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ITEC Level 2 Diploma


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October 2019

Gym Instructor Part time

Gym Instructors assume many different roles in a fitness center, that of motivator, supervisor and trainer. This course provides learners with all the necessary skills to fill these roles for their clients. Through a combination of theory and practical learning Portobello Institute's diploma in Gym Instruction enables learners to provide clients with an appropriate gym workout for their needs to improve overall fitness including; strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory functions.

The Gym Instructor course will offer students understanding in the areas of cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility training for all individuals including young people aged 14-16 years, over 50's, ante natal and post natal women and individuals suffering certain musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis. Upon completion of the qualification students are ready to work in the fitness industry in a gym based setting.


ITEC Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym based exercise)

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

This is a part time course delivered over 5 weekends or as an intensive programme delivered over 2 weeks. 

This Gym Instructor course is a pre requisite for students wishing to complete the ITEC Certificate in Personal Training. However, students can now study the Gym Instructor and the Personal Trainer course at the same time through our combo course.

Gym based theory

Gym based practice

Anatomy and Physiology


Course price €1680

Exam fee £95

Easy Payment Plan

Deposit of 40% = €672

Balance in to 2 instalments of €552 due 10th of the month after the course starts.  Payments can be made by credit/debit card, electronic fund transfer or in person to our offices.

Instalment fee  payable - €95 spread across 2 instalment payments, included in figures detailed above. Total Repayable - €1680.

Read our Terms of Enrolment here for more information about payment arrangements


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Course Code Location & Info Price
SGIC-I-DS-OCT-19 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

07/10/19 - 18/10/19
Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm, classes are not held on Bank Holidays
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SGIC-P-DS-OCT-19 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

12/10/19 - 02/05/19
Saturday & Sunday, 9.30am - 4.30pm on the following weekends: Oct 12th/13th, Nov 2nd/3rd, Nov 23rd/24th, Dec 7th/8th, Jan 12th/13th. ITEC exams during February 2020 - exact dates TBC
€1680 Book Now
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