The Sports Fitness Academy provides sport and fitness training options for fitness professionsals, including sports massage, fitness instruction and personal training. The academy is owned and operated by Joanne McGranaghan. Joanne has a long career working in the sport and fitness industry. She has a MSc in Sports science and experience in testing, analysing and training a wide variety of elite and amateur athletes. Joanne has also worked as a sports science lecturer since 2003.
All courses at the Sports Fitness Academy are mapped to the English Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF). They are recognised internationally through the Lisbon Treaty and are aligned to the European Quality Framework (EQF) These qualifications will provide access onto the Register of Exercise Professionals Ireland (REPs Ireland) and the Sports Massage Association (SMA).
Some of the courses offered by the Sports Fitness Academy are listed below..
- Fitness Instruction – Gym Based – VTCT Level 2 Certificate
- Personal Training – VTCT Level 3 Diploma
- Sports Massage Therapy – VTCT Level 3 Diploma
- Sports Massage Therapy – VTCT Level 4 Diploma
Students are provided with flexible part time study options to ensure it can fit into a busy life and allows participants to absorb course content. All courses offer tailored solutions to allow students to choose a suitable pace for course completion.