Personal Trainer University Course
This is a two year full time undergraduate course offering the opportunity to gain a university accredited professional qualification as a specialist fitness professional. The course is aimed at people who wish to work as fitness coaches, personal trainers, gym-instructors and studio teachers in all aspects of the leisure industry. The course is open to anybody with an enthusiasm and interest in health, fitness and physical activity and a desire to promote and teach this to others.
The Higher Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness (HCEHF) is the only university accredited specialist fitness qualification in Ireland. The HCEHFis accredited and awarded by the University of Limerick and all students on the Dublin course are registered UL students. The course is approved for SUSI grants. There are other courses that take place in University facilities but they are not accredited by that University.