Exercise Specialist

Course Duration: 6-12 Months

This internationally portable occupational qualification certificate is a great way to broaden your scope of practice

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Ways to Study This Course

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Exercise Specialist

Course Overview for the Exercise Specialist

  • Our Exercise Specialist course is a full occupational qualification
  • Offers you the best of both specialised fitness training and sport conditioning, meaning that you can train special groups like the elderly, children and pregnant clients, as well as train sports people to compete at their highest level
  • If you are an already qualified personal trainer looking for the competitive edge, this internationally portable certificate is a great way to broaden your scope of practice

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

Course Requirements

You must hold a personal trainer qualification to do this course

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R7,000.00 R5,250.00

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Why you should study this course:

  • Become a more versatile trainer: specialise in training the elderly, youth and pregnant clients.
  • Study from anywhere: we offer both full online learning and distance learning options.
  • Hold an accreditation that is internationally portable – work at home or abroad.

Offered at the following campuses:

Career paths you can follow:

Payment Plans for the Exercise Specialist

Online Pricing
Study Online: R5,250.00  

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS: R5 250

  • Upfront Deposit: R1 750
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R1 750

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 6 MONTHS: R6 250

  • Upfront Deposit: R1 500
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R950
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Core Subjects for the Exercise Specialist

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

INCLUDES:

  • The muscular and skeletal systems
  • The changes which occur due to posture and special conditions

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

INCLUDES:

  • Adaptations of exercises for pregnancy, children and youth, and older adults

NUTRITION & INJURIES

INCLUDES:

  • Nutrition: Nutrition and dietary requirements for specific goals and special
    conditions
  • Injuries: Adapting exercise programmes to risk factors and special conditions within the scope, and the referral process for clients with conditions outside the scope of an exercise specialist

FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

INCLUDES:

  • Procedures for assessing sports specific clients and special population client

Career Opportunities for the Exercise Specialist

  • Grow your existing client base
  • Establish a unique reputation as a specialist trainer for specific groups
  • Work as a strength and conditioning coach for schools, sports teams and clubs
  • Start your own business and work in association with a referral team of doctors, physiotherapists, biokineticists and dieticians

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the Exercise Specialist

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 101

Training Centres

The Exercise Specialist is offered at the following training centres:

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