Exercise Specialist + Sports Conditioning Coach

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

Where & How to Study

Online

Exercise Specialist + Sports Conditioning Coach

Course Requirements

You must hold a personal trainer qualification to do this course

Course Description
  • 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
  • Our Sports Conditioning course is intended for already qualified personal trainers who would like to take things to the next level by specialising further in training sports people and athletes.
  • Allows you to apply advanced programme design and conditioning methods in the fields of strength conditioning and high performance training to prepare athletes to compete at the top of their sport
Subjects & Modules

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

Accreditations & Certifications

NQF Level: 5

Course Credits: 182

REPSSA CPD Points: 20

SAQA Registered

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.

Career Opportunities
  • 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

R9,500.00

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