Special Offer 3 in 1 – Gym Instructor/Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer Course

SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE €300 FOR OUR ONLINE 3-IN-1 PROGRAMME – ONLY €1,650

3-in-1: Most PopularGym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor and Personal Trainer, for one special price – from only €1,950.  Acquire the 3 Universally Recognised Qualifications in the Industry Today.  This has been our most popular programme for many years and is highly recommended.  Savings of €850 are made with this option!*3-in-1(S):  Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach, for one special price – from only €2,500.  Change our Group Fitness/Studio Instructor qualification for Strength & Conditioning.

4-in-1: Acquire the 4 Most Popular and Industry Recognised Qualifications: Gym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor, Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach for one special price – from only €2,800.  A fantastic deal for 4 qualifications.  Savings of €1,000 with this option!*

PLEASE NOTE:

Our 3-in-1 Option – Gym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor and Personal Trainer at €1,950 has been our most popular programme for many years and is highly recommended.  The additional options such as our 4-in-1  programme will give you additional savings when compared to booking each course separately.  Simply put, the more courses that are booked in advance, the greater the savings.  However, if you decide to book each course separately at a later stage you will find NSC has some of the best prices for health fitness programmes.  Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions on the above.

Special Offer

These internationally recognised programmes prepares you for a professional career in the health and fitness industry.  These courses are designed for people who wish to work as Gym Instructors, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructors, Personal Trainers or Strength & Conditioning Coaches, either as self employed professionals or as part of a health fitness team in clubs around Ireland and internationally. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent trainer, dealing with adults of all ages who wish to participate in exercise and physical activity. This qualification is approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (UK).  REPs UK is the largest register for exercise professionals in the world with over 30,000 members. Through ICREPs, REPs UK is aligned with all national professional registers across Europe, New Zealand and Australia.  These qualifications are mapped to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RCF) and recognised by QQI (Ireland), comparable to Level 4, 5 and 6 on The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) Ireland.

Course Modules:

Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise & Health

Function & Structure of the Circulatory System
Function & Structure of the Respiratory System
Function & Structure of the Skeletal System
Function & Structure of the Muscular System
Function & Structure of the Digestive System
Postural & Core Stability
Energy Systems and their Relationship to Exercise
The Endocrine System and its Relation to Exercise
The Nervous System and its Relation to Exercise

Principals of Exercise, Fitness & Health

Effect of Exercise on the Body
The Components of Fitness
Applying the Principles of Fitness to an Exercise Programme
Contraindications and Key Safety Guidelines for Special Populations
Monitoring Exercise Intensity
Health Benefits of Physical Activity
Importance of Healthy Eating

Principles of Nutrition for Physical Activity

Key Nutritional Terms
Function of the Metabolism
Main Food Groups
Body Composition Analysis
Calculating Caloric Intake / % Nutrient Breakdown
Nutritional Goal Setting
Pre & Post Event Supplementation

Planning & Instructing Gym Based Exercise / Resistance (Weight) Training

Appropriate Screening Procedures
Safety Procedures in the Gym
Machine & Free Weight Training Programmes
Contraindicated Exercises
Exercise Progressions and Variations

Planning & Instructing Exercise to Music Classes

Appropriate Screening Procedures for Individuals & Groups
Class Plans / Choreography / Music Tempo
Beginner to Advanced Programmes
Flexibility Routines

Planning & Instructing Personal Training Programmes

Resources required to deliver a Personal Training Session
Approaching Consultations/Health Screening/Record Keeping
Interpreting Health History
Conditions Requiring Medical Clearance
Goal Setting and Follow-Up Assessments
Advanced Resistance (Weight) Training
Advanced Flexibility Training

Supporting Clients who Participate in Exercise

Building Effective Working Relationships with Clients
Addressing Barriers to Exercise/Physical Activity that Clients Experience
Supporting Clients Participating in Exercise/Physical Activity
Providing Ongoing Customer Service

Health, Safety & Welfare in the Fitness Environment

Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment
Health & Safety Procedures in a Fitness Environment
Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

For students completing the Strength & Conditioning Qualification, please click on “Strength & Conditioning Coach” at the top of this page (header section) for information on our S&C modules.

