About Study Active

Study Active, the exclusive home of Premier Global, are the UK’s leading provider of Gym Instructing & Personal Training courses. 

Founded by nationally renowned fitness educator James Luscombe in 2012, Study Active have continually innovated and evolved the way that Personal Trainer courses are delivered, setting the bar for a new era of fitness education.

Study Active’s approach to Fitness Education

At the heart of everything at Study Active are our three pillars; quality, innovation and customer service. Our philosophy is that these three pillars should drive everything we do – so if you combine high quality education with cutting edge innovative resources and unrivalled customer service - then you have Study Active!

The Study Active Mission Statement

“We aim to empower individuals to transform their careers to excel in the health & fitness sector.”

The Study Active values

- Quality

- Innovation


- Integrity

- Value

Why Choose Study Active?

The Study Active team has some of the UK’s leading fitness educators, all of whom have considerable qualifications and experience within our sector. Study Active are pioneers in digital fitness education and lead the way with our innovative approach to online & blended learning.

Our award-winning Online Personal Trainer course is amongst the most respected in the sector and will lead to all necessary accreditation to operate as a Personal Trainer both in the UK and internationally. All of our fitness education courses are awarded by Active IQ (the UK leading awarding body for fitness qualifications), endorsed by CIMSPA and regulated by Ofqual – we tick every box! 

Further our level 3 Nutrition carries Association for Nutrition (AfN) certification whilst our Level 4 Nutrition course is awarded by the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH)

  • CIMSPA “Enhancing” endorsed status 

  • Active IQ’s largest centre

  • ukactive Education Provider of the Year

  • AfN accreditation

  • RSPH approved centre

Award-winning Fitness Education by Study Active

To showcase our high levels of quality, Study Active has been awarded “Enhancing” status by CIMSPA – the highest possible quality accolade that a fitness education provider can achieve. Further in 2023 we won the ukactive Education Provider of the Year award as well as being finalist for Supplier of the Year, Such accolades give our customers the comfort of knowing that we don’t just talk – we deliver!

Our impact to our customers does not stop when they achieve their qualification, more so the next journey starts at this point! Through our long-standing partnership with The Gym Group, we can guarantee interviews in their 236 sites nationwide! If starting up on your own is more your goal, then our dedicated team will be happy to provide help and support to give you the launch pad you need to start your PT business!

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