ITEC Diploma in Personal Training

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (Gym-based Exercise) is to enable Learners to gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills in order to provide Personal Training and Gym-based Exercise to the general public and to gain employment in the Fitness Industry. This qualification is suitable for Learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at Level 3.

This qualification is for Learners who want to work within the Fitness Industry.  The qualification consists of 10 mandatory units
The main skills the Learner will perform are:
 *Collecting participant information using a variety of methods including the use of a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) – vital to understanding the needs of clients and knowing when to adapt the fitness routine
* Health, safety and welfare – contextualised to the environment the Learners will be working in
 * Planning and instructing Gym-based Exercise including identifying different methods of adapting a Gym-based Exercise programme to ensure appropriate progression and/or regression
 *Programming Personal Training with clients and identifying short, medium and long term goals
*Delivering Personal Training sessions including adapting the planned exercise to meet the clients’ needs, monitoring clients’ progress during exercise, giving clients feedback and discussing their performance
 *Applying the principles of nutrition and identifying clients who are at risk from nutritional deficiencies
 *Supporting clients who take part in Gym-based Exercise and Fitness
The Learner will also learn about client care and communication which is essential to work and be successful in the Industry
This qualification also provides:
* The related knowledge and understanding required to perform the Personal Training and Fitness Skills listed above effectively, in particular the anatomy and physiology of the body and common diseases and disorders that may affect when a client should or should not take part in exercise
* Opportunities for Learners to focus on the development of their wider skills in a Personal Training and Fitness setting such as communicating with clients, working with others and problem solving
*Opportunities for Learners to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Personal Trainer and Gymbased Fitness Instructor


This course will run on a Monday afternoon for 14 weeks, 1-5pm

Course Cost: €1500

TESG Grants may apply

Payment Plans Available

Course Information

Start Date 12 Sep 2022 1:00 pm
Event End Date 12 Sep 2022 5:00 pm
Deposit Price €600
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