Class details

The Personal Trainer is employed as an exercise professional who personally supervises the client in one-to-one sessions.personal trainer’s role includes designing, implementing and evaluating exercise/physical activity programmes for a range of individual clients by collecting and analyzing client information to ensure the effectiveness 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.


Occupational Roles

 The personal trainer should be able to:

  1. Collect information relating to individual clients
  2. Carry out fitness assessments to establish client fitness and skill level
  3. Analyze information relating to individual clients
  4. Identify, agree and review short, medium and long term goals to ensure the effectiveness of exercise programmes
  5. Provide a range of exercise programmes in accordance with the needs of the clients by applying principles of exercise programming
  6. Make best use of the environment in which clients are exercising
  7. Provide clients with accurate information on the principles of nutrition and weight management
  8. Develop and applying strategies to motivate clients to join and adhere to an exercise programme
  9. Deliver good customer service and be a positive role model at all times and keep up to date with industry developments
  10. Promote healthy activities and related strategies for daily living to clients/members
  11. Make the appropriate decisions relating to clients and their programmes/goals and, where required, refer the client to a more appropriate professional



Table Of Contents
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health Intradoction
  • The heart and circulatory system and its relation to exercise and health
  • The musculoskeletal system and exercise
  • Postural and core stability
  • The nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • The endocrine system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise
  • Body composition analysis and client diagnostic tests-measurements
  • Training periodicity and suggested models
  • Overtraining & stabilization of performance
  • Contemporary exercise guidelines for special populations
  • Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • The principles and key guidelines of nutrition
  • The relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • Setting goals and collecting, using and analysing nutritional information
  • Providing nutritional advice and applying the principles of nutrition
  • Musculoskeletal injuries of basic joints
  • Special training systems for maximizing muscle endurance performance
  • Programming personal assisting with clients
  • Introduction to personal assisting and preparing for personal training
  • The importance of long-term behaviour change
  • Collecting information and screening clients to plan a personal training programme
  • Goal setting
  • Planning and adapting personal training programmes
  • Designing aerobic training programmes Section
  • Designing resistance training programmes
  • Designing resistance-based programmes – strength and power
  • Periodisation
  • Flexibility, motor skills and core Stability
  • Special populations
  • Acute anabolic hormonal responses in resistance exercise
  • Enterprise, organization, sales, promotion
  • Profile decryption of the modern International Personal Trainer
  • Client psychology & character management
  • Athletic nutrition, overtraining, ergogenic aids, physique




What You Get

*Course TextBook


*Practice Test

*Education Support

*FAE Certificate

*EREPS Certificate


Assessment /Exam


*Learning Experience

*Case Study

*Practical Demonstration

*Multiple Choice Test [125 questions, limit = 2 hours, 70% pass score, 1 Free Re-test]


Total qualification time

Total hours : 350 hours

Self study/Internship: 190  hours

Guided learning : 160 hours

Class Trainer

Alan Curry

CAREER OBJECTIVE STATEMENT Having been involved in the fitness industry for the past 23years, I have...


Class Information

Price: €2,500
Time: 5 months
TimeFrame: Saturday
Certificate: EQF Level 4 Personal Trainer

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