TIME TABLE EACH WEEK
1 or 2 Days Per Week
Part Time, Blended Learning
8 or 17 Weeks
Club Vitae, Clayton Hotel, 22 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast
Reps / EHFA
What types of courses does Image Fitness Training offer?Image Fitness Training offers a variety of fitness courses for personal trainers and beginners, including personal trainer courses, nutrition courses, strength and conditioning courses, and pre and postnatal courses.
Is there a deadline for booking a place?Yes and no. We sell our courses on a first come first served basis so we have 15 places available in each class and we sell until those 15 are gone.Our recommendation to everyone interested is always to stick your deposit down ASAP so your place is secured first and foremost.
Is the Combination Course accredited?Yes, the Combination Course is accredited by REPs Ireland, which is the national register of fitness professionals in Ireland. This means that the course meets national standards for fitness education and training.
The theory given each week, is this content voluminous in terms of hours required to study?We give you theory content each week and it is up to you to study it. We understand that everyone learns at a different pace but we advise that you try to spend as much time on the theory as you would with the practical element of the course each week. This would involve watching content, rewatching, going through slides, taking down notes and filling out parts of your manual. The majority of people that do our course work full time and once you set aside your time each week to study, you should be fine
What are the career prospects for graduates of the Combination Course?Graduates of the Combination Course have a wide range of career prospects in the fitness industry, including roles as personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and fitness facility managers. Many graduates also go on to start their own fitness businesses.
What is the Combination Course?The Combination Course is a comprehensive fitness course that includes group instruction, personal training, and fitness instruction. It is designed for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry
Is there financial support available for students who want to enroll in Image Fitness Training's courses?Yes, Image Fitness Training offers flexible payment options and financing plans, as well as funding options for eligible students.
What level of certification does the Personal Trainer Course provide?The Personal Trainer Course provides a Level 4 certification on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
What are the prerequisites for the Combination Course?There are no formal prerequisites for the Combination Course, although some knowledge of fitness or previous fitness training is recommended. A passion for fitness and a willingness to learn are the most important qualities for success in the course.
How long is the Combination Course?The Combination Course is an 8 or 17 week course, which includes both theory and practical training. It is a part-time blended learning course
What topics are covered in the Combination Course?The Combination Course covers a range of topics including fitness instruction, group instruction, and personal training. It also includes modules on business skills and marketing, which are essential for anyone who wants to build a successful career in the fitness industry.
What support is available to students during their Course?Students receive extensive support from instructors and staff throughout the course. This includes practical training, theory classes, and one-on-one mentoring sessions to help students develop their skills and build their confidence.
FITNESS INSTRUCTION● Anatomy & Kinesiology ● Exercise Physiology ● The Training Effects of Exercise ● Principles of Training ● Components of Fitness ● Injury Prevention ● Teaching Skills – Communication ● Skills & Technique ● Health Screening/Testing/Monitoring ● Physiology of Stretching ● Principles of Weight Training ● Principles of Physical Activity ● Exercise Programming & Progression ● Exercise Selection & Sequencing ● Strength Training for sports ● Flexibility
PERSONAL TRAINING● Cutting-edge training techniques ● Sports Specific programme design for athletes and teams ● Energy metabolism & nutritional implications ● How to advertise, sell, & retain clients ● Functional training ● Advanced Strength & Conditioning methods ● Principles of Growth & Development ● Hormones and dietary programming ● Advanced training methods, program design & Periodisation ● Weight-loss strategies & Client motivation ● Biomechanics & common issues ● Full Advanced Nutrition Module
GROUP INSTRUCTION● Anatomy & physiology ● Components of Fitness ● Principles of Training ● Injury Prevention ● Teaching Skills ● Communication Skills & Technique ● Screening ● Class stages ● Class Planning ● Instructor Skills ● Phrasing & Mapping to music ● Layering Techniques ● Block Developing ● Teaching & Safety Techniques ● Class Coordination
8 Week Intensive
(2 afternoons per week 10am - 4:30pm)
April 27th - Thursday & Friday - (10am-4:30pm)
17 Weeks part time course
(One day per week 10am - 4:30pm)
April 29th - Saturday Course
Both Courses Are Blended Learning
Theory Content is based online to do from the comfort of your own home to leave you with enough time to focus on doing your practical on the gym floor throughout the duration of your course.