Diploma in Personal Training and Strength & Conditioning

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Diploma Course Overview

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Become a Personal Trainer

Our Diploma in Personal Training will give you the skill set to instruct, provide personalised workouts, offer variety and help individuals and teams achieve their goals.

For over 10 years we have helped our students develop a firm understanding and insight into the every changing science of Strength & Conditioning. Our new Diploma builds on this experience and includes an internationally recognised Certificate in Functional Screening and Resistance Training which will equip you to develop and train clients more effectively.

Our philosophy is to qualify those looking to become a skilled trainer. Weekly lectures, monthly workshops and a lot of hard work and dedication will build on your previous experience and set you apart from others in the Personal Training industry. We are looking for students who want to make a difference and will support you every step of the way.

What is Involved?

The course duration is ten months and student intakes occur at three stages throughout the year; during the first week of February, May and September. Lectures are delivered online every week by industry leaders and internationally recognised fitness trainers. Meet the Setanta College Team Here.

Course materials are studied in your own time, with continuous assessment and 8 practical workshops making up your final grade. You are assessed on your logbooks, assignments and final project where you must apply your knowledge in a practical way.

Setanta College are industry leaders in the field of Strength & Conditioning and Performance Science. Our Diploma in Personal Training will set you apart with weekly course lectures and practical content. Don’t just ‘qualify’ to be a Personal Trainer; have the skill and experience to transform your client’s life.

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Course Structure

The three modules completed in this course include those of the Certificate in Functional Screening & Resistance Training

  • Functional Screening

  • Resistance Training

  • Advanced Resistance Training

Along with the following ICREPS approved units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise

  • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health

  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition

  • Planning & Instructing gym-based exercise

  • Programming & Delivering personal training with clients

Upon completion students have the option to gain further professional qualifications:

  • Certificate in Strength & Conditioning

  • Higher Certificate in Strength & Conditioning

  • BSc in Strength & Conditioning

Is the Diploma in Personal Training Right For You?

Claire graduated from DCU with a BSc in Athletic Therapy & Training. Upon completion of her degree she focused on her sprinting career where she has competed at both World and European championships. She then completed a MSc in Sports Performance through the University of Limerick finishing top of her class. Her dissertation focused on whether the deficits seen in the FMS reflect those seen in dynamic movements.

Claire is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and her main areas of interest are human movement, injury prevention and performance.

Still wondering if this PT course is right for you? We held a webinar recently to outline the course structure and explain what makes it superior to other similar PT courses available. Just provide your details below and you’ll get immediate access to all the webinar slides and video links:

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