Certificate in Exercise & Health Fitness

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Gym Instructor/Group Fitness Professional

 The CEHF qualification provides you with the skills and competencies to provide motivating, safe and effective group fitness teaching across many class types including:

  • Circuit training and HITT type training
  • Body Conditioning
  • Step Training
  • Strength Training
  • Exercise to Music
  • Group Fitness Assessment
  • Supervise and instruct on the gym floor and exercise studio

Graduates will also have the skills and knowledge to deliver one to one training by conducting appropriate fitness assessments and designing safe and effective exercise programmes  to the general public (adults 18yrs+) based on their individual needs, whether it be strength training, weight loss, training for an endurance event or general fitness.  You can also work as a physical trainer with local groups, club sports teams and corporate fitness and wellness programmes. All graduates are awarded  with the QQI Level 5 award in Occupational First Aid (OFA).

Course Tutors

All Tutors hold qualifications in the area of Exercise & Health Fitness or related area. Many of these tutors are teaching and/or conducting research in the areas of Education, Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Science and Recreation Management.

CEHF Learning Support Website

As part of the course students receive access to the CEHF Learning Support Website.  The aim of this interactive website is to support and enhance your learning experience by providing extra tutorials, videos, animations and electronic and printable crosswords and quizzes on all aspects on the CEHF syllabi.

Course Details

Modes of Delivery

The CEHF can be undertaken (depending on the location) as a part-time day course (e.g Tues/Wed) or part-time weekend course (Fri eve, Sat).  There is also an option to complete the course via Blended Learning.  This option is available for the 2016/2017 academic year in Waterford.  Please contact ncef@ul.ie for further information.



  • Address National Council for Exercise & Fitness, Kingfisher Club, Waterford
  • Phone 061 202829
  • Emailncef@ul.ie
  • Websitewww.ncef.ie
  • Category Leisure, Sport & Fitness, Sport
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost see website
  • Course Length 1 year
  • Start date October


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Certificate in Exercise & Health Fitness
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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