Personal Trainer’s insurance by industry experts
Personal training is intense, insuring your business shouldn’t be
Everyone knows that health and fitness are crucial to our wellbeing. As a personal trainer, you had a dream to help your clients attain their fitness goals – your freelance business offers them the chance to get in shape and be the very best version of themselves they can be.
However, helping your clients get fit is a marathon, not a sprint, and things don’t always go exactly to plan. A client may sustain an injury while following advice you gave them for their fitness routine. This may lead to a claim for malpractice and spell bad news for your business.
So how do you protect your business from these kinds of accidents? Simple. Our Fitness Gold Personal Trainer insurance policy includes malpractice cover, so no matter the hurdle, you’ll always be protected. You’re free to focus on making your clients’ fitness dreams come true.
Does a Fitness Instructor need PT insurance?
If you work in a gym then you might already be covered for being a fitness instructor or personal trainer. Check in with them to confirm their gym insurance policy covers your workouts and routines.
If you are looking to insure your instructors and trainers then please have a look at our comprehensive gym insurance.
Don’t let life trip you up. Get instant cover with insurance from Fitness Gold today.
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Which type of Fitness Gold policy do I need?
Find out which insurance policy is right for your business by clicking below.
Our Personal Trainer Covers
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- Exhibition Cover »
- Failure of electric, gas & water supply »
- Failure of telephone line »
- Glass cover »
- Goods in Transit »
- Legal expenses cover »
- Money cover »
- Personal accident for hands »
- Products liability »
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- 24 hour crisis & legal helplines »
Our Gym Instructor / Personal Trainer incl Dance / Yoga Instructors Treatments
- Aerobics Instructors
- Aqua Zumba
- Body Conditioning / Swiss Ball
- Body Training Systems
- Chair Based Exercise
- Cheerleading (excluding acrobatics)
- Circuit Training
- Dance based exercise
- Exercise in the water
- Friskis & Svettis
- General Exercise Class including those using equipment
- Golf Biomechanics
- Group Studio Cycling
- Gymnasium Instructors
- Hula Hoop classes
- Indian Club Swinging
- Junior Fitness
- Just Jhoom
- Martial Arts based fitness (no body contact)
- Non-Contact Kickboxing
- Nordic Walking
- Personal Training
- Salsa Dancing
- Sports Massage (not in isolation)
- Street Dance Instructor
- Tai Chi
- Thump Boxing
- TRX training system
- Yoga including Chi-Yoga
- Zumba including Zumba based activities
"Will qualifications affect my insurance?"
Talking about qualifications when trying to buy insurance for your business can be a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Here at Salon Gold, we know that there is often a lot of uncertainty over what qualifications you’ll need to be covered, so we’ve compiled all the information you’ll need to know in this handy guide
Teacher Or Student Cover
Do you train other professionals to become instructors in your chosen activity? Our Teacher Training insurance is an extra optional cover. Just add it to any of our freelance hair, beauty, holistic or health & fitness policies. And we offer student insurance — at special student rates!
Personal Trainer’s Insurance FAQs
Personal Trainer’s Insurance FAQs
What happens if I train in new activities?
You will automatically be covered for all activities listed under our standard policy. Providing you have the appropriate training, you will automatically have cover for any new activities providing they are included on our standard list.
Am I covered if I see clients at home or away from the gym?
Yes, our freelance personal trainer insurance covers you to work anywhere in the UK.
If you work at a gym, then you might already be insured under the gym insurance policy of your employers.
Do personal trainers need insurance?
If you’re offering personal training through your workplace, you should be covered under the insurance policy of the club or gym you work for. However, you must confirm this before you start working there to ensure you understand the extent to which their policy protects you. If you’re offering a freelance service to clients, you will need to arrange your own insurance. You can get a quote online.
Do personal trainers need professional indemnity insurance?
Giving advice to clients is part and parcel of being a personal trainer. However, as well-meaning as your advice is, if it doesn’t work for your client, you could be liable to pay for any accidental damage it causes. Professional indemnity insurance protects you against any claims of this nature.
Do I need insurance if I work in a gym?
You should be covered by the gym’s insurance if you’re employed there as a personal trainer. However, it’s always best to check the gym’s insurance policy with your employer to decide if it’s enough for you. In some cases, you may want to take out your own, private policy for your own peace of mind. It’s also worth noting that you will only be covered by your gym’s insurance for any claims that happen on their premises. For example, if an accident occurs during a private PT session outside of the gym, your workplace insurance won’t cover it unless specified to do so.
Can I be sued as a personal trainer?
If your clients sustain an injury during your class or after following your advice, they could have reasonable ground to file a claim against you. Even though not all injuries of this nature are caused through negligence, you will still be held liable. This is why it’s best to have insurance in place to financially protect you from any accidents.
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