National Certificate in Fitness

Course Overview for the National Certificate in Fitness

  • The National Certificate in Fitness (NCIF) is a full qualification which qualifies you to work internationally as a Personal Trainer and Conditioning Coach
  • Gain a strong foundation in personal training, including fitness principles and programme design to help your clients safely and effectively reach their fitness goals
  • Includes an overview of injury prevention and special considerations, enabling graduates to provide fitness instruction and conditioning to the general population as well as people with certain disabilities
  • Successful completion of the NCIF provides access to Part 2 of the NDIF – National Diploma in Fitness (Exercise Specialist and Sports Conditioning Coach)
  • Note: Students may elect to enrol for the NDIF without first enrolling on the NCIF. The full 2 year NDIF programme includes all NCIF modules. Students are taken through all modules with the goal of achieving the National Diploma.
    Register for both and save R8 000! Add the value of the additional courses and you save a total of R18 600!
  • ADDED VALUE! Include all of this for free!
    • Online Programme: Sports Nutrition
    • Distance with Workshops: HiiT and Bootcamp Instructor | Sports Nutrition
    • Weekday Programme: HiiT Instructor | Bootcamp Instructor | Functional Training, Sports Conditioning with Speed, Agility & Quickness for Sports (SAQ)

MODES OF DELIVERY
Online (Start anytime with the support of an online tutor)

Distance Learning with workshops (workshop programmes commence in February & July)

  • 5 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
  • Register at any time – Study from anywhere

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

  • Offered over an academic year
  • Monday to Wednesday 09h00 – 12h30, Lectures & Workshops
  • CampusesJohannesburg (Rivonia), Cape Town
  • Perfect for school leavers and those that don’t have weekday commitments
Online or Distance

Study online & attend optional workshops

R11,000.00


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Weekend Part Time

Study on weekends & attend optional workshops

R28,000.00


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Weekday Programme

Study on weekdays & attend optional workshops

R39,000.00


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Why you should study this course:

  • Internationally portable
  • Gain a strong foundation in fitness principles and programme design
  • Work with special populations

Career paths you can follow:

Payment Plans for the National Certificate in Fitness

Online Pricing

Study Online:

R11,000.00

  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R11 250
  • Course Fee: R12 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R3 000
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R3 166
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R2 090

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Weekend Part Time Pricing

Study on Weekends, Part Time:

R28,000.00

  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R16 200
  • Course Fee: R18 000
  • Upfront Deposit: R4 500
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R4 500
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R2 970

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Weekday Programme Pricing

Study on Weekdays:

R39,000.00

  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R36 000 (Ends 31 October 2019)
  • Course Fee: R39 000
  • Upfront Deposit: R8 000
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R10 333
  • Payment Over 10 Months: R3 410

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Career Opportunities for the National Certificate in Fitness

  • Work as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice
  • Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs
  • Continue on to the National Diploma to grow your expertise and employability

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the National Certificate in Fitness

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 137
  • SAQA Registered
  • SETA accredited Full Qualification
  • National Certificate, (CATHSSETA)
  • 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 National Certificate in Fitness is offered at the following training centres: