Diploma in Personal Training and Nutrition

Kickstart your coaching career and gain the Diploma in Personal Training and Award in Nutrition

Course overview

If you are ready to pursue an Exciting New Career in Personal Training and want to add a specialised Qualification in Nutrition, this is the perfect Diploma for you.

The Personal Training Diploma includes the Fitness Instructor and Personal Training courses and is completed via a combination of online and practical learning with the Award in Nutrition completed 100% online.

No previous experience or qualifications are required for entry, just a passion for Health and Fitness and a desire to help others. We will take you from a Fitness Enthusiast to a Fully Qualified Personal Trainer capable of starting your own Personal Training Business or Coaching in an existing Gym/Facility. 

Course information

For the full detailed course breakdown you can also download our course prospectus

This course is open to anyone over the age of 16

Fitness Instructor Section

  • Professional practice for Fitness Professionals
  • Exercise, fitness and lifestyle consultation and management
  • Planning and instructing gym-based exercise programmes
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and fitness professionals


Personal Training Section

  • Foundations of Nutrition for exercise, fitness, health and wellbeing
  • Designing and delivering personal training programmes
  • Applied anatomy for exercise, fitness, health and wellbeing
  • Business Planning and Growth for Personal Trainers


Award in Nutrition 

  • Principles of Nutrition 

This course can be completed mostly online around your own schedule alongside 1 to 1 tutor support via phone/zoom. 

Watch the online video lectures and complete the online quizzes and coursework.

Complete multiple choice online exams and a practical assessment at the end of the course.

First complete the Diploma in Personal Training then the Award in Nutrition

As you can study around your own schedule, you also dictate the course duration. You can complete within 12 weeks or take up to one year, whatever suits you and your schedule. An average completion time is around 16 weeks if studying part time. 

This is an Internationally Accredited Qualification with OFQUAL and is CIMSPA Approved. This is a Level 5 on Irish QQI, Level 4 Diploma in Personal Training on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and a Level 3 Certificate in UK.

The Award in Nutrition is a Level 4 Certification in the UK and Level 5 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) 


Our main assessment centre is in Clondalkin, Dublin with practical assessment days available on a monthly basis. Just book the first date that suits you once you have completed the online learning and coursework.


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