Diploma in Personal Training

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Course Graduates

Laura Mullaney
“I recently qualified as a Gym instructor + Personal trainer with Uni learning and it was honestly one of my best decisions that I’ve ever made."
Paul Cahalane
“I reached my goals as I recently qualified as a personal trainer with @unilearning. I’m so happy I made this decision."
Rachel Taggart
"Uni Learning made completing the Fitness instructing and Personal training courses very straightforward."

Course Overview

Transform Your Passion for Fitness into a Rewarding Career with Our Internationally Recognised Personal Training Qualification.

Kickstart your journey to success with our comprehensive online learning program, featuring one-on-one tutor support every step of the way.

Why Choose Our Personal Training Qualification?

Are you passionate about fitness and eager to inspire others to achieve their health goals? Our Personal Training Qualification is designed for individuals just like you. With our fully accredited program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a Personal Trainer, helping clients transform their lives for the better.

Key Benefits:

  1. Flexible Online Learning: Study at your own pace, from the comfort of your home. Our user-friendly platform allows you to access course materials and complete assignments whenever it suits you best.

  2. One-on-One Tutor Support: Get personalised guidance from our team of experienced tutors. They’ll be with you every step of the way, providing feedback, answering questions, and assisting you in whatever way  you need. 

  3. Comprehensive Curriculum: Our course covers a wide range of topics, including exercise physiology, nutrition, client assessment, and program design, ensuring you have all the tools you need to succeed as a personal trainer.


Course Content

The Diploma in Personal Training includes the Gym Instructor and Personal Training courses as one combined Personal Training Diploma Certification. 

  • Planning and Instructing Gym Based Exercise,
  • Professional Practice and fitness professionals,
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise,
  • Exercise and Lifestyle consultation and management
  • Business Awareness for Personal Trainers,
  • Designing and delivering personal training programmes,
  • Nutrition for exercise, fitness, health and wellbeing,
  • Applied anatomy for exercise, fitness and health
  • Behaviour change coaching
  • Nutrition for Fat loss
  • Nutrition for muscle gain

Personal Training Diploma

2 sets of 2 multiple choice online exams

Online coursework and quizzes

Practical assessment at the end of the course


Learning content for each module contains video lectures from our tutor team as well as reading content in e-book and PDF format. Coursework is submitted via our online learning platform. 

Course Details

For the Personal Training Diploma: This is a self paced course that you can access and complete around your own schedule. Your tutor will assist you to complete within a timeframe you decide. Average completion time is 8-12 weeks if studying part time.


This course is open to anyone over the age of 16

This is an Internationally Accredited Qualification with OFQUAL and is CIMSPA Approved. This is a Level 4 Diploma in Personal Training on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and a Level 3 Certificate in UK. 

You will be assigned a tutor who will be available for support throughout the entire course. Schedule regular phone/zoom calls around your schedule whenever you need assistance

You can pay upfront via our website or via low monthly payments through our finance partner, Humm. Apply for payment plans by adding a course to your cart and select ‘Humm’ at checkout. You can also contact us to request a payment plan application

Our main assessment center is in Clondalkin, Dublin with practical assessment days available on a monthly basis. Just book the first date that suits you once you have completed the online learning and coursework. Other assessment locations are available

Course Fee


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