Full-Time and Distance Learning (with weekday workshops)

We are taking provisional registrations – Book your place NOW! (no need for matric certificate now)

Our Full-Time and Distance Learning (weekday workshops) courses are commencing at the end of February.


HFPA is the Premier Provider of Fitness Education in South Africa.


Our qualifications are Internationally Recognised. Join 1000’s of HFPA graduates working Internationally as respected Health & Fitness Professionals.

These Full-Time Classes and Weekday Workshops are offered in the following regions:

JHB | Pretoria | Cape Town | Durban

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Our Courses

Get the Higher Education Accreditation You Need To Achieve Your Full Potential.


  • Full-Time
    Register NOW for full time 2023 and pay 2022 fees!
    12 MONTHS
    123 Credits
    NQF 5

    We also offer qualifications in NUTRITION, LIFESTYLE and SPORT MANAGEMENT and offer  100’s of

    Note: We have various measures in place should lockdowns affect class and/or workshop attendance:

    • Live, interactive online lectures and workshops offered by individual class tutors as per the annual academic calendar.
    • All students have access to our comprehensive Online Learning Platform (HFPA OLP).
      The OLP includes all course work, practical videos, recorded lectures, webinars, library, study guides and assessments + much more
    • Any contact workshops that are missed due to Covid restrictions, will be caught up later in the year.

    We offer various modes of course delivery. These are explained on the individual course pages. See website.

    Why you should choose to study a Higher Education Course at HFPA

    Internationally, Higher Education qualifications are recognised and understood to be of a high standard and delivered by a competent, registered Higher Education Institution. (Better employment opportunities)

    With a Higher Education Qualification there is an easier transition into university
    degree programmes for those who wish to further their studies. The HFPA Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science is registered at an NQF level 6 – most other Advanced PT courses are on NQF 5.

    Higher Education Institutions are required to ensure support structures and service
    are at a particular level. This provides for a good study experience and better

    Join Thousands of HFPA Personal Training Graduates

    Thousands of HFPA graduates are employed internationally in health clubs, sporting environments, international hotels and the worlds top cruise liners, holiday clubs and recreation centres and in private practice. Multiple international business opportunities are available for fitness professionals.