Fit Futures | Personal Training Course - Online, or Face to Face


Challenge what you know and learn, train and grow




Fit Futures is your gateway into the fitness industry like no other…

Our internationally recognised personal training courses cater to your needs, your pace, and work around your schedule. From online to face-to-face study, we equip you with the essential marketing, business and fitness skills to help transform your career.

From personal trainers to gym managers, exercise consultants to health coordinators, we take your ambition, nurture it, and provide you with the road map, qualifications and industry connections to get you where you want to be.


Are you ready to turn your passion for fitness into a career? At Fit Futures Academy we take your ambition, nurture it, and provide you with the qualifications and industry connections to get you where you want to be. You can complete our Online Certificate in Personal Training in as little as six months.

Our flexible online courses mean you can study Personal Training or Nutrition from home, and fit your learning around your life. If you prefer a classroom environment, we offer evening courses in Personal Training at our Christchurch and Auckland campuses.

Our programmes are developed in conjunction with high-profile fitness industry leaders, and are regularly updated to ensure we always deliver current, best-practice information.That means our students benefit from years of research, refined into a program that caters to their individual needs.

We understand the need for affordable education, and have structured our course fees and payment options to make studying with us accessible to as many people as possible.


The Online Certificate in Personal Training is your passport to a career in the fitness industry. It’s a work-ready qualification suitable for all learning styles and experience levels, and is designed to fit flexibly around your life.

You’ll complete 13 course modules, covering a range of topics and providing you with up-to-date industry knowledge. You’ll also have the opportunity to get some hands-on experience with our work experience component, and will have an assigned available tutor for extra information and support.

Evening classes are held at our Christchurch or Auckland campus, or you can study independently from anywhere in New Zealand using our online learning platform. You’ll graduate with everything you need to start working in the fitness industry – including your first year of REPs registration, which we facilitate and pay for as a graduation gift. REPs (NZ Register of Exercise Professionals) is the industry accreditation body, and is recognised internationally.


As well as our Personal Training course, we offer the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification – the world’s most-respected nutrition education programme, with over 100,000 clients globally. Whether you’re already mid-career, just starting out, or want to learn more about nutrition for yourself and your community, the online Level 1 Certification is your springboard to a deeper understanding of nutrition.

With Precision Nutrition, you won’t just learn the science behind nutrition – you’ll also learn proven coaching methods to help you effectively coach your clients towards achieving their goals. You’ll finish the certification with the knowledge and confidence to help your clients make lasting positive changes to their health and lives.

We welcome international students, and we don’t charge any additional course fees for students from overseas.

“I love learning about the body and all that it entails, it has really deepened my knowledge of what I am experiencing during physical activity”

Sam Bot
Full Scholarship Recipient

“I signed up with Fit Futures in September 2015. Their helpful team made it extremely easy to get the ball rolling with my fitness career while working full time.”

Tim Freeman
Full-time Personal Trainer

Sam Bot, FIT College Graduate

Since graduating from FIT College (now Fit Futures) in 2015 I have taken my qualification and joined the fitness industry right away. 

Sharon Bouwer
Full-time Personal Trainer

Become a fully qualified Personal Trainer to work worldwide

Pass your assessment and register with the NZ Register of Exercise Professionals. You’ll then be internationally recognised and fully qualified to work around the world.

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