Newcastle Fitness College

  • Fitness Education Programme
The Newcastle Fitness College Further Education Programme provides males and females aged 16-18 with a strong interest in the fitness & leisure industry a further education alongside gaining a valuable skill set, industry experiences and recognised qualifications in both gym instructing and personal training. All with a view to progress onto the many future career in the fitness, leisure and sport industry and more.

Based at the state-of-the-art, multi-million pound Leisure United Bullocksteads Sports Hub & Gym, Students who complete this further education course, alongside our Fitness & Leisure pathway will open opportunities to progress onto university, apprenticeships and employment, with a view of a future careers in the fitness, leisure and sport industry including personal training, gym instructing, sport science, teaching, community health and wellbeing, management and more…

Highly Qualified

Tutors & Fitness Professionals

Learn & Train

Every Day!

Gym Instructor

Qualification Included

Personal Trainer

Qualification Included

Live Fitness Business

Learn in state-of-the-art-facility

Progress onto

Uni, Apprenticeships, Employment

No Exams

100% Assessment and Practical

Professional Development Sessions

Develop employability and social skills

Industry Opportunities

Voluntary and paid work opportunities

Tours & Experiences

Career focused tours and trips

The Education & Professional Development



Delivered by highly qualified tutors, students study towards a two year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports , Fitness and Personal Training.  The course covers a wide variety of topics, developing the skills, knowledge and industry relevant experiences to prepare students for their chosen progression route and future career aspirations.


Weekly professional development hours are also built into students timetables (Go Live Programme), which enables them to develop employability and important skills, contacts and experiences that can be transferable to any future career.

Approved Gym Instructing & Personal Trainer Qualifications Included



This course has been developed inline with CIMSPA standard of gym instructing and personal training and during the two years students will also study towards dedicated gym instructing and personal trainer qualifications that will make them employment ready within the industry.

Physical Development & Work Experiences



The fantastic state-of-the-art gym facility featuring over 60 stations, weight area, spin and fitness studios, provide students with the perfect environment to put their learning to the test, learning practically alongside industry fitness professionals.


The course caters for students own physical development and mental wellbeing with timetabled fitness sessions alongside their education.


The career focused fitness programme also links with numerous local employers to provide work placement opportunities along with working with the Access Sport Newcastle Football students building them pro-fitness plans, along with strength and conditioning and post match recovery sessions to maximise their performance. Again all supported by specialist coaches and fitness qualified tutors.


National and International funded career focused tours and trips are also options for students during their time with the college.



To find out more and meet the team register your interest below and attend our next open event and experience session

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