Start a new career in fitness

There’s never been a better time to start a new and exciting career in the fitness industry.

The Singapore fitness industry is experiencing significant growth in the post-COVID era, with some gyms and fitness centres experiencing better business results and growth than they did prior to the pandemic. Plus, new and emerging global franchises are now establishing locations in Singapore, including BFT, UBX, Snap Fitness and others.

A recent study by Virgin Active, found that “84% of Singaporeans now exercise at least once a week, with more than a third exercising at least four times a week.” With an increase in understanding about the benefits of health and wellness, the Singapore government is investing more than ever before, which means there is a huge demand for new trainers.

According to the recruitment platform JobStreet, as of February 2023, there were around 9,500 Personal Trainer job opportunities in Singapore (112% up from last year), with the average hourly wage around $50 SGD and some trainers earning up to $150 SGD per hour.

The first step to becoming a Personal Trainer is educating yourself and getting the required practical experience. Studying the Certified Personal Trainer course with the Australian Fitness Academy (AFA) Asia will equip you with all the knowledge you need, including screening and assessing your clients, the principles of nutrition and functional anatomy, right through to exercise programming and advanced training methods.

Utilising the experience and expertise gained from over 30 years of delivering fitness education in the highly regarded Australian market, AFA Asia has developed the Certified Personal Trainer course specifically for the rapidly growing Asian fitness industry.

With an engaging, comprehensive and easy-to-use online learning platform, combined with a well-structured practical work placement program, we ensure you are a fully-equipped Personal Trainer when you graduate.

Why study with AFA Asia?

Flexible Online Study

Study on your own terms, whenever and wherever you like. With our easy-to-use online learning platform, combined with our mobile app, you have the ultimate flexibility when completing your course.

Industry-Leading Training

The fitness industry in Australia is one of the most reputable in the world, which means our training has been developed to meet the highest-quality standards, delivered by world-class educators.

Employment outcomes

Combine your studies with a practical placement program at a gym or fitness centre conveniently located near you, which will give you the hands-on experience you need to enter the fitness industry in Singapore.

International RECOGNITION

Completing the Certified Personal Trainer course will allow you to work as a qualified fitness professional across the world.

Gain official industry registration with global accreditation body FITREC, leading to employment opportunities in South-East Asia and a potential pathway to work as a Personal Trainer in Australia.

In addition, a FITREC registration also provides you with a professional profile to highlight your education and employment history, as well as the opportunity to connect with fitness employers and job vacancies.

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