Turn your Passion into your Profession!

The Accelerated Personal Trainer Program is the fastest, most direct path to becoming a professional coach and building a successful health and fitness business. 

You will learn the fundamentals of health, fitness and nutrition to become an expert in the field.

You will be equipped with the skills to deliver high quality personal training sessions, effective nutritional coaching and custom-made lifestyle plans that help your clients reach their goals.

Bringing it all together, you will walkaway with a business plan that allows you to turn your passion into a profitable business from day one.

You will leave this program with 3 internationally recognized certifications

1 - Fitness Instructor

2 - Personal Trainer

3 - Nutrition Coach

Courses Included in This Accelerated Program

Workshops Included in This Accelerated Program

How to Register!

To start your journey with IFA, you can either fill in our contact form via the link below or give us a call. Our team will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss the requirements, upcoming start dates and the ideal attendance format for you, whether you decide to join us virtually or in-person in the classroom. Once we’ve settled the details, our team will finalize your official registration. You will receive a confirmation email with immediate lifetime access to study materials like class PowerPoint slides, course e-book, hours of content in the video resource library and more!

Contact us to Join ▸
Course Duration
7 Weeks (Sunday to Thursday)
class Hours
10:00 am to 1:30 pm or 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
In-Class, Live Virtual or Hybrid Live Virtual
Total Cost
11000 SAR

Who is this program for?

Are you passionate about health and fitness?

Do you want to spend your days doing something that excites you?

Do you want to help people?

Do you want to be paid to do something you love?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you.

The Accelerated Program was designed specifically for people who are willing to take action, commit to learning and excel as a professional coach. And if you are currently working full time and wanting to change careers, this program has been tailored to fit your schedule and give you the most value in the shortest amount of time.

IFA Professional Support and Employment Opportunities

All IFA programs are internationally accredited and recognized, giving you the freedom to work as a coach any where in the world.

Our reputation as one of the industry leaders in health and fitness education makes your IFA qualification an attractive quality for any potential employers and clients. Our partnerships with local and international gyms and facilities open you up to even more opportunities in the field.

During your course, you will learn the fundamentals of business building, including how to structure your CV, so that you stand out in the industry as the obvious choice. This also equips you with the skills to run your own coaching practice and/or gym if you decide to work for yourself.

Course Format and Assessment

The accelerated program has been designed to suit your schedule and availability with 3 main course formats

1 - Live In-Person: Theory Sessions are in a Classroom and Practical Sessions are In-Person in a Gym with Instructor

2 - Hybrid Live Virtual: Theory Sessions are Live Online Virtual and Practical Sessions are In-Person in a Gym with Instructor

3 - Live Virtual: Live Online + Pre-recorded Content, Practical Assessments by Video Submission


1. Weekly Class Assignments from the Course Workbooks

2. Fitness Instructor Theory Multiple Choice Exam

3. Personal Trainer Theory Multiple Choice Exam

4. Fitness Instructor Practical Assessment #1 (In Person or Video Submission)

5. Personal Trainer Practical Assessment #2 (In Person or Video Submission)

6. Fitness Instructor Course Workbook (Portfolio) Submission

7. Personal Trainer Course Workbook (Portfolio) Submission

Course Units

Course Units

Module 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Gain an in depth knowledge of the Anatomy of the human body (its structures) and its Physiology (how these structures work). This unit will provide you with an understanding of how the 5 major systems in your body: Skeletal, Muscular, Cardio Respiratory, Nervous and Energy System function. A few of the topics explored in this unit are bone formation and growth, joint structures and movements, types of muscle contractions, heart and pulmonary circulation, blood pressure, neuromuscular response to exercise, and how carbs, fats and proteins are used in energy production, as well as the effects of exercise on all these systems.

Module 2: Advanced Nutrition

The perfect balance between science-based theory and practical skills development. Gain science-based knowledge and practical skills to support your clients in reaching their health and weight management goals! With this Nutrition Certification, you can support clients towards healthier lifestyle changes by learning how to: Conduct Client Consultations, Analyze Nutritional Habits, Set & Meet Realistic Dietary Goals to Improve Weight Management, Client Coaching & Motivation, Healthy Food Preparation, Evidence-based Knowledge vs Marketing Claims, Understanding Food Labelings and Additives, Caloric Value of Nutrients, Macronutrients, Glycemic Index & Energy Systems, Micronutrients, Vitamins, Minerals, Phytochemicals & Enzymes, Strengths and weaknesses of diets such as Vegan, Vegetarianism, Keto, Paleo, Mediterranean and Intermittent fasting.

Module 3: Advanced Fitness Programming

This unit all about how to develop and plan effective programming for personal training clients. Learn the various methods for collecting important client information, how to design client programs and deliver effective 1-on-1, as well as group training sessions. You will also learn effective strategies for keeping clients motivated to adapt and maintain habit changes, set and exceed exercise goals, foster effective Client-Trainer working relationships and the role that ethics, customer care and service play in building successful relationships in the fitness industry.

Module 4: Planning and Instructing Gym Based Exercise

Gain the skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare, instruct and supervise a gym-based exercise program with apparently healthy adults – both individuals and groups. In this unit you will learn how to collect and use client information (and cooperation) to plan a safe and effective gym-based exercise. Planning prior to the delivery of a gym-based session is essential and will enable you to ascertain the client’s goals and provide a reference for the construction of programs suitable to the client’s needs and level of fitness. This unit will also cover how to prepare yourself, the equipment and client for a gym-based session, as well as how to properly bring the session to a close.

Module 5: Delivering Group and Personal Training Sessions

Learn how to effectively select, instruct, and adapt exercises to meet the needs of the client. This is a valuable skill level that exceeds the capacity of typical gym instructor. By the end of this unit you will know how to create and deliver a variety of programs to suit the needs of an individual or group, be skilled in exercise adaptation, progression and regression, be able to act on client feedback to improve personal practice. In this unit you will also gain an understanding of training requirements for working with special populations (elderly, youth, disabilities, pregnancy, injury, etc), health and safety guidelines, how to properly conduct exercise risk assessments and monitor client progress, as well as a variety of advanced training methods and exercises with and without the use of equipment.