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Please Note: Use the form below to apply for the Upgrade Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness qualification if you already hold the minimum eligibility requirements the legacy NCEF Level 1 Fitness Instructor Qualification you should complete Section A under Education & Qualifications heading below.


If your NCEF Level 1 Certificate has expired or you hold other fitness instructor qualifications you should complete Section B under the Education & Qualifications heading below.

Personal Details


Education & Relevant Qualifications

Section A

This section is only for applicants who hold a current NCEF Level 1 Certificate

Please upload a Passport type ID Photo (ie. jpeg, png, jpg,)

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Recognised Prior Learning Education & Qualifications

Section B

Supporting Statement

Upload a copy of your qualifications
Upload qualifications

If your document is one of the following i.e. pdf, doc, docx, pptx, xls, xlsx, odt, epug, upload here.

If your document is one of the following i.e. jpeg, png, jpg, upload here.

This section is only for applicants whose NCEF Level 1 Certificate has expired or applicants who hold fitness instructor qualifications other than NCEF and wish to apply for the CEHF Upgrade Course.  Please complete all boxes in this section.  An RPL fee of €125 applies to this application and will be deducted from overall fees upon successful acceptance.

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Please select your course:

Data Protection /Privacy

Data Protection: We will process your Personal Data in accordance with our Student Privacy Notice which can be accessed here or by browsing to We will rely on our contract with you and your consent as legal basis to process your personal data. Your Personal Data will be held by the University of Limerick in manual and in electronic format and used for the purpose of processing your application to study and communication during your time of study and will not be used for any other purpose or shared with any third parties.




Applicant Declaration: I confirm that the information provided in this application form is true and correct and that any supporting documentation submitted with my application is genuine. I understand that the University of Limerick may cancel my application, withdraw or amend its offer or terminate my registration on the programme if any aspect of my application is found to be falsified.





Consent to verify qualifications: I hereby give my consent to the University of Limerick to make enquiries to all referenced institutions/bodies to satisfy itself that the information I have supplied is true and correct.


By ticking 'Yes' below I confirm that I have read and understand the terms of the UL Privacy Notice
By clicking 'Yes' below I confirm that the information provided is accurate and genuine
Consent to verify qualifications

Click submit below and wait for the success message, this may take 30-40 seconds depending on your Internet speed and size of the documents you have uploaded. If you have omitted a 'Required' section you will need to complete it before the application will submit. The missing section will automatically be highlighted in red for you.

Thank you, your application has been successfully sent, we'll be in touch shortly.

NCEF Level 1 to
Certificate in Exercise & Health Fitness
Upgrade Application Form
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