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Personal Trainer

Last modified: August 27, 2012, 12:45 PM
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This is an ideal career for a visionary thinker. As a personal trainer, you are not simply a fitness instructor, but help to manage, assess and train people within gymnasiums, clubs, sporting centres and in other recreational areas such as the beach, swimming pools or sports ovals.

Salary p/a
35k - 80k
Qualifications
None
Intensity
Standing
Demand
Growing
Travel
Medium
Conditions
Indoors & Outdoors
Weekly Hours
Up to 40
Pros
  • Ability to help others reach milestones
  • Able to work in different locations, including opportunities to work overseas
  • Healthy, clean living lifestyle
Cons
  • Uncertainty of work
  • Mandatory early start and late finish
  • Client retention is difficult
The Bottom Line

In a society where issues such as management stress, obesity, diabetes and other debilitating illnesses are increasing, personal trainers play a vital role against them. Demand for personal trainers will grow significantly. It’s a healthy, clean living lifestyle that can be either full time employment or part time to complement other jobs, activities or interests.

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