Anatomy & Physiology Level 3
Anatomy and Physiology Level 3 is vital for any health & fitness or Beauty professional who wants to be the best in the field. A understanding and knowledge of the body’s structures and how they function is key to prescribing the appropriate type of training or treatment to help your clients. Here at Academy One, we will teach you all you need to know, and more, about the body’s anatomical structures, how they function, and how they react to various forms of training or treatments. Whether its muscular endurance, strength, hypertrophy or power, aerobic, anaerobic, cardiovascular endurance or fat burning, your knowledge of anatomy & physiology and exercise will ensure there is no training or fitness goal you can’t cater for.
- Circulatory system
- Nervous System
- Energy System
- Endocrine System
- Muscular System
Certificate in Personal Nutrition & Well-being
Customer Service Module Level 5
Customer Service module is for the learner to understand the importance of providing support to both prospective and existing customers. You will be Learning how to provide professional customer service through in-person, phone, email, chat, and social media interactions.
Diet & Nutrition Module Level 5
Diploma in Education & Training
This course is for graduates/therapists who would like to take their career into the teaching field. Individuals who pass this course will be entitled to be a lecturer on courses leading to ITEC or Nationally recognised qualifications.
The Diploma in Education & Training Level 5 (NFQ level 7) consists of 7 modules. Within each module there will be a number of assignments and projects to complete. Assignments and projects for each module will make up your Education & Training portfolio which will be submitted to Academy One and ITEC.
Course content includes the following:
→ 7 Module Assignments set and marked by ITEC
→ 4 hours of teaching observation
→ Continuous Assessment
As it is essential and compulsory for trainee lecturers to observe good practice in the learning environment, Academy One is committed to offering these 4 teaching hours for observation in our college. Our tutors at Academy One who themselves has successfully completed and obtained an ITEC/VTCT Diploma in Education and Training will guide and support you throughout the course.
The Diploma is awarded on successful completion of lectures, observation and teaching hours, assignments and assessments, there are no exams.
Pre-requisite: Students must hold an ITEC/VTCT qualification or approved equivalent and must have 2 years experience in the Area you wish to teach
Exercise & Fitness Module Level 5
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in a variety of forms of physical exercise, to enable the learner to design, implement and evaluate exercise and fitness programmes in a variety of contexts in line with best practice.
Level 2 Diet & Nutrition Certificate
Academy One Level 2 Diet & Nutrition course will provide you with an in depth knowledge and understanding of the process involved when the body extracts the nutrients we need form the food we eat, and how it uses the nutrients to support life and fuel physical activity and exercise. Learn about the food you eat, the food you don’t eat, and the food you should and shouldn’t eat. The Fitness Academy Diet & Nutrition course will provide you with an understanding of food, and knowledge of the nutritional value of food, from macronutrients such as carbohydrates, protein and fats, to micronutrients such as vitamins and minerals. You will learn how to analyse and assess specific nutritional requirements for a wide range of clients, then offer advice, plan, and prescribe dietary & nutritional programmes to meet their health, nutritional and fitness needs.
Academy One Diet & Nutrition course will provide you with all the knowledge and practical skills that will set you on your way to becoming a successful diet & nutrition advisor.
- Give comprehensive advice on diet and nutrition
- Plan and prescribe dietary and nutritional programs for a wide range of clients
- Provide advice and prepare logical arguments in support of / against particular controversial issues in diet and nutrition such as fad diets, certain supplements etc.
- Understand the concepts involved with taking mineral and nutritional supplements
- Understand the potential benefits and side effects of taking ergogenic aids for exercise and sporting performance
- Understand the optimal intake of food and fluid before, during and after exercise
Level 3 Diet & Nutrition Certificate
Academy One Level 3 Certificate in Diet & Nutrition expands and adds on to the Level 2 Certificate in Diet & Nutrition course focusing on the quantities and quality of foods ingested. Interrelationships of the digestive system with the other systems of the body is investigated and the effects of foods ingested on the systems of the body is highlighted. Eating disorders and factors which effect dietary requirements are looked at along with the effects that processing, additives and environmental pollutants has on the food we eat.
