Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

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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Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

Course Overview for the Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

Online

Study online

R7,000.00


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Payment Terms Available
Distance with Workshops

Study online and attend optional workshops

R8,500.00


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Payment Terms Available

Ways to Study This Course

Online
  • Students study online using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
  • Students are assigned to an Online Tutor who will assist throughout the course.
Online
Distance with Workshops
  • Students study online using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
  • Hard Copy manuals available on request.
  • Students are assigned to an Online Tutor who will assist throughout the course.
  • Students attend Structured Workshops which are offered nationally from all HFPA Campuses and Support Centres. (Workshop cycles commence 3 x per year which enables you to work at your own pace).
Online Johannesburg Pretoria Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Nelspruit
Part Time
  • Students attend Lectures and Workshops (Saturday mornings or evenings).
  • Highly qualified Course Presenters lead you systematically through the course material.
  • Programmes commence in February & July.
  • Students receive a full Course Pack.
  • Students have access to the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
Johannesburg Pretoria Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Nelspruit
Full Time
  • Programmes are offered over an Academic Year.
  • Students attend weekday lectures and workshops at HFPA Campuses as per the course calendar.
  • Students benefit from Course Leaders and Presenters who guide them through the course.
  • Full Time programmes include extra courses and industry exposure which provide broader skills and therefore earning potential.
  • Students graduate with the confidence to start their business.
  • Graduation Ceremony.
  • Students receive a full Course Pack.
Johannesburg Pretoia Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth
  • Students are invited to attend an Orientation Workshop which are offered throughout the year from all HFPA campuses and support centres
  • The Basic 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

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.

Why you should study this course:

  • An internationally portable fitness qualification
  • Great for career changers
  • Allows you to work with individuals or small groups

Payment Plans for the Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

Online Pricing

Study Online:

R7,000.00

  • Course Fee: R7 000
  • Upfront Deposit: R2 566
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R2 566
  • Upfront Deposit: R2 500
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R1 300

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Distance with Workshops Pricing

Study Online and Attend Optional Workshops:

R8,500.00

 

  • Course Fee: R8 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R3 167
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R3 167
  • Upfront Deposit: R3 000
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R1 500

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Career Opportunities for the Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

  • 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 Basic Personal Trainer Certificate

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

Training Centres

The Basic Personal Trainer Certificate is offered at the following training centres: