Student Testimonials

MICHELLE OLIVERA, GIBRALTAR

“Questions are answered amazingly quickly, I can’t recommend them enough!” *


RACHEL MOUNTER – CALPE, SPAIN

“I chose EPTI because I did the level 2 Fitness Instructor course with EPTI last year just for my own benefit and I wanted to learn for myself and gain a better understanding of things.”*

PAUL LAST – HUNTINGDON, UK

“I chose EPTI because all the other companies are driven to recruiting as many people as they can. This course is run by personal trainers & has a personal touch” *

THERESA JENNINGS, GIBRALTAR

“I chose EPTI because of the reputation that it has built up in Gibraltar”*

Kurt Muscat - Rabat, Malta

"I wasn’t happy with just being a gym receptionist.. I wanted to go further” *

VICTORIA PIROZZOLO – JERSEY, UK

“I feel grateful they allowed me to come on the course it was so good!” *


Lorna Mifsud - Mosta, Malta

“This course really exceeded my expectations. It was a very professional course....a brilliant experience” *


CARLI GOODFELLOW – OXFORDSHIRE, UK

“The knowledge of the tutors has surpassed anything i expected.” *


TICHAONA HOFIS – PIDING, GERMANY

“The guidance was excellent…in terms of what you get the money is nothing!” *

JOHN MACLEOD – FIFE, SCOTLAND

“The course in Spain was absolutely fantastic….it was brilliantly led by Toby and the team.” *


TOM EVANS – MURCIA, SPAIN

“I feel like I could jump into the personal training world knowing exactly what I'd be doing.” *

GEORGE BEASANT – SWINDON, UK

“Great experience… my confidence has grown, I’m more independent as well.” *

FRANCIS CABRERA, GIBRALTAR

“The four instructors have been brilliant, the way they express and teach.” *

DAVE COTTRELL – SOUTHPORT, UK

“It was amazing, I thoroughly enjoyed it…I don’t want to go home!” *

DAWN ABBS – JAVEA, SPAIN

“The PT Business Supremacy Course has been really really helpful in setting up my own fitness business” *

SIMON ADAMSON – BANBRIDGE, N.IRELAND

“The course was a very good investment…even price wise it was very affordable” *

JADE ELLIOTT – CALAN PORTER, MENORCA

“It’s been a really awesome experience, I’ve enjoyed every single minute of it” *

PETRA ARVELA – ESPOO, FINLAND (NOW MÁLAGA)

“I’m so glad I chose this course, it’s been a life changing experience!” *

ALEX HUNT – DENIA, SPAIN

“I was a little bit lost in life……it's given me confidence…” *

AMINE ROUAN-SERIK – ORAN, ALGERIA

“It’s been a real crazy amazing experience!” *


Dirk Schmidt - Bavaria, Germany

“The PT clinic really helped me to get a boost of confidence.”*

JULIA WOOLLEY – BENITACHELL, SPAIN

“It’s good to come away with qualifications that you know are worldwide recognised and that you can take anywhere” *

LOUISE GROOM – JALON, ALICANTE SPAIN

“Toby was awesome.… nothing was too much!” *

Walden Bugeja - Senglea, Malta

“My expectations of the practical course were pretty high because of the reputation that EPTI carries and they really delivered in quality in the practicals, I couldn’t have asked for more....Level 3 every minute I cherished it because I felt I was really, really learning.”*

REDHA HASSAN – MANAMA, BAHRAIN

“Before I did the PT clinic I was unsure about my skills…..The PT clinic gave me more confidence, made me more comfortable to be intent environment and especially with a client that I haven’t met before.”*

Hettie Burrows - Plymouth, UK

“The course was intense and what I learned one day I could take into the next day, so by the end I have accumulated a lot of learning, which perhaps if I had done over a spread amount of time I might have forgotten.”*



Michel Payet - Victoria, Seychelles

“The course exceeded my expectations... It was better, I loved it ! I saved up for a year to do it and I would do it again!”*


Antonella Vella - Mosta, Malta

“I’m more confident after doing this course..... and now I know i’m good enough to start working as a personal trainer....before I didn’t see me working with clients, now after this experience I know i’m good enough.”*

