Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

Course Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Work as a Personal Trainer in all major health clubs, on cruise liners and in private practice

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Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

Course Overview for the Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

  • The Personal Trainer Certificate is an Occupational Qualification which allows you to work internationally as a Personal Trainer
  • Offer one-on-one fitness instruction to individuals and small groups
  • Work in a variety of fitness environments which include Health Clubs, Sport & Recreation Centres, Cruise Liners, International Holiday Clubs and Spas

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

Includes Sports Nutrition free!

The correct eating regimen can go a long way to enhance a physical training programme and help towards improving overall sports performance. This course has been designed to provide fitness professionals with a basic understanding of sports nutrition concepts. It explores the energy needs for various athletes, looks at pre-event nutrition, nutrition for recovery, key vitamins and minerals for athletes and popular dietary supplements.

*Note: While this course lays the foundation for useful advice, it does not allow you to prescribe diet plans or practice as a dietician.

Online or Distance

Study online


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Why you should study this course:

  • An internationally portable fitness qualification
  • Great for career changers
  • Allows you to work with individuals or small groups
  • Designed to provide fitness professionals with a basic understanding of sports nutrition concepts
  • Includes a special section on supplements
  • Useful for your own personal use, and to provide advice for others as a fitness or health professional

Career paths you can follow:

Payment Plans for the Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

Online Pricing

Study Online:


  • Upfront Early Bird Discount Fee: R7 650 (Ends 31 October 2019)
  • Course Fee: R8 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R2 500
  • Payment Over 3 Months: R3 000
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R1 320

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Career Opportunities for the Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

  • Work in Health clubs and gyms – we have long standing relationships with premium gym and health club networks around the country
  • Work at Sport and recreation centres
  • Work on Cruise liners (We are the preferred suppliers of Steiner cruise ships)
  • Work at international holiday clubs and spas
  • Make informed decisions when providing dietary advice to athletes
  • Apply the knowledge in your own training regimen
  • Ideal for any individual wishing to learn more about nutrition in relation to sports performance

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition)

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 86
  • REPSSA CPD Points: 6

Training Centres

The Personal Trainer (+ Sports Nutrition) is offered at the following training centres: