Fitness Instructor Certificate

Fitness Instructor Certificate

€ 950
10 Weeks
Part Time and Evening
Saturdays 09.30-16.30

Course description

Target Learner

Learners must be 16+ years old.

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.

The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is also an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learner should have basic skills in communication.


Course Aim

The aim of this Certificate in Fitness Instructing qualification is to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment as a  Fitness Instructor.


Course Tutors

All our Tutors are highly qualified in the area of health and fitness. Many are successful business owners in the industry and have worked with clients ranging from health related to elite athletes.


Course Modules

Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

Know how to support clients who take part in physical activity

Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment

Principles of exercise, fitness and health

Preparing for gym based exercise

Instructing gym based exercise


Career Progression

This qualification provides progression to Level 4 EQF qualifications in Personal Training for learners who wish to further their knowledge and skills and become Personal Trainers.


Certification Awarded

Certificate in Fitness Instruction, Level 3 (EQF), REPS Level 3.