Abigail Eaton Richards - Qormi, Malta

“I wanted to train to become a personal trainer because I love training and my office job was becoming a bit too boring. This is a good transition for a new career.”*



Ross Mcouat - Gibraltar

“I chose EPTI to do my course because I’ve heard a lot of good things and I know a few people that have done the course.. 2 or 3 of the guys at my gym have done the course with EPTI and they had good things to say.”*

Andy Rodriguez - Gibraltar

“I found the practical course a real breath of fresh air, basing it on my background and other courses that I’ve done since leaving the military.... It’s given me a good platform for me to move forward now and take things to the next level.”*

Matthew Borg - Gibraltar

“The practical course was incredible really... from doing the course, I’ve really developed with gaining with my confidence”*


Leanne Azzopardi - Rabat, Malta

“I wanted to get my certificate from EPTI because their courses go into much detail. The practical course makes you feel more confident when you have to interact with customers.”*

JOLEON HUNTE – SEVILLE, SPAIN

““From the get-go, I found this course to be very professional, very informative and very helpful. Every single day things were explained clearly… I found it to be very, very good.”*

LARINA ANGELA ORECCHIO – FT LAUDERDALE, USA

“The practical course exceeded my expectations, I really like all of the coursework. It was all very thorough and it pushed us all very hard”*

MARK CAULFIELD – LIVERPOOL, UK

“The standard of teaching has been absolutely phenomenal from start to finish.”*

SORREL LEWIS – MIJAS SPAIN

“This course has given me the confidence in myself and the credibility to start my bootcamps and PT with Mikes Gym…. I feel like i've taken a real big step in being able to get what I want across to the client”*

DANIEL EDWARDS – LONDON, UK

“I chose EPTI because you get more interaction from the mentors and coaches. I feel that the course was a good investment as it’s now put me in a position where I can do my personal training with confidence”**


GARY CLAFFEY, LA CALA, SPAIN

“I've got my certificate so I can now have a more progressive role in the gym… that's what I really want to do in life”*


ELIE GHAMICA – BEIRUT, LEBANON

“I chose EPTI because I needed the practical experience…. The practical course was tough, but I’m glad that it was that tough…. The PT clinic was the best experience… you feel that you’re fulfilling your dream.”*

JANINE FARLEY – HERTFORDSHIRE, UK

“The content of the 2 weeks has been amazing!”…. I would 100% recommend EPTI”*

CRISTINA BOLEA – CHIȘINĂU, MOLDOVA

“The teachers were great. Very beautiful and nice and kind and very professional – really, really!..I loved them.. for the rest of my life….they will be in my heart”*




FRAN HARVEY – GENEVA, SWITZERLAND

“I feel like I’ve been given a really good solid base.”*


NEIL GILBRANCH – COLCHESTER, ESSEX, UK

“Particularly impressed with the quality of the instruction……Gone further than my expectations!” *

CHRISTIANA PEARSON – LONDON, UK

“(The residential experience) was one of the main reasons that we did so well in the exams, chatting things over in the evening, reinforcing what we had already learnt, explaining things to each other.”*

HENRY SACH – MORAIRA SPAIN

“The PT Clinic was good.. because coming in on week 1, I was thinking how am I going to give a PT session to somebody all by myself?”*

Nathanael Ellul - Qawra, Malta

“From my experience, I got a lot of feedback and support from my tutors. They were always on point, they gave me very well explained feedback.... it was very clear so (the online work) was very easy to manage.”*

ZSOLT SEPRÉNYI – BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

“I feel i've got a great scientific basis for my profession” *

JOE TEMPLE – GRANADA, SPAIN

“I feel really really good, from when i first got here to where I am now…. it's just incredible” *

DREENA SANTOS – GIBRALTAR

“It over exceeded my expectations” *

TERRY HUNT (FOR SON ALEX) – DENIA, SPAIN

“He loved going to the gym and wanted to get into that field……EPTI has made it a lot easier for Alex to get to the end result and pass his exams” *

TAMZIN BOURGIER – POURRIERES, FRANCE

“It’s been fabulous… really well organised!” A lot of time in the gym, but outside as well which was nice. *


JAMES BONE - MARBELLA, SPAIN

“The practical course... for me this feels as though how school should have been!.. this is how learning should be!... I can’t say enough good things.. I’ve had a great time.

