Fitness and Nutrition Bundle

Course Fee


86 Credits
37 CPD Points
Internationally Recognised

Help clients reach their fitness AND fat loss goals!

Where to study this course
Course Requirements
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.

Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R12,500 (Deposit R4,250 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R4,125)

11 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R13,750  (Deposit R2,500 + 10 x Monthly Instalments of R1,125)

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Personal Trainer

This is an occupational skills programme which provides 87 credits towards the National Certificate in Fitness (NCIF). The Personal Trainer course is your shortest route to becoming a personal trainer and qualifies you to work internationally. Personal Trainer is a comprehensive qualification in personal training and includes fitness principles, injury prevention and programme design to help your clients safely and effectively reach their fitness goals. Note: If you wish to reach the Diploma in Fitness (NDIF) level in the future then we suggest that you register for the NCIF (or NDIF) which are  full National qualifications. The NCIF leads to the NDIF or alternatively you may register for the full NDIF which includes the NCIF modules in part 1. *Hard copy manuals can be ordered at an additional fee
Nutrition Coach The Nutrition Coach course has been designed to provide you with all of the knowledge you need to help both yourself, or your clients, achieve the best results, be it just for health, weight loss, fitness and strength, or athletic performance. We have made sure to cover ever aspect of nutrition available, to help you achieve your goals. The nutrition advisor package consists of 4 courses:
    • Essentials of nutrition
    • Sports nutrition
    • Weight management coach
    • Vegetarian sports nutrition

You will have 3 months to complete each course (3 months x 4 courses = 12 months) You will be enrolled onto one course at a time and upon completion of each course receive a certificate

Personal Trainer


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


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


  • The Fitness Industry
  • Insurance
  • Entrepreneurship


  • Digestion
  • Food groups
  • Supplements
  • Food labelling


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


  • Energy balance
  • Digestion, Absorption, Transport & Excretion of nutrients
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Nutrition through the life cycle
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Healthy eating
  • Weight management
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Food Allergy, Intolerance and sensitivity
  • Eating disorders
  • Guidelines for healthy eating (including plate model and teaching tools, food labels etc.)
  • Healthy eating for healthy infants and toddlers
  • Nutrition for children & adolescents
  • Nutrition in the Adult years
  • Nutrition in the Elderly and Counselling for Change
  • Male and Female Menopause and anti-aging
  • Eating for top performance
  • Energy balance and body composition in sports and exercise
  • Determining the athletes energy needs
  • Carbohydrate needs for exercise and sport
  • Protein needs for exercise and sport
  • Fat requirements for health and performance
  • key vitamins and minerals for athletes
  • Fluids and hydration
  • Pre- event fueling
  • Recovery nutrition
  • Making weight targets in weight driven sports
  • Fueling weight gain for strength and power sports
  • Popular dietary supplements/ergogenic aids
  • The Shape I’m in – The Obesity Epidemic
  • Understanding Nutrients – Kilojoules, Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
  • Big Fat Lies and History of Fad Diets
  • A Brief History of Food, Agriculture and Processing
  • Basic Guidelines for Healthy Weight loss
  • How to Motivate and Change Behaviour
  • Adjuncts to Weight Loss: The Role of Exercise and Supplements
  • The Assessment Process
  • Fast Food Generation
  • The Basics of Designing a Weight Loss Programme
  • Chapter 1: Gaining the Plant-Based Advantage
  • Chapter 2: Getting Adequate Calories from Plant Sources
  • Chapter 3: Finding the Right Carbohydrate Mix
  • Chapter 4: Choosing Smart Fat Over No Fat
  • Chapter 5: Building Muscle Without Meat
  • Chapter 6: Optimising Bone Health
  • Chapter 7: Boosting Iron Intake and Absorption
  • Chapter 8: Breaking Free of Multivitamin Dependence
  • Chapter 9: Prioritising foods and fluids Before, During, and After Events
  • Chapter 10: Choosing Whether to Supplement
  • Chapter 11: Reducing Muscle Cramps and Inflammation
  • Chapter 12: Creating a Customised Meal Plan
  • Chapter 13: Adapting the Plan to Manage Weight
  • Chapter 14: Whipping Up Quick Vegetarian Meals and Snacks
  • Chapter 15: Recipes
  • SAQA Registered Full Qualification
  • NQF level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework.
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)
  • 37 REPSSA Endorsed CPD Points
  • Work as a personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice
  • Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs
  • Work as a health and fitness blogger, online personal trainer, fitness manager or wellness director
  • Open your own business, gym or studio