Fitness Instructor

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Total Payment: R4,500.00
Initial deposit: R1,503.00
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Johannesburg Online Pretoria Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Nelspruit

From R4,500.00

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Course Description

If you’re looking for a fast-track into a career in fitness, or a bridging qualification into more advanced personal training certifications, the Fitness Instructor Course is for you. This course will equip you with all the skills necessary to meet the duties of a fitness instructor, including assisting clients with proper technique and use of gym equipment as well as advising on generic exercise programmes.

This course Includes:

  • Online course with online assignment submission
  • Orientation guide
  • E-manuals online
  • Additional online resources videos
  • Online Tutor support

Study Mode Offered:

DISTANCE WITH WORKSHOPS

This course is completed using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.

Support workshops for this course are available in the following regions:

JOHANNESBURG | CAPE TOWN | DURBAN | PORT ELIZABETH | NELSPRUIT | POTCHEFSTROOM

Course Calendar

CONTACT COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES 2021

Career Opportunities
  • Work as a fitness instructor in commercial gyms and private studios
  • Use this as a bridging course to see if a career in health and fitness is for you, or to give you an NQF 4
Subjects & Modules

MODULE 1: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

  • Chapter 1 – Homeostasis
  • Chapter 2- Anatomical Terminology
  • Chapter 3 – Organ Systems
  • Chapter 4 – The skeletal system
  • Chapter 5 – The muscular system
  • Chapter 6 – The cardiovascular and circulatory system
  • Chapter 7 – The respiratory system
  • Chapter 8 – The nervous system
  • Chapter 9 – The endocrine system
  • Chapter 10 – Energy Systems
  • Chapter 11 – Adaptations to Physiological Systems through aerobic and anaerobic exercise
  • Chapter 12 – Principles of Exercise, Fitness & Health
  • Chapter 13 – Principles of training
  • Chapter 14 – Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Chapter 15 – Muscular Strength & Endurance
  • Chapter 16 – Warm-up & Stretching
  • Chapter 17 – Motor Fitness
  • Chapter 18 – Safety
  • Chapter 19 – Communication
  • Chapter 20 – Customer service
  • Chapter 21 – Introduction to nutrition
  • Chapter 22 – Role Players in The Fitness Industry

MODULE 2: HEALTH SCREENING, EXERCISE AND PROGRAMME RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Chapter 1: Physical activity, health and fitness
  • Chapter 2: Benefits and Risks associated with physical activity
  • Chapter 3: Principles of Training
  • Chapter 4: Introduction to Resistance Training Programme Design
  • Chapter 5: Introduction to Cardiovascular Programme Design
  • Chapter 6: Introduction to Warm-up, CoolDown and Flexibility Programme Design
  • Chapter 7: Motivation, Behavioural change, Communication and Exercise Adherence

MODULE 3: SUPERVISING THE USE OF A FITNESS FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the Duties of Fitness Instructors in a Gym Facility
  • Chapter 2: Orientation of a Fitness Facility
  • Chapter 3: Safety
  • Chapter 4: Common Exercise Equipment
  • Chapter 5: Gym Facility Etiquette

MODULE 4: RESISTANCE TRAINING TECHNIQUES

MODULE 5: WORKPLACE LOGBOOK

Course Requirements

A grade 11 or NQF3 equivalent is required to do this course

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