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Are you intrested in gaining more knowledge in nutrition? Are you a professional personal trainer who would like to learn a bit more specific nutrition? Maybe you just started your career in dietetics and you feel you need some more knowledge about some specific group of people? Or maybe you belog yourself to one of those groups and you want to know more about balanced and healthy diet? 

You're in the right place! 

Join our master Siobhan Hennelly and learn all you need to be an expert in this field. 


The course PFS NUTRITION FOR SPECIFIC GROUPS ® consist of the topics below: 

  • Heart Disease

    Every 8 minutes someone dies from coronary heart disease in the UK. The problem is really serious. There are around 7.4 million people living with heart and circulatory diseases in the UK which means that one in seven men and one in twelve women die from coronary heart disease. You can reduce your risk of developing heart and circulatory disease by as much as 35% by changing your lifestyle – diet and physical activity. What products you should involve in your diet to reduce the risk of heart disease? Find out soon!

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a medical condition in which blood sugar levels are elevated over a prolonged period of time which is damaging to the inner lining of blood vessels. It's estimated that around 740,000 people in the UK are undiagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. It is possible to manage diabetes very successfully (just) with lifestyle changes and medicines. The first thing you should do with diabetic person is: if they’re overweight -> lose weight, if they’re inactive -> use some physical activity, and the most important -> have a healthy diet – what does it mean for diabetic people? What exactly you should avoid? What is necessary to include in such diet? Stay with us and find out yourself!

  • Pregnancy, Fertility Optimisation 

    It is obvious that healthy and balanced diet is crucial for maintaining great body and well-functioning  mind. Therefore is it even more important when you’re responsible not just for yourself. If you’re pregnant (or you’re planning a pregnancy) or you’re working with pregnant women and you want to be a reliable source of knowledge you should know which products are recommended and which should be avoided. Which products are they? Stay with us and find out!

  • Older persons 

    In the UK, life expectancy has doubled over the last 200 years and now around 16% of the population is aged over 65 years. Balanced diet and regular physical activity play a crucial role in a number of age-related conditions and can also help to protect some other, important for older adults parts of the body. Find out more about nutrition of this group and help older adults to enjoy their life longer!  

  • Overweight

    Numbers are alarming: 63% of UK adults (aged 18+) are overweight or obese. This equates to an estimated 35 million overweight or obese UK adults. Obesity is growing pandemic nowadays and it is even more alarming because it concerns also children. How to stop it? What is the best way to lose weight and avoid jo-jo effect? Find out with us!

  • Nutrition for Performance

    An athlete’s diet depend on several aspects, like the sport, the athlete’s goals, practical issues and also the environment. Scheduling a diet for a sportsman you need to remember about everyday dietary advice as well as before, during, and after training and/or competition specific advice. What is the most important in this type of diet? Find out soon!

  • Working with Clients 

    Find out how to work with your clients to achieve a great success!

Who should attend?


This course is open for everyone who wants to improve their teaching skills and general knowledge in the field, walking the path of development and reach excellence.


Please inform us during the registration process if you have any learning difficulties or disabilities so we can accommodate you appropriately. 

Course hours that require 100% attendance: 7 hours held on one weekend day

Additional self-study hours: 5 - 8 hours* the time burden can vary depending on individual ability and dedication.

In order to obtain a Certificate,  students must pass the examination. 

Exam will consist of:

Theory : 16 MCQ ( multiple choice questions) – pass rate 75% ( 12 correct answers)  This exam takes place online and can be attempted by a student in their own time however within 72 hours from the  end of the course. The exam link allows for 1 attempt only and in case of the failed exam repeat exam fee must be paid in order to take the exam again.

Please ensure you receive all relevant information from your teacher during the course in relation to the assessment.

Instructor Certificate is subject to exam - please refer to Exam Tab for further information.



All our courses are accredited and recognised worldwide.

All PFS qualifications meet industry standards that have been developed and published by the European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA).

REPs Ireland ensures that all standards used are mapped to and meet all appropriate International standards where possible, to ensure all REPs Ireland members benefit from recognition of their status from other National REPs.


We operate on a first come, first serve basis with no exceptions.

To secure your place on the course the payment should be made upon registration.

We allow 5 calendar days to receive payment before your place is given to another person that has paid.

After 5 calendar days have passed, and we haven't received any payment, you will need to register again if places are still available.

There is no way to prolong the 5 calendar days. Registrations are not accepted if you have already registered and the initial 5 days have not elapsed.

If we have received a late Early Bird payment (i.e. you registered for the Early Bird but we haven't received payment within 5 calendar days) you will be liable for the Normal Price as outlined in our Terms & Conditions. No exceptions will be made.

If you have signed up at the Normal Price or Early Bird price and we haven't received the full amount from you before the start of the course, then you will be subject to Instalment payments.




Early Bird

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