People are becoming increasingly more aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Our Professional Sports Fitness Instruction course provides you with a professional level qualification to work as Fitness Instructor.
Much emphasis is placed on gaining professional fitness qualification awards. You will study the theory required to gain a deeper understanding of the various elements in the sport and fitness industry. This combination of practical and knowledge study will support you to access a range of career opportunities.
You can progress direct to employment in this dynamic, energetic and fast-moving sector, or to additional Further and Higher Education.
What Makes This Course Special
- Direct-to-work Qualification
- Professionally Recognised Qualifications
- High-level Fitness Skills Training
- Highly Experienced Sports & Fitness Team
- Outstanding Facilities
- Excellent Progression Routes
- Exercise & Fitness
- Event Management
- Personal & Professional Development
- Sports Industry Practice
- Safety Management
- Work Experience
Progress to further study and careers including:
- Fitness Instruction
- Gym Manager
- Leisure Centre Manager
- PE Teaching
- Personal Trainer
- Professional Coach
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sport & Recreation or equivalent and soccer experience.
See our Standard entry requirements page for more details.
QQI Level 6 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise
ITEC Professional Fitness Instructor L4 Award
Standard registration and QQI L6 Exam Costs (see costs, fees and finance) ITEC exam costs €600
If not already owned, you will need:
Track-suit Kit €50 average price
Optional Extra Qualifications
QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid €110
Irish Water Safety – Pool Lifeguard award €250
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page