focus your energy and achieve a rewarding career with our personal training course.

If you want to take your training to the next level and you’re looking to become a fully qualified personal trainer or work in an associated active leisure role – this is the course for you.

You will spend half your time enjoying practical sessions in our new fitness studio, specialist gym and sports performance lab, while you work towards gaining recognised qualifications across a range of group and studio class-based exercises.

To give you industry experience and further develop your practical skills, you’ll be learning ‘on-the-job’ with weekly, relevant work placements in local leisure and fitness centres.

If your ambition is to start your own business we’ll develop your skills and knowledge in business, marketing, technology, customer service and enterprise and entrepreneurship – giving you a head start in developing a company you can be proud of.

Why study Personal Training at Reaseheath:

  • You’ll be training in our brand new fitness studio with state-of-the-art class and studio equipment
  • After leaving college you could walk straight into employment at a fitness and leisure centre or sports club, or set up as a self-employed trainer
  • You will gain relevant experience by working with clients from across the college – including our sports academy and public services students – and with members of the public
  • On completing your course you will be a fully-qualified personal trainer, class instructor and sports massage therapist
  • You can keep your finger firmly on the pulse of what’s trending in fitness by training in our new studio. You’ll be introduced to studio cycling, functional training, boxercise, step, kettlebells, fit ball and exercise to music
  • Our business modules will give you the skills to set up and run your own small business – so you’ll be fully-equipped to take the industry by storm!

Personal Training courses

Further Education Personal Training courses
Further Education Sport courses
Team sports and the gym

Sports teams at Reaseheath

As a sports student you will have the opportunity to develop and improve your skills in a chosen sport by joining one of the college teams. Throughout the year our teams regularly compete in the North West British College Sports (BCS) Leagues.

The college also offers recreational sports including Tough Rugby, Indoor 24 crickets and badminton. To find out more about these sports and our college teams visit the sports teams pages on our website.

The College gym

New for 2014, this state-of-the-art facility is fully equipped with top specification machines including an Olympic lifting platform, free weights area and Technogym cardiovascular and resistance machines.

To find out more about our gym and how to become a member visit the College gym pages on our website.

3G pitch and Multi Use Games Area

Other course areas

Career Options

On completing your course you’ll be a fully-fledged personal trainer with all the qualifications required to apply for roles in the fitness industry. You could choose to work for a fitness organisation or set yourself up in business.

If you fancy being your own boss, self-employment offers many lifestyle benefits such as increased flexibility and variety.

Freelance personal trainers usually charge an hourly rate and often rent space in a local gym or train their clients by visiting them at home – some even develop their own facilities.

Some popular career choices include:

  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness instructor
  • Sports massage therapist
  • Sports fitness coach
  • Activity leader
  • Leisure centre manager
  • Class instructor
  • Teaching
  • Associated roles in the active leisure industry