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Fitness Trainer: Personal Trainer

Fitness Trainer: Personal Trainer

Personal Trainers provide safe and effective exercise and fitness programme design, instruction and assistance to help clients reach personal health and fitness goals.

Please note registration is now closed for 2020


The competition has been designed by fitness industry and fitness education experts to test the role of a Personal Trainer to world class standards. Throughout the competition, the tasks will test an aspiring Personal Trainer on:

  • General Presentation & Professionalism
  • Planning
  • Fitness Testing
  • Consultation and lifestyle profiling
  • Instructing 1-1
  • Business skills
  • Social Media Usage
  • Hard Skills
  • Group Instructing
  • Use of technology

Please note that following current government guidelines to ensure social distancing, your video submission does not need to include a client - you can perform all exercises yourself. You can also record the video in any location such as a suitable room within your home, or your garden

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition
  • There are no limits to the number of entries per organisation
  • Competitors should be studying for or have recently completed a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or equivalent. The qualification or any units of the qualification can not have been completed before 1 September in the year previous to entry.
  • Competitors may only enter the competition in any one given year

Useful information

Please email to request a resource pack to help competitors prepare for the competition

Contact details 

In addition to liaising with the Competition Organising Partner if you need to contact WorldSkills UK please do email -

Fitness Trainer competition is organised by AoC Sport.

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