HANNAH TABONE GRECH – SLIEMA, MALTA

“The outdoor PT and kettlebells was really fun…For what you pay you get every single penny back” *



Natalie Guyan - Benahavís, Spain

“The way the course was delivered from the offset, from the first day of the practical element of getting us straight in there, but with such relevance.”*

Isabella Hayes - Grimstad, Norway

“With the online support you feel like I already know you before I come here... It puts you at ease.”

JÜRGEN PAVANELLO – PIETÀ, MALTA

“The practical was exceptionally brilliant. It exceeded my expectations…. The two weeks were full, fantastic!”*

Sabrina Tinnemann - Hannover, Germany

“I chose EPTI because the groups are small and you have a personal touch with the students. I learned so much.. and I would not have expected to learn so much!” *

Anne Elisa Parnis - San Gwann, Malta

“The course has really exceeded my expectations, it’s so intense because you learn so much, I would like to reverse these two weeks and start again!” *

SARAH ROBERTS – LIVERPOOL, UK

“All the other courses seemed really corporate… This had some really good reviews and it seemed that it had real people that you could connect with.” *

MATTHEW TUTT – MANCHESTER, UK

“Its awesome, awesome… worth every single penny! This is 100% the course to come on.” *

ARAM SULUKDJIAN – BEIRUT, LEBANON

“It couldn't get any better, I had a really nice time and I'm going to miss it!” *


LUIS GALLÉN LECHÓN – MADRID, SPAIN

“The teachers are magnific… It’s Perfect!” *


HARRIE WOOD – MAJORCA, SPAIN

“I chose EPTI because I could self study the theory at home and come to Spain to do the practical” *

MICHAEL FLINN – ALMORADI, SPAIN

“The trainers were very good, very professional and very helpful. The facilities were just outstanding – I loved it!” *

SCOTT KEMPIN – LOUGHBOROUGH, UK

“The residential experience with the other students had been unbelievable. It’s been a life changer!” *

NATALIE MARCH THOMSON – LOIRE VALLEY

“The course was absolutely amazing…it’s really blown me away!” *

PETRI HEINÄNEN – HELSINKI, FINLAND

“I enjoyed it from the first day!” *

JULIEN ELIAS – BEIRUT, LEBANON

“EPTI have outdoor classes, good weather, good level of teaching so I chose this course.” *

KAREN WOŹNY – PENICUIK, SCOTLAND

“The apartments were absolutely stunning, we couldn’t believe it when we arrived it looked amazing.*

SANDRA VAINKOVAITE – STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

“I’m so excited, I have so many good feelings……this has been the best experience ever!” *

DANIELA KOPP – HANOVER, GERMANY

“The online learning was very well structured…Everything has been perfectly explained” *

KEITH HENDREN – ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

“It was great fun… there was a real mix of personalities that all get on well together.” *

EX-COMMANDO MATTHEW SAGE – SWANSEA

“It’s just one of the most positive experiences of my life!” *


MANDY MACLAREN – BENISSA COSTA, SPAIN

“Definitely worth the money and worth the time!” *

STACEY JONES – WINCHESTER, UK

“It was really good fun doing the PT clinic. I really enjoyed working with real customer, it gave me a massive boost of confidence, it was easier to do with a real customer than in the role plays…. it was nice to know that with a real customer it does work, so it really helped”*

NIXON RAMSDALE – LEICESTER, UK

“In the practical course… I didn’t expect there to be so much…. It was absolutely brilliant. I really, really enjoyed it and it’s given me lots of confidence.”*

MAGDA LOMACKA – LONDON, UK

“I thought the PT clinic was one of the best additions to the course and it meant that I was able to practise in a format that was really different to the other practise sessions because it was with somebody who did not genuinely know what the session was going to be… this was very useful for the assessment later”*

