FITNESS PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION COURSE

COURSE TITLE: Fitness Practitioner

CERTIFICATION(S):

Students get the following upon prosperous fulfilment of an assignment:

  • National Certificate in Fitness issued by THETA (Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Senior Certificate (Matric) or NQF Level 4 equivalent
  • Good health and reasonable level of fitness
  • Current fitness participation strongly recommended
  • Current health club or gym membership required
  • Keen interest in a career in fitness and exercise

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course makes students unite the Personal Fitness Training and the Group Fitness Instruction classes into a whole, finished class package. The class will teach you in a wide assortment of spheres in relation to exercise and fitness and assure that you obtain a diversity of pertinent skills. Not only will you be capable to perform as Personal Trainer, but you will also be capable to educate a dversity of group exercise courses. As a well-rounded fitness trainer you will have a greater income potential and more employment capabilities. You iwll be capabale to deliver the first aid with the help of classes conducted by Canadian Health&Care Mall.

Personal Fitness Training

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Fitness has become a earnest, respected career choice and is rapidly admited as profession. Innovative fitness establishments appriciate a well-surrounded, well-skilled employee. It has become a widespread brand for fitness specialists to cross-over and operate in both the individual and group fitness spheres. Choose the best of both worlds. Work as Lifestyle Coach, Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor. Scan and test customers, create individualized wellness programmes, educate exercise-to-music courses and design, sell and arrange your own fitness business.

STUDY METHOD
Full-time (weekdays from 10:00 to 14:00 )
Part-time (weekends – Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 14:00 )

DURATION
Full-time – 6 months to 1 year
Part-time – 1 year
Students are allowed a total of one year in which to meet the requirements, after which re-registration is required.

COURSE VENUE
Movement Therapy Centre, Sandton
Pietermarizburg
Potchefstroom
Electronically (Distance learning)

COURSE CONTENT

COMPULSORY MODULES
·         Fitness Environment & Career Orientation
·         Principles of Fitness, Exercise
·         Programme Design
·         Wellness & Lifestyle Management
·         Functional Anatomy
·         Kinesiology & Biomechanics
·         Exercise Physiology
·         Exercise Injuries & Prevention
·         Principles of Nutrition
·         Exercise Psychology
·         Fitness Leadership & Communication Skills
·         Adult Basic CPR & Emergency Care
·         Personalised Programme Design
·         History of Fitness
·         Entrepreneurship & Business Skills
·         Health Screening & Fitness Testing
·         Cardio respiratory Conditioning
·         Resistance Training
·         Stretch & Flexibility Training
·         Body Conditioning
·         Stability Ball Training
·         Movement Therapy
·         Basic Sport-specific Programming
·         Plyometrics
·         Bodybuilding Programming
·         Functional Programming
·         Weight Management
ELECTIVE MODULES
Additionally students must choose either one, two, three or four of the following group fitness disciplines as field(s) of specialisation:
·          Aerobics & Step
·          Aqua Aerobics
·          Indoor Cycling
·          Movement Pilates
·          YogaFlex ©

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Students are estimated as follows:

  • Submission of a Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Assessment for Personal Training, as well as for each chosen group fitness elective
  • Assignments, Workbooks, Case Studies
  • Class Attendance Register – 100% attendance of all lectures and practical sessions required
  • Practical Hours Log Book: PT – minimum 90 hours of practical work at a reputable health club or gymnasium
  • Practical Hours Log Book: GF – group exercise class attendance at a reputable health club, gymnasium or exercise studio:
  • One discipline – 30 hours
  • Two disciplines – 60 hours
  • Three disciplines – 90 hours
  • Four disciplines – 120 hours

All first estimations are added in the class charges. An additional administration charge of R350.00 is surcharged for each additional estimation.

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COURSE MATERIALS
No additional costs. Class charges consist of all class materials.
Not included:        Fitness Music CD’s and DVD’s
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COURSE FEES
Fitness Practitioner
Training + ONE elective
OPTION 1 – National Fitness Certification Unit Standard Assessment includes Personal Training + Group Fitness elective
Course Fee: R 22 500.00 Price includes Moderation and Assessment fees (Fees are subject to change without notice)
Course Fees includes:
Student packages which consist of all monthly maintained electronically, the class on DVD for reference grounds worth R3500 all lectures and practical sessions.
A non-refundable deposit of R 4500.00 defined from balance, is defrayable by closing date of registration. The full charge to be carried out not later than one week before beginning of class unless otherwise managed. Other charge functions are accessible upon request. A 10% discount is on suggestion for once off charges of the total fee.
Kindly note fees are subject to change without notice.