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FLM Training is the North West’s leading training provider delivering a wide range of fitness, nutrition, leisure and management courses. We specialise in delivering personal trainer courses where our tutors are all experts in their fields. With FLM Training you will become an industry leading personal trainer with all the knowledge and support you’ll need to be successful. Also, don’t miss our increasingly popular sports massage courses and let us help you achieve your industry recognised Level 3 diploma. For testimonials from past students on how much they enjoyed achieving our personal training qualification please visit our testimonials page.
Our Primary Qualifications Explained
Level 2 Fitness Instructing Qualification – This qualification is aimed at those who have no exercise or fitness based qualification but want to start a career within fitness. This qualification would allow you to gain employment at a fitness centre, gym or possibly as a group exercise instructor (along with specific CPD courses). The program is delivered over 4 days and has an additional assessment day a week later. During this qualification you will learn how to design safe and effective gym programs for clients based on their goals.
This course is ideal for anyone who aspires to become a personal trainer, and indeed many of our candidates go on to achieve just that after completing this qualification.
Level 3 Personal Trainer – This is one of our most popular qualifications. However please be mindful that the pre-requisite to this course is the Level 2 Fitness Instructing Qualification outlined above. Once you complete this course you will then be able to work 1-2-1 with clients, deliver group exercise sessions, provide nutritional guidance and support as well as work self employed. During the training you will develop an understanding in advanced programming for cardiovascular training methods, resistance training methods and also how structured nutrition can support the client’s performance as well as reach their body composition orientated goals.
Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage – This is another one of our more popular qualifications. The tutor for this course is highly experienced and has worked for the NHS, Private Clinics as well as with performance orientated professional Athletes and teams. As part of this diploma, you will learn how to assess client’s postures, injuries and muscular imbalances. You will also learn various treatment techniques including pre event massage, intra event therapy and also post event therapy. Due to the tutor’s experience there is also a lot of emphasis on injury rehabilitation as well as pre-hab – This is ideal for anyone wanting to start a new career or for current Personal Trainers / Coaches who want to develop an additional income.
Education Courses – As well as the delivery of fitness, nutrition and leisure management based qualifications, FLM Training also delivers the Education and Training as well as the Assessor qualification. These courses are ideal for any current fitness professional who is looking to take the next step in their PT career and become a Tutor or Assessor within their chosen field. Both qualifications are delivered with a mixture of theory (classroom based) and practical elements with learners who we provide. This career path is extremely rewarding and we highly recommend it to any experienced fitness professional.