Personal Training Diploma

The National Diploma in Fitness offers a deeper exploration into fitness as a field of study. It is the most advanced course for becoming a personal trainer that we offer. It takes an in-depth look at special population groups, ergonomic needs and biomechanical client analysis.

This diploma ensures that the student will acquire advanced knowledge and expertise in managing  the fitness and health requirements of a diverse array of clientele. The National Diploma in Fitness is the preferred, highest-standard course when employers look at personal trainers, both nationally and internationally.

 

Course modules include:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Concepts of fitness
  • Assessments
  • Planning and conducting a research project
  • Operating a computer
  • Functioning as a team
  • Cardiovascular instruction
  • Resistance training instruction
  • Flexibility training instruction
  • Wellness concepts
  • Safety and risk management
  • Exercise programme design
  • Maintenance of a fitness environment and equipment
  • Special populations
  • Screening procedures
  • Operating professionally in a sports and fitness environment
  • Social elements of the fitness environment
  • Entrepreneurship in the fitness environment
  • Motivation techniques
  • Nutrition
  • HIV in the workplace
  • Health and safety in sports
  • Workplace organisational skills
  • Understanding the values and ethics of the fitness and sporting industry
  • Common injuries, illnesses and other special considerations
  • Anatomical and bio-mechanical differences unique to each special population
  • The physiological characteristics unique to special populations
  • Presentation skills
  • Approaching and accessing special needs
  • Exercise programmes for pregnancy
  • Periodisation training
  • …and more!

Benefits:

  • Advanced knowledge over your peers
  • Be a preferential job candidate at commercial health facilities
  • REPSSA accredited
  • CATHSSETA accredited

Course admission requirements:

To be admitted to this course, you need a Grade 12/Matric. If you do not hold a Matric but rather a Grade 11 or lower, the National Certification in Fitness can be completed first as a prerequisite for the course. On qualification, you can continue with the National Diploma in Fitness (Personal Training Diploma).

 

How to study at Trifocus Fitness Academy

We offer a number of exciting, dynamic and interactive ways in which you can learn how to become the best fitness professional you can be!

Online:

If you aren’t able to get to one of our lectured classes, and have access to the Internet, we offer an online learning platform. Through the videos, questionnaires and forums on your dedicated learning portal you will be able to have the full benefit of our world-class education – when it’s convenient for you.

Online platform includes:

  • All assessments
  • Animated and interactive games to test your knowledge
  • Progress trackers
  • Thousands of slides with informative and colorful images
  • Unlimited access to the online platform
  • Videos including exercise and anatomical footage

Correspondence:

We also offer the option of correspondence learning for all our courses. With this, we will send you all the course material – that you will need – via courier. If you have any questions, our student support team is available – on the other side of the phone – to help.

 

Price


Payment Plan

R22 000

R3000 Deposit

R3 800 (5 months) Payment Plan

R22 000 Total

Upfront

R18 040

18% Discount

Save R3960

Debit Order

R22 000

R2 500 Deposit

R1 625.00 (12 months) Monthly Debit Order

R22 000 Total

 


Payment Plan

R23 000

R3 000 Deposit

R4 000 (5 months) Payment Plan

R23 000 Total

Upfront

R18 860

18% Discount

Save R4140

Debit Order

R23 000

R2 500 Deposit

R1 576.92 (13 months) Monthly Debit Order

R23 000 Total

 


Payment Plan

R28 000

R3 000 Deposit

R4 166.67 (6 months) Payment Plan

R28 000 Total

Upfront

R22 960

18% Discount

Save R5040

Debit Order

R28 000

R2 500 Deposit

R1 593.75 (16 months) Monthly Debit Order

R28 000 Total

 

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Personal Training Diploma

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    • Encourage the environment that is conductive to learning
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