PILATES & PERSONAL TRAINER COURSES
PFS Personal Trainer®
PFS COMBO® GYM & PT

Early Bird Price:
€1340

Price:
€1440

Instalment Price:
€308 x 5

  COURSE DATES

PFS Personal Trainer provides you with the opportunity to become a highly qualified and experienced professional,

with a prestigious qualification obtained in the most innovative fitness school in Ireland. In only 12 days (92 Hours course), become a Personal Trainer with the knowledge that will enable you to make a mark in the existing world of fitness. Book now - limited spaces so register and guarantee yourself a colorfull future now!

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

The PFS PERSONAL TRAINER is the most comprehensive course on the Irish market. Our teaching programme is built on the foundation of the experience and research of our tutors, who have been working in the fitness industry for more than 10 years. It is created to help health and fitness professionals deliver tailored programmes their future clients will require to live a healthy life style.

During the course not only, you will gather the knowledge that enables you to train people one to one, you will also learn many different training techniques and principles of assisting your clients with professionalism.

A personal trainer’s role includes designing, implementing and evaluating exercise/physical activity programmes for apparently healthy and low-risk adult populations by collecting and analysing client information to ensure the effectiveness and safety of personal exercise programmes. A personal trainer should also actively encourage potential clients/members to participate in and adhere to regular exercise/physical activity programmes, employing appropriate motivational strategies to achieve this.

 

FULL Schedule Details are in the "Duration Tab"

 

PFS Combo® Gym & PT 

The course will commence Live Online + 4 days Face to Face in the gym

We have run 6 courses Live Online in the past few months and the feedback has been extremely positive across the board with all our students. 

Live Online Courses are interactive, you can ask live questions, the instructor shows you the exercises and checks the technique of all students exercises.

The number, of course hours is exactly the same as in the face to face course. The materials and the certificates are obtained immediately after completing the course.

Live Online Course Benefits:

  • No travelling, doing the course from the comfort of your own home.
  • This is not pre-recorded content; you will interact LIVE on the day with your tutor.
  • Private chat with your tutor throughout the course, (Send any questions you have by private message or send to the group)
  • Face to Face interaction with all students and your tutor.
  • Much easier to take notes and follow slides while your tutor gives real life practical examples of the subject.

Face to Face Practical Modules – Delivered in the Gym:

*Please note that PFS Functional Anatomy and Physiology is a self-study module only.

However, you also have the Option to an Online Anatomy Study Day with our experienced and knowledgeable Anatomy Tutor Helen Keenahan.

Our signature PFS COMBO Gym & PT Course is the perfect way to stay ahead and have the highest and most recognised qualification in the Fitness industry.

When you qualify as a REPS IRELAND and EUROPE ACTIVE ACCREDITED GYM INSTRUCTOR and PERSONAL TRAINER you will have the knowledge and understanding that will enable you to make a mark in the world of fitness.

Book now - limited spaces available so register and start a new career in fitness now! 

PFS Combo Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer consists of:

GYM INSTRUCTOR KNOWLEDGE –

The basic knowledge necessary to progress with the course to become a Personal Trainer.

Our teaching program is built on the foundation of the experience and research of our tutors, who have been working in the fitness industry for more than 10 years.

It is created to help health and fitness professionals deliver basic programs and duties that their future employers will require to provide on a daily basis. 

PERSONAL TRAINER KNOWLEDGE –

The essential modules necessary for a Personal Trainer Qualification. During the course not only will you gather the knowledge that enables you to train people one to one, but you will also learn many different training and motivational techniques and principles of a professional approach to your clients.

We all know that exercise can only account for half the battle. Without following sound dietary guidelines, clients will never achieve their full potential. Be that source of nutrition information they need to navigate a landscape of quick-fix solutions, poor food choices, and a multi-billion diet industry.

This will empower you to have the skills and knowledge of a complete and versatile Personal Trainer.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you require additional information about any of the above courses, please navigate into each description individually. If you require to speak to an adviser, please do not hesitate to contact our sales team on 0873448483 or email office@profi-fitness.ie

Do I need to hold any prior qualifications?

