Certificate in Personal Training

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This course is due to commence in January 2017.   Online applications will open in November 2016. 
The Certificate in Personal Training is a 30 credit course aimed at providing students with an advanced level industry recognised qualification in Personal Training. This course is linked to the Level 6 Certificate in Fitness Instructors and all participants must hold this award or equivalent to be eligible for entry to the course.    Students will be provided with the advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to assess individual clients’ strengths and weaknesses, needs and goals and to tailor exercise programmes accordingly.  The programme will also provide students with interpersonal exercise consultations skills and business skills, important for the personal trainer.  The award meets the standards required by REPS Ireland for entry to the Personal Trainer category of the register (www.respireland.ie).Course Structure

This part-time course will be delivered over 6 weekends, commencing January 2017.  The course will take place in Waterford Institute of Technology, utilising the excellent facilities and renowned expertise that the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science has developed.  This award will build on the practical competencies, client communication skills and depth of knowledge learned during the Fitness Instructor award.

Delivery:  6 weeks (alternate), Saturday and Sunday 9-5pm

Qualification: Certificate in Personal Training (30 credits, Level 7)

Cost: €800

Further Information: fitness-school@wit.ie



  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302040
  • Emailparttime@wit.ie
  • Websitewww.wit.ie
  • Category Fitness, Yoga etc., Leisure, Sport & Fitness
  • Location Co. Waterford

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost €800
  • Course Length 6 weeks
  • Start date January


Certificate in Personal Training
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Certificate in Personal Training
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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