Turn your passion into a profession...

We believe that what you get from your qualification is not nearly as important as who and what you become.

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Personal trainer with kettlebell

Welcome to HFE

Welcome to HFE, the UK’s leading fitness industry training provider. We specialise in delivering high-quality health, fitness and nutrition training courses and qualifications that are specifically designed to empower physical activity and exercise professionals to improve the impact of their training service and careers.

Central to everything we do here at HFE is the firm belief that getting an education is far more than achieving a qualification. That's why we do everything we can to help our students to learn more, achieve more, and ultimately, become more. Because what you become, is always more important than what you have. #becomemore.

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What will you become?

We deliver one of the most diverse ranges of exercise and fitness industry training courses and qualifications in the active leisure sector. Some of our more common training courses are featured below.

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Personal training

Master the art and science of personal training so that you can inspire, educate and transform the physical and mental aspects of your client's health and wellbeing.

Pilates teacher on reformer


Learn how to apply the pioneering work of Joseph Pilates’ and help others improve their mental and physical health, function and performance with Pilates.

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Master the ancient concepts, philosophies, postures and breathing techniques used in yoga and share these with others by becoming a fully qualified yoga teacher.

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Exercise to music

Take centre stage and share your passion and enthusiasm with others for group exercise and aerobic choreography by becoming a leading freestyle group exercise to music instructor.

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Exercise specialist

Discover how to provide specialist exercise and fitness programmes for a range of special populations, including pregnancy, older adults, disabilities, obesity, low back pain and many more.

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Sports massage

Get hands-on with your clients and kickstart your career as a professional sports massage therapist underway with our range of sports massage therapy training courses and qualifications.

Nutrition advisor with supplements


Feed your appetite for a higher-level of evidence-based nutrition knowledge with our range of cutting-edge, expertly developed and delivered nutrition courses and regulated qualifications.

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Why train with HFE

We are an award-winning training provider to the health and fitness profession with a reputation for training excellence.  Our team of friendly and passionate health, fitness and exercise professionals are driven by empowering our students to become more.

We’ve been raising standards in the active leisure sector for over 15 years and during this time we’ve helped to launch over 40,000 fitness industry careers.

  • World-class learning resources

    The widest range of quality materials and resources in the leisure sector, including print manuals, digital manuals and video lectures.

  • 5-star learning support service

    Unlimited support from a passionate and dedicated team of Learning Support Tutors. No question is too big or small.

  • Clinical excellence as standard

    We're the only training provider with a multidisciplinary team of clinical (e.g. doctors, dieticians, physios) and exercise professionals.

  • Expert tuition

    You deserve the best... So whether you're training online or face-to-face, you can rest assured you'll get access to the most skilled and experienced tutors.

  • Real employment opportunities

    Get direct access to employment with every major health club chain in the country via our ground-breaking CV Connect platform.

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Uncompromising quality

Discover extraordinary learning content created and delivered by some of the health and fitness industry’s brightest minds.

Our learning content and tuition goes beyond the standard requirements of the qualifications we deliver so that all our students get the best opportunity to become the best exercise professional they can be.

We provide an extensive range of other support resources, including mock assessments, detailed study guides, employment and career development guides, multiple mock assessments and much more.

Everything we do is aligned with raising quality standards and helping our students to excel. That’s why we’re accredited by the International Standards Organisation (ISO) and UKAS (9001) for quality.

We've got you covered

Regardless of the qualifications you're completing with us, you can rest assured that your achievements will be recognised around the world, maximising your career prospects and opportunities. Our training services are backed by some of the fitness industry's leading awarding and professional bodies, some of which are featured below.

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