Indoor Cycling
Certification Course

Still one of the most popular group exercise classes in the health fitness industry !

Successful completion of this indoor cycling training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate indoor cycling training methods which are suitable for group exercise training.

CPD Approved

Course Content

The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling covers all relevant areas to ensure that you are qualified to deliver one of the most popular group fitness classes.

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Overview

Successful completion of this indoor cycling training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate indoor cycling training methods which are suitable for group exercise training.

You will have the skills and qualification to apply a safe and effective range of indoor cycling training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

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Fees

The standard cost of the National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course is €230.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of National Training Centre fitness instructor and personal trainer courses €200.00.

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Eligibility

The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course is open to fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current primary fitness instructor qualification accredited or mapped at EQF Level 3 or higher and which must include an assessed module in exercise to music.

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 have any doubt about whether your qualification meets the requirements please submit a copy of your primary fitness instructor qualification for approval at least two weeks prior to the start date, or contact the NTC prior to enrollment.

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Syllabus

The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course covers all relevant areas including:

  • Safety and Technical Information
  • Pedaling Techniques
  • Class Structure
  • Musicality
  • Instructional Skills
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Visualisation
  • Bike and lever length adjustments
  • Indoor Cycle exercises and combinations
  • NTC National Standards and guidelines
  • Maintenance of Indoor Cycles
  • Assessment

OVERVIEW

Successful completion of this indoor cycling training course will give qualified health fitness instructors and personal trainers the knowledge and skills to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate indoor cycling training methods which are suitable for group exercise training.

You will have the skills and qualification to apply a safe and effective range of indoor cycling training exercises to help your clients achieve their needs and goals.

FEES

The standard cost of the National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course is €230.00.

The discounted rate for graduates of National Training Centre fitness instructor and personal trainer courses €200.00.

ELIGIBILITY

The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course is open to fitness professionals who hold a recognised, valid and current primary fitness instructor qualification accredited or mapped at EQF Level 3 or higher and which must include an assessed module in exercise to music.

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 have any doubt about whether your qualification meets the requirements please submit a copy of your primary fitness instructor qualification for approval at least two weeks prior to the start date, or contact the NTC prior to enrollment.

SYLLABUS

The National Qualification in Indoor Cycling course covers all relevant areas including:

  • Safety and Technical Information
  • Pedaling Techniques
  • Class Structure
  • Musicality
  • Instructional Skills
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Visualisation
  • Bike and lever length adjustments
  • Indoor Cycle exercises and combinations
  • NTC National Standards and guidelines
  • Maintenance of Indoor Cycles
  • Assessment

Schedule and Location

This course is available as a one day advanced certification programme in Dublin at Sportsco, Dublin 4 and in Cork at the Mardyke Arena, UCC.

CourseDurationStart DateTimesVenueCPD ApprovedAvailabilityBOOKING
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

December 8th 2019

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Sportsco
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course
CORK

One Day Course

1 Day

February 2nd 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Mardyke Arena
Cork

Good Availability

CORKOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

February 23rd 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Sportsco
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

May 24th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Sportsco
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course
CORK

One Day Course

1 Day

August 9th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Mardyke Arena
Cork

Good Availability

CORKOne Day Course
DUBLIN

One Day Course

1 Day

September 6th 2020

Sunday
10am to 5pm

Sportsco
Dublin

Good Availability

DUBLINOne Day Course

Our Indoor Cycling Team

Only fully qualified tutors deliver the National Qualification in Indoor Cycling, with each tutor having recognised industry and educational experience in their individual fields.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Laura Connick BSc

In addition to the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training, Laura holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise Management from UCD and has worked in some of Dublin’s most established gyms.

Laura specialises in helping clients to achieve and maintain optimal body weight and ensures they achieve their goals in a healthy and sustainable fashion.

Laura is dedicated to continuing professional development and constantly expands her knowledge base and training to ensure she can provide the best advice to her clients.

Niamh McGuirk

Niamh has 16 years’ experience in the fitness industry, delivering Personal Training, Group Fitness classes and further education on an international level. She travelled the world as a Les Mills Master Trainer and Presenter and has appeared on 2 Les Mills Bodypump DVDs being the first person to represent Ireland.

She lived in South Africa for 3 years where she launched the Les Mills programs and worked as the National Product Manager for Planet Fitness, a fast-growing gym chain with over 40 clubs around South Africa.

Niamh’s other love is music and she works as a professional singer when not in the gym. This love for music and the ability to entertain a crowd gives her the edge and ability to thrive as a Group Fitness instructor.

Ray Lynch BSc, MA

Since graduating with the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training in 2001, Ray has worked in the health fitness industry with various gyms and corporate health facilities, such as Ulster Bank and University College Dublin, mainly facilitating group exercise classes, indoor cycling classes and personal training.

In 2002 Ray was awarded his honours degree in Health Services Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology and went on to complete a Masters in Management with the IPA/University College Dublin in 2006.

Michelle O’Melia, MSc

Michelle has been delivering educational excellence at the National Training Centre since 2000. She is passionate about all aspects of fitness and health and holds a Masters Degree in Exercise and Nutrition Science from the University of Chester.

Michelle teaches exercise to music, anatomy and physiology, fitness assessment and exercise physiology on our primary health fitness programmes and also delivers suspension training and indoor cycling.

Laura Connick BSc

In addition to the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training, Laura holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise Management from UCD and has worked in some of Dublin’s most established gyms.

Laura specialises in helping clients to achieve and maintain optimal body weight and ensures they achieve their goals in a healthy and sustainable fashion.

Laura is dedicated to continuing professional development and constantly expands her knowledge base and training to ensure she can provide the best advice to her clients.

Niamh McGuirk

Niamh has 16 years’ experience in the fitness industry, delivering Personal Training, Group Fitness classes and further education on an international level. She travelled the world as a Les Mills Master Trainer and Presenter and has appeared on 2 Les Mills Bodypump DVDs being the first person to represent Ireland.

She lived in South Africa for 3 years where she launched the Les Mills programs and worked as the National Product Manager for Planet Fitness, a fast-growing gym chain with over 40 clubs around South Africa.

Niamh’s other love is music and she works as a professional singer when not in the gym. This love for music and the ability to entertain a crowd gives her the edge and ability to thrive as a Group Fitness instructor.

Ray Lynch BSc, MA

Since graduating with the National Qualification in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training in 2001, Ray has worked in the health fitness industry with various gyms and corporate health facilities, such as Ulster Bank and University College Dublin, mainly facilitating group exercise classes, indoor cycling classes and personal training.

In 2002 Ray was awarded his honours degree in Health Services Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology and went on to complete a Masters in Management with the IPA/University College Dublin in 2006.

Reviews

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