Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Register NOW for full time 2023 and pay 2022 fees!

Full-Time
Duration
12 MONTHS
Course Fee
R46,500.00

R46,500.00

Credits
123 Credits
Internationally Recognised
Internationally
Recognised
NQF 5

A Higher Education qualification which qualifies you as a Personal Trainer and Sports Conditioning Coach and gives an introduction to working with Special Population Groups (such as the young and elderly).

ONLY AVAILABLE IN JOHANNESBURG

Check out our other study mode: Part Time

This course includes a FREE GYM MEMBERSHIP for a year at the incredible Moove Fitness Club!

Campuses
Where to study this course
JOHANNESBURG
Course Requirements
Course Requirements

You will need a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (or equivalent).

 

If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor NQF 4 Certificate. Successfully completing this will provide you access to our NQF 5 programmes

Payment Terms
Payment Terms

3 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R46,500 per annum

• Holding Deposit: R2,000 (Required to secure registration)

• Deposit balance: R13,810 (Due by 30 November 2022 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R15,345 (Commencing on 1st February 2023)

11 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R51,150  per annum

Holding Deposit: R2,000 (Required to secure registration)

• Deposit balance: R7,300 (Due by 30 November 2022 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R4,185 (Commencing on 1st February 2023)

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BECOME AN ELITE TRAINER WITH OUR HIGHER EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS

  The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science (HCES) – NQF5, is a Higher Education qualification which qualifies you as a Personal Trainer and Sports Conditioning Coach and gives an introduction to working with Special Population Groups (such as the young and elderly). The HCES leads to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (ACES) – NQF 6. The Advanced Certificate covers High Performance Training, Advanced Strength and Conditioning and Special Population Groups (including those with certain medical conditions). This opens up further employment opportunities in Health, Fitness and Sport. Modes of Study offered:  

About Full-Time study mode:

  • Semesters begin in February
  • Attend lectures, workshops and work integrated learning (WIL), Monday – Thursday
  • Learn from highly qualified lecturers, course leaders & presenters
  • Receive an NQF5 qualification for successfully completing this course
  • Internationally recognised qualification
  • Receive all hard-copy manuals
  • Receive industry exposure, knowledge & experience
  • Access to our online learning platform
  • Graduation ceremony

ADDITIONAL COURSES OFFERED FOR FREE WITH HCES – ADDED VALUE!

Note: These added value courses are optional and can be completed in your own time. They are not required in order to achieve the main qualification (HCES)

*Logbook hours required: 50 Hours

 

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

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

TESTING & PROGRAMMES

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

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

INCLUDES:
  • Environmental Factors
  • Sedentary Clients
  • Injuries
  • Special Populations

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

INCLUDES:
  • The Fitness Industry
  • Insurance
  • Entrepreneurship

NUTRITION & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

INCLUDES:
  • Digestion
  • Food groups
  • Supplements
  • Food labelling

PRACTICAL TRAINING & EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

INCLUDES:
  • Comprehensive, hands-on, practical tuition offered nationally from HFPA campuses and support centres. Practical Training is also catered for on the HFPA Online Learning Platform

  • SAQA Registered Full Qualification
  • NQF level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework.
  • Registered by the Department of Education (DOE) and accredited by the Higher Education Quality Controls & Training Committee (HEQCTO) and the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)
  • Work as a strength and conditioning coach, 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
  • Add sports Performance, Wellness Management and Sport Science support to your resume
  • Continue onto the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (ACES) NQF6 to grow your scope of practice and earning potential