Certificate in Personal Training

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Become a Personal Trainer online.

Since 2013 Fit Futures has become the most respected fitness & personal training organisation in New Zealand. We help you get the tools you need to succeed & future-proof your career in fitness with a Certificate in Personal Training. Study with us & learn how to teach, train & educate people in one of the world's most essential industry's.

Whether you choose to study our Certificate in Personal Training courses online, face-to-face or virtually; our comprehensive REPs certified program of study means you can learn to become a personal trainer where, when & however it suits you.


Our Certificate in Personal Training Course Includes:

  • Nutrition
  • The Fitness Industry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Orientation and Health Assessment
  • Body Composition
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Advanced athlete programming
  • Business planning for Personal Trainers
  • Marketing strategies for Personal Trainers
  • Small business finance for Personal Trainers
  • Communication skills for Personal Training
  • Group Exercise development
  • Special Populations
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Postural Assessment and Analysis

Proudly in Partnership with:

Jetts Fitness NZ
F45 Functional Training
Everest Personal Training

We pay for the 1st year of your REPs registration.


Study Options.

Study PT Online
Study PT Online

Have a busy lifestyle? Go at your own pace, and work your Certificate in Personal Training course studies around your everyday schedule. Our team of PT fitness experts are readily available to guide you every step of the way.

Study PT On-campus
Study PT On-campus

Looking for something a little more hands-on? Study a Certificate in Personal Training face-to-face with our REPs qualified team of personal trainers & tutors two nights a week in leading training & exercise facilities across NZ.

Which Study Program Suits You?

  1. Online (for self-starter with busy lifestyle & autonomous learning skills)
  2. Virtual (for the more kinaesthetic learner requiring extra tutor support)
  3. On Campus (hands on approach to both theoretical & practical components of the course)


  • Study at your own pace
  • Flexible assessment deadlines
  • Up to 1 year to complete and meet all requirements
  • Two nights per week
  • Strategic pace
  • Delivered over 16 weeks
  • Self-directed study
  • Tutors available by phone and email
  • Lectures presented by tutors
  • Classrooms at top facilities with 10-20 other students
  • Hands-on learning or with live tutorials
Tutor Support
  • Available via phone, email and Skype
  • 2x per week in class or through virtual sessions
  • Available via phone and email
  • Online exams
  • Practical assessments filmed and uploaded for tutors
  • Online exams
  • In-person practical assessments
  • Ability to work with students in your class
Additional Support
  • Practical workshops in regional areas (Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton) to have one-on-one coaching pointers
  • Listen and learn from a range of industry-leading guest speakers throughout the course, particularly at the end
Great for people who
  • Have a busy lifestyle who want to study in their own time
  • Live in smaller centres around NZ
  • Suit independent learning
  • Thrive on learning in a classroom environment
  • Like structured lessons and timeframes
  • Want more face-to-face time with tutors and other students
  • Virtual tutorials and live video sessions

How to Become a Personal Trainer Online?

Become a qualified personal trainer with New Zealands most respected fitness & personal training organisation. Joining is super easy. Follow these simple steps and get ready to transform & further your career for the better with a Certificate in Personal Training.


Fill out the form below and we’ll send you our information pack, with more about what you can expect from Fit Futures courses and what you need to enrol with us.


Once you have our information pack, one of our careers advisors will be in touch to discuss which program is best suited to your needs – you may even be eligible for a scholarship.


After enrolling with us, you’ll be given your login details as well as assigned a tutor who will be there to assist you throughout the course by phone, email and video call.


Time to get started! Move forward with the support of your personal tutor, a fantastic network of your fellow students and work place opportunities through our partners.

Download the FREE Information Pack.

Simply fill in the form below to receive PT course information & enrolment options for study. A Fit Futures team member will contact you shortly.