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PERSONAL
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WHAT IT MEANS TO BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER

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Physical activity and exercise are fundamental to health, human flourishing, and sporting performance. Personal training involves understanding how the body works and adapts to exercise in order to generate creative, effective, and acceptable exercise programmes for clients. The profession is a combination of coaching, health improvement, and performance specialist. The course will cover the underpinning anatomy and physiology of health and exercise, nutrition and lifestyle management, client motivation, and exercise programming. Advanced programming components across perodiation, resistance training, and cardiovascular exercise will also be covered. Additionally the boundaries of practice and aspects of professionalism and business acumen will be covered. The aim is to produce graduates who can adapt their programming to maximise the clients goals through their use of exercise programming and motivation approaches.

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UPCOMING PERSONAL TRAINING COURSES

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Personal Training Diploma

Dublin, IRE
26th-28th Jun 2020

€1,800

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Personal Trainer Course

Dublin, IRE
26th-28th Jun 2020

€1,000

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Fitness Instructor Course

Dublin, IRE
4th-5th Jul 2020

€800

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Personal Training Diploma

Dublin, IRE
4th-5th Jul 2020
28th-30th Aug 2020

€1,800

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Personal Training Diploma

Ipswich, UK
18th-19th Jul 2020
15th-16th Aug 2020
19th-20th Sep 2020

€1,800

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Personal Trainer Course

Dublin, IRE
28th-30th Aug 2020

€1,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you have completed your Fitness Instructor and Personal Training qualification you will attain a diploma in Personal Training. With this qualification, you can start work straight away in the fitness industry. This qualification is globally recognised allowing you to travel around the world working as you go. All qualification are recognised worldwide and are delivered to the National Qualification Framework standards.

Workshops provide the bases for practical base learning and provide coaches with the skill sets they will need to deliver effective training programmes. Workshops will show case fundamental moment skills required for best practice effective preparation for clients.

All workshops are held at various locations throughout Europe and are available to the students on the program on a monthly basis. All of the workshops take place over the last weekend of every month. The workshops are held at our educational institutes in a number of large cities throughout Europe. 

  • London, UK 
  • Ipswich, UK 
  • Manchester, UK 
  • Plymouth, UK
  • Dublin, IRE
  • Derry, NI
  • Berlin, GER
  • Frankfurt, GER 
  • Leipzig, GER

All exams take place on a monthly basis and are held on the last weekend of every month. The exams are held at our educational institutes in the following major cities.

  • London, UK 
  • Ipswich, UK 
  • Manchester, UK 
  • Plymouth, UK
  • Dublin, IRE
  • Derry, NI
  • Berlin, GER
  • Frankfurt, GER 
  • Leipzig, GER

Once you have registered for the Fitness Instructor – Personal Training course you will be sent log in details to your personal online education academy. Once you have access to your to your online education portal this will be available to you indefinitely and can be used as a point of references as you move through your career.

At APEC Courses we like to make sure that our courses are always accessible. We offer a very simple and easy to setup payment plan for all our Strength & Conditioning and Personal Training courses. With our payment plans you can spread your payments over monthly payments of €100. This will mean a course that costs €500 can now be paid at €100 a month for 5 months.

It’s that simple and allows you to get started on your way to getting your qualifications.

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THE MODULE BREAKDOWN

How the APEC Personal Training course is broken down module by module

  1. Skeletal System
  2. Joints
  3. Muscle System
  4. Nervous System
  5. Circulatory System
  6. Respiratory System
  7. Energy System
  1. Principles of Exercise
  2. Principles of Training
  3. Reasons for Exercising and Goal Setting
  4. Barriers to Exercise
  5. Customer Care
  6. Supporting Clients
  7. Importance of Healthy Eating
  1. Gym Inductions
  2. Planning Gym Based Exercise
  3. Warm Up, Mobility and Cool Down
  4. Flexibility
  5. Stability
  6. Intro to Suspension Training, Spotting, Foam Rolling and Kettlebells
  1. Instructing gym-based exercise
  2. Closing sessions
  1. The Skeletal System 2
  2. The Muscle System 2
  3. The Cardiovascular System 2
  4. The Respiratory System 2
  5. The Energy Systems 2
  6. The Nervous and Endocrine System
  7. The Lymphatic System
  8. Core
  9. Muscle Action Origin and Insertion
  1. Nutrition and Health Guidelines
  2. Exercise Nutrition
  3. Influence on Food Habits
  4. Formative Assessment
  1. Consultations and Action Planning
  2. Lifestyle Analysis
  3. Testing
  4. Motor Skills
  5. Programming Personal Training Sessions
  6. Programme Design for CV Training
  7. Exercise Intensity and Weight Loss
  8. Cardiovascular Training Systems
  9. Strength and Power
  10. Programme Design for Resistance Training
  11. Resistance Training Systems
  12. Periodisation
  13. Introduction to Strength and Conditioning
  14. Exercising Outside the Gym

Course Overview

The innovative blended learning platform for Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers course is mapped to the highest National Occupational Standard set by PD Approvals. 9 Units make up the full qualification while providing World-class content and cutting-edge technology to enables fitness professionals to educate themselves to the highest standards. Learners study at their own pace, from anywhere at any time.

Course Modules

The full course consists of 55 online modules broken into 9 separate sections. There are 5 Fitness Instructor sections and 4 Personal Trainer sections. There is an online assessment at the end of each section in both the Fitness Instruction and Personal Training.

Course Delivery

Modules are taken through the APEC Academy HQ platform.  Each student will be issued a unique username and password to log in. After all, modules are complete the learner will have an online assessment where they must score 80% or above in order to pass. After the online assessment is complete the student must complete a face-to-face practical assessment.

5,000+ Successful students

55 Online modules

3 – 6 Weeks completion time

Pathway to EQF Diploma

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