Qualifications Awarded:

National Diploma in Personal Training (NSC)
Certificate in Personal Training (OFQUAL)
National Certificate Gym Instruction (NSC)
Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Gym Based Exercise (OFQUAL)
National Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction (NSC)
Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Exercise to Music (OFQUAL)

Where Applicable:
National Diploma in Strength & Conditioning (NSC)
Award in Strength & Conditioning (OFQUAL)

OFQUAL qualifications are recognised in Ireland, comparable at Level 4, 5 and 6 on The National Framework of Qualifications.  OFQUAL qualifications are also recognised across Europe, Australia and New Zealand through ICREPs and EQF.  Graduates of this programme can obtain professional indemnity insurance to practice in Ireland and across Europe.

Previous Qualifications Required: None.  Applicants must be computer literate as course notes are provided online and participants are required to submit project work via email. Please contact our admissions office at 085 800 1221 for more information.

Course Fee:

From only €1,950 (3-in-1), €2,500 (3-in-1S) or €2,800 (4-in-1) SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE AN ADDITIONAL €200 OFF PRICES OUTLINED FOR ANY OF OUR ONLINE PROGRAMME PACKAGES BELOW

Course fee includes registration and course notes.  Examination fees (€100 per qualification) are due in the final month of training.  3-in-1 examination fees = €300 (€100 per qualification), 4-in-1 examination fees = €400

€1,950 (3-in-1):  To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

€2,500 (3-in-1S): To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

€2,800 (4in1):  To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

Course and examination fees must be paid in full and on time to register for final assessments.

A course deposit of €150 must be paid to reserve a student place on this programme which can be completed by visiting www.gopay.ie and follow the on-site instructions..

Course Dates

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, some courses will be delivered through blended learning – Uploaded Online Theory Classes to our Learning Platform. Study at any time online.

Along with the following practical days (attendance only)  Practical Attendance Dates are as follows:
Along with full practical attendance.  Practical Attendance Dates are as follows:
Option 1 – 3 full days (9:30am to 4:00pm) – September 7, 10, 14
OR
Option 2 – 4 Evenings (6:30pm to 9:30pm) – September 7, 10, 14, 17 (Gym Instructor),
September 23, 30, October 7 (Personal Trainer – 3 days 9:30am to 4:00pm), September 18, October 16, November 6 (Group Fitness Instructor – 3 attendance days, 9:30am to 4:00pm)
plus, where applicable, 8 additional days (Strength & Conditioning element of programme): October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24

Please note dates are subject to Government Recommendations regarding COVID-19 and educational institutes opening times. 

How to Apply

To apply, fill in our application form by clicking here. If you have any questions or would like a tour of our training facility please contact our Programme Director George Martin at 085 800 1221 or email [email protected]

Special Offer 3 in 1 – Gym Instructor/Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer Course

SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE €300 FOR OUR ONLINE 3-IN-1 PROGRAMME – ONLY €1,650

3-in-1: Most PopularGym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor and Personal Trainer, for one special price – from only €1,950.  Acquire the 3 Universally Recognised Qualifications in the Industry Today.  This has been our most popular programme for many years and is highly recommended.  Savings of €850 are made with this option!*3-in-1(S):  Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach, for one special price – from only €2,500.  Change our Group Fitness/Studio Instructor qualification for Strength & Conditioning.

4-in-1: Acquire the 4 Most Popular and Industry Recognised Qualifications: Gym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor, Personal Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach for one special price – from only €2,800.  A fantastic deal for 4 qualifications.  Savings of €1,000 with this option!*

PLEASE NOTE:

Our 3-in-1 Option – Gym Instructor, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructor and Personal Trainer at €1,950 has been our most popular programme for many years and is highly recommended.  The additional options such as our 4-in-1  programme will give you additional savings when compared to booking each course separately.  Simply put, the more courses that are booked in advance, the greater the savings.  However, if you decide to book each course separately at a later stage you will find NSC has some of the best prices for health fitness programmes.  Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions on the above.

Special Offer

These internationally recognised programmes prepares you for a professional career in the health and fitness industry.  These courses are designed for people who wish to work as Gym Instructors, Group Fitness (Studio) Instructors, Personal Trainers or Strength & Conditioning Coaches, either as self employed professionals or as part of a health fitness team in clubs around Ireland and internationally. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a competent trainer, dealing with adults of all ages who wish to participate in exercise and physical activity. This qualification is approved by the Register of Exercise Professionals (UK).  REPs UK is the largest register for exercise professionals in the world with over 30,000 members. Through ICREPs, REPs UK is aligned with all national professional registers across Europe, New Zealand and Australia.  These qualifications are mapped to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RCF) and recognised by QQI (Ireland), comparable to Level 4, 5 and 6 on The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) Ireland.

