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Personal Trainer

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A personal trainer is a fitness professional who motivates individuals to improve their physical fitness through exercise. They also give advice on general health and nutrition. Sessions are generally on a one to one basis, but can be in a group such as a bootcamp.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Self-employed personal trainers are paid between £25.00 and £45.00 an hour. Personal trainers working in a gym may earn over £30,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2320
1.8 %
RISE
2024
2361
  United Kingdom
2019
36015
2.8 %
RISE
2024
37030

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Active IQ
Tel: 01480 467950
Website: http://www.activeiq.co.uk
Twitter: @Active__IQ

Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
Tel: 0330 004 0004
Website: http://www.exerciseregister.org/
Twitter: @REPsUK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/REPsUK

YMCA Awards
Tel: 020 3994 9500
E-mail: awards.support@ymca.co.uk
Website: http://www.ymcaawards.co.uk
Twitter: @YMCAawards
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ymcaawards/

YMCAfit
Tel: 0370 218 8923
E-mail: ymcafit.bookings@ymca.co.uk
Website: http://www.ymcafit.org.uk/
Twitter: @ymcafit
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ymcafit

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