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Become a Successful       Fitness Professional

We deliver industry recognised qualifications in person and online 

For those who love Health, Fitness and Nutrition 

Learn from industry leading professionals

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How Do I Become A Personal Trainer?

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Resources to help with your course choice and future career


Download the Performance Training Academy Prospectus to give you a full overview of our courses, how they are structured, assessed, and importantly what you can do once you are fully qualified.



Download our eBook to give you more of an idea about what you can expect to earn as a fitness professional, how you can set up your fitness business, and how you can start building the foundations of your business today.




We are delighted to say that we have been nominated for this years Fit Pro Awards in the 'Training Provider of the Year' category.

This is down to our extensive online learning platform and experienced fitness professionals who are at hand to guide you through your personal trainer qualifications and to help support you when setting up your business after you have qualified.

Training Provider Of The Year

Who are we?

Meet Ash and the team at the Performance Training Academy.

Ashley Hough PT Trainer
Ashley Hough - Founder of Performance Training Academy

Hi I'm Ash

I'm the founder of Performance Training Academy and I lead our team of fantastic fitness professionals.

Myself, Will, Pete, James, Jane and Lucie are all passionate about fitness and helping individuals get qualified to the highest standard.

The Health & Fitness industry now accommodates many fitness professionals  - so to ensure you build a successful business and stand out from the rest we will give you over and above the standard education and importantly the tools and resources necessary to get your business set up correctly.

This will ensure you get a return on your initial investment and enjoy a successful career in the health & fitness industry.


How You Can Become A Successful Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer Courses


Get a clear course overview and timeline to completion.

Instructor Training Acadamy


Support through your online content and extensive practical workshops.

qualify as a personal trainer


Ensure success with our business and marketing road map.

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What Our Students Have to Say

"If you are thinking of becoming a Personal Trainer - I can not praise Performance Training Academy enough..."

Claire - Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

"The course content is up to date and relevant in today's ever changing world of fitness and health. I managed to do study whilst still undertaking my full time job as a professional rugby player due to the flexibility of the course..."

EXETER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09:  Tom Johnson of Exeter Chiefs poses for a portrait during the Exeter Chiefs Squad photo call for the 2016-2017 Aviva Premiership Rugby season on August 9, 2016 in Exeter, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Tom Johnson

England Rugby Player

"Your not just treated as a number; you are looked after from the moment you sign up, through to when you qualify and even afterwards..."

Steve Rowland - Personal Trainer
Steven Rowland

Personal Trainer

"Absolutely loved every minute of the Sports Massage Therapy course! It was so much more in depth than I had imagined, and we covered everything from initially assessing a client through to devising an aftercare plan. The delivery of the content was exceptional."

Lucie Tullett
Lucie Tullett

Sports Massage Therapist 

A Word From Ash

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