Course Modules

Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise & Health

Function & Structure of the Circulatory System
Function & Structure of the Respiratory System
Function & Structure of the Skeletal System
Function & Structure of the Muscular System
Function & Structure of the Digestive System
Postural & Core Stability
Energy Systems and their Relationship to Exercise
The Endocrine System and its Relation to Exercise
The Nervous System and its Relation to Exercise

Principals of Exercise, Fitness & Health

Effect of Exercise on the Body
The Components of Fitness
Applying the Principles of Fitness to an Exercise Programme
Contraindications and Key Safety Guidelines for Special Populations
Monitoring Exercise Intensity
Health Benefits of Physical Activity
Importance of Healthy Eating

Principles of Nutrition for Physical Activity

Key Nutritional Terms
Function of the Metabolism
Main Food Groups
Body Composition Analysis
Calculating Caloric Intake / % Nutrient Breakdown
Nutritional Goal Setting
Pre & Post Event Supplementation

Planning & Instructing Gym Based Exercise / Resistance (Weight) Training

Appropriate Screening Procedures
Safety Procedures in the Gym
Machine & Free Weight Training Programmes
Contraindicated Exercises
Exercise Progressions and Variations

Planning & Instructing Exercise to Music Classes

Appropriate Screening Procedures for Individuals & Groups
Class Plans / Choreography / Music Tempo
Beginner to Advanced Programmes
Flexibility Routines

Planning & Instructing Personal Training Programmes

Resources required to deliver a Personal Training Session
Approaching Consultations/Health Screening/Record Keeping
Interpreting Health History
Conditions Requiring Medical Clearance
Goal Setting and Follow-Up Assessments
Advanced Resistance (Weight) Training
Advanced Flexibility Training

Supporting Clients who Participate in Exercise

Building Effective Working Relationships with Clients
Addressing Barriers to Exercise/Physical Activity that Clients Experience
Supporting Clients Participating in Exercise/Physical Activity
Providing Ongoing Customer Service

Health, Safety & Welfare in the Fitness Environment

Emergency Procedures in a Fitness Environment
Health & Safety Procedures in a Fitness Environment
Controlling Risks in a Fitness Environment
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

For students completing the Strength & Conditioning Qualification, please click “Strength & Conditioning Coach” for information on our S&C modules.

Other Information

Qualifications Awarded

National Diploma in Personal Training (NSC)
Certificate in Personal Training (OFQUAL)
National Certificate Gym Instruction (NSC)
Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Gym Based Exercise (OFQUAL)
National Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction (NSC)
Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Exercise to Music (OFQUAL)

Where Applicable:
National Diploma in Strength & Conditioning (NSC)
Award in Strength & Conditioning (OFQUAL)

OFQUAL qualifications are recognised in Ireland, comparable at Level 4, 5 and 6 on The National Framework of Qualifications.  OFQUAL qualifications are also recognised across Europe, Australia and New Zealand through ICREPs and EQF.  Graduates of this programme can obtain professional indemnity insurance to practice in Ireland and across Europe.

Previous Qualifications Required: None.  Applicants must be computer literate as course notes are provided online and participants are required to submit project work via email. Please contact our admissions office at 085 800 1221 for more information.

Course Fee

From only €1,950 (3-in-1), €2,500 (3-in-1S) or €2,800 (4-in-1) SPECIAL OFFER: SAVE AN ADDITIONAL €200 OFF PRICES OUTLINED FOR ANY OF OUR ONLINE PROGRAMME PACKAGES BELOW

Course fee includes registration and course notes.  Examination fees (€100 per qualification) are due in the final month of training.  3-in-1 examination fees = €300 (€100 per qualification), 4-in-1 examination fees = €400

€1,950 (3-in-1):  To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

€2,500 (3-in-1S): To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

€2,800 (4in1):  To avail of this offer the course must be paid in full before the course start date.  Save €200 on the normal course fee!

Course and examination fees must be paid in full and on time to register for final assessments.

A course deposit of €150 must be paid to reserve a student place on this programme which can be completed by visiting www.gopay.ie and follow the on-site instructions..

Course Dates

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, some courses will be delivered through blended learning – Uploaded Online Theory Classes to our Learning Platform. Study at any time online.

Please note dates are subject to Government Recommendations regarding COVID-19 and educational institutes opening times.

How to Apply

To apply, fill in our application form by clicking here. If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected]