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Personal Trainer Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Personal Trainer interview, here are 35 interview questions and answer examples.

Personal Trainer was written by and updated on October 5th, 2021. Learn more here.

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Having a current CPR card is part of the requirement to work here. What would you do if you showed up to work, and realized your CPR card had expired a month ago?

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List of 35 Personal Trainer Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Having a current CPR card is part of the requirement to work here. What would you do if you showed up to work, and realized your CPR card had expired a month ago?

  2. 2.

    What do you like least about your job as a Personal Trainer?

  3. 3.

    What do you like to do in your free time?

  4. 4.

    What are your career goals?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about your experience with nutrition.

  6. 6.

    Tell me about your customer service experience.

  7. 7.

    If you could pick a different career other than personal training, which would you pick?

  8. 8.

    How do you keep your fitness knowledge up to date?

  9. 9.

    How do you grow your client base?

  10. 10.

    How would you define excellent customer service?

  11. 11.

    How do you handle a disagreement with a coworker?

  12. 12.

    How would you describe your previous employer?

  13. 13.

    How would you set up a training program for a client strictly looking for weight loss and toning?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about your previous experience as a Personal Trainer.

  15. 15.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about your certifications.

  17. 17.

    Why did you decide to become a personal trainer?

  18. 18.

    What is your personal experience with fitness and working out?

  19. 19.

    Give me three essential exercises you would have any client do? Why are they in your top three?

  20. 20.

    Are you CPR certified?

  21. 21.

    Have you ever helped train a friend or family member? How did that work out?

  22. 22.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  23. 23.

    What do you know about our gym?

  24. 24.

    How would you handle a situation with an unhappy coworker?

  25. 25.

    What is the best way to test cardiovascular endurance?

  26. 26.

    What sales experience or training do you have? Would you be willing to get additional sales training?

  27. 27.

    Without naming the person, please tell me about a client you have had the most transformation with.

  28. 28.

    How did you hear about this position?

  29. 29.

    Why do you want to work for us?

  30. 30.

    Why are you leaving your current job?

  31. 31.

    What motivates you?

  32. 32.

    How do you like to be managed?

  33. 33.

    What would you do if you saw a member of the gym using a machine incorrectly?

  34. 34.

    Are you available to work weekends?

  35. 35.

    Do you have any questions for me?