EXERCISE AND CHILDREN COURSE
Children exercise habits have come under the spotlight as the importance of keeping fit and having a healthy weight is paramount for wellness and optimal growth. Exercise professionals specialising in children’s exercise has become a growing trend and now you have the chance of gaining an accredited certification as a children’s exercise practitioner!As a graduate of the Exercise for Children Certification, you’ll be able to design and instruct exercise programmes for children taking into consideration the particular risks and benefits associated with this kind of training.
The comprehensive Children and Exercise Certification includes an Exercise Science course, which creates a bundled package. This ensures that you’re appropriately equipped with the underpinning knowledge of a fitness professional as well as the specific knowledge needed to teach children how to exercise.
The exciting merchandise included in your course is:
- Course learner book
- Course assessment manuals (correspondence only)
- Branded bag
- Branded cap
- Branded Trifocus T-shirt
- Benefits and risks associated with physical activity for children and youth
- Demonstrate and lead exercise programmes, utilising correct execution techniques
- Designing appropriate exercise programmes
- Ensure safe utilisation of fitness accessories
- Plan and modify exercise programmes, according to the health and fitness status of the youth involved
- Supervision and monitoring techniques recommended for this special group
This course also includes the Exercise Science modules of:
- Concepts of Fitness
- Accredited with CATHSSETA
- Tap into a very lucrative market for fitness professionals
- See your job have untold benefits on the lives of children – that they’ll see for the rest of their lives
This course is CATHSSETA accredited: unit standard: 14501, 10213, 243297, 10210, 10214, 10216.
METHOD OF STUDY
How you can learn 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!
If you 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 colourful images
- Unlimited access to the online platform
- Videos, including exercise and anatomical footage
Please note: If you choose this option, all study material is online. No hard copy study material will be sent to you.
We also offer the option of correspondence learning for all our courses. With this option, 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.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long will it take to complete the Exercise and Children Course?
It will take approximately 3 months to complete the Exercise & Children Course.
Are there payment plans and discounts available?
Payments can be made via Payfast, EFT or by debit order (which is deducted on the last working day of every month). We offer an 18% discount if you pay the course fees upfront.
Are there facilitated classes?
No, the course is only available through online learning.
Is there student support?
Yes, there are student support managers available to assist you from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
When can you start the Exercise and Children Course?
The course can be started at any time during the year.
Is the Exercise and Children Course internationally accredited?
The course is accredited by REPSSA and CATHSSETA.
What does Trifocus Fitness Academy’s online learning platform look like?
Trifocus Fitness Academy’s online learning platform was built with the end user in mind, offering students slides, videos, interactive games and seamless downloads.
What are the registration requirements for the Exercise and Children Course?
We require a valid South African ID, or a valid passport if you reside outside of South Africa. You must have a Matric/Grade 12 certificate or be over the age of 23.
Why study the Exercise and Children Course with Trifocus Fitness Academy?
Having specialist training regarding special populations equips you to plan successful and carefully tailored classes that serve the unique needs of your clients. Our course allows you to effectively manage these developmental exercise programmes.
Do I receive an Exercise and Children Course study pack?
Yes, if you reside in South Africa you will receive a study pack with promotional material (at no extra charge) delivered to your door.
If you choose the correspondence method you will also receive assessment guides in your study pack.
For online learning you will receive the learner guide and promotional material.