Personal Fitness Trainer Part Time


Become a highly skilled Personal Fitness trainer. This course is offered PART TIME with full online access and 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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Pay a deposit of R5,000.00 per item


If you have a passion for Fitness and Training and a desire to help others, then this personal fitness trainer certification course is the one for you 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


4 March 2019

7 reviews for Personal Fitness Trainer Part Time

  1. Rated 2 out of 5

    patrick mbuyi kabeya

    Hi ! What can i do for to join the courses of personal fitness trainer?
    Im a congolese leaving south africa (jo’burg). When is the upcoming session?

  2. Rated 3 out of 5


    Hi i just wanted to know about the. Personal fitness course i have done sports managment at boston i wanted to know do i get credits for work done.

    Regards .Marchant Blanche.

  3. Rated 3 out of 5


    Hi there i am also intrastead to know how does it work do u send me the info and do it online

    .Regards Marchant Blanche

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    khumo ramfate

    I am interested in persuing this course but i am residing in Botswana

    • Lee Archer

      Hi Khumo,

      Thank you for your enquiry-Amelia will send you all the information today with regards to the online courses that you can do. Look forward to welcoming you on board at Fitpro-Lee (

  5. Rated 3 out of 5


    Hi i would like to know if this course includes CPR certificate also and i would like an honest opinion is FitPro better than HFPA or they basically the same regarding wirkshops,exams,practicals etc..?

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Riaan van Zyl

    Can somebody contact me for information on different courses that I want to do and the information about it please ASAP / URGENT
    CELL: 0833909972

    • Lee Archer

      Hi Riaan,

      Lee here-just wanted to drop a message to see if you had managed to get a chance yesterday to go thru all the information that I emailed thru. The PFT course kicks off at the end of this month so we need to get going this week with your online modules-I will give you a call again today to discuss all info sent-chat soon, Lee

  7. Rated 4 out of 5


    am interested in this course , please send me more info also can I study part times

    • Lee Archer

      Hi Nomshado,

      Welcome to Fitpro-Sam will forward you all the information on the courses that we offer at Fitpro tomorrow.

      Look forward to having you on the courses at Fitpro,

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