Personal Trainer Courses in Marbella Spain


March 17 • 2018 BOOK NOW!

IPTAInternational 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.

This program at IPTA consists of three parts (level 1, level 2 and level 3).

The program begins with a 16 days long intensive faculty-led part on site in Marbella, followed by two months of professional development.

The program is intended for you who not only wish to become a certified Personal Trainer and work professionally in the field of health and fitness - but also for you who wish to take your PT career to the next level: IPTA Pro (PT level 3).

If you:

1. Want to stay in Marbella for at least 2 months directly after your PT course for continued professional development
2. Want to start building up your client list in Marbella for the first two months directly after the course
3. Want to develop your expertise and apply your newly acquired knowledge on real clients

Then this is the program of your choice.



  • Individualized feedback
  • • Customized 1on1 sessions
  • • Professional development of your chosen expertise


Since this is an IPTA level 3 program, the following advanced education is included in the program: specialization in Nutrition, Group exercise or Sports & Performance. I.e. you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise and stand out in the crowd. By becoming an expert in your field, you will be able to attract more relevant clients and be able to price your services accordingly. Read more about the specialization here:

By enrolling to this program, you will also be able to sharpen your sales, positioning & branding skills. Read more about it here:


Housing: individual or in group. Contact us for more info.

Minimum age:18 years. We recommend at least 1 year of previous strength and fitness training.

The program constitutes 410 hours in total. 150 hours is led by faculty and the remaining 260 hours consist of online studies. This is followed by two months of internship in Marbella.


Theoretical part:

  • Anatomy
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Physiology / sports physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Coaching     
  • Communication
  • Test Methodology
  • Body composition analysis
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Consultations & interviewing

Practical part:

  • Functional training
  • Movement Analysis
  • Stability Training
  • Dynamic mobility training
  • Resistance Training
  • Endurance training
  • Body composition measurements
  • Testing (strength, endurance, flexibility)
  • 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 two practical and one theoretical tests. The practical tests are conducted during your stay in Marbella and the theoretical test is carried out online after approx. eight weeks of self-study/distance learning. You also need to complete and submit two assignments in order to receive your license. The cost of the certificate is included in the fee of the program

Program: 6.925 EUR  (regular price)
The price includes all faculty-led education, training, the theoretical & practical examinations, the training and license certificates, as well as the internship.

LIMITED INTRODUCTORY OFFER: for a limited period of time we are offering a special price for the first international edition of this program. Please contact us for more info.
Accommodation: upon request
This is arranged individually or in groups. Contact us for more information.



We offer various alternatives according to your needs. Please contact us for more info.

The trip to Marbella is not included in the cost of the program. 

Here you can read the general terms & conditions of the programs


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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