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A 15 month part-time programme which leads to qualification as a Neuromuscular Physical therapist and Sports Massage therapist.
Applicants need to have a keen interest in the treatment of pain, injury and soft tissue dysfunction.
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The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling is the only professional qualification offered for Indoor Cycling in Ireland.
The aim of this programme is for fitness instructors and personal trainers to develop a critical understanding of Indoor Cycling and to enable them to teach what has become one of the most popular forms of exercise in gymnasiums and health clubs around the world.
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Designed for those with or without any formal qualification, our Pilates programme has recently been upgraded to Advanced Diploma status as a result of ongoing work to develop standards nationally and internationally.
The Advanced Diploma in Pilates Matwork is the highest level of qualification available in the areas of mat-based Pilates in Ireland - guaranteed.
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Masters Degree in Weight Management
This part-time programme commenced in Sept 2010 and is run in Dublin in association with the National Obesity Forum.
It was the first of its type in the UK and is delivered by a team of experienced academics, GPs, hospital doctors, surgeons, dieticians, nutritionists, exercise specialists and psychologists.
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BSc. (Hons) Osteopathy
The BSc (Hons) in Osteopathy, which is validated and accredited by the University of Chester, is an internationally accepted qualification, which will afford the successful graduate the ability to practice as an Osteopath in Ireland and many other European countries.
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This seminar offers therapists and other allied professionals a unique educational experience that will influence the way you work. There is no substitute for dissection in your efforts to learn, appreciate and truly understand human anatomy.
Step Aerobics Course
The aim of this programme is for fitness instructors and personal trainers to develop a critical understanding of Step Aerobics and to enable them to obtain the high standards required to teach Step Aerobics safely and effectively to the general public.
In Dublin, the National Qualification in Step Aerobics takes place at Sportslink, Furry Park, Santry, Dublin 9.
The National Qualification in Step Aerobics is open to application from all fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current qualification from NCEHS, NCEF, ITEC etc. The qualification must include exercise to music. Not all primary fitness instructor qualifications meet the minimum standard required. If you have any doubt whether your qualification meets the requirements please contact the NTC prior to enrollment.
The National Qualification in Step Aerobics covers all relevant areas including:
- Various Approaches to the Step
- Platform Height
- Increasing and Reducing Intensity
- Muscle Balancing
- Teaching and Cuing Skills
- Injury Prevention
- Lever Lengths
- Foot Placement and Foot Strike
- Music Tempo
- Step Patterns and Choreography
- Suitability for Pre Natal Clients
The cost of the National Qualification in Step Aerobics course is €180.00. All course fees are non refundable and must be paid before the commencement of each course.
Graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training receive a €30.00 discount on fees for this course and can participate at the reduced cost of €150.00
You can enroll online by selecting the course and payment option which best suits your requirements on the right hand side of this page.
Alternatively you can contact us by telephone on 01 882 7777 (Dublin) or 021 430 1222 (Cork).
You may also download an enrollment form and brochure in the Downloads panel to the left, and send completed forms to: National Training Centre, 15 - 16 St. Joseph's Parade, Dorset Street, Dublin 7.
You may also contact us at anytime to discuss any queries you have or to arrange an appointment to visit our facilities.
All NCEHS tutors are trained professionals with a vast amount of industry experience. The tutors for this specific programme are respected authorities in the general area of Exercise and Health studies and the specific area of Step Aerobics and, as with all NTC programmes, they are committed to providing the best possible learning experience and successful outcome for students.
National Qualification in Step Aerobics
DUBLIN - SUNDAY
10:00 to 17:00
April 28th 2013
Sportslink, Furry Park, Santry, Dublin 9
10:00 to 17:00
November 10th 2013
Sportslink, Furry Park, Santry, Dublin 9
Do I need to hold any other qualification in order to participate on this programme ?
Yes. In order to participate on the National Qualification in Step Aerobics programme you must hold a current, valid and recognised fitness instructor qualification which includes exercise to music. Certificates will not be issued in respect of the National Qualification in Step Aerobics until participants have submitted copies of the primary fitness instruction qualifications. Graduates of the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training do not need to submit copies of their primary qualification as the NTC will have this information on file. Not all primary fitness instructor qualifications meet the minimum standard required. If you have any doubt whether your qualification meets the requirements please contact the NTC prior to enrollment.
What will I be qualified to do when I complete this course successfully ?
On successful completion you will be fully qualified to deliver safe and effective Step Aerobics instruction to groups of individuals.
Will I need to get insurance ?
The National Training Centre's code of ethics insists that all NTC graduates who are actively working in the profession, hold a professional indemnity insurance policy which covers the instructor against legal action taken by a client as a result of an injury which was received when following instruction. Instructors who are working on private premises may also need to hold public liability insurance if such cover is not held by the owners of the premises.
How long does this course last ?
The National Qualification in Step Aerobics is a one day Advanced Certification Programme.
How much does this course cost ?
The National Qualification in Step Aerobics costs €180.00. Individuals who hold the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training receive a discounted rate of just €150.00. There are no additional or hidden fees in relation to this programme.
Where is this course available ?
The National Qualification in Step Aerobics is delivered by the National Training Centre in Dublin.
How will I be assessed ?
Students of the National Qualification in Step Aerobics will sit a written and practical examination at the end of the tutorial day.
What age group participate on this course ?
Students of all ages participate on the National Qualification in Step Aerobics.
What is the success rate ?
In excess of 95% of students participating on the National Qualification in Step Aerobics will be successfully examined at the first attempt.
Can I pay by installments ?
No - there is no installment payment option available for this programme.
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Dates for 2013 will be displayed below shortly.
Step Aerobics - Dublin - 28th Apr '13
Step Aerobics - Dublin - 10th Nov '13
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