The first stage to becoming a fitness professional is to understand how the human body works. In order to teach your future clients any type of fitness activities, you must first be able to determine what causes injuries, why fat is burned and how to maximise muscle growth through specific moves.
The key element to providing fitness advice on exercising must be orientated around the combination of bones, ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles. Without the knowledge of the following principles you could never achieve clarity on the reason for advising your clients to perform specific movements and why should they use a particular technique over another.
This module is included in both our PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR and PFS FITNESS GROUP INSTRUCTOR courses. Completion of the PFS Functional & Physiology module on its own, enables you to have an open world to a good few of our short courses.
So if you know exactly what you want to do as a Fitness Professional but don't have any previous qualification, after the completion of this module you can get certified only in what you need.
Each participant will receive teaching materials.
If you are not the type to want to work as a Gym Instructor or an Aerobics Instructor, then this is your stepping stone to a path of group training like:
Tip: book Anatomy & Physiology with at least another course and get an automatic discount!
This course requires a recognised, valid and current Fitness Instructor or Gym Instructor qualification which is accredited and mapped at EQF Level 3 | NQF level 4* such as the PFS ADVANCED FITNESS CLASSES INSTRUCTOR or PFS ADVANCED GYM INSTRUCTOR. If you didn't qualify with us, a scanned copy of your certificate will be required in response to your registration confirmation email.
This course is open for everyone who wants to improve their teahcing skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.
Course hours that require 100% attendance: 8 hours held on one weekend day
Additional self-study hours: 5 - 8 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication. The exam date has been set apart to allow sufficient amount of time for self-study.
Examination hours: The time involved in the examination, is not included in the above hours. The examination is going to take place on the second day of the course.
If done as an individual module, the PFS Anatomy Basic (EQF level 2) examination will take place on the second day of the course,.
The PFS Anatomy (EQF level 3 & 4) examination consists of 72 multiple choice questions given on paper. Please follow the link to take a short 5 question mock exam: PFS Anatomy Sample Exam Questions
Please check our Terms and Conditions for the examination procedures and repeats.
Participants must have 100% attendance and pass the exam.
All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).
REPs Ireland ensures that all standards used are mapped to and meet all appropriate International standards where possible, to ensure all REPs Ireland members benefit from recognition of their status from other National REPs.
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