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Pre and Post Natal Exercise Course

Adaptations required for exercise prescription for pregnant clients and those who have recently given birth.

Strength and Conditioning Training Course
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.

Funding For Fitness Professionals

Fitness Instructors who are members of REPS Ireland are eligible for 25% funding from Leisure Health Fitness Skillnet. For more information you can contact Leisure Health Fitness Skillnet here.

LHF Skillnet and REPs

Course Content

The Pre and Post Natal Exercise course covers all relevant areas to ensure that you offer safe and effective exercise prescription to pregnant clients and those who have recently given birth.

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Overview

On successful completion you will have the knowledge and skills 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

This course is a continuing professional development course for qualified health fitness professionals and it is the responsibility of each individual applying for the course to check whether their primary fitness instructor qualification meets the eligibility requirements and is approved by REPS Ireland. A copy of your primary fitness qualification must be scanned and emailed to [email protected] prior to the course starting date. Professional Indemnity Insurance cover is only valid if you hold a valid, industry recognised primary qualification at minimum EQF Level 3 in fitness instruction.

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Fees

The standard cost of the Pre and Post Natal Exercise course is €180.00

The discounted rate for graduates of National Training Centre fitness instructor and personal trainer courses €150.00.

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Syllabus

The Pre and Post Natal Exercise course 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
  • Post pregnancy guidelines and suitable exercise prescription

OVERVIEW

On successful completion you will have the knowledge and skills 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

This course is a continuing professional development course for qualified health fitness professionals and it is the responsibility of each individual applying for the course to check whether their primary fitness instructor qualification meets the eligibility requirements and is approved by REPS Ireland. A copy of your primary fitness qualification must be scanned and emailed to [email protected] prior to the course starting date. Professional Indemnity Insurance cover is only valid if you hold a valid, industry recognised primary qualification at minimum EQF Level 3 in fitness instruction.

FEES

The standard cost of the Pre and Post Natal Exercise course is €180.00

The discounted rate for graduates of National Training Centre fitness instructor and personal trainer courses €150.00.

SYLLABUS

The Pre and Post Natal Exercise course 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
  • Post pregnancy guidelines and suitable exercise prescription

Schedule and Location

This course is available in Dublin at the National Training Centre in Dublin’s city centre and in Cork at the Mardyke Arena, UCC.

CourseDurationStart DateTimesVenueCPD ApprovedAvailabilityBOOKING
ONLINE

Online Course

2 Evenings

November 25th 2020

Wednesday
7pm to 10pm

National Training Centre
Online

Good Availability

ONLINE2 Evenings
ONLINE

Online Course

2 Mornings

September 4th 2020

Friday
10:00am to 1:00pm

National Training Centre
Online

Booking Closed

BOOKING NOT AVAILABLE

ONLINEOne Day Course

Our Pre and Post Natal Exercise Team

Only fully qualified tutors deliver the Pre and Post Natal Exercise course, 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.

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.

Reviews

The reviews below are unsolicited and from those who have attended previous Health Fitness courses delivered by NTC

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