Louise Gilmartin Ajala - Dubai, UAE

“I looked all around the world for courses and the reason I chose EPTI was because of the reputation... I wanted a really good quality course that was REPS accredited and that had proven testimonials as well.”*

Stephen Daly - Dublin, Eire

“The difference between myself in the first week and the second week we’re like completley different people, like my confidence grew as I learned more about the gym environment.... My technique has improved tenfold.”*

Viktor Torda - Košice, Slovakia

“The online learning surprised me a lot because I wasn’t expecting that much information. The videos attached to the text were very helpful”*



Eva Anett Jávorszky - Nyíregyháza, Hungary

“I’ve been individually helped by all of my tutors.... The tutors were able to communicate with us in a simple way for us to understand the specific language, with phrases we can use when we start working in this industry to help out our clients.”*

Heidi Kortelahti - Mänttä, Finland

“I had never used kettlebells... so I got individual correction how to do the proper technique and I really enjoyed, even though it was challenging for me.”*


Kathrin Vitzthum - Pfaffing, Austria

“You could really see that the tutors were really experienced, they have been doing this for a very long time already and you could really feel that when they were speaking to you... they really tried to help you to get better and to improve.”*

JULIA LE CHAT – MIJAS, SPAIN

“The learning curve from where we started, to where we are now is incredible”*


Anthony Brevet - Lyon, France

“Before the course I thought there might be a language barrier... but now after, I feel that the course was very clear, very precise. The instruction and education here is very efficient.”*

Harry Lakin - Gata de Gorgos, Spain

“Coming in it’s so positive, everybody’s so willing to help and they care.....at EPTI you guys seem to be willing and really care about the people that go through the course”*

Duncan Colquhoun - Lochgilphead, UK

“It was an incredibly good investment.”*


RITA GHANIME MOUSSA – CHEHWAN, LEBANON

“I left my family with a lot of worries, but when I arrived here I found another family. The PT clinic was a wonderful experience, we had to deal with a client that was somebody I don’t know, it was really good”*

VERONICA HILL – GENK BELGIUM

“I LOVED the residential experience! I really enjoyed being around such an international group of people…. it really enhanced the experience and I’m going to have really fond memories of this”*


JOHN HENDREN – ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND

“The boot camp can be highlighted a lot more because of the enjoyment factor with it… It was a good bonding period where everyone really enjoys themselves.” *

SIMON MURPHY – VAUD, SWITZERLAND

“The advantage of EPTI is you have the home study beforehand……It’s well structured the way it was broken down.” *


GLENN SCULLY – JOHANNESBURG, SA

“I want to further my career into Europe and EPTI was the best choice”*

SANDRA LUUR – LONDON, UK

“I wanted a course that I could use anywhere in the world and I came across EPTI and I think that it was the perfect solution…. I knew that this was the right course for me. You have (graduates) everywhere.. Australia, in America, all over Europe, so for me the course is very trustworthy”*

DESIREE PERROT – LIMASSOL, CYPRUS

“The content was amazing. I couldn’t be happier with the course, it was way more than I expected. One big skill that I have developed is coming out of my shell.”*

MICHAELA DEBONO – ATTARD, MALTA

“The guidance & support that the tutors give us online was incredible… so patient!”*

LOTTIE COLLINSON, SEVILLE, SPAIN

“The teachers… it's like being in a team of friends and they're just involving you in their team and you can ask questions and they're happy about answering you and helping you”*

ELIZABETH MITCHELL – MARBELLA SPAIN

“The quality of the teaching has been exceptional… overall, I can't say good enough things about it”*

CHRIS GRENFELL – MARBELLA SPAIN

“The best day I had was the outdoor bootcamp… it was just great fun all round, I think everyone agreed with that…. everybody took it away as a massive positive”*


MICHAEL EVANS – JAVEA, SPAIN

“I would recommend this course to anybody that wants to do personal training” *

PHILIP REBBETTS – LONDON, UK

“The course has given me a new lease of life” *

INGA PALIVONAITE – ROKISKIS, LITHUANIA

“The course was a very good investment” *

MICHAEL OLSSON – TORREVIEJA, SPAIN

“The skills and what I’ve learnt is how to do it all properly. Here, I’ve learnt that I was doing things wrong, and I was taught to do them properly and how to teach them properly”*

