We're the trusted choice for Fitness Professionals

We are one of the UK's leading providers of Personal Training and Fitness Instructor qualifications, working with students and gyms all over the UK.

We're a CIMSPA and REPs recognised provider

We offer 19+ loans. You pay NOTHING to start and only pay back when you earn £25k+

Online & Blended Learning allows you to progress at your own pace and fit your study around other commitments. New FAST TRACK option available to all new students.

Cost effective, interest-free course financing to help you get started immediately

Free CPD & career support plus guaranteed interview and Personal Trainer business start-up support

“... I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a highly professional and competent L2, L3 and L4 course provider. I can not recommend them enough. The level of support is second to none and the teaching is easy to understand and follow. The prompt response to any questions that you may have is also very much appreciated. Thank you again Study Active."

Calvin Zola, Professional Footballer

"The support email/phone line also great for helping in terms of solving any knowledge gaps. The webinars have been excellent to guide my studies.I would definitely recommend Study Active to others looking to gain qualifications in the fitness industry."

Chris Brewer, Medical Doctor

Our Most Popular Gym Instructor & PT Courses

  • REPs & CIMSPA endorsed course combining L2 Gym & L3 PT

  • Flexible online learning with practical workshops & Fast track option!

  • Includes Nutrition, Core, Advanced Resistance & CV Training

  • FREE CPD pack including Kettlebells, Suspension Training & MORE!

  • Fund with a 19+ Loan or use 0% finance

  • Guaranteed interview & career support

Become a fully qualified REPs Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer. This qualification enables you to work in Gyms, Health Clubs or build your own PT business. Flexible online study with dedicated practical support. No prerequisites, start now and complete as quick as you wish! Fund with a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan – Pay NOTHING to start, only pay back when you earn £25k+.

  • This REPS & CIMSPA endorsed course option is for existing Gym Instructors

  • Complete as soon as you wish via flexible online study with practical support

  • Modules include Nutrition, Planning / Delivering PT sessions & A&P

  • FREE online CPD including Pad work, suspension training, kettlebells & MORE

  • 19+ Loan funding available or use 0% finance

  • Career guidance and guaranteed interview scheme included

This course is for those who already possess Level 2 Gym Instruction and wish to become a Personal Trainer. This course will open doors such as working with advanced clients or running your own PT business. Study is via e-learning with practical workshops to support you. This course is eligible for 19+ funding – pay NOTHING to start and pay back once earning more than £25k!

  • CIMSPA & REPs endorsed entry level qualification for the fitness sector

  • Online study plus practical input (fast track option available)

  • Includes A&P, Principals of Fitness, Planning & Instructing Gym Sessions

  • Dedicated ongoing tutor support at every step

  • 0% finance or combine with L3 PT and use a 19+ loan

  • Ongoing career advice and support

The first step for a career in fitness. This is the entry level qualification to be able to work in a Gym. Once complete you may progress onto the Level 3 Personal Training course. Study is via our online learning resources with practical input and tutor guidance to support your learning. No prerequisites and start right away.

Flexible online, blended learning

Absolutely No Pressure... As much of your learning is online, you can learn at your own pace and in your own time. Further you can choose practical workshops and assessment dates to suit you.

Variety of Learning Methods...We use a "blend" of various learning methods including e-learning, webinars, practical workshops and regular tutorials.

No Death by Powerpoint...Our resources are very modern and interactive with quizzes, videos, diagrams, demonstrations and practice tests that will help you learn without sleeping during a marathon slideshow!


No Books... Save the ££'s!PDFs are provided to you so no need to spend money on books.

Here's how it works:


Enrol online or over the phone. You only need to make your first interest free instalment to get started or fund your course with a 19+ loan. 

As soon as you enrol, all of your online materials will be sent to you so you make an immediate start with the course.


You may study the course via an online/blended learning approach, using our highly detailed virtual learning environment and e-learning along with dedicated support from a personal tutor. You will also need to attend online webinars and highly interactive practical workshops to put your skills into practice and prepare for assessments.


Submit your coursework via email and then book in to take your practical and theory exams. You can take your assessments at one of our centres or you can record your practical exam and send this to us. Then once qualified, we can guarantee you an interview and provide career start up support to help you get a dream career as a Personal Trainer!

19+ Loan?

Check your eligibility

Please complete this form and we will check if you are eligible for a 19+ loan. If you are, you pay NOTHING to get started.

Only pay back once earning £25k+

Are you aged 19 years or over? 

Are you a permanent UK resident? 

Have you lived in the UK for at least the last 3 years? 

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