Personal Trainer Courses in Marbella Spain

Personal Trainer (level 1+2)

Upcoming courses: - May 5 • 2019   - Sept 29  2019     BOOK NOW!

IPTA – International Personal Training Academy – offers those who want to educate themselves abroad, the best and most comprehensive education to become an internationally Licensed Personal Trainer and fitness professional. 

The academy is located in a unique environment - the amazing resort town of Marbella (Spain), one of Europe's top destinations with exquisite beaches and a vibrant nightlife.

The program at IPTA consists of two parts (level 1 and level 2) corresponding to EQF level 3 (read more here) and EQF level 4 ( read more here) according to the EuropeActive standards.

The program begins with a seven days long intensive faculty-led part on site in Marbella, followed by eleven weeks of online studies.

The program is intended for you who wish to become a certified Personal Trainer and work professionally in the field of health and fitness.

You can read more about the selection criteria here

The program constitutes 410 hours in total. 150 hours is led by faculty and the remaining 260 hours consist of online studies.


Theoretical part:

  • Anatomy
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Coaching     
  • Communication
  • Test Methodology
  • Body composition 
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Consultations

Practical part:

  • Functional training
  • Movement Analysis
  • Stability Training
  • Dynamic mobility training
  • Resistance Training
  • Endurance training
  • Body composition measurements
  • Testing 
  • Therapeutic stretching
  • Olympic lifting
  • Running technique and coordination
  • PT "role play" and feedback sessions


By the end of the program you will receive a DIPLOMA that confirms your participation at the PT program at IPTA, the equivalent of EQF level 3 and EQF level 4 according to the European standard.

To obtain your certificate, you need to complete and pass two practical tests and two theoretical examinations. The practical tests are conducted during your stay in Marbella and the theoretical tests are carried out online. You also need to complete and submit two home assignments in order to receive your certifiate. The cost of the certificate is included in the fee of the program.

Program: 4525 Euro  
The price includes all faculty-led education, training, the theoretical & practical examinations, the training and license certificates.



Traveling and accomodation is conducted at your own discretion. We can provide you with suggestions depending on your particular needs.  

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The education is taught in English.


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The IPTA certificate proves that you have successfully completed one of the most comprehensive training programs in the field of personal training. It is a stamp of approval and serves as guarantee for your future employers and clients.

With an IPTA certificate you become entitled to work internationally. IPTA is accredited by EuropeActive, former European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), as it lives up to its high quality standards.

With a certificate from IPTA, you will be authorized to register with the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS), which is an essential step in order to be able to work as a PT internationally.

Click on Europeactive | EREPS logos to learn more.


Efter att ha blivit licensierad hos oss €r du godk€nd f€r att registrera dig hos European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS) IPTA har blivit godk€nt av European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), numera Europeactive

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