What does a Soft Skills Trainer do?
A personal trainer is responsible for the fitness journey of clients from beginning to end. This includes listening to clients about their personal fitness goals and developing training programs to help clients achieve that goal. Demonstrations of technique and providing of tips will be a part of the job to help clients achieve their desired physical fitness state. Potential career advancements beyond the position of a personal trainer include specializing in particular fields of fitness such as strength and conditioning, corrective exercise and so on.
The minimum educational requirement to be a personal trainer is a high school diploma or equivalent followed by a personal trainer certification. The majority of companies express a preference for candidates who have first aid and CPR training together with proven experience working as a personal trainer. As this position requires one to one interaction, high standards of customer service and interpersonal skills are required.
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Soft Skills Trainer Insights
“My immediate boss was extraordinarily nice and truly cared about the progress and the wellbeing of our clients.”
“Helping clients achieve their goals is great but sharing in their success is then best.”
“Starting pay is quite low and I have my fingers crossed for commissions from new memberships.”
“It is hard to get all the way up to this magical place and the salary is not the best.”
“There are opportunities for self development and career progression as well as a good work/life balance.”
“I done that workshop of 15 days that was a great time and love to work with Naandi foundation.”
“For any new trainers it is a good gym to start your personal training career in”
“If you love to do short circuit small group training this would be ideal position.”
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a soft skills trainer
When working as a soft skills trainer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are CPR First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, External Defibrillator, Interpersonal and Communication, and Exercises.
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The most common qualifications to become a soft skills trainer include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.