Course Description

Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer & Nutritional Advisor – Part Time

Portobello Institute

The Gym Instructor part of the 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.The Personal Trainer Certificate part of the course builds on the Gym Instructor piece taking a more in-depth look at functional anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, nutrition and also exercise prescription. This course enables candidates to provide clients with personalised training programmes/sessions for their needs to improve overall fitness including strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory function as well as detailed lifestyle advice to maintain all aspects of their health, fitness and wellbeing.

The main aim of the Diet and Nutrition for Complementary Therapies is to enable Learners to gain the necessary theoretical skills in order to provide healthy eating advice to the general public and to gain employment in the Complementary Therapy Industry.

Course Code SGPN-P-DS-OC-19
College Name Portobello Institute
Course Category Fitness, Personal Trainer Courses
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 9th October 2019
Course End Date 6th May 2020
Course Fee €2,500
Course Times This offer is for the Gym Instructor/Personal Trainer courses which is delivered over 10 weekends or 4 weeks intensively.The nutritional advisor course runs one evening per week for 14 weeks.
Awarding Body ITEC
Title of Awarding ITEC Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym based exercise), ITEC Certificate in Personal Trainer, ITEC Certificate in Diet and Nutrition
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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