personal trainer


Personal trainers design, implement and evaluate exercise or physical activity programmes for one or more individual clients by collecting and analysing client information. They strive to ensure the effectiveness of personal exercise programmes. A personal trainer should also actively encourage potential clients to participate in and adhere to regular programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies.

Alternative label

  • well-being personal trainer

  • personal trainer & sport therapist

  • personal trainer and sport therapist

  • personal trainer & nutritionist

  • personal fitness trainer

  • personal progress manager

  • personal trainer and nutritionist

  • personal coach

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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