Early Bird Price:


Instalment Price:
€360 x 3


Do you love everything about health and fitness? The PFS ADVANCED GROUP FITNESS  INSTRUCTOR qualification is an absolute essential and has helped launch the successful careers of countless Fitness Professionals across Ireland!


Our unrivalled qualifications package will give you the best head start in your career as a Group Exercise Instructor and Exercise to Music Instructor!


The course will include All of our ONLINE Modules listed in the Schedule plus students can also choose 4 CPDs of their choice from our list of Short Courses available here:

Short Courses


Developed with the leading fitness industry employers in mind, the PFS GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR course will teach you both the essential and advanced skills needed to kick-start your fitness career.


Taught by our expert Teachers in a fun and engaging environment, you will learn about client management, the latest fitness training methods and trends, and how to teach the most up-to-date group classes to guide your clients toward their goals.


In addition, you will also gain an understanding of how to lead an effective workout to music. You will also find out how to work in sports, fitness, and recreational environments, in Ireland or abroad.


On a practical level, the course covers a range of activities that focus on strength, stamina, flexibility, effective circuit training, and exercise to music with various forms of equipment.


But you may ask yourself, why is our PFS GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR course ahead of its time? After completing the course you will be qualified as a Group Fitness Instructor for you chosen CPDs, plus you will also have knowledge on Nutrition, Anatomy, Cardio Fitness, Flexibility & Mobility and Pre & Post Natal Training.


 Students will also have access to our myover40 Trainer Course.



There are no previous qualifications required however some experience taking part in ETM classes would be beneficial.


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


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:  12 days | Please SCROLL down for available dates.

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

Examination hours: The time involved in examinations is not included in the above hours.  Please refer to EXAM section for further information regarding the examination.

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


The Diploma examination the will take place on the last day of the course, as specified in the course schedule below | Please SCROLL down for available dates.



Theory: The PFS ANATOMY BASIC exam consists of 72 multiple choice questions given on paper. For more information about the Anatomy & Physiology exam please follow the link provided.

For the Practical Exam students must send a recording of  a class teaching one of their chosen CPD Courses.

Certified modules:  Students will be assessed by the teacher with a short exam on the day and if their performance is satisfactory, the certificate will be awarded. Should the teacher decide otherwise, a separate exam day will follow.

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



Course Name: PFS Advanced Fitness Classes Instructor

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

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

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



All our courses are accredited 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 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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