TRACIE SHIPPEY – DEVON, UK

“The PT Clinic was invaluable for me, one of the highs of the course…. It gave me real life experience of what it would be like to be a PT”*


SINÉAD HURLEY – LUND, SWEDEN

“I chose EPTI because it gave something extra that a lot of other courses didn’t give… I found that with EPTI there was a lot help at hand… It was more personal”*


PHIL QUILTER – ASKER, NORWAY

“Now that I’ve done the course I’m a thousand times more confident than when I signed up” *

SARAH CHAPLIN – MUSCAT, OMAN

“The PT clinic was great, it was really helpful, putting everything into practice gives you confidence” *

Manuel Castro Toral - Granada, Spain

“The feedback was amazing!” *

TERTIA DIPPENAAR – HAMBURG, GERMANY

“The PT Clinic was a nice confidence builder” *


GARETH CLEAVER – BRIDGEND, SOUTH WALES

”I'll give you a money back guarantee it’s that awesome! It’s unbelievable the quality of the last two weeks.” *


ANDREA GLEAVE – MAHON, MINORCA

“Fantastic, absolutely cannot fault it…the response (support) was incredible!” *


COREY ROMERIL – JERSEY, UK

“It was perfect……the best two weeks of my life!” *

JAKE DAVIS – ALGARVE, PORTUGAL

“Doing the classroom lessons, the gym and then the classes on the beach. It’s cool to have that kind of variety of learning.” *

SARAH PEARCE – CALPE, SPAIN

“It’s a family, we’re all there for the same reason, everybody supporting each other, from all over the world, different cultures, different ages, we all gelled.” *

MATT WATKINS – DROITWICH, UK

“The residential experience has been amazing!” *


RAMON FARRUGIA – ST PAUL'S BAY, MALTA

“The PT Clinic was a good aspect of the course, which maybe you wouldn”t find in other courses” *

EMILY GOODENOUGH – AUCKLAND

“It’s been nice training in different environments, training on the beach, in the stadium as well as in the gym!” *

REECE DONOVAN – LA LÍNEA CONCEPCIÓN, SPAIN

“The PT Clinic really helped me and gave me the confidence!” *

DOM CHANDLER – WINCHESTER, UK

“The course provided loads of useful content that will actually help me towards my career.” *

IAN BORRETT – CLAPHAM, LONDON UK

“Toby is always available to clarify things and gave me so much support which I’m really grateful for!” *

LAURA MURRAY – DONEGAL, EIRE

“I chose EPTI because they offer a practical course as well as the theory” *

TOMASZ MRÓZ – BALTIMORE, USA

“Since it’s an international course it’s better because I’m going to be travelling”*

WOJCIECH WOŹNY – PENICUIK, SCOTLAND

“The boot camp on the beach was amazing!” *


CHARMAINE COOPER – MORAIRA, SPAIN

“It’s given me a lot more confidence in the gym now” *


Carlin Polidano - Il-Fgura, Malta

“During the online learning I found that the tutors were very helpful... it was like they overdelivered.”*


KSENIA TSÕBULSKI – TALLINN, ESTONIA

“The course exceeded my expectations, it was perfect!”*

PATRIK FRITZON – ALTEA, SPAIN

“I thought the content of the practical was very good…breaking down the theory and implementing the knowledge we gained in the classroom up in the gym so that everybody understands both the theoretical and the practical – how to implement the theory into practise”*

RACHEL MOUNTER – JAVEA, SPAIN

“The course completely exceeded my expectations… we had such a good laugh, we had so much fun and it was just a great experience! *

Sean Rodriguez - Gibraltar

“The practical course was really good. i previously studied a Degree in Exercise Science & Nutrition, but I’ve learned so many training styles, stuff which I didn’t even learn in University or in A levels, so I’m really impressed.”*



CHRIS CASSIDY – CHESHUNT, UK

“other trainers said they hadn’t used things they’d learnt with other courses……I can actually say I’ll use what I’ve learnt later on in life!” *

