ID No. 0000039658: Personal Fitness Trainer with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification

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Certification Program Title:Personal Fitness Trainer with TÜV Rheinland Certified Qualification
Admission Requirements:
  • A current first aid training certificate (no older than 2 years) with at least 8 double lessons (or refresher with at least 4 double lessons), granted by a recognized body
  • Proof of a valid professional third party insurance
  • Proof of specialist training recognised by the National Association of Personal Trainers and TÜV Rheinland (eg. Physiotherapist or similar)
  • A training as Personal Trainer recognised by the Association of Personal Trainers and TÜV Rheinland with successfully completed exam or alternatively a successfully passed practical exam (Length 60 minutes)
  • Proof of current experience as Personal Fitness Trainer of at least 80 hours within the last 12 months.
Examination Components:

Written Examination (multiple choice)

Required Competencies:

By fulfilling the admission requirements and passing the examination, participants prove their competence in the following areas:

  • Anatomy and muscle science. Compehensive knowledge of the necessary muscles for a highly qualitative training programme
  • Marketing, Tax, Law and Insurance
    Fundamental knowledge of online marketing, questions of liability and fundamentals of tax that enable self-employment
  • Disease science
    comprehensive knowledge in pathological events such as different forms of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases etc. Limitations of Personal Fitness Training and the ability to fetch professional support in time
  • Effectiveness and reliability in training and organisation.
    Punctuality, reliability and structured approach towards customers
  • Dietary science
    Comprehensive knowledge of different diet forms, fundamentals of diet, composition of food, significance of nutrients

Successful candidates are in a position to operate as Personal Fitness Trainers taking into account all relevant aspects.


The following must be provided for recertification:

  • Successful participation in a refresher course for the first aid certificate (a minimum of 4 teaching units) with a recognised institution
  • Proof of at least 2 days of further training (recognised by the PersCert TÜV certification body)
  • Proof of experience as a Personal Trainer of at least 200 hours within the last 3 years.

Alternative proof can be recognised by PersCert TÜV.

Cooperation Partner:BPT e.V. - Bundesverband Personal Training e.V.
Currently implemented in:Deutschland


Document Type Document Title Approved by TÜV Rheinland Document Description
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