There are no previous qualifications required however a reasonable level of fitness and exposure to the industry are recommended.

Who should attend?

·         Those who love fitness, and want to make it their career

·         Those who want to help other people achieve their fitness goals and change lives

·         Those who are outgoing and eager to work hard and expand their own fitness knowledge

·         Those with a passion for group fitness and that want to jump on the industry's latest group training trends

·         Those that want to leap ahead of the competition when it comes to employment opportunities

  • Those who plan to progress into Personal Training

 

Please inform us during the registration process if you have any learning difficulties or disabilities so we can accommodate you appropriately.

The PFS Combo® Gym & PT with PFS Fitness Nutrition Adviser course is spread over 12 days (92 hours) + 40-60 self-study

Schedule

 

Personal Trainer Day 1

10.00-13.00        PFS FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY® ONLINE LIVE

13.30 - 16.30      PFS NUTRITION INTRODUCTION® ONLINE LIVE

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 2

10.00-13.00        PFS FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY® ONLINE LIVE

13.30 - 16.30      PFS NUTRITION INTRODUCTION® ONLINE LIVE

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 3

10.00-13.00        PFS POSTURAL ASSESSMENT® ONLINE LIVE

13.30 - 16.30      PFS CARDIO FITNESS PROGRAMMING® THEORY

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 4

10.00-12.00        PFS POSTURAL ASSESSMENT® ONLINE LIVE

12.30 - 16.30      PFS MINDSET & STRESS MANAGEMENT® ONLINE LIVE

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

 Personal Trainer Day 5

 10.30-5.30          PFS BASIC EXERCISE TECHNIQUE® IN THE GYM

 

 Personal Trainer Day 6

10.00-12.00        PFS MOBILITY & FLEXIBILITY® ONLINE LIVE

12.30 - 16.30      PFS BUSINESS MENTORSHIP® SALES & GROWTH STRATEGY ONLINE LIVE

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 7

10.30-5.30          PFS SCALING WORKOUTS® IN THE GYM

 

Personal Trainer Day 8

10.00 - 13.00      myover40 ® SPECIAL POPULATION / FASCIA / TRIGGER POINT/ AUTO-MASSAGE/ START UP BUSINESS FRANCHISE

14.30 - 16.45      PFS PRE &  POST NATAL TRAINING (WEBINAR) 

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 9

10.30 - 13.30          PFS CARDIO FITNESS PROGRAMMING® IN THE GYM

14.00 - 17.30          PFS MOBILITY & FLEXIBILITY® IN THE GYM

 

Personal Trainer Day 10

10.00-14.00        PFS FITNESS PROGRAM DESIGN® ONLINE LIVE

14.00-15.00       PFS FUNCTIONAL TRAINING (WEBINAR) 

15.30 - 16.30      PFS BUSINESS MENTORSHIP® SALES & GROWTH STRATEGY ONLINE LIVE

17.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE

 

Personal Trainer Day 11

10.30-5.30          PFS FITNESS PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION® IN THE GYM EXAM

 

Personal Trainer Day 12

10.00 - 18.00      PFS PERSONAL TRAINING & FITNESS COACHING ONLINE Conference EXAM

 

Additional self-study hours: 40- 60 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication.

The Personal Trainer (EQF level 4) Diploma examination will take place on the last day of the course, as specified in the course schedule below | Please SCROLL down for available dates.

The Personal Trainer (EQF level 4) Diploma examination consists of:

Interim practical and theoretical assessments that are scored and the score goes towards the final examination. If not passed, the mini-assessments have to be repeated. The details of these assessments will be given at each appropriate phase of the course.

  1. Theory: The PFS FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY  exam consists of 72 multiple choice questions (online exam). For more information about the Anatomy & Physiology exam please follow the link that you are provided.
  2. Theory: The Personal Trainer theory exam consists of 72 multiple choice questions (online exam) The questions are only from the information contained in the manuals.
  3. Practical Exam:  

    Practical Exam Format:

    Warm Up (5 Mins)

    • Proper Activity Selection and Correct Range Of Movement Demonstration
    • Mobility of The Joints
    • Appropriate Intensity
    • Conditioning Exercises
    • Active Stretching Exercises
    • Teaching Points
    • Correction of Errors 

    Present & Teach 6 Exercises (10 Mins)

    • Your External Assessor will mention which exercises to demonstrate for your clients.

