PERSONAL TRAINING COURSE
(Occupational Skills Certificate NQF5)
Is it your life’s ambition to become a personal fitness trainer? Is your happy place the gym rather than behind a computer at a desk? If so, why aren’t you making this happen?
If this describes you, then this Personal Training Fitness Course Occupational Skills Certificate (NQF5) will solve all your problems.
There are 3 different qualifications to become a Personal Trainer:
Personal Trainer Course (Occupational Skills Certificate – 86 credits) From R6750
Personal Trainer Certificate (National Certificate of Fitness – 137 credits) From R9850
Personal Trainer Diploma (National Diploma of Fitness – 247 credits) From R18040
This means that armed with a completed certificate from our Personal Training Fitness Course, you’ll be in line for local and international opportunities as a personal trainer or fitness instructor.
Travel the world on a cruise ship, open your own training business, join a commercial gym… The world’s your oyster with a Trifocus Fitness Academy Personal Training Course under your belt!
Our Personal Training Course teaches everything you need to know about becoming a world-class personal trainer and fitness instructor.
Your course pack is inclusive of:
- A learner book
- Assessment books (correspondence only)
- A branded bag
- A sports cap
- A branded T-shirt
Pursuing your dreams of becoming a personal trainer or fitness instructor is within your reach! You don’t have to dedicate months and months of your life to the pursuit of your fitness dreams.
You can complete our Personal Training Course in as little as 3 MONTHS!
- Apply Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles to Exercise
Discover how the anatomy and biomechanics of the human body apply to, and affect, exercise.
- Relate Anatomical and Physiological Principles to Fitness
Find out how to adapt exercise to your clients depending on their physiological make-up.
- Employ Sport and Exercise Physiology in Health
Learn how sports and exercise influence overall health and wellness.
- Decipher Nutrition Fundamentals
Learn how nutrition and exercise work hand in hand, and how you can adapt these to suit your clients’ specific needs.
- Use Best Practices in Terms of Assessments and Health Screening
Get a great grounding in how to use assessments and health screening techniques to best develop an exercise programme for your clientele.
- Employ the Most-Effective Motivation Techniques with Your Clients
Learn from the best fitness experts out there about how to motivate your clients to keep to their routines.
- Apply Wellness Concepts in your Business
Learn to assess your clients holistically by assessing their wellness and advising accordingly.
- Work with Clients with Special Needs
Discover how to train special populations – such as children, pregnant women and older people – so that they can become fit and healthy and maintain their overall wellness.
- Use Fundamental Business Principles to Run Your Own Fitness Business
Become an expert entrepreneur and master being your own boss so that you can make your business soar!
- Design Exercise Programmes
Put together exercise programmes – cardiovascular, endurance and strength – to make sure that your clients achieve their goals.
- Integrate People with Disabilities into Sport
Include people suffering from disabilities into sport and exercise and learn how to adapt these accordingly.
- Maintain Fitness Equipment
Know how to keep fitness equipment in your gym in tip top condition.
- Manage risks, as well as health and safety, in a fitness environment
Learn how to reduce risks in your fitness business and maintain good health and safety standards.
Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Course is an 86-credit personal training course that is fully accredited with the:
- Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA), Accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012.
- South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), and
- Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa (REPSSA).
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 aren’t able to get to one of our lectured classes, and have access to the Internet, you can complete this course using our 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
- All assessments
- Animated and interactive games to test your knowledge
- Progress trackers
- Thousands of slides with informative information and colourful images
- Unlimited access to the online platform
- Videos including exercise and anatomical footage
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.
At various locations throughout South Africa, we hold classes that are led by an instructor who is an expert in the discipline being taught. The benefit of this type of learning is that you have access to the knowledge of an expert in the field who will be able to answer any questions you may have and make the subject come alive for you!
- Deposit R 3 000.00
- R 1 500.00 (3 months)
- 10% Discount
- SAVE R 750,00
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- R 1 000.00 (5 months)
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- R 2 000.00 (3 months)
- 10% Discount
- SAVE R 900,00
- Deposit R 2 500.00
- R 1 300.0 (5 months)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How long will it take to complete Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Course?
The average Trifocus Fitness Academy student completes the Personal Training Course within 4 to 18 months.
Does Trifocus Fitness Academy offer a payment plan and discount for the Personal Training Course?
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.
What do you get in your Personal Training Course assessment pack?
Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Course pack includes the following:
- Personal Trainer Portfolio of Evidence
- Summative assessments
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 Personal Training Course?
The Personal Training Course can be started at any time during the year.
What are the practical requirements for the Personal Training Course?
There are practical requirements that you must fulfil in order to obtain the Personal Training qualification. For example, you may have to shadow a fitness trainer, write a case study and do a practical examination.
Is the Personal Training Course internationally accredited?
Yes, the Personal Training Course is REPSSA accredited and accepted throughout Europe, Australia, the UK and New Zealand. We also hold the ACAP accreditation through ICE, which is accepted throughout the US and Canada.
What does Trifocus Fitness Academy’s online learning platform look like?
Our online learning platform was built with the end user in mind, offering the student slides, videos, interactive games and seamless downloads.
What are the registration requirements for the Personal Training 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 Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Course?
Our Personal Training Course is suitable for a person who is over the age of 35 wanting to become a personal trainer.
Where can you work with a Personal Training qualification from Trifocus Fitness Academy?
You can work at private or commercial health clubs or gyms. You can even work on a cruise ship! Trifocus Fitness Academy gives you the opportunity to obtain an accredited qualification that is recognised both locally and internationally.
Do I receive a Trifocus Fitness Academy Personal Training 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.