Personal Fitness Trainer Blended


Become a highly skilled Personal Fitness trainer. This course is offered BLENDED with full online access and access to some live lectures. Timetables for the lectures are available from the office.

Assessments are done via the following:
Online theory exam
Practical live Exam
Portfolio of Evidence

Personal Fitness Trainer covers the following topics

Exercise Science
Client Screening
Fitness Assessment
Results Analysis and Prescriptions Methodology
Cardiovascular and Resistance Training
Postural Stabilizers
Special Populations – Aged, Arthritis, Cardiac Rehab
CWE – Closed Working Environment
Stretching and Flexibility
Sports Nutrition and Sports Injuries
Communication and Business Skill

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If you have a passion for Fitness and Training and a desire to help others, then this is the course for you. You require Exercise Science or equivalent required to start this course. The courses has both practical and theoretical components aimed at turning you into a top- class Professional Trainer; the material is current and founded on scientifically based practice and theory. The course format comprises of interactive live lectures and online material, depending on the subject matter. The course is offered twice a year with lectures held in the evenings, 2-3x a week, during the week for approximately 3 months. [toggle title=”More info”]

Course Outcome

After successfully completing the theory and practical  modules and assessments, the learner will be competent and eligible to practice as a Personal Fitness Trainer, designing and developing objective based training programs for apparently health individuals as well as certain special population groups. Exit Level: NQF Level 5

Prior Learning Required
  • Level 1 Certification – Exercise Science or equivalent allied health field degree / diploma
Course Syllabus
  • Client Screening
  • Fitness Assessment
  • Results Tabulation and Prescriptions Methodology
  • Cardiovascular Exercise prescription and Theory
  •  Resistance Training
  • Postural Stabilizers
  • Special Populations – Aged, Arthritis, Cardiac Rehab, HIV
  • Stretching and Flexibility
  • Sports Nutrition and Sports Injuries
  • Communication and Business Skill
  • Written examination
  • Case Study
  • Practical examination
  • Tasks allocated in the Portfolio of Evidence
  • Internship hours
  • Thesis
  • Pass Mark 60%


Additional information


30 July 2018, February 2019


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