HOW TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN FITNESS
A successful career in fitness means not being satisfied with average – you need to want more, know more and deliver more to become more. You need to know how to tap into your client’s inner motivation and use clear communication and influential leadership to help them achieve results. A passion for health and fitness is a must, naturally, and you need to be organised, energetic and most importantly, a good listener.
For a successful career in fitness, you need to want more than a 9-5 desk job. You want to push your body and your mind to new limits, explore new ways of training and maintaining an active lifestyle, and have a strong desire to help others on their fitness journey.
AIPT graduate Olivia Amourgis talks aout why she loves her fitness career
Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials is expected to be above average (between 25,001 and 50,000).
Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials
WHAT TYPE OF CAREER DO YOU WANT?
Whether you want to work where you work out, become a specialised sports trainer or start your own personal training business from home, a career in fitness can be anywhere you want it to be. No desk job, no meeting rooms and no power lunches – this industry is all about being hands-on, active and making your own rules.
With a qualification in fitness, you can look forward to a range of career options, which may include:
- Personal Trainer
- Athletic Trainer
- Exercise Instructor
- Health Club Manager