Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

BECOME AN EXERCISE SPECIALIST WITH OUR HIGHER EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS!

Part-Time
Duration
12 MONTHS
Course Fee
R28,000.00

R28,000.00

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).

Check out our other study mode: Full Time

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: R28 000 per annum (Deposit R9 520 + 2 x Monthly Instalments of R9 240)

11 Month Payment Terms

• Course fee: R30 800 per annum (Deposit R5 600 + 10 x Monthly Instalments of R2 520)

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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. About Part-Time study mode:
  • Semesters begin in February
  • Attend lectures & workshops on Saturdays at an HFPA campus
  • Learn from highly qualified lecturers, course leaders & presenters Receive an NQF5 qualification for successfully completing this course
  • Internationally recognised qualification.
  • Receive all hard-copy learning materials
  • Access to our online learning platform

Course Commencement dates for 2022

*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