ITEC Personal Training is an ever popular and growing area in the fitness industry. As a personal trainer you will enjoy a career that is both financially and emotionally rewarding, that gives you the independence of being your own boss and the flexibility to build your career around your life. Building on from your Gym Instruction diploma, the courses includes a combination of theory and practical component’s, you’ll cover new aspects of training, like the role of lifestyle analysis, Nutrition, New Advanced Training Techniques and new motivational strategies. With your Diploma in Personal Training, you’ll be ready to work one-to-one with mixed ability clients and be at the top of your profession in fitness industry. So if you are serious about working as a personal trainer either freelance or for a gym or health club, The Fitness Academy’s personal training courses and programmes offer the perfect way in.
The main aim of the ITEC Advanced Personal Training Course is to enable candidates to provide clients with personalized training programmes/sessions for their needs to improve overall fitness including strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory function as well as detailed lifestyle/nutrition advice to maintain all aspects of their health, fitness and well being.
Option 1: Advanced Personal Training Diploma Only
This option is for those who already have a recognised fitness qualification in gym instruction and who want to progress their professional development within the industry. If you don’t have any qualifications prior to doing this course don’t worry option 2 is the course for you.
- The course is part-time and we hold course over 6 weekends
- 2 weekends a month for 3 months
Option 2: Gym Instructor & Advanced Personal training combo
This option you can combine two courses needed to get you qualified as a personal trainer with no prior experience, Personal Gym instructors cert and Advanced Personal training cert at a discount price.This course will qualify you to work as a Personal Trainer and have the skills to do one to one assessments/fitness testing/advanced fitness programs for the gym/Personal Training environment. This option is to cater for the student who has no prior experience or qualifications in the industry and who would like a career as a Personal Trainer. (This course combo does not include Group training qualification exercise to music)
- The course is part-time and is in combination with the gym/fitness instructors course
- Time to complete the two courses – 8 months
- Course costs option 1 €1250 and includes tuition fees and online training materials.
- Course costs option 2 €2250 and includes tuition fees and online training materials
- Funding – you maybe entitled to funding for any of our courses so contact the Department Of Social Protection or your local employment Authority office for details.For further information please click in our funding section.
- Cost excludes examination fees
- Enrol Online
Next course term commences:
Option 1 Dates: 19th September 2015 – 24th January 2016
Option 2 Dates: 26th September 2015 – 6th July 2016
Location: Citywest Health & Leisure club, Saggart, Co.Dublin
Option 1 Dates: 26th September 2015 – 31th January 2016
Option 2 Dates: 3rd October 2015 – 13th July 2016
Location: Ardilaun Health & Leisure Club, Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors hill,Galway City.