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Personal  Trainer  Course  Comparison  

Course
provider

Cost

Flexible payment
options

YMCA Fit

£2,379

Option to pay in 6
monthly
instalments
(interest-free).

Be a Better
You

£1998 (face to
face)

Option to pay over
6, 9 or 12 months
(interest free).

Advanced
learning
loan*
available?
Yes

European
Institute of
Fitness

£1,619 (part
time)
£1,969 (full
time)
£6,695 (fast
track)
£4,695 (online)
Fees include
accommodation
and meals

 

Option to pay over
11 months (interest
free).

None specified.

Offers/incentives

Intensive: 27 days attendance + 3
assessment days (over 7 weeks).

Free “suspension
fitness” module worth
£129.

10% discount when
paying in full.
10% off Jordan
equipment.

Blended: Elearning + 15 days attendance +
3 assessment days.
Yes

£998 (online)

Discovery
Learning

Course structure

No

No

Face to face: 6 days attendance over 3
weeks (including assessment) (London only).

Online: Complete the course online over 2 to
6 months. Attendance required for written
tests.

Part-time: 8 weeks home study + 5
attendance weekends over 4 months.

Full-time: 5 weeks full time attendance (Mon
to Fri).
5-week fast-track: 5 week residential
course.

Online: 10 weeks Elearning + 10 day
residential course.

Other incentives for
their higher monthly
payment packages
(including an android
tablet and additional
qualifications).
10% discount when
paying in full.
4 weeks free
insurance.
Includes life coach
qualification.

Includes PT business
training.

Post-course business

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Fitness
Industry
Education

£1,199
(distance)
£1,799 (part
time and full
time)

Focus Training

£1,999

Option to pay over
6 months to 5
years (interest
payable for
24months+).

No

Distance: Elearning + attendance on 3
Saturdays.

support.
£200 to £300 discount
for payment in full.

Part time:
Home study + attendance on 12 Saturdays.
Full time:
Home study + 4 weeks full time attendance.
4 weeks full time attendance.

None specified.

No

None specified.

Option to pay in
monthly
instalments.
Option to pay over
6 months
(interest/fees
apply).
Option to pay in
monthly
instalments.

No

Home study + 10 days attendance (at
weekends).

No

6 – 8 weeks of home study + 10 days
attendance split over 5 weekends.

Yes

Full time: 6 weeks full time attendance.

None specified.

Option to pay in
monthly
instalments.

No

Price does not
include level 2
qualification

Future Fit
Training

£2,949

Health and
Fitness
Education

£1,459

Lifetime
Training

£3,149 (full
time)

Premier
Training

£2,399 (part
time)
£3,450 (except
London)
£3,695
(London)

Part time: Home study + 4 days attendance
over 3 months
Over 6 weeks (full or part time).




 

Free upgrade to level
4 diploma (worth
£950).
£73 discount for
payment in full.

12 months career
support.
Guaranteed PT
interviews.
12 months REPs
membership.
Includes First Aid
Certificate, circuit

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The Training
Room

£3,495 (fasttrack/part time)
£2,995
(Elearning)

Option to pay in
monthly
instalments (from
£95 a month).

No

Fast-track: Full time attendance for 6 weeks.
Part-time:
Home study + attendance on 7 weekends
over 6 months.
Elearning:
3 – 6 months Elearning.

Vision Fitness
Academy

£2,049

Option to pay in 6
monthly
instalments.

No

Elearning + 7 day bootcamp attendance.


 
 
*Government-­‐backed  loans  available  to  those  aged  over  24.  See  our  section  on  [Funding  your  personal  Trainer  Course]  for  more  info.  
 
 

 

training and kettlebells
qualifications.
Includes studio
cycling, circuit training,
gym based boxing and
sport nutritionist
qualifications.
Elearning programme
includes First Aid and
bootcamp
qualifications.
£550 discount when
paying in full.
£450 discount when
paying in 6
instalments.