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Personal Trainer Instructor course

Personal Trainer Instructor course is a course run by Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick. It is a Practical course with a duration of 27 Weeks. For more information about Personal Trainer Instructor course at Limerick College of Further Education, please review the details below.

The main aim of the (ITEC) Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gymbased Exercise) is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills as an introduction into the fitness sector. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 2. It also provides a sound platform into further training at level 2 and 3. This qualification is for learners who want to work within the fitness industry.


There are 6 units contained in this award:

• Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise
• Health, Safety & Welfare in a Fitness Environment
• Principles of Exercise Fitness & Health
• Client Support for those taking part in Exercise & Physical Activity
• Planning Gym-based Exercise
• Instructing Gym-based Exercise

This qualification also provides:

• The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the fitness skills listed above effectively, in particular the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not take part in exercise

• Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a fitness setting such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving

• Opportunities for learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a fitness instructor (gym-based exercise)

*In collaboration with Js Fitness & Performance DOON, Co. Limerick

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Training ProviderLimerick College of Further Education
Course LocationLimerick
Course TypePractical
Course Duration27 Weeks
Course TimeTUES 18.30 - 22.00
Course Fee€450 Materials FEE €80 Exam Fee €130
Course CodeHL001
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Limerick College of Further Education, Limerick, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

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Limerick College of Further Education
Limerick College of Further Education
Limerick, Limerick
Republic of Ireland
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