Similar to how the foods we eat today are different from the foods our ancestors ate due to modern processing, many other substances are being added to foods today that weren’t being added many years ago, here we look at what is being added to our foods and how they affect the nutritional value of foods.
This Level 3 Diet & Nutrition Certificate course is ideal for anyone who wishes to advance their knowledge and expertise in this area or who wishes to progress and excel in the field of Diet & Nutrition
Level 3 Personal Training Course
The Academy One Advanced Personal Training Course and Nutrition qualifications is an ever popular and growing area in the fitness industry. As a personal trainer and nutritional advisor you will enjoy a career that is both financially and emotionally rewarding, that gives you the independence of being your own boss and the flexibility to build on in your career. Building on from your Gym/Fitness instruction, the courses includes a combination of theory and practical component’s, you’ll cover new aspects of training, like the role of lifestyle analysis, Postural Analysis, Nutrition planning, new advanced training techniques and new motivational strategies. Furthermore with your qualifications in Advanced Personal Training and Nutrition, you’ll have all the confidence you need. You’ll be ready to work one-to-one with a broader clientele and be at the top of your profession. So if you are serious about continuing your professional development and being the best in the industry. Academy One’s Advanced personal training and nutrition course is the course for you. The main aim of the ITEC Advanced Personal Training and Nutrition Course is to enable candidates to provide clients with personalized training. Programmesand sessions to suit their needs to improve overall fitness. Including strength, flexibility and cardio-respiratory function. Also well detailed lifestyle/nutrition advice to maintain all aspects of their health, fitness and well being.
Module - Anatomy & Physiology
Academy One Level 2 Anatomy and physiology is vital for any Health & Fitness or Beauty related professional who wants to be the best in the field. A understanding and knowledge of the body’s structures and how they function is key to prescribing the appropriate type of training/treatments to help your clients reach their goals. Here at Academy One we will teach you all you need to know, and more, about the body’s anatomical structures, how they function, and how they react to various forms of training. Whether its muscular endurance, strength, hypertrophy or power, aerobic, anaerobic, cardiovascular endurance or fat burning, your knowledge of anatomy & physiology and exercise will ensure there is no training or fitness goal you can’t cater for.
- Skeletal System: Structure and functions of the human skeleton.
- Muscular System: Names, locations and functions of skeletal muscles.
- Nervous System: Learn how the nervous system controls all the other major systems.
- Respiratory System: Structure and function of the respiratory system, exchange of waste materials from metabolism for oxygen.
- Circulatory System: Functions of the heart and circulatory blood vessels.
- Energy Systems: The creation of energy for maintaining exercise using fuel sources such as creatine, carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
Module - Gym/Personal Training
The Academy One Gym/Group and Personal Training qualification plays an important key role in any fitness centre and is the starting point for a rewarding career in the fitness industry. This course will provide opportunities for candidates to develop a range of skills,techniques,personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal trainer. As a Fitness professional you are a trainer, an advisor, a supervisor & a motivator all rolled into one. Your training as a Fitness Professional will be on going throughout your career and could lead to a variety of roles in the fitness profession. This course is where that training begins and can set you up for a great career ahead.
Gym /Group Fitness/ Personal Training Course
In this course you will Combine the 3 qualifications needed for employment in the fitness industry . The 3 main qualifications will qualify you to work as a personal trainer working on an one to one basis and also as a group fitness leader teaching group fitness classes such as bootcamps and specific classes that you can tailor to suit your participants. As a personal trainer you will be qualified to do one to one assessments/consultations/fitness testing and design specialised fitness programmes for your clients and as a group fitness instructor you are qualified to take a group of clients in a fitness studio based class such as Stability ball, Aerobic, Step, Circuit Training, Body Conditioning, Bootcamps. If you are looking for a serious career in the fitness industry this is the course for you. You will be more employable, as you will be qualified for all the services the gym provides as well as being able to set up on your own.
Personal and Professional Development Module Level 5
Personal Effectiveness Module Level 5
Soccer Coaching Module
Sports Anatomy & Physiology Level 5
Sports and Recreation Module 5
Teamworking Module Level 5
Teamwork is the collaborative effort of a group to achieve a common goal or to complete a task in the most effective and efficient way. You will be Learning how to work and interact within a team environment to reach a common goal.