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ITEC Level 2 Diploma


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February 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


Gym Instructor PT graduate shares her best bits of the course

For Emma what’s important to success are small groups & support, relevant content with a practical focus and a part-time delivery. Full story

Emma Nevin

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

Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm
€1680 Book Now
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