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Personal Trainer's Toolkit: Build a Health and Fitness Business Network

Networking is the key to a succesful business. Learn how to win friends and influence people in the fitness community.

Personal Trainer's Toolkit: Build a Health and Fitness Business Network
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    3 hours
  • Included in an ExpertTrack

    Course 6 of 8
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Build your fitness business networks through relationships for referral.

This online Short Course outlines how fitness professionals can build a business network of professionals across community including health, fitness, wellbeing, leisure, or medical disciplines. Focussed on developing relationships which are client-centric, demonstrate a continuity of care, provide referrals and foster trust and communication to provide holistic management of clients. By the end of this course you will be able to: Identify potential health fitness and community partners to build a business network Identify the philosophy, culture, message or ‘brand’ of your business network Understand how to establish the format and commitment of the business network Understand the ‘power of many’ and the reach of ‘word of mouth’ endorsements. Outline mechanisms to reinforce the strength of the business network and provide mutually beneficial outcomes for business relationships.

Syllabus

  • Week 1

    Grow Your Fitness Business

    • Welcome to the Course

      Welcome to this short course, here you will learn how to create those all important industry networks.

    • Building a Business Network

      Adult pre-exercise screening system, building business, case study, business networks.

    • Check Your Understanding

      Summing up this week's learning with a quick check-in quiz and some reflection.

  • Week 2

    Steps to Building a Fitness Business Network

    • Steps to Success

      Steps to success

    • Check Your Understanding

      Week two check-in.

    • Wrap up

      Summarise what we've covered within this course and submit the final test to gain your certificate.

Prove you're job ready

Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.

  • Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
  • Complete each course and pass assessments.
  • Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
  • Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
  • Make your career dreams a reality.

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Who is this accredited by?

Fitness Australia
Fitness Australia:

This course is accredited by Fitness Australia, a global leader in best practice for fitness professionals.

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify potential health fitness and community partners to build a business network.
  • Identify the philosophy, culture, message or ‘brand’ of your business network.
  • Describe how to establish the format and commitment of the business network.
  • Describe the ‘power of many’ and the reach of ‘word of mouth’ endorsements.
  • Summarise mechanisms to reinforce the strength of the business network and provide mutually beneficial outcomes for business relationships.

Who is the course for?

Fitness professionals seeking to expand their network, build their client base and become an influencer.

Who will you learn with?

I have been running my own personal training business for 13 years. Experience in personal training, group training, outdoor training, group exercise and management. I now love teaching Fitness at CQU

As a career health and fitness advocate and educator, I want to share the Personal Trainer Toolkit for fitness businesses from start up to existing, and looking to grow your fitness community.

Who developed the course?

Central Queensland University

CQUniversity is Australia’s leading regional university.

Our courses are designed alongside industry and many include hands-on, practical learning experiences and project-based learning. Our commitment to making real-world knowledge and skills accessible to all has seen us being awarded global recognition. We are ranked among the top 2% of Universities in the world.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Rockhampton, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 500Source: QS World University Rankings 2020

About this ExpertTrack

Turn your passion for fitness into a successful and socially responsible business with specialist advice from CQUniversity.

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After your free trial you can:

  • Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
  • Keep access to the content of courses you complete even after your subscription ends

Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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