Exercise Specialist

OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS CERTIFICATE

Online
Duration
12 MONTHS
Course Fee
R8,200.00
Credits
101 Credits
Internationally Recognised
Internationally
Recognised
NQF 5

An Occupational skills certificate that continues on from the Personal Trainer certificate (or equivalent). Broaden your scope of practice to include special population groups.

Where to Study
Campuses and Support Centres are located in the following regions
JOHANNESBURG | CAPE TOWN | DURBAN | PORT ELIZABETH | NELSPRUIT | POTCHEFSTROOM
Course Requirements
Course Requirements
You must hold a Personal Trainer certificate to do this course
Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R8 815 (Deposit R2 943.80 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R2 936.60)

6 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R9 020 (Deposit R1 640 + 5 x Monthly Instalments of R1 476)

Step 1
Step 2
The Exercise Specialist certificate continues on from the Personal Trainer certificate (or equivalent) and broadens your scope of practice to include special population groups. This qualification is a full occupational qualification which offers you specialised fitness training, meaning that you can train special groups like the elderly, children and pregnant clients.

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

  • SAQA Registered
  • NQF Level 5
  • SETA accredited Occupational Skills Programme (CathsSeta)
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals). The Personal Trainer Certificate is internationally portable enabling graduates to work anywhere in the world.
  • 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