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Fitness Instructor CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 20 Feb 2021

Tip: Use the Fitness Instructor CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Michael Clarkson

167 Summerfield Road
Mob: 079 7344 7892       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am an experienced, self-motivated and focused Fitness Instructor a passion for all things health and wellness. My key areas of expertise include weight loss, workout routines, strength building and martial arts. I firmly believe that any person, regardless of their current personal circumstances, can dramatically improve their health with the right support and guidance. It is my conviction that I am the suitable candidate to provide the necessary support to make a real difference in other people’s lives.


  • Over two years’ of relevant work experience
  • 2.1 degree in Fitness and Personal Training from Southampton Solent University
  • Full, clean driving license with own method of transport


2012 – 2015BSc Fitness and Personal TrainingSSUGrade achieved: [2.1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Health, Fitness and Programme Design
  • Sports Events Organisation
  • Delivering Innovative Health and Physical Activity Programmes
  • Customer Service, Marketing and Sales
  • Sports Nutrition and Performance
  • Essentials of Sports Training and Conditioning
  • Psychology of Diet and Exercise

2010 – 2012
Results: PE: A Biology: C Sociology: B
A LevelsHalesowen College
2002 – 2009
Results: 9 GCSEs at Grades A-C including Maths (B) and English (B)
GCSEsReading Secondary School

Work experience

Mar 2016 – Present Fitness Instructor       Easy Gym

Main duties performed:

  • Welcome visitors and signing up new members
  • Carrying out inductions for new members
  • Handling payments and dealing with cancellations and refunds
  • Helping to create specific fitness programmes for gym members based on their individual requirements
  • Regularly updating existing schedules for members
  • Promoting memberships to visitors and non-members
  • Planning and leading fitness classes, including yoga and indoor cycling classes
  • Helping to ensure the smooth-running of the gym
  • Ensuring that the Health and Safety standards are always met and adhered to
  • Selling products such as personal training or supplements
  • Participating in one-to-one consultation and training sessions with clients
  • Demonstrating the correct way of using free weights and exercise machines
  • Advising members and customers on lifestyle changes and nutrition
  • Ensuring that the gym is kept in a clean and tidy state at all times
  • Being observant and ensuring everyone is exercising correctly and safely
  • Checking the safety of equipment
  • Reporting any issues, problems or conflicts to higher management
  • Training new staff members
  • Providing excellent customer service at all times

Jul 2015 – Feb 2016Personal Trainer         Freedom Leisure

Main duties performed:

  • Assisting clients with defining their current health status and setting goals
  • Giving advice on nutrition and lifestyle changes
  • Helping clients with their workouts
  • Keeping track of client’s progress and achievements


  • Certified Kickboxing Instructor
  • Level 2 Gym Instructor Certificate – HFE
  • Level 3 NVQ Employability Skills


  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a broad range of people including men, women, children and the elderly
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of sport and exercise science
  • Inspiring and motivating others to achieve their goals

Hobbies and interests

In my spare time, I enjoy playing football with friends and colleagues. Additionally, I keep myself up-to-date with the latest developments in the health industry, and I regularly write and post new articles on my personal nutrition blog.


Mrs Emma Bond
Owner, Easy Gym
Address: 4 Higgins Rd, Aston, AS8 1QT
Tel:0873 6572 7889
Email: [email protected]
Mr Harry Turner
Fitness Manager, Freedom Leisure
Address: 12 Eggs St, Manchester, MI8 3FS
Tel: 0980 5632 4663
Email: [email protected]

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  • Look the part: Your primary responsibility as a Fitness Instructor is to assist customers with performing physical activities to maintain or improve their health and fitness. It is, therefore, recommended that you include your skills and hobbies related to fitness, gym, sports and other physical activities on your CV. By doing so, you demonstrate to the prospective employer that you are a healthy, outgoing and active individual who has what it takes to be successful at this job.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £14.000 – £25.000
    Relevant Work Experience
    37+ hours per week


  • Fitness
    The condition of being physically fit and healthy
  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Workouts
    Expert understanding of different workouts and being able to demonstrate them to clients
  • Observation Skills
    Paying attention to the safety of gym members when they are exercising
  • Planning
    Planning ahead, anticipating and preparing for upcoming events
  • Public Speaking
    Ability to speak in front of a large audience in a clear and audible fashion

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