We hope that you’re enjoying the summer….
Time has flown since our newsletter in January and we have completed two successful practical courses in that time – both of which were fully sold out! We’ve also expanded and made changes to our tutor team, read below for more details…
I’ve just returned from spending a few days on the Costa del Sol. It was awesome to have a change of scenery and spend time there, catching up with past students that are living there. I was there speaking with gyms in and around Marbella & Estepona and the rest of the Costa del Sol, and also Gibraltar too, to become fitness affiliates of EPTI.
Luckily for me, my visit occurred pre-Brexit, as I somehow found myself in the situation of crossing the border into Gibraltar without my passport – as you can imagine, I spent the rest of the day a little bit worried about my chances of getting back to Spain!
New Costa del Sol Training Campus
The trip was an absolute success and as a result, we are also pleased to announce a partnership with the Centro Deportivo Las Mesas in Estepona which will be the location of our second campus in Spain.
The complex is an awesome facility with a huge gym training floor area, lots of studios, outdoor training area and a dedicated classroom.
We will be running our first PT Diploma practical course in late March 2017 and will be able to confirm the dates for you very soon.
New member of staff
As a result of our growth, we would like to now introduce to you Michelle Olivera who will be joining our existing teaching team of Toby, Caroline, Mike & Chris. We’re looking forward to having Michelle work with us on the PT Diploma practical courses at our new Costa del Sol Campus.
Michelle is herself a past graduate of the EPTI Master PT Diploma course and brings with her experience of running a successful PT & Bootcamp business in Gibraltar, as well as a healthy appetite for frozen yoghurt!
As we continue to expand and grow, EPTI will be looking for more EPTI graduate “Expert PT” and “Fitness Leaders” to partner with, as outlined in our infographic from one of our previous blogs below:
Additional PT Diploma Practical Course
One of the core principles that we have at EPTI is to keep our PT Diploma student groups small on the practical courses, with an above industry, average tutor: student ratio.
Therefore, when we sold out the September practical course back in May, we made a decision to run back-to-back courses through September to accommodate the demand for PT Diploma course places.
We’re pleased to say we now just have 1 spot remaining on this course, and with 12 weeks out from the start (the time it takes to complete the online part of the course), now is the last chance to secure that spot if you’re serious about becoming a personal trainer NOW.
New CPR & First Aid Instructor
We would also like to introduce Wayne Fleet, our new CPR & First Aid Instructor that teaches the Emergency First Response Certificate on our Master PT Diploma Course.
All the Instructors on our courses are not just excellent teachers, but also run successful businesses in their own right too, mixing real life business and practical experience with the theory.
Wayne owns and runs his own Scuba Diving Academy in Santa Pola, Alicante.
Graduate PT Directory
We’re in the process of overhauling our graduate “where are they now?” page. So if you’re an EPTI PT graduate, we’re looking to feature you and your PT business on our website with a photo, bio and links to your web &/or social media pages.
Don’t think you need to promote yourself?.. think again…
We get emails daily, ranging from TV programme producers to opportunities with fitness agencies, gyms, bootcamps etc.. asking for EPTI Graduate PT details. We have plans to make this the go-to page for these guys in the future and as EPTI Graduates you will be guaranteed a place in this “European” Directory.
Further Fitness Partnerships
Taking into account the above paragraph, we have partnered with two more fit-pro agencies this year.
Fitness 360° Gym group in Dubai and FitJobs In the UK have now been added to the list of companies that will give EPTI Advanced & Master PT Diploma Graduates a guaranteed interview for any job advertised with them that you are qualified to do.
Remember, all job vacancies are regularly updated on the EPTI jobs board.
Finally, as ever, we would like to take the opportunity to thank those that have referred people looking to become a PT onto us. We rely on word of mouth and reputation and appreciate you helping us spread the word.
Remember, if you refer a friend to EPTI and they sign up to an Advanced or Master PT Diploma course… you’ll receive £100 cash from us in gratitude!
• Karen & Wojciech Wózny
• John Hendren
• Jade Elliott
Till next time – stay strong!
European Personal Training Institute