National Diploma: Fitness

Work internationally in a variety of fitness and recreation environments as an Exercise Specialist by studying this full qualification

Where & How to Study

Distance with Workshops Online (JHB) Bedfordview Pretoria Cape Town Durban Nelspruit

National Diploma: Fitness

Online

Study fully online.

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Distance with Workshops

Study online & attend optional workshops.

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Part Time

Attend part-time classes.

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Full Time

Attend full-time classes.

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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 and a pathway into more advanced programmes and further opportunities.

Course Description
  • The National Diploma: Fitness (NDIF) is a full CATHSSETA qualification which qualifies you to work internationally as an Exercise Specialist
  • Become a multi-skilled Fitness Professional with a broad base of experts
  • Work internationally in a variety of fitness and recreation environments including Health Clubs, Sport and Recreation Centres, Holiday Clubs, Cruise Liners and in Private Practice

Note: Students may elect to enrol for the NDIF without first enrolling on the NCIF. The full 2 year NDIF programme includes all NCIF modules. Students are taken through all modules with the goal of achieving the National Diploma.

ADDITIONAL COURSES INCLUDED FOR FREE WITH ACES – ADDED VALUE

Subjects & Modules

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

INCLUDES:

  • The muscular and skeletal systems
  • The changes which occur due to posture and special conditions

SPORTS CONDITIONING

INCLUDES:

  • Training principles and methods of developing sports conditioning programmes

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

INCLUDES:

  • Adaptations of exercises for pregnancy, children and youth, and older adults

NUTRITION & INJURIES

INCLUDES:

  • Nutrition: Nutrition and dietary requirements for specific goals and special
    conditions
  • Injuries: Adapting exercise programmes to risk factors and special conditions within the scope, and the referral process for clients with conditions outside the scope of an exercise specialist

FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

INCLUDES:

  • Procedures for assessing sports specific clients and special population client

Accreditations & Certifications

NQF Level: 5

Course Credits: 247

SAQA Registered

Full National Diploma Qualification (CATHSSETA)

Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)

Career Opportunities
  • 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

per annum

R12,500.00

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