Fitness Instructor Level 3 – Ireland

Course taught in Ballina County Mayo by Peter
Minimum age of entry : 16+
Learn: Fitness Instruction to an advanced level
Pre-requisite: No previous experience required
Ideal for: Individuals who want to work as a professional fitness instructor
Timescale: 5 days of intensive training plus home study 6/8 weeks online program.
Diploma: Level 3
Location: Ballina County Mayo Ireland
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Please contact Sports Tutor Peter O’Grady for more information for custom group courses which will be running from August 2024 onwards. Courses will run one day per week over a 5 or 10 week period Peter O’Grady +353 86 103 6247

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Minimum age of entry : 16+
Learn: Fitness Instruction to an advanced level
Pre-requisite: No previous experience required
Ideal for: Individuals who want to work as a professional fitness instructor
Timescale: 5 days of intensive training plus home study 6/8 weeks online program.
Diploma: Level 3
Location: Ireland Courses also run in Tenerife and Thailand. Please ensure you are choosing the correct location.

The purpose of a fitness instructor is to build fitness participation for new and existing members. A fitness instructor welcomes and introduces new members to fitness by providing inductions and supports existing members with on­going programmes. A fitness instructor leads members through programmes and is responsible for the resulting member fitness experience, which should be positive and meet their individual needs.

Occupational Role:

  • A fitness instructor should be able to:
  • Provide effective and safe fitness instruction.
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • Identify individual motives and resulting short, medium and long-term fitness goals.
  • Suggest relevant exercise adaptations or options to allow for individual client differences or needs.
  • Provide participants with advice on intensity and how to progress their individual performance and results.
  • Observe clients and correct unsafe technique.
  • Provide clients with technical models for exercise technique.
  • Positively interact and motivate clients using appropriate tools in order to promote adherence to exercise.
  • Deliver good customer service and be a positive role model at all times.
  • Promote healthy activities and related strategies for daily living to clients (lifestyle management).
  • Promote customer referral: invite customers to bring friends and family along and promote their fitness activities in their social environment.
  • Promote a healthy and clean environment.
  • Work within the parameters given at Level 3, recognising the standards and professional limitations that this provides, referring to appropriate members of staff for guidance and support.

 

Course Content:

  • How to conduct individual instructions in a gym-based environment
  • How to support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle
  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions
  • How to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Professional conduct
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Health and Safety

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Disclaimer

once you have paid a deposit for your course to secure your place , or paid for your course in full , all payments are non-refundable