Personal Trainer

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

Course Overview for the Personal Trainer

  • 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)

Course Requirements

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate.

If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor Certificate NQF 4. Successfully completing this will provide you access to our NQF 5 programmes and a pathway into more advanced programmes and further opportunities.


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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

Offered at the following campuses:

Career paths you can follow:

Payment Plans for the Personal Trainer

Online Pricing

Study Online:


  • 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

  • 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

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

Training Centres

The Personal Trainer is offered at the following training centres: