Guidance

Apprenticeship standard: personal trainer

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the sport & physical activity  sector.

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Apprenticeship standard for a personal trainer

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Details

This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is not yet ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the personal trainer standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: Colin.Huffen@cimspa.co.uk.

The standard for a personal trainer was developed by:

  • David Lloyd Leisure
  • ESPH
  • Everyone Active
  • Fitness First
  • Greenwich Leisure Ltd
  • Hilton
  • Jubilee Hall Trust
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Nuffield Health
  • Parkwood Leisure
  • Places for People Leisure
  • Virgin Active
  • LA Fitness
  • 1610 Leisure Trust
  • 1Life
  • Fitness Express