Start Your Own Personal Training Business

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Start Your Own Personal Training Business

Course Hours: 
25
Instructor: 
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Have you ever dreamed of starting your own Personal Training business?  As people of all ages become more aware of the importance of living a healthy lifestyle, personal trainers are in high demand. As a personal trainer you have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives by tailoring your exercise and healthy living training to each individual client.  Whether your goal is to provide fitness assessments, individual exercise programs, or train in small or large groups, you will learn how to combine your love of fitness with your entrepreneurial spirit to create a comprehensive business plan for your company.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the many ways to design a personal training business
  • List the strategies to use to find the perfect location and set up a business 
  • Recognize ways for choosing the right exercise equipment
  • Recall ways to price services and market a personal training business

Start Your Own Personal Training Module 1
Designing Your Business

In module 1, we will look at the many areas of instruction and coaching encompasses, including: physiology, kinesiology, injury prevention, fitness assessment, sports training, and nutrition. Afterwards, we will look at the elements of a business plan, the legal structure of your business, insurances and licenses and permits. 

  • What Do Personal Trainers Do?
  • Business Plan Elements
  • The Competitor You Can’t See
  • Structuring Your Business
  • Professional Advisors

Start Your Own Personal Training Module 2
Locating and Setting Up Your Business

There are several ways to keep your costs and risk factors down the first few years of growing your business.  In this module, we will look at strategies to use to maximize your income.  Additionally, we will take a look at setting up your website and come up with marketing slogans and hook words. 

  • Where to Set Up?
  • Operating in Cyberspace
  • Email Dos and Don’ts
  • Words are Hooks
  • Building Relationships Take Time

Start Your Own Personal Training Module 3
Setting Yourself Apart

Module 3 will go over the ways the health and fitness industry is changing and what you can do to meet these challenges.   We will also take a look at the start-up costs of starting your own business, including the business and exercise equipment.  When starting your own business, you also have to consider who you will hire and for what positions.  In module 3, we will look at how to maximize your human resources. 

  • Trends
  • Functional Training
  • Sources of Startup Funds
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Maximizing Your Human Resources

Start Your Own Personal Training Module 4
Marketing and Fitness Tales

In this module, we will discuss marketing basics and how to choose the most efficient for your home based business.  Module 4 will also discuss the basics of bookkeeping and how it affects the health of your business and financial status. 

  • Getting the Word Out
  • Promoting Business
  • Pricing Your Services
  • Keeping Records
  • Know What Your Clients Know

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.

Click on the school name below for purchasing info:

1400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742
United States
Phone: 240-500-2553

Click on the school name below for purchasing info:

1400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742
United States
Phone:
240-500-2553
(41 miles away)