Fitness Courses and Qualifications

Be the best... become a personal trainer with Power Academy today!

“This course is very powerful in confidence building.”
-John Smith

Ready to get started as a Personal Trainer, with industry leading support and guidance?

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Study from home with 100% online distance learning

The perfect option to become a fully qualified personal trainer at a pace that suits your lifestyle.

Includes both Level 2 Gym Instructing and Level 3 Personal Training.

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Group community support

E-learning portal with 1-to-1 dedicated tutor support

Flexible online distance learning that fits around your current schedule

All assessments can be carried out online around your availability

Trainer Directory subscription

Want to make it even more cost-effective? Speak to us about different payment options

Your dedicated tutor will mark your work in less than 48 hours which is the fastest in the industry.

Free Pro WeTransfer, no need to pay to send in your large videos, we pay it for you!

Why choose us?

Elevate Your Career with a Quality Assured CIMSPA Enhanced Training Provider. Achieve Combined Level 2 & 3 Qualifications In Gym Instructing and Personal Training.

Your dedicated tutor will mark your work in less than 48 hours which is the fastest in the industry.

7 days a week support.

Introducing our Cutting-Edge Online E-Learning Platform.

Tutors with over 20 years Personal Training Experience

Optional hard copies of the study material available

Access to FREE Active IQ online CPD courses

Flexible, online distance learning that fits around your lifestyle

Unlimited tutor support

Cost effective prices & monthly payment plans

Lifelong careers support

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Awards Power Academy UK has achieved:

A compliant status with low risk by Active IQ

'Enhancing status' by CIMSPA's Quality Assurance Team

These prestigious recognitions are the higher honour any fitness education provider can achieve.

A range of online based gym instructor & personal training courses

We’ve developed an extensive portfolio of courses, delivering world-class training to ensure you have a long-lasting career.

Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing

This is the perfect starting point. Ideal for beginners training to become a gym instructor or as a starting point for a Personal Training qualification.


No entry requirement


Qualify in 4 weeks

Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training

The step up. Perfect for those who already have a Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing and want to become a personal trainer.


Must have Level 2 Gym Instructor


Qualify in 8 weeks

Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Personal Training

Become a fully qualified personal trainer with this combined level 2 and level 3 in one.


No entry requirement


Qualify in 12 weeks

Active IQ Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health

The Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Exercise and Health will enable learners to develop their knowledge of healthy eating, to analyse their client’s nutritional habits and to be able to offer healthy eating advice that is linked to their clients’ exercise and lifestyle goals.


A suitable Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing.


Qualify in 2 weeks

Active IQ Level 3 Award In Education and Training

The Level 3 Education and Training qualification is a certification that allows individuals to become qualified tutors in the UK. This certification is recognised by employers and educational institutions and provides a comprehensive understanding of teaching and training principles.


Learners must be 19 + and do not need to be in a teaching role, Learners must be competent in the area in which they wish to teach.


Qualify in 2 weeks

First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work meets The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in respect of First Aid at Work and is aimed at individuals who intent to develop and gain formal recognition of their knowledge, understanding, and skills of first aid at work. It has been agreed with the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum that the qualification has a minimum contact time of 6 hours, over a period of 1 day.


Learners are required to be 16 years of age prior to certification and have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy


Qualify in 4 weeks

Why Power Academy is different?

Join hundreds of our personal training graduates working with leading UK and international gym brands.

Trainer Directory

1-year subscription to the Trainer Directory to showcase your expertise to clients. Connect and engage with clients in your local area.

Professional Guidance

Our tutors all hold many qualifications and years of experience within the fitness industry. They will be sharing their knowledge and training with you throughout the course.

Careers Support

Our extensive network of gyms enables us to offer all-encompassing post-course support, including business advice to help you confidently embark on the right journey towards a fitness career.

Payment options

Various payment options to help you fund the course and get started with your fitness career.

Pay with Klarna

Spread the cost of the course into 3 interest-free monthly payments

Monthly payment plans

Pay for the course from as little as £40 per month.

Speak to us

Get in touch for more information about our instalment plans or finance options.

Success stories

"Can’t recommend these guys enough! They’ve been with me every step of the way on my journey to becoming a Level 2 Gym Instructor. Their support and dedication has been amazing, always there when I needed them, and always with a smile...

A BIG thanks to the whole team for helping me achieve my goal."

Debbie Holt

Google Review

“The service and support from the team is fantastic. They are very helpful and their finance option really helped me make the switch in my career. Want to thank the team for such a professional service.”

James Jordan

Pure Gym

"The service and responsiveness from Power Academy UK has been fantastic from the start, Gizem was very efficient to help get everything across the line and took time to ask questions and explain the course in great detail. Bobby was also very helpful to support me and was happy to answer any questions I had.Also a huge shoutout to George for making time to explain and making sure my work is up to standard."

Srdjan Milivojevic

Google Review

“Power Academy provides an invaluable service and quality of training. The tutors are highly experienced and knowledgeable, sharing pearls of wisdom throughout the workshops.”

John Jason

Virgin Active

"Power Academy has literally changed my life, the whole team are amazing and go above and beyond. Highly recommend.It’s not a tick box system, they literally work tirelessly to nurture you into your growth as a personal trainer. They work long days, late nights and weekends, always on hand to help you with anything.Thank you so so much, I cannot put into words how grateful I am.

Shantel Johnson

Google Review

 “Fabulous course, great support, thoroughly enjoyed it. 
Very well presented with clear and precise content. I decided to study with them to offer my martial arts clients a broader choice of activities.”

Jack Payen

David Lloyd

One Personal Trainer Career. Unlimited Possibilites.

We’ve developed an extensive portfolio of courses, delivering world-class training to ensure you have a long-lasting career.