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100% Online Fitness Courses

 

  • All our fitness and personal training courses can be studied 100% online.
  • Learner are provided with access to our virtual learning environment where they are allocated learning and assessment tasks by their personal tutor.
  • Your personal tutor will when support you through regular meetings and communication while you work towards your online personal training qualification in manageable bite size chunks.
  • Learning activities come in the form of PDF manuals, e-learning content, pre-recorded webinars, tutor demonstrations and online knowledge checkers.
  • Online personal training course assessment deadlines are agreed with your tutor and submitted via the virtual earning environment to be marked and feedback returned to you by your tutor.

“I attended two courses – level 2 gym instructor and level 3 PT – and both were excellent. The structure of the course is logical, systematic and builds knowledge as you go leading to a practical assessment where everything comes together. The online learning support is outstanding and Hadyn makes the most complex subject knowledge simple, easy to understand and easy to remember. I have already recommended CMS to other people.” – Christine (Google Review)

“Great course, CMS has a great online learning setup and very easy to follow. Hadyn is full of knowledge, easy to contact and fast in replying. Definitely worth doing if your thinking about becoming a PT.” – Chris (Google Review)

To complete the 100% online pathway you will:

  • Complete the course over a duration and speed that suits you
  • Have 24/7 access to our high-quality digital technology learning platform and regular support from your personal tutor
  • Learning can be completed in your own time and at your own pace but the attendance of some live webinar sessions is required
  • AR / VR content
  • Demo account for 5 days
  • Need to have access to a commercial / professional gym environment
  • Be required to complete all practical delivery sessions within a gym setting
  • Need to have access to a video camera / smart phone to record some of your assessments

Try a demo account for 5 days

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When you enroll on your course you will receive your joining instructions and a welcome email giving you access to your learning resources. Your personal tutor will contact you to confirm you have access and to introduce and induct you to our high-quality digital technology learning platform.

Throughout the course your experienced personal-tutor will support you to ensure you have a clear action plan to ensure full participation with your learning and provide guidance on what work needs to be completed and by when, to ensure that you can successfully complete your course.

Your course is divided into units that allows a logical and progressive order providing you with a structure that is easy to follow. Our interactive high-quality resources include elearning, pre-recorded webinars, live webinars, Augmented Reality, PDF manuals, editable worksheets, tutor demo worksheets, tutor demo videos, mock exams and knowledge checkers.

Online Courses

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be allocated a personal tutor who will support you throughout your course. When you enroll on your course will be issued an Individual Learning Plan with agreed targets and goals for you to support you in completing your studies.

Live webinars are planned as part of your support every 6-8 weeks with an option to contact CMS via phone, email and / or webinar whenever you need some additional guidance.

All learners are issued access to the CMS Fitness Courses high-quality digital technology learning platform. The resources are designed to support all learning styles and include

  • Interactive e-learning
  • Live Webinars
  • Pre-recorded webinars
  • Knowledge Checkers
  • Mock exams

During your studies you will be required to submit the below assessment types:

  • Submission of word / pdf documents / worksheets / documents / assignments
  • Submission of video assessments
  • Sitting of an online remote exam
  • Submission of exam invigilation video

All assessments can be submitted through the CMS Fitness Courses digital learning platform and guidance is provided for all assessments prior to submission.

You can sit your exam online on a date/time of your choosing via remote proctor software. Please note there is an additional fee for any resits.

You can re-sit an exam as many times as needed, however CMS Fitness Courses has a responsibility to ensure that teaching and learning occur in between each exam to promote learner development and quality of delivery. Re-sit fees are £25 per exam.

You will need access to a professional / commercial gym setting. Practical assessments require learners to use a variety of free weights, resistance machines, alternative functional equipment and body weight exercises.

Client consultation require the completion of basic fitness tests but do not require any specialist equipment.

Level 2 Gym Instruction Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral Level 3 Diploma in PT Level 2 and Level 3 Combined
Expected Duration 4 Months 4 Months 6 Months 10 Months
Contracted Duration 6 Months 6 Months 9 Months 12 Months

You can sit your exam online on a date/time of your choosing via remote proctor software. Please note there is an additional fee for any resits.

To book your exam or see planned theory exam assessment dates click here.

You can re-sit an exam as many times as needed, however CMS Fitness Courses has a responsibility to ensure that teaching and learning occur in between each exam to promote learner development and quality of delivery. Re-sit fees are £25 per exam.

No fees are required for any practical assessment submissions or re-sits.

Apart from the obvious they are not. Of course, the online personal training course is delivered online as opposed to in a classroom setting but regardless of the delivery method you choose you will achieve the same qualification.

Not everybody learns the same way. Completing your online personal training course online allows you to study at a time and place that suits you. Workshop days are delivered at specific times in specific locations, and once you have heard it, it is gone. Studying your personal training course online allows you to study where and when you like and watch pre-recorded webinars as many times as you need to.

In addition to this, studying for an online personal training course means you do not need to travel to a workshop location, take time of work or incur additional expense catching public transport.

The online personal training course comes with access to our personalised virtual learning environment with a wide range of ever-growing learning resources. Online personal training course students can expect to have access to PDF manuals, online knowledge checkers, high quality e-learning content and experienced tutor support to maximise your progression while on programme.

  1. Watch pre-recorded content over and over
  2. Minimise the cost of travel
  3. Study and complete assessments online when it suits you

The online personal training course requires a range of assessments to be completed.

  1. 2 x Multiple choice exam papers – these are open book exams where the assessments can be sat online at home.
    1. Applied anatomy and physiology for exercise, health, and fitness
    2. The principles of nutrition and their application to exercise and health
  2. There are then a range of worksheets, assignments and a case study which is required to be submitted. All these documents are available with guidance and tutor support on our virtual learning environment where they can also be submitted to your tutor.

To enrol on the level 3 personal training course you are required to hold a Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing.

If you do not hold the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing or equivalent but wish to be a qualified Personal Trainer then you will be required to enrol on the Level 3 Diploma in Gym Instruction and Personal Training which merges the Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instruction and the Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training into one larger Level 3 Diploma.

Our Online Personal Training qualification is fully accredited by both REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) and CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity).

Our qualifications are awarded by Active IQ the leading awarding organisation in the health and fitness sector.

This ensures that all fitness sector employers and professionals recognise our credentials. Furthermore, all CMS certifications are internationally recognised and governed by Ofqual.