Future-proofing your career

There’s a saying by Jim Rohn, “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” As we all continue to feel the effects of Covid-19, nearly all aspects of life, including people’s work, is changing. Some personal trainers are having to adapt how they provide their services. Insure4Sport surveyed 1,000 personal… Continue reading Future-proofing your career

Opportunities to share through REPs

Tom Bell and Yolande Green, one of our technical experts, have joined the REPs Expert Panel group for Fitness Matters which, if you are not familiar with it, is a fantastic quarterly resource circulated to all REPs members.  It contains current topical articles which are written to inform, inspire and educate fitness professionals.  We run… Continue reading Opportunities to share through REPs

Certificating REPs recognised training

We’ve had feedback from training providers about the difficulty some of you have found in having to provide two versions of your certificate of achievement – one with REPs logos for REPs members, and one without for non-REPs members. We’ve listened to this feedback and discussed it with REPs, who have decided that it is… Continue reading Certificating REPs recognised training

Laura Bell, Business Development Manager

Laura joined PD:Approval in March 2019 as our new Business Development Manager. Laura has a passion for fitness and is now able to combine her years of business development experience with this passion to support us in bringing new quality assured training to the fitness industry.  Laura is looking forward to working with you all and… Continue reading Laura Bell, Business Development Manager

Business opportunity for providers offering accredited qualifications

We regularly hear from people working in the health and fitness industry who haven’t been able to join REPs as their qualification is not recognised for one reason or another. They don’t generally need to sit the whole qualification again, but do need an up-to-date, UK certificate to gain professional recognition, take advantage of the… Continue reading Business opportunity for providers offering accredited qualifications

New marketing opportunity coming in 2020

Over the last year we have been encouraging visitors to the PD:Portal (PDP) to register their areas of interest for CPD. We now have over 700 people registered, and will be launching a promotional service in Spring 2020. What does this mean?Endorsed providers will be able to send us details of special offers on endorsed… Continue reading New marketing opportunity coming in 2020

Forging new partnerships

We are really pleased to have entered into partnership with four of the UK’s leading awarding organisations (AOs), YMCA Awards, Pearson, NCFE and Focus Awards, whose new qualifications offering entry or another level onto the REPs framework, or CPD to add to the skills of fitness professionals, will be formally recognised by REPs through our… Continue reading Forging new partnerships

PD:Approval is international

We’ve been having a very busy year building on our success with providing endorsement services for REPs UK by expanding into India and the UAE. The newly formed REPS India Foundation is working hard to bring standardisation to the Indian fitness industry and have appointed PD:Approval to provide accreditation services to training providers based on… Continue reading PD:Approval is international