About Us

Our passion is helping you pursue yours

The OriGym Way

One of Ireland’s most trusted education providers in the health and fitness industry, OriGym specialises in assisting aspiring and experienced personal trainers in reaching their goals and unlocking their potential in a way that suits them.

We boast the highest employment rate in the industry, with 92% of students being placed into work after completing their courses.

When you choose OriGym, you are not only choosing an exceptional qualification but to join a community of driven and like-minded individuals, who will push you to new levels.

OriGym Courses

Our diverse range of courses will earn you internationally recognised qualifications, with the guarantee of a post-course interview. 

From the fundamentals of fitness instruction to fully-fledged personal trainer qualifications to specialist, top-tier qualifications and CPD fitness courses, all courses are designed to support you in unlocking your potential.

Whether you’re at the beginning of your journey or looking to further your existing experience and qualifications, our passion is helping you pursue yours.

OriGym Principle

OriGym was founded on the principle of providing high-quality training in the most accessible way – putting our students at the heart of our service is essential. We know that chasing your dream career isn’t always straightforward, which is why our courses are cost-effective, flexible.

We understand that no one is the same, therefore all courses are offered with multiple study methods – so you can learn in a way that suits you. OriGym is continuously investing in technology to improve our learning resources. 

Additionally, we offer free career consultations, interview preparation, CV analysis and distribution to all of our students – to minimise barriers and time between completing your training qualification and getting into work.

We are partnered with facilities and organisations across Ireland and internationally, so you can gain your qualifications in a location convenient for you, with the knowledge that we are a trusted provider. Our partners include:

  • Virgin Active
  • DW Fitness First
  • REPs Ireland (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • SportsDirect Fitness
  • JD Gyms
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Ben Dunne Gyms
  • FlyeFit
  • STA (Sports Therapy Association)

OriGym Team

The OriGym team is made up of dedicated and exceptionally qualified experts, who are able to offer unparalleled support and resources, 7 days a week, while you earn your qualifications.

Behind the team is co-founder, Luke Hughes and Steph Roberts, who together wanted to redefine the way that training courses operate.

Luke has been a qualified personal trainer for 14 years and has worked in fitness education for 7 years. He previously graduated with a First-Class Honours Bachelor and Masters in Sports Science from Swansea University and the University of Leeds respectively.

Steph has been involved in the fitness sector since she was 16 years old as a qualified fitness instructor and personal trainer. She has worked in the education sector for over a decade and holds a 1st class honours degree in Strength and Conditioning with an academic distinction from Colorado University. Alongside this Steph has been involved in high-level professional sport as a strength and conditioning consultant and has gone on to successfully launch her own gym, which she sold in 2017.

Getting Started

Think you’re ready to study with OriGym? Contact us or view our PT courses to start your personal training journey. We’d relish the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals and live your passion.