National Diploma: Fitness

Course Duration: 12 - 24 Months

2021 Full Time Registrations are now open. Register now and take advantage of our Early Bird Special!

Work internationally in a variety of fitness and recreation environments as an Exercise Specialist by studying this full qualification

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National Diploma: Fitness

Course Overview for the National Diploma: Fitness

Online

Study online

R14,500.00

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Distance with Workshops

Study online and attend optional workshops

R18,500.00

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Payment Terms Available
Part Time

Attend part-time classes

R25,000.00 R22,500.00

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Full Time

Attend weekday classes

R42,500.00 R38,250.00

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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

COURSE OVERVIEW

2021 Full Time Registrations are now open. Register now and take advantage of our Early Bird Special!

  • The National Diploma: Fitness (NDIF) is a full CATHSSETA qualification which qualifies you to work internationally as an Exercise Specialist
  • Become a multi-skilled Fitness Professional with a broad base of experts
  • Work internationally in a variety of fitness and recreation environments including Health Clubs, Sport and Recreation Centres, Holiday Clubs, Cruise Liners and in Private Practice
  • 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.

ADDED VALUE! INCLUDE ALL OF THIS FOR FREE!

Course Requirements

You will need a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate.

If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor NQF 4 Certificate. 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:

  • A National Diploma fully accredited by CATHSSETA
  • Includes both exercise specialist and sport conditioning modules
  • Learn to apply advanced programme design

Payment Plans for the National Diploma: Fitness

Online Pricing
Study Online: R14,500.00  

FULL FEE: R14 500

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R4 833
  • Monthly Instalments: R4 833

FULL FEE: R15 950

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 10 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R3 190
  • Monthly Instalments: R1 276
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Distance with Workshops Pricing

Study Online and Attend Optional Workshops:

R18,500.00

 

FULL FEE: R18 500

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R6 166
  • Monthly Instalments: R6 166

FULL FEE: R20 350

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 10 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R4 070
  • Monthly Instalments: R1 628

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Part Time Pricing

Part Time:

R22,500.00

FULL FEE: R22 500

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R5 000
  • Monthly Instalments: R5 833

FULL FEE: R24 000

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 10 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R5 000
  • Monthly Instalments: R1 900

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Full Time Pricing

Study on Weekdays:

R38,250.00

FULL FEE: R38 250

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R8 000
  • Monthly Instalments: R10 083

FULL FEE: R41 500

TOTAL PAYMENT OVER 10 MONTHS

  • Deposit: R8 000
  • Monthly Instalments: R3 350

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Core Modules for the National Diploma: Fitness

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

INCLUDES:

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

SPORTS CONDITIONING

INCLUDES:

  • Training principles and methods of developing sports conditioning programmes

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 National Diploma: Fitness

  • Work internationally in a number of sport and fitness environments including health clubs, sport and recreation facilities
  • Work in association with a referral team of doctors, physiotherapists, biokineticists, dieticians and sport scientists.
  • Start your own fitness business

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the National Diploma: Fitness

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 247
  • SAQA Registered
  • Full National Diploma Qualification (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 Diploma: Fitness is offered at the following training centres:

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