Pre and Post Natal Exercise Certification Course

Learn the adaptations required for exercise prescription for prgnant clients and those who have recently given birth.

OVERVIEW
Successful completion of this pre and post natal training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to help pregnant clients participate in exercise programmes.

If you are interested and would like to know more about this exercise in pregnancy training course, please call us now in Dublin on 018827777, in Cork on 0214301222, in Limerick on 061512810 or complete the registration form to book a place now.​

Following successful completion of this course, you will be able to:  

  • Correctly prescribe exercise programmes specifically for pregnant clients and those who have recently given birth
  • Integrate and embrace altered programme design protocols for pre and post natal clients
  • Plan and design effective training programmes for mixed fitness levels specific to the goals of the participants 

ELIGIBILITY
The National Qualification in Pre and Post Natal Exercise is open to fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current primary fitness instructor qualification which is accredited or mapped at EQF Level 3 or higher.

Not all primary fitness instructor qualifications meet the minimum standard required. If your primary fitness instructor qualification does not meet the requirements NTC will be unable to award a certificate for this programme even if you have completed it so if you are in any doubt whether your qualification meets the requirements please submit a copy of your primary fitness instructor qualification at least two weeks prior to the start date or contact the NTC prior to enrollment.


SYLLABUS

The National Qualification in Pre and Post Natal Exercise covers all relevant areas including:  

  • Nutrition and Dietary needs during pregnancy
  • Physiological and Biochemical changes during pregnancy
  • Benefits of exercise and resistance training during pregnancy
  • Resistance Training Programmes and suitable exercise prescription for pregnant clients
  • Studio Strength and Muscular Conditioning exercises during pregnancy
  • NCEHS National Standards and Guidelines for Exercise and Pregnancy
  • Post pregnancy guidelines and suitable exercise prescription
  • Assessment

FEES
The fee for the National Qualification in Pre and Post Natal Exercise course is €180.00 which must be paid before the start of the course.  


SCHEDULE

The pre and post natal training course runs in the National Training Centre, 15-16 Saint Joseph's Parade, Dorset Street, Dublin 7 on the following dates in 2017.

  • March 19th - 10am to 5pm
  • July 2nd - 10am to 5pm
  • November 5th - 10am to 5pm 

The pre and post natal course runs in the Mardyke Arena, UCC, Western Road, Cork on the following dates in 2017.

  • July 29th - 10am to 5pm

 

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Pre and Post Natal Exercise Certification Course