Apprentice Personal Trainer PRO-FITNESS MARTLESHAM LTD

A fantastic opportunity to begin a career as a personal trainer with a well-established independent local gym. Training provided includes First Aid/Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification. Gain valuable-on-the job experience of all aspects of operating a fitness facility. We have been working successfully with apprentices for over 10 years.

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Closing date: 20 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    32.5 + hours per week to cover shifts across opening hours of Monday - Friday, 7.00am - 8.00pm/20.00. Saturday, 8.00am - 1.00pm/13.00. Sunday, 8.00am - 12.00pm (TBC)

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Shadowing a full-time member of staff carrying out member inductions/personal exercise programmes
  • Administration tasks: signing up and supporting members
  • General cleaning to maintain the gym equipment for the membership

The training you will be getting

  • Personal trainer Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Successful application will undertake a Personal Training (Level3) qualification
  • PT qualification is completed at the workplace, so it forms part of the working day
  • First Aid qualification is completed as a one-day course away from the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There may be the opportunity to join the team as a full-time Personal Trainer depending on the availability of a position at the time of completing the qualification
  • Joining another facility as part of a PT team
  • Setting up a business as a self-employed personal trainer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Physical Education (Grade 4+) Desired

Things to consider

The vacancy will involve shift work and weekend work and the requirement to be on your feet for most of the day.

About the employer

Pro-Fitness (Martlesham) Ltd is an independent company est. 2008 and has worked successfully with apprentices for over 10 years. We pride ourselves on being able to provide an entry opportunity into the health & fitness industry where employees are supported to gain valuable experience and an industry recognised qualification as part of their working day, which enables them to thrive in the industry.




Pro-Fitness (Martlesham)

BodyTalk Gym, Adastral Park



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Personal trainer

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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