Personal Trainer

Course Duration: 3 - 6 Months

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

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Ways to Study This Course

Distance with Workshops Online

Personal Trainer

Course Overview for the Personal Trainer

Online

Study online

R7,000.00

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Distance with Workshops

Study online and attend optional workshops

R8,500.00

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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

COURSE OVERVIEW

Students are invited to attend Workshops which are offered throughout the year from all HFPA campuses and support centres

  • The Personal Trainer Certificate is an Occupational Skills Programme 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 Personal Trainer

Online Pricing
Study Online: R7,000.00  

FULL FEE: R7 000

PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Upfront Deposit: R2 333
  • Monthly Instalments: R2 333

FULL FEE: R7 700

PAYMENT OVER 5 MONTHS

  • Upfront Deposit: R1 540
  • Monthly Installments: R1 232
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Distance with Workshops Pricing

Study Online and Attend Optional Workshops:

R8,500.00

 

FULL FEE: R8 500

PAYMENT OVER 3 MONTHS

  • Upfront Deposit: R2 833
  • Monthly Instalments: R2 833

FULL FEE: R 9 350

PAYMENT OVER 5 MONTHS

  • Upfront Deposit: R1 496
  • Monthly Instalments: R1 496

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Core Subjects for the Personal Trainer

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

INCLUDES:

  • The Skeletal and Muscular System
  • Joints
  • The Respiratory and Cardiovascular systems
  • Energy Systems
  • Levers

TESTING & PROGRAMMES

INCLUDES:

  • Screening & Testing
  • Flexibility
  • Muscle Strength, Endurance and Power
  • Periodisation and Programming
  • Sports Conditioning

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

INCLUDES:

  • The Fitness Industry
  • Insurance
  • Entrepreneurship

NUTRITION & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

INCLUDES:

  • Digestion
  • Food groups
  • Supplements
  • Food labelling

PRACTICAL TRAINING & EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

INCLUDES:

  • Comprehensive, hands-on, practical tuition offered nationally from HFPA campuses and support centres

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

Training Centres

The Personal Trainer is offered at the following training centres: