Gym & Personal Trainer Education
PFS Gym Instructor®
PFS Gym Instructor 64 hours


Instalment Price:
€212 x 5

PFS 2 IN 1® GYM & PT (combo) extra 4 certifications


Instalment Price:
€308 x 5


PFS Gym Instructor 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 14 Days become a REPS IRELAND ACCREDITED GYM INSTRUCTOR with the knowledge that will enable you to make a mark in the existing world of fitness. Book now - limited spaces available so register and start a new career in fitness now!

GO ADVANCED & get all of the qualifications (at a Discounted price) your employers will be asking for in your C.V.
The PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR 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 basic programs and duties their future employers in Gyms will require to provide on daily basis.
During the course not only you will gather the knowledge that enables you to explain basic exercises to gym clients, you will also learn many different training techniques and principles of assisting your clients with professionalism.
Materials and Examination costs are included in the price of the course. 

What is included in the course?

1 main Diplomas  (GYM INSTRUCTOR) + 2  additional certificates


PFS Anatomy (self study)








PFS Examination


 Extra option 2 main diplomas (GYM INSTRUCTOR & PERSONAL TRAINER ) + 6 additional certificates


For more information ,please contact  : (+353) 087 344 8483

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

What does a Gym Instructor actually do?

A Gym Instructor introduces and adheres members to fitness by providing them with individualised workout programmes. The prescribed exercises need to be delivered effectively and safely. The Gym instructor follows up and coaches existing and returning customers and is responsible for the resulting customer fitness experience, which should be positive and meet the customers’ wants and needs. The role also includes being able to plan and evaluate group fitness classes. Teaching groups of individuals entails an understanding of group teaching methodology and adherence to specific Health & Safety guidelines.

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.

Course hours that require 100% attendance: 8 Days 


Additional self-study hours: 12 - 24 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication.

The Gym Instructor (EQF level 3) Diploma examination will take place on the last day of the course, as specified in the course schedule below 

The Gym Instructor (EQF level 3) Diploma interim examination consists of:

  1. 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.

The Gym Instructor (EQF level 3) Diploma final day examination consists of:

  1. Theory:The PFS ANATOMY BASIC exam consists of 28 multiple choice questions given on paper. For more information about the Anatomy & Physiology exam please follow the link provided.
  2. Theory:The Gym Instruction principles of practice exam consists of 28 multiple choice questions given on paper. The questions are only from the information contained in the provided Gym Instruction manual. Please follow the link to take a short 5 question mock exam: PFS Gym Instruction Sample Questions.
  3. Practical: Student must teach a group of students present, a set of 3 body weight exercises indicated by the examiner on the day. The exercises can only be chosen from the ones covered in the Gym Instruction manual.
  4. Practical: 1 to 1 with the teacher, where the student explains a summary of executing 3 equipment exercises in a correct and safe manner

The PFS GYM INSTRUCTOR requires the completion and examination of the contained modules in addition to obtaining the Gym Instructor (EQF Level 3) Diploma:

Please check our Terms and Conditions for the examination procedures and repeats.

 "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.

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


All our courses are accredited by REPs Ireland and 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.

  • We allow only 10 places per course.

  • 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 way to prolong the 5 calendar days. 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 payment within 5 calendar days) you will be liable for the Normal Price as outlined in our Terms & Conditions. No exceptions will be made.

  • If you have signed up at the Normal 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 for selected courses, dates or locations.

When displayed, the offer expires once there are less than 28 calendar days until the course.

Please do not contact us asking to receive this offer if it is not displayed.

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

Normal 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.


The instalment price is divided into six equal payments. The first instalment has to be paid upon registration. The subsequent instalments will be paid during the course with the last instalment paid before the course ends. Instalment payments are subject to our Terms and Conditions.


Payment methods

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

  • Bank transfer

  • Paypal

  • 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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