Become a Fitness Instructor

Start Your Career in Fitness

Become a fitness Instructor in 6 months by completing this comprehensive ITEC Fitness Course. Classes held on Saturday and Sundays

The Industry is becoming regulated - attain a recognised qualification with us

The fitness Industry is undergoing regulatory processes. In the near future only properly qualified people will be able to establish themselves as fitness instructors. Start your career with one of the most established fitness qualifications available, recognised in 36 countries.

The MKF  institute is a registered ITEC college and as such can provide qualifications awarded by the international awarding body -  ITEC.  The benefits of having an ITEC qualification are numerous . First of all, the qualification is recognised not just in Ireland  but in 36 countries in all. Your plans might not involve travelling or working abroad at the moment but if you do decide to travel at a later stage, your qualification will be recognised. Apart from that,  ITEC qualifications are structured and based on key skills relevant to the industry. For instance, as you study make-up you also learn customer care, hygiene, health and safety and subjects that are related to enhancing your qualification and ensuring you understand the work place and fulfill employer’s expectations.

Course Syllabus

This course covers:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Health, Safety and Welfare in a Fitness Environment
  • Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health
  • how to Support Clients who Take Part in Exercise and Physical Activity
  • Planning Gym-Based Exercise
  • Instructing Gym-Based Exercise
  • Planning Group Exercise to Music
  • Instructing Group Exercise to Music
  • Planning Water-Based Exercise
  • Instructing Water-Based Exercise
  • Planning Health-Related Exercise and Physical Activity for Children
  • Instructing Health-Related Exercise and Physical Activity for Children


Course Schedule

This course is suitable for complete beginners.

Attendance: 2 days per week - Saturday and Sunday 10:00-16:00 for 6 months.

Qualification: ITEC Level 2 (equivalent to FETAC level 5) Certificate in fitness instructing

Save €1,100 in 2014

Fee: €4,900 offer fee 3,800 payable in full or via monthly standing order instalments as follows:  Registration €800 + 10 monthly instalments of €300 starting on the 10th of the month in which your course starts

You don't have to be fit to start

Get fit or improve your fitness as you study your course. Enhance your physique as you embark on your path to joining the fitness Industry.

A part of the course is preparing you, mentally and physically to enter the fitness industry and provide others with the expertise and motivation to become fit and lead a healthier lifestyle


Start your dream career as a fitness Instructor - studying weekends

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Become a success story


We all know success has nothing to do with luck. It takes hard work and commitment.

All of the  success stories shown on our site comes from students that had a career plan, a dream and were willing to make their dream come true.

You might have met some of previous students, working in various areas, servicing the needs of different industries.

What they had in common is passion. The  drive and ambition to succeed in their chosen field.

They are the ones that embrace opportunities and work hard to attain the credits, the experience and to network within their Industry. They show their skills and professionalism every time.

They are the ones that don't just arrive on time, they arrive early and  prepared.

The reality of any Industry is that consistency and professionalism usually leads to success.

If you share their vision, you can be certain that as one of our students we will do everything in our power to help you achieve your goals. 

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Course terms: April to October
October to April

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You can also enrol by calling us on 0818 332 121 or by popping to the MKF Institute - 36 Dame Street, Dublin 2 (opposite the Central Bank). You can also pay in full - by contacting us

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Please note you don't require an acceptance interview for this course

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