PUBLISHED : Friday, 03 June, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 03 June, 2005, 12:00am

2000: Started as a part-time fitness trainer at a now-defunct private gym

2001: Joined the Kowloon Cricket Club as fitness instructor

2002: Joined Fitness First as personal fitness trainer

Course: Professional Certificate Course in Fitness Instruction

School: School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University. Duration: five months. Tuition fee: $8,900. Enquiries: 3411 2897 or

Course: Foundation & Advanced Personal Fitness Trainer Integrated Certification Course (Daytime).

School: Asian Academy for Sports & Fitness Professionals. Duration: one month. Tuition fee: $4,900. Enquiries: 2578 9877 or

Course: Bachelor of Education

School: Chinese University of Hong Kong. Duration: four years. Enquiries: 2609 6089

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Fitness instructor (for beginners, starting salary around $6,000 to $10,000)

Personal fitness trainer (on contract, commission basis with no basic salary; flexible working hours)

Fitness manager (leads a team of fitness instructors and personal fitness trainers; usually requires at least four years of fitness training and management experience)

Centre manager (0overlooks the operation of the gym or fitness centre, including sales, marketing and customer services)