L6 Certificate Group Fitness Instruction (10 Credits)

CertificateGroup Fitness Instruction

Part Time
Cork Road
7 weeks
27 Sep 19

The Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction is an industry recognised qualification suitable for those who hold a recognised Fitness Instruction qualification. During this course students will learn how to plan, design, deliver and instruct innovative group exercise classes in circuit training (including HIIT), body conditioning, aerobics and step aerobics.

The award meets the standards required by REPS Ireland for entry to the Group Fitness category of the exercise professional register.


Group Fitness Instruction (10 credits, level 6)


7 Sundays 9.00am - 5.00pm

This part-time course will be delivered over 7 Sundays, commencing early-October. The course will take place in WIT ARENA, utilising the excellent facilities and renowned expertise that the Department of Sport and Exercise Science has developed.


The assessment for this course will require students to teach a group fitness class such as circuits, aerobics, step aerobics and body conditioning.  Part of this assessment will also require demonstration of their ability to design class plans using the appropriate principles of training for each component of fitness.

Contact Details

Annalouise Muldoon

Email:[email protected]

Tel: 051834097 

This award will emphasise practical competencies and client communication skills, underpinned by a sound knowledge base.

Group Fitness Instruction

  • Current trends in Group Fitness Instruction
  • Planning and design of classes in circuits, body conditioning, aerobics and step aerobics
  • Instruction and delivery of classes in circuits, HIIT, body conditioning, aerobics and step aerobics
  • Choreography and Music

A recognised Fitness Instructor qualification.  Applicants must have an interest in their own personal fitness.

The health and fitness industry will be the principal source of employment for graduates.  Graduates may also apply for entry to relevant full-time programmes in WIT including the BSc(Hons) in Exercise Sciences and the BBS(Ord) in Recreation and Sport Management. Exemptions may be granted on these full-time programmes for related fitness instructor modules.

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