     

    Present 2 Methods for 1 Exercise Using:  (2 Mins)

    • Pyramid Training
    • Isometric Training
    • Super Series Method
    • German Volume Training
    • Method of Cheated Reps

     

    Alternative Exercises from The Booklet (5 Mins)

           Four exercises from the blow list will be chosen by your external examiner

    • Shoulder Press
    • Leg Press
    • Triceps Kickback
    • Squat
    • Plank
    • Lat Pull Down
    • Chest Cable
    • Lunge
    • Press up

    Cardio(5 Mins)

    Can be used after your warm up or towards the end of your test.

    You can use 1 of the following machines:

    • Bicycle     
    • Treadmill  
    • Rower      
    • Cross trainer

            You will be assessed on:

    • Machine set up and proper demonstration
    • Correction of errors
    • Increasing Intensity
    • Fartlek training/interval training

    Static Stretching (3 Mins)

          Demonstrate Static Stretching for:

    • Quads
    • Hamstrings
    • Back
    • Chest
    • Arms
     The exercises can only be chosen from the ones covered in the Gym Instruction and Personal Trainer manual.
  4. Practical: 1 to 1 with the teacher, where the student explains: client introduction, warm up, a summary of executing 9 equipment exercises in a correct and safe manner, cool down, stretching 

  "Our brightest students are being recommended by us to eager employers, so prepare to impress us."

Internationally recognised and REPs accredited. Become a gym trainer and exercise specialist, free weights and body weight training.

Main Qualification obtained: Gym Instructor (EQF level 3|NQF level 4) | Ireland completed referencing the Irish NFQ to the EQF in 2009.

Main Qualification obtained: Personal Trainer (EQF level 4|NQF level 5) | Ireland completed referencing the Irish NFQ to the EQF in 2009.

Examination: Required - Information available on the EXAM tab found above.

Study Mode: Theory in class, Practice in the gym, and mandatory Self-study.

You will receive two main certificates (PFS Gym instructor and PFS Personal Trainer) and

 additional CPD certificates.

 

 

Additional information

If you require additional information about any of the above courses, please navigate through each description individually. If you require to speak to an adviser, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0873448483 or email office@profi-fitness.ie

 

Accreditation

Verification service: CYQ - Central YMCA Qualifications

All our courses are accredited by REPs Ireland and EREPs recognised worldwide through ICREPs.

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.

Payment rules 

  • We operate on a first-come, first-serve basis with no exceptions.
  • To secure your place on the course the payment should be made upon registration.
  • We allow 5 calendar days to receive payment before your place is given to another person that has paid.
  • After 5 calendar days have passed, and we haven't received any payment, you will need to register again if places are still available.
  • There is no possibility to extend the 5 calendar day period. Registrations are not accepted if you have already registered and the initial 5 days have not elapsed.
  • If we have received a late Early Bird payment (i.e. you registered for Early Bird but we haven't received a payment within 5 calendar days) you will be switched to the Regular Price as outlined in our Terms & Conditions. No exceptions will be made.
  • If you have signed up at the Regular Price or Early Bird price and we haven't received the full amount from you before the start of the course, then you will be subject to Instalment payments.

 

Payment options 

Early Bird

This offer is only available on selected courses, dates or locations.

When displayed, the offer expires  28 calendar days before the start of the course.

If you do see this offer we advise you to take action and get this great course at a special price!

Regular Price

Payment must be made in full and received by us before the course starts. Please take into account that bank transfers may take time and we operate on a first come first serve basis with no exceptions as outlined in PAYMENT RULES.

 

Payment methods

Once you register, you will be guided through the payment process.

  • Bank transfer
  • Paypal
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • Cash payments are not accepted

 

If you encounter any issues with payment and you have read our FAQ page, please reach out via the Contact section.

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