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Program overview
Length: 410 hours
Education level: Study abroad program
Start dates
17 March 2018 
05 May 2018 

Program Description

Personal TrainerCertified Personal Trainer

This program is designed for those who want to become internationally licensed personal trainers and fitness professionals. The academy is situated in the beautiful resort town of Marbella, Spain, a top destination with its vibrant nightlife and stunning beaches.

The course consists of a 16-day training phase held in Marbella followed by 8 weeks of online learning.


Theoretical part:

  • Anatomy
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Coaching     
  • Communication
  • Test Methodology
  • Body composition analysis
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Consultations & interviewing

Practical part:

  • Functional training
  • Movement Analysis
  • Stability Training
  • Dynamic mobility training
  • Resistance Training
  • Endurance training
  • Body composition measurements
  • Testing (strength, endurance, flexibility)
  • Therapeutic stretching
  • Olympic lifting
  • Running technique and coordination
  • PT "role play" and feedback sessions

Admission requirements

This course is suitable for individuals who want to become certified personal trainers and who wish to work professionally in health and fitness field.

Applicants need to be 18 years or older. It is recommended that they have at least 1 year of previous strength and fitness training.

Degree & diploma

Participants who complete the course will receive a diploma that confirms participation which is equivalent of EQF level 3 and EQF 4 according to the European standard.

To earn the certificate, participants need to complete two practical tests and one theoretical test. They also need to complete two assignments which is required for their license.

Tuition & fees

The course costs:

  • Program: €4,425
  • Program and accommodation: €4,925

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IPTA - International Personal Training Academy


The Academy, founded by Scandinavian fitness professionals, is ideally situated in the resort town of Marbella, Spain. The vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches form the ideal backdrop for the health and fitness programs offered by IPTA Academy.  IPTA offers the...

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Reviews by students

Ayman   |   6/23/2017
Really good teachers who take their time with every student, making sure that you do not feel any doubts whatsoever. The program itself is just amazing. How often do you get to study and enjoy a vacation at the same time? Overall, it is probably the best thing I have EVER done and I would do it again. Shout out to the IPTA trainers and the whole...
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Roua   |   6/23/2017
This education is very rewarding. The trainers are highly skilled and inspirational. You meet students who are motivated, positive and passionate about fitness & health. You get a whole new outlook and vision about fitness. Simply said this education was an experience that I would definitely like to do live again.

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