Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Course Duration: 6 - 12 Months

An internationally portable Higher Education Programme which includes Sports Conditioning and Personal Training

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Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Course Overview for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 5) is a Higher education qualification which covers Personal Training and Sports Conditioning and an introduction to Special Populations
  • This qualification leads to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 6)
  • Become a Respected Fitness Professional of the highest calibre with our Higher Education qualifications.
  • Graduates enter the workplace as multi-skilled Fitness Professionals with a broad base of expertise
  • Work internationally in Fitness, Sport or Recreation environments, or start your own business
  • ADDED VALUE! Include all of this for free!
    • Distance Programme: HiiT Instructor | Bootcamp Instructor | Sports Nutrition
    • Full-Time Programme: HiiT Instructor | Bootcamp Instructor | Functional Training, Sports Conditioning with Speed, Agility & Quickness for Sports (SAQ)

MODES OF DELIVERY
Distance with workshops (workshop programmes commence in February & July)

  • 7 x Workshops offered on Saturdays 09h00 – 12h30 (as per the Workshop Calendar)
  • Workshop Venues: Johannesburg (Rivonia, Bedfordview), Cape Town, Durban
  • Workshops are optional – Students receive a workshops itinerary and can choose which workshops they would like to attend. We recommend that all are attended as students gain much benefit
  • Study from anywhere

Full Time (weekday programme) (commences annually in February)

  • Offered over an academic year
  • Monday to Thursday 09h00 – 12h30, Lectures & Workshops
  • Campuses: Johannesburg (Rivonia), Cape Town
  • Perfect for school leavers and those that don’t have weekday commitments

Course Requirements

You will need a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate. If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor NQF 4 Certificate. Successfully completing this will provide you access to our NQF 5 programmes

Distance with Workshops

Study online and attend optional workshops

R23,000.00


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Weekday Programme

Attend weekday classes

R44,000.00


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Why you should study this course:

  • Qualify yourself to work internationally or at home as a multi-skilled trainer
  • Gain direct access to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 6), the only course of its kind (a higher education qualification)

Offered at the following campuses:

Payment Plans for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Distance with Workshops Pricing

Study on Weekends, Part Time:

R23,000.00

  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R20 700
  • Course Fee: R23 000
  • Upfront Deposit: R5 000
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R6 000
  • Payment Over 10 Months: R1 980

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Weekday Programme Pricing

Study on Weekdays:

R44,000.00

  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R39 000 (Ends 31 October 2019)
  • Course Fee: R44 000
  • Upfront Deposit: R9 000
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R11 666
  • Payment Over 10 Months: R3 850

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Core Modules for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • Module 1: Exercise Physiology
  • Module 2: Assessment & Programming
  • Module 3: Special Considerations
  • Module 4: Entrepreneurship
  • Module 5: Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Module 6: Practical

Career Opportunities for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • Work as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice
  • Add sports Performance, Wellness Management and Sport Science support to your resume
  • Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs
  • Continue on to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science to grow your expertise and open doors to university level programmes
  • Work as a health and fitness blogger, online personal trainer, fitness manager or wellness director
  • Open your own business, gym or studio

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 123
  • Registered by the Department of Education (DOE) and accredited by the Higher Education Quality Controls & Training Committee (HEQCTO) and the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
  • SAQA Registered
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)

Training Centres

The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science is offered at the following training centres:

Calendar for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science