Group Exercise Instructor

A fun, versatile way to exercise!

Contact Course
Duration
3 MONTHS
Course Fee
R6,000.00
Credits
15 Credits
Internationally Recognised
Internationally
Recognised
NQF 4

A practical, fun and versatile course that will allow you to give group fitness classes in a high-energy atmosphere.

Where to Study
Campuses and Support Centres are located in the following regions
JOHANNESBURG | PRETORIA | CAPE TOWN | DURBAN | PORT ELIZABETH | NELSPRUIT | POTCHEFSTROOM
Course Requirements
Course Requirements

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

Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R6,000 (Deposit R2,004 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R1,998.50)

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Group Exercise Instructor

This qualification is an NQF4 qualification aimed at the learner who wants to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a fitness instructor, in the context of exercise to music. It is often referred to as Aerobics. Group Exercise Instructor is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to plan and instruct group classes. It is a practical, fun and versatile course that will allow you to give group fitness classes in a high-energy atmosphere. It covers the fundamentals of group fitness instruction including exercise and dance moves, music selection, choreography and teaching methods. This course Includes:
  • An HFPA Anatomy and Physiology Manual and HFPA Group Exercise Instructor manual (received in hard copy)
  • A study (orientation) guide, logbook and assessments (online)
Study Mode Offered: CONTACT COURSE This course is completed via both contact workshops and using the HFPA Online Learning Platform. This course is available in the following regions: JOHANNESBURG | CAPE TOWN | DURBAN | PORT ELIZABETH | NELSPRUIT | POTCHEFSTROOM

COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES 2021

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
  • Chapter 1: Homeostasis
  • Chapter 2: Anatomical Terms
  • Chapter 3: Organ Systems
  • Chapter 4: Skeletal System
  • Chapter 5: The Muscular System
  • Chapter 6: The Cardiovascular & 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 With 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 112
  • Chapter 19: Communication
  • Chapter 20: Customer Service
  • Chapter 21: Introduction To Nutrition
  • Chapter 22: Role Players In The Fitness Industry
 GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR MODULE
  • Assist fitness participants to successfully implement an exercise programme to music
  • Lead participants safely and effectively through a structured choreographed exercise
  • Demonstrate the verbal and nonverbal communication skills required to teach exercise
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilise various communication and teaching methods
  • Present themselves in a professional and confident manner whilst leading an exercise
  • Utilise audio equipment with care consideration of the equipment
  • Chapter 1: Health, Exercise & Aerobics
  • Chapter 2: Professionalism, Communication & Motivation
  • Chapter 3: Teaching A Class
  • Chapter 4: Music Selection
  • Chapter 5: Structuring Choreography (Using Reduction)
  • Chapter 6: Steps To Choreography
  • Chapter 7: Construction Of The Routine
  • Chapter 8: Introduction To Step Aerobics
  • Chapter 9: Introduction To Body Conditioning
  • 15 credits
  • SAQA Registered
  • NQF Level 4
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)
 
  • Work internationally in a number of sport and fitness environments including health clubs, sport and recreation facilities
  • Work in association with a referral team of doctors, physiotherapists, biokineticists, dieticians and sport scientists.
  • Start your own fitness business