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Funded Training

If you are looking to become a fitness professional and are finding it difficult to find the money to pay for your training, HFE may be able to financially support your training through monies obtained from the European Social Fund (ESF).

This is a unique and exciting funding opportunity for both employers and employees within the sport and active leisure industry to obtain financial support for training and development activities. More specifically, if you and your employer qualify, we will be able to provide FREE OF CHARGE one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Level 2 Exercise to Music Instructor
  • Level 2 Aqua Aerobics Instructor
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Level 3 Mat Pilates Instructor

In order to qualify for this funding you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria at enrolment. Generally speaking, you must:

  1. be 19+ for level 2 qualifications
  2. be 19-24 for level 3 qualifications
  3. be employed in any capacity in the health, fitness, sports or active leisure sector (paid, voluntary, full-time, part-time, casual, or self employed)
  4. have a  prior attainment level lower than the level of the programme you wish us to fund

Progression Opportunities

In addition to supporting one of the above qualifications, we may also be able to support additional training free of charge, or at a drastically reduced price. If you complete any level 2 qualification, and then as a result progress on to a level 3 programme, and/or you sustain an increase in pay or hours in your workplace, we will be able to draw additional funds from the ESF. These additional funds will then be credited to your HFE account to fund/part-fund additional training.

Progressions routes available:

  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Level 3 Mat Pilates Instructor
  • L3 Exercise Referral
  • L3 Nutrition
  • L3 Sports Conditioning
  • L3 Outdoor Training

For more information about funded training opportunities, or to find out if you are eligible, contact Yvette, Louise or Gary on today on 01772 641 091.

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