Fitness Instruction

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Certificate in Fitness Instruction is a 10 week part time course, 20 credits at level 6 in Waterford Institute Technology.

The Certificate in Fitness Instruction is an entry-level industry recognised qualification suitable for the health and fitness enthusiast. During this course students will gain knowledge and practical skills to design and teach a range of basic gym-based exercise programmes for the general population on a one-to-one basis. The award meets the standards required by REPS Ireland for entry to the Fitness Instructor category of the exercise professional register (

Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Fitness Instruction or who hold another recognised qualification in Fitness Instruction can further enhance their skill set by applying for the 10 credit Certificate in Group Fitness and/or the 30 credit Certificate in Personal Training.

Course Structure

This part-time course will be delivered over 10 Saturdays, commencing mid-October. 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 emphasise practical competencies and client communication skills, underpinned by a sound knowledge base.

Delivery:  Saturdays 9-5pm

Qualification: Certificate in Fitness Instruction (20 Credits, Level 6)

Cost: €700

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: 30th September 2016

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  • Address Waterford Institute Technology, Cork Rd, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302040
  • Category Leisure, Sport & Fitness
  • Location Waterford City

Course Information

Course Information
  • Cost see above
  • Course Length 10 weeks
  • Start date see above


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