Sports Coaching (Personal Trainer) - Level 6

Sports Coaching (Personal Trainer) – Level 6

1 Year Full Time Course
QQI Level 6

If you want to step it up to the next level have a look at what this course can offer you.

About The Course

Inchicore College has been at the fore front in providing the leisure industry with highly qualified and well educated students who are ready to join the work force. The skill set required to be a personal trainer requires knowledge of all aspects of fitness including: programming for clients, applying the principles of nutrition, delivery of sessions, Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health.

Leading health club employers state that many Personal Trainers entering the industry need knowledge of customer care, sales and marketing and that is why you will find them on this course, in turn having a positive impact on your earning potential.

Extensive industry practice coupled with the work experience module will give the student the confidence to enter the work force on completion of the course. By providing add-ons in indoor cycling, suspension training and kettle bell training we will equip you with the knowledge and practical know how to move your career forward.

FAI     GAA     ITEC

Subjects

Subjects ITEC Personal Trainer:

  • Applying The Principles Of Nutrition To A Physical Activity Programme
  • Anatomy And Physiology For Exercise And Health
  • Programming Personal Training With Clients
  • Delivering Personal Training Sessions

QQI Level 6 subjects:

  • Sports Industry Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Gaelic Football Coaching
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Deep Water Pool Life Guarding

Extra Optional 3 Day courses:

  • Award in Instructing Kettlebell Training Sessions
  • Award In Instructing Studio Cycling Sessions
  • Award In Instructing Suspension Training

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.

Certification

QQI Sport, Recreation & Exercise 6M5147

ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
GAA Level 1 Certificate

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Award in a related discipline with a Merit profile
ITEC Gym Based Instructor Award required for ITEC Personal Trainer Level 3
Equivalent qualifications will be considered.

Mature Applicants

Mature applicants who have relevant industry experience and may not meet the above requirements are welcome to apply.

Interview

All applicants will be interviewed.

Progression Opportunities and Employment Prospects

Progression Opportunities

Students may also progress to the Higher National Diplomas that are offered at Inchicore College of Further Education. On successful completion of this course, students can use this certificate to fulfil the entry requirement of having passed a higher level Leaving Certificate subject.

Students may also avail of the Higher Education Links Scheme to access courses in many Institutes of Technology. Our Career Guidance department will guide you through the steps involved.

Employment Prospects

Students may also progress to the Higher National Diplomas which are offered at Inchicore College of Further Education.

Students may also avail of the Higher Education Links Scheme to access courses in many Institutes of Technology.