Personal Trainer Courses Exeter

Do you want to become a personal trainer? If so, our personal trainer courses in Exeter and Taunton can help you achieve your dream career change. As a leading fitness training provider in Devon, you will benefit from learning from some of the best personal trainers in the area. What’s more, our training takes place in a real-world environment. Plus, you are guaranteed professional insurance, so you can start training others as soon as you receive your certificate!

Discover how you can gain a gold standard level 3 personal training diploma for as little as £45 a month. Our next course starts on 24th of April at Oakmont Fitness in Exeter. Is it taught on 10 Sundays between 8:00am and 12:00pm. The course costs £1897 and you can make or one-off payment, or alternatively, we also have finance options available. Click the button below for more information.

How to Become a Personal Trainer

If you’re into health and fitness, becoming a PT is a worthwhile and rewarding career choice. It’s so much more than just being a gym instructor with the daily grind of showing people how to use fitness equipment. If you are researching how to become a personal trainer, then end your search with Oakmont Fitness. We offer PT training courses that are taught by our incredible team of highly qualified and experienced fitness coaches.

What does it involve?

Being a PT involves taking your clients on a journey to achieving a better lifestyle. You will see your clients regularly, weekly or sometimes even more, providing 1-2-1 fitness training to help them achieve their goals.

Part of the role involves designing unique health and fitness training programmes. You will tailor these to the individual needs and aspirations of your clients. As a result, no two days are the same. You will find yourself working with all types of people, from all walks of life, with ranging fitness levels and abilities.

It’s a fun and social job. During your sessions, you will develop a rapport with your clients and can even make lifetime friends along the way.

Another major benefit is that you can become your own boss. As a result, you can enjoy the luxury of managing your own time and choose where and when you work.

So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch to find out about our courses today! 

Oakmont Fitness Education Centre

Having been established for several years, Oakmont Fitness Education Centre provides exclusive, private PT training courses at our Exeter and Taunton branches. Our luxurious facilities and highly qualified team mean you will learn from the best in a fully equipped professional gym.

We have ongoing courses throughout the year, so get in touch to find out about booking your place to train to become a personal trainer.

A Nationally Recognised Course

The diploma is a nationally accepted qualification, validated by Focus Awards, recognised by Ofqual, CIMSPA, the Association of Independent Trainers and Thinktree Hub, the international professional organisation for the health and fitness industry. This means that you can get a job at any gym in the country or set up in your own business with total confidence.

After completing the qualification, you are guaranteed professional insurance so that the day you finish, you can start practising.

Professional insurance starts from for approximately £50 a year.


This is a personal training course with a total of 40 hours of face-to-face practical workshops, over 10 weeks.

Your in-person training will take place on Sundays, so you can fit your learning in with your current career.

Occasionally, someone will have to miss one of the dates however the course has been designed to accommodate this. Because the course has competency-based assessments rather than set examinations, this allows for flexibility.

If you want to be a PT, then it goes without saying, you will already be interested in health and fitness. Ideally candidates need a strong interest in exercise and health and have a passion to help other people achieve their fitness goals.

To join our course you must be over 16 years old, able to do the work and have good communication skills. You do not need any pre-qualifications.

There are many things you can do to attract your first clients. These include local advertising, flyers, having an online presence and being affiliated with a gym. Once you are up and running, you can expect a lot of business through word of mouth. 

The sky is the limit. As with anything in life, you get out what you put in. Your income as a PT will depend on the amount of clients you have combined with how much you charge for your services. 

The teacher for the course is a highly qualified and experienced fitness professional. They will make sure you pass and are comfortable and confident delivering your sessions.

Book Your Space on a Personal Training Course Today

If you think a career helping others to stay fit and healthy could be the career change you are looking for, then get in touch with the team at Oakmont Fitness Education Centre. With numerous personal trainer courses in Exeter and Taunton throughout the year, why not sign up today?

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