Course Description

Gym Instructor course – Part time

Portobello Institute

Gym Instructors assume many different roles in a fitness center, that of motivator, supervisor and trainer. This course provides learners with all the necessary skills to fill these roles for their clients. Through a combination of theory and practical learning Portobello Institute’s diploma in Gym Instruction enables learners to provide clients with an appropriate gym workout for their needs to improve overall fitness including; strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory functions.

The Gym Instructor course will offer students understanding in the areas of cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility training for all individuals including young people aged 14-16 years, over 50’s, ante natal and post natal women and individuals suffering certain musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis. Upon completion of the qualification students are ready to work in the fitness industry in a gym based setting.

Course Code SGIC-I-DS-OCT-19
College Name Portobello Institute
Course Category Fitness, Fitness Instruction
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 2nd May 2020
Course Fee €1680
Course Times Saturday & Sunday, 9.30am - 4.30pm on the following weekends: Oct 12th/13th, Nov 2nd/3rd, Nov 23rd/24th, Dec 7th/8th, Jan 12th/13th. ITEC exams during February 2020 - exact dates TBC
Awarding Body ITEC
Title of Awarding ITEC Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym based exercise)
Entry Requirements Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.
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Portobello Institute

43 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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