Train as an Outdoor Fitness Coach.
Prices From £275.

Outdoor training is more popular than ever before. Learn skills for outdoor exercise classes, boot camps and more.

Outdoor Fitness Coach Course

Outdoor Fitness Coach Course.

If you are a Personal Trainer looking to offer something away from the mainstream gym environment or setting up your own Personal Training business, then the Outdoor Fitness course is the one for you.

This qualification will arm you with the ability to add variety and creativity to your fitness sessions, effectively utilising the outdoor environment, portable equipment and body weight to keep your clients coming back for more. Once you have completed this course, you can offer outdoor running clubs, outdoor exercise classes, fitness boot camps, and your standard personal training courses.


Engage and motivate your clients by switching to an outdoor location and mixing your sessions up.

Part Time Course

This course is a distance learning course that gives you the flexibility to work at your own pace.

Becoming a trainer

Discover what equipment you can use in an outdoor setting to make the most of your boot camps and outdoor training sessions.


Active IQ Level 3 Award In Instructing Outdoor Fitness

Distance Learning | Prices From £275.

When you exercise outside, not only are you improving your fitness levels and benefiting from all of the usual aspects of exercise, but you are getting access to natural vitamin D that helps with the maintenance of healthy bones, teeth, and muscles.

Proven benefits to exercising outdoors include lower blood pressure and helping with sleeping disorders. In addition to these, your clients get to improve their mood and increase self-esteem.

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Interested in this course? Call 0800 999 6664 to find out more or to secure your place.

Outdoor Fitness Coach course structure

This course is delivered by distance learning. You will receive learning resources and an online workbook. You will be required to complete one unit of home study with our tutor support team on hand to give you help and advice.

From start to finish it is possible to complete this qualification in a minimum of 4 weeks depending on the time that you have available to study and your previous experience. Most learners take between 6-10 weeks.

What will the Outdoor Fitness Coach course cover?

This exciting and innovative course will teach personal trainers a wide range of new skills. Prior to enrolling on this course, you will need a recognised Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing. Active IQ approve our Outdoor Fitness course, they were the very first awarding organisation to accredit recognised qualifications in the Active Leisure sector and have vast amounts of experience in ensuring we deliver and assess our courses to the highest standards.

The following topics will be examined on an in-depth and comprehensive basis:

  • Health & Safety outdoors

  • How to utilise portable equipment outdoors’

  • How to use outdoor space in an effective way

  • How to utilise bodyweight exercises

  • The benefits of outdoor exercise

  • Special considerations when training outdoor

What certification will I receive?

On completion, you will receive a certificate titled: Active IQ Level 3 Award in Instructing Outdoor Fitness.

How is the Outdoor Fitness Coach course assessed?

You can submit your home-study unit either electronically or handwritten and sent via post. You will need to submit a video of an outdoor practical session for assessment. You will be assessed on a range of areas which include:

  • One unit of home study coursework

  • A practical assessment – submitted by video of an outdoor exercise session

What are the requirements to enrol on the course?

  • Course participants must hold a Level 2 qualification before enrolling on this workshop.

  • You must be 16 years or older.

Payment options

If you need help spreading the cost of the course, get in touch with the team on 0800 999 6664 we'll be able to discuss options with you.

Interested in this course?

To book on the course and find out about payment options, call 0800 999 6664 or schedule a call back with us today.

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