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Aura Courses

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Course Aim: Be Fitness Industry ready with this fully qualified course. This course gives you Fitness Instruction, Group Exercise AND Personal Training in one 15-week course. Whether you want to work in commercial gyms, group exercise studio’s or personal training studios, this course covers them all.

Course Duration: 15 Weeks

Course Start Date: September 1st, 2019

Certification: You receive Level 3 Fitness Instructor, Level 3 Group Fitness Instructor and Level 4 Personal Trainer certificates. Certificates are accredited by Focus Awards UK.

Payment Options: Full Payment Option €2250. Part Payment Option €2450.

PT Plus

Course Aim: This course is a 8- week up-skilling course for students that already have a Fitness Instruction qualification. This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual clients 1-to-1 in a Personal Training setting. Graduates can gain employment in a health club or start a career as a freelance trainer.

Course Duration: 8 Weeks

Course Start Date: October 21st, 2019

Certification: You receive Level 3 Fitness Instructor, Level 3 Group Fitness Instructor and Level 4 Personal Trainer certificates. Certificates are accredited by Focus Awards UK.

Payment Options: Full Payment Option €1750. Part Payment Option €1900.

Unique Benefits

Best Value For Money

Save Time with Online Learning

Internationally Recognised Qualifications

The Aura Fitness Academy provides one of the most innovative and contemporary fitness courses in Ireland. The Academy delivers predominately on-line learning as well as elements of classroom learning. Most fitness institutions in Ireland require students to commit to time and travel heavy, classroom learning, which can end up costing much more than what you initially pay for the course. The Aura Fitness Academy courses have 80% online learning which can be done in the comfort of your own home. This will save you valuable time and money. The other 20% of our courses are made up of weekend workshops to educate students on the practical aspects of becoming a fitness professional.

  • This is the best value for money course in the country.
  • Internationally recognised qualifications. Qualification gives you the 3 main fitness industry certifications in 1 course.
  • Upskill and learn from industry experts with the possibility of a lifetime career at the end of your course.
  • Save valuable time with online learning. Save money on travel as you learn in the comfort of your own home.
  • Attend weekend workshops on the practical aspects of fitness training from proven industry tutors.
  • eLearning allows for 4 times more information to be retained in the brain, decreasing the need for additional study and saving you valuable time.

ACCREDITATION

All of the Aura Fitness Academy certifications are RQF Certified (Regulated Qualification Framework). This is a UK based, regulated qualification that provides International recognition that allows candidates to work in Ireland, the UK and abroad. You will receive certificates in ‘RQF Level 2 Fitness Instructor’ (EQF Level 3 equivalent), ‘Aura Certified Group Fitness Instructor’ and ‘RQF Level 3 Personal Trainer’ (EQF Level 4 Equivalent). These certificates are accredited by Focus Awards UK.

ETHOS

The Aura Fitness Academy educates its students with real and relevant fitness knowledge and education; the course content that you will learn is up to date with the ever evolving industry and latest developments and research in fitness which is delivered by tutors who have 12 years’ plus experience of working successfully in the industry.

TUTORS

The Academy Coordinator is Luke Heapes who is also Head Tutor. Luke has 12 years’ experience in the Fitness Industry. Luke’s experience is in managing, training and recruiting top rated Fitness Instructors, Group Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers for some of Ireland’s largest health and fitness businesses. His extensive experience in this area gives students the REAL education and information they need to be successful the industry.

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FITNESS INSTRUCTION

This is the entry level qualification that you need to work in the industry. What you can expect to learn here is the basics of fitness programming and fitness anatomy. Here are the details of this part of the syllabus:

SYSTEMS

  • Skeletal system
  • Joints
  • Muscle system
  • Nervous system
  • Circulatory system
  • Respiratory system
  • Energy system

PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE

  • Principles of Exercise
  • Principles of Training
  • Planning gym-based exercise part 1
  • Planning gym-based exercise part 2
  • Warm up, Cool Down, Mobility
  • Core Stability
  • Motor Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Intro to, Suspension, Spotting, Foam Rolling
  • Kettlebells

CUSTOMER CARE

  • Healthy Eating
  • Health and Safety
  • Reasons to Exercise and Goal Setting
  • Barriers to Exercise
  • Customer Care
  • Supporting Clients

THE GYM

  • Instructing Gym Based Exercise
  • Gym Inductions
  • Evaluating Sessions
  • Closing Sessions

GROUP EXERCISE

At the Aura Fitness Academy, you will learn how to choreograph, structure and deliver top class group fitness classes. You will learn everything you need to become a successful group fitness professional and so much more. Here are the details of this part of the syllabus:

  • The Mechanics of Music Phrasing
  • Advanced Teaching Techniques
  • Methodology behind Transition, Queuing and layering of Routines
  • Creating Exciting & Effective Choreography
  • Group Communication
  • Class Control
  • Delivering a Dynamic Performance
  • Key principles that make a top Studio Instructor

PERSONAL TRAINING

This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual clients 1-to-1 in a Personal Training setting. Graduates can gain employment in a health club or start a career as a freelance trainer. The areas that are focused on in Personal Training are:

1. Advanced resistance training and cardiovascular techniques to accelerate clients results.
2. Client assessments to include Body-fat percentage, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular, Fitness, Flexibility and Strength.
3. Understand periodisation and the effects it can have on clients.

Details of the syllabus are:

ADVANCED SYSTEMS

  • Programming Personal Training Sessions
  • Skeletal 2
  • Muscle 2
  • Cardiovascular 2
  • Respiratory 2
  • Energy 2
  • Nervous and Endocrine
  • Lymphatic system

ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

  • Lifestyle Analysis
  • Consultation and Action Planning
  • Delivering PT Sessions
  • CV Training Systems
  • Programme Design for CV Training
  • Resistance Training Systems
  • Programme Design for Resistance Training

CONDITIONING AND TESTING

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Strength and Power
  • Periodisation
  • Core
  • Testing

NUTRITION AND HEALTH

  • Nutrition and Health Guidelines
  • Influences on food habits
  • Exercise Nutrition
  • Weight Loss
  • Exercising Outside the Gym

PT Plus

This course is a 8-week up-skilling course for students that already have a Fitness Instruction qualification. This qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to work with individual clients 1-to-1 in a Personal Training setting. Graduates can gain employment in a health club or start a career as a freelance trainer. The areas that are focused on in Personal Training are:

1. Advanced resistance training and cardiovascular techniques to accelerate clients results.
2. Client assessments to include Body-fat percentage, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular, Fitness, Flexibility and Strength.
3. Understand Periodisation and the effects it can have on clients. Details of the syllabus are:

 

ADVANCED SYSTEMS

  • Programming Personal Training Sessions
  • Skeletal 2
  • Muscle 2
  • Cardiovascular 2
  • Respiratory 2
  • Energy 2
  • Nervous and Endocrine
  • Lymphatic system

ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

  • Lifestyle Analysis
  • Consultation and Action Planning
  • Delivering PT Sessions
  • CV Training Systems
  • Programme Design for CV Training
  • Resistance Training Systems
  • Programme Design for Resistance Training

CONDITIONING AND TESTING

  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Strength and Power
  • Periodisation
  • Core
  • Testing

NUTRITION AND HEALTH

  • Nutrition and Health Guidelines
  • Influences on food habits
  • Exercise Nutrition
  • Weight Loss
  • Exercising Outside the Gym