Max Gaffney - London

“I was worried about being the youngest on the course, feel a little left out... but after the first day everybody fit in and at no point did I feel like the youngest in the group.”*


Lene Svenningsen - Vejle, Denmark

“Before I entered the course I was bit worried about my English.... but in Denmark there are some big companies that have a lot of foreign employees..... now I know how to say the words in English, the Danish words I know already - so that’s a benefit for me.”*

Malcolm Sant - Naxxar, Malta

“The online videos and tutorials are easy to understand, they are full of information and you also have the manuals to refer to, the notes are very detailed.”*



Hannah Pace - Balzan, Malta

“I enjoyed doing the coursework online because you can go at your own pace..... When I enrolled I didn’t expect it to be so in depth... the course has gone way over my expectations.”*

Ruth Micallef - Mellieħa, Malta

“The course was a great investment for me”*




Áine Gough - Wicklow, Republic of Ireland

“I feel really prepared, I think it’s because we had so much one on one time, so much practice... My confidence is really high going forward, I feel really ready.”*

Jaden Abraham - Hyderabad, India

“Throughout this experience, I’ve taken feedback on how I instructed a client through a full body program... I‘ve learned a lot from the online program... to the theory exams... to the practical assessment.”*

REBECCA RUTHERFORD – PEYMEINADE, FRANCE

“I absolutely loved being onsite, being residential, being part of a fantastic group.. and from a point of view of studying in the evening and bouncing things off.”*

STEPHEN LAW – VALENCIA, SPAIN

“I checked out this course and various other ones online and it looked the best presented and I haven’t been disappointed”*

INDIE DAVIES – GLOUCESTER, UK

“The tutors have so much experience and knowledge behind them that you really feel that these guys really know what they’re talking about… I can learn a lot from them”*

SIMON GOOD – LUQA, MALTA

“I was looking at Maltese courses…. but I thought that EPTI would be much better. Thank god you came here, you showed me everything, exactly as it works. I was thinking that I would be afraid, but thanks to you guys I feel really good that I can get a job.”*

SARAH GUEST – BEGNINS, SWITZERLAND

“Everything came together on the course…. the first week really gave me a lot of confidence and the second week, the learning curve – the percentage raise was amazing and the teachers are fantastic.”*

KIM OUAZANA – NANCY, FRANCE

“I didn’t think I would learn that much in short period of time… it was well explained, well taught, I had a really good experience.”*


JONATHAN SEYCHELL – PAOLA, MALTA

“The practical was very, very good. Although I know how to train, I learned very much!.. I can start tomorrow, I can open my business now, for sure!”*

AGNE STALAUČINSKYTĖ – TORREVEIJA, SPAIN

“I found the course brilliant… I had the time of my life!… I feel really sad that it's now all over”*




DIANA MAST – ZARAGOZA SPAIN

“The tutors were excellent… really, really, really, really helpful, serious and really professional. Anything I needed to know, any little question… they knew it”*

HANNA WALLÉN – SOTOGRANDE SPAIN

“The practical course has been great and it has been more fun and gave me more than I expected”*

SARAH OWEN – DUQUESA PORT, SPAIN

“I think that the patience you've all shown (tutors) with us all… and the fact that you've taken us from where we were to where we are now, is just an absolute credit to you”*

VIVI HORVÁTH – NAXXAR, MALTA

“I got so much help before and here, it's really unbelievable… I'm so happy!”*

RAY DANIEL – MOJACAR, SPAIN

“The course taught me that I can project my personality on a group” *


TONY BATTEN – ISLE OF DOGS, UK

“This course has been a life changing experience for me” *

MICHELLE BEAUMONT – LEEDS, UK

“I feel well prepared (for a new career), its just been an amazing experience”*

MIKE WILKIE – JERSEY, UK

“The tutors are absolutely superb with everything, always there to give feedback, support and guidance.”*

PORTIA COOPER – SWITZERLAND & AUSTRALIA

“Everything has been so thorough and so clear that anyone can follow this… it’s been perfect!” *

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