Personal Trainer

Work internationally as a Personal Trainer in all major health clubs, on cruise liners and in private practice

Where & How to Study

Distance with Workshops Online

Personal Trainer

Online

Study fully online.

R8200

Payment Terms Available

Distance with Workshops

Study online & attend optional workshops.

R10200

Payment Terms Available

Course Requirements

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate.

If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor Certificate NQF 4. 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 Personal Trainer Certificate is an Occupational Skills Programme which allows you to work internationally as a Personal Trainer

  • Offer one-on-one fitness instruction to individuals and small groups
  • Work in a variety of fitness environments which include Health Clubs, Sport & Recreation, Centres, Cruise Liners, International Holiday Clubs and Spas

Optional distance workshops are offered at the following campuses and supports centres:

  • Jhb (Bedfordview)
  • Pretoria
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Nelspruit
Subjects & Modules

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

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

Accreditations & Certifications

NQF Level: 5

Course Credits: 86

REPSSA CPD Points: 20

SAQA Registered

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 as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice
  • Add sports Performance, Wellness Management and Sport Science support to your resume
  • Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs
  • Continue on to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science to grow your expertise and open doors to university level programmes
  • Work as a health and fitness blogger, online personal trainer, fitness manager or wellness director
  • Open your own business, gym or studio

R8,200.00

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