How to become a certified personal trainer

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Do you aspire to become a fitness trainer to earn a good income to lead a happy and healthy life? If so, this blog will incredibly helpful for you guys.

Please read the entire article to know full details about Personal trainer certification.

In this blog, I am giving you spectacular tips to become a fitness instructor in your native country and Overseas. I reckon a host of people may have dreamed of becoming an instructor. However, individuals are failing to pursue their dreams because of family circumstances, lack of awareness, or different reasons.

Today I am going to sort out all your problems by giving simple tips to become your dream fitness instructor.

First and foremost, certification is significant to become an instructor in any center. Because the fitness industry has been booming right now, as a result, the competition around the world has been tremendously enhanced.

The astonishing incident is the majority of adolescents are becoming ardent fans of fitness to make follow their passion and profession simultaneously.

Letโ€™s comprehend the definition of โ€œPersonal trainerโ€, which means the ability to deliver safe and effective programs to the clients. For instance, your clients may have several problems, once they approach with you must have the capability to comprehend their issue and provide them safe and effective exercises.

Letโ€™s get started.


The passionate fitness trainer must learn essential skills such as listening skills, self- motivation, self-promotion, leadership, and they must have excellent communication skills to excel in the field of the fitness industry.


At the outset, the individual must have finished their HIGH SCHOOL DEGREE to register this course. Moreover, they must follow their passionate course which they keen on without the compulsion of others. If so, they can work efficiently as a personal trainer.

Moreover, make sure that you selected the course from the reputed and registered organization.

A myriad of organization offers a variety of fitness training courses with written and practical examinations.

I am going to give you little insight into the course.

  • Lecture and duration:

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  (Theory & practical)

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  2 months (it may vary in terms of syllabus and academy)

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย Internship: 100 hours

Furthermore, some Academy may provide you internship opportunities for the individual who successfully finished the course with good marks.

  • Types of Exams

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย Theory (100 marks)

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย Practical (100 marks)

ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  ย  Viva (Oral exam)- 50 marks

50% of marks are required to pass this exam.

Note- The syllabus may vary, based on the Academy and courses.

As far as a personal trainer is concerned, the trainer must comprehend their customerโ€™s requirements by selecting an appropriate workout, diet plans. Moreover, make them aware of the function of the body, and give them an accurate workout plan without injuries.

If you are someone who aspires to pursue a personal trainer course from India, this information will incredibly helpful for you guys.

First and foremost, please be cautious before selecting the fitness course because a host of institutes are providing a variety of courses. However, before jumping to the course analyze it and check whether the specific institute that you selected being registered in REPS India or not.

Hence, REPS INDIA registration is necessary to work as a personal trainer overseas.

Next, we are going to talk about the individual who aspires to shape their career in Abroad as a personal trainer.

REPS India (Register for exercise professionals India foundation)ย 

Also, here I am giving the link of the website ย

The individual can work overseas as a recognized international fitness trainer if they getting the portability letter from the REPS India. Moreover, you can work in seven countries as a personal trainer if the specific institute registered in REPS India.

Countries listed below


Additionally, you can check whether the Institute that you selected has been registered in REPS India or not.

Here is the link

Also, If you can complete the course called DIPLOMA IN PERSONAL TRAINER from any of the REPS India’s registered institutes, the individual is eligible to register as Category-A Personal Trainer in REPS India.

Moreover, after finishing the course from the registered Academy, the individual can possess a portability letter from REPS India, as a result, you deserve to work in the above-listed countries as Personal Trainer. Once you start working as a CPT abroad, the individual can effortlessly register their certificate in overseas REPS, for instance REPS Ireland.



(Can earn -25000/- to 2 lakhs PM)


(Can earn- Rs. 25000/- to 3 lakhs PM)


(Can earn- Rs. 30000/- to 3 lakhs PM)


(Can earn- Rs. 15000/- to 45000/- PM)

Letโ€™s gaze at the benefit of being Certified.

  1. ย Independent in handling clients with social needs- geriatric/children/young adults/medical conditions/history injuries.
  2. Proper judgment about forms and techniques for different levels of fitness.
  3. Forms and techniques are learned based on proven theories to minimize the risk of injuries and provide maximum benefits.
  4. Generate higher revenue-better knowledge used for convincing clients for PT.
  5. Certified trainers talk the same language on the ground floor โ€“ improving the gym image.
  6. The certified trainers get more respect as the client believe make optimum fitness result.


Being a CPT is an amazing opportunity for adolescents right now around the world. Many individuals both men and women have been trying to work as personal trainers as they love this job. Moreover, people opt for this job to prevent the disease from workout regularly.

However, before selecting the Academy and course to pursue check whether the institute is registered in REPS or not.

โ€œThe body achieves what the mind believesโ€

I hope this blog will helpful for you guys.

Do not forget to give your valuable comments. I appreciate all your feedback!

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Hey, my name is Anoop, and I am an Engineer by profession, and writing is my passion. As I am a fitness enthusiast and practicing for the last 12 years, I decided to share the knowledge with people what I possessed about health, wellness, and lifestyle. I would be happy if you get benefits from my articles, and I hope you find it worthwhile each time you visit! Please share my articles. Sharing is caring! Thank you.

69 thoughts on “How to become a certified personal trainer

      1. Crystal clear information provided … For me its new ..keep up the good work ..very helpful for those people who are dreaming about their career in fitness.. Great one

        1. Yes, Dayana! my intention is to aware the people about the fitness course and registration needed to pursue their career in Abroad. Thanks for the support!

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  2. The body achieves what the mind beleives. I cant agree more. I have just been learning this in my NLP sessions. Very Informative Post.

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