FITNESS COURSE

Course Duration

1 Year

NQF

NQF Level 5 (147 Credits)

SAQA

SAQA ID: 67693

Instruction Language

English

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) or equivalent
  • Fluent in English
  • Has to attend a personal Interview session

EXCEPTIONS

  • A Higher Certificate of Advanced Certificate in a cognate field will also be considered for admission.
  • Applicants from foreign countries are required to have their qualifications verified by the South-African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

QUALIFICATION OBJECTIVES

  • The Fitness Environment
    • Professionalism
    • Maintenance
    • Safety and Risk Management
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Disabilities
    • Values and Ethics
  • Preparation for Physical Activity
    • Screening
    • Nutrition
    • Testing and Evaluation
    • Wellness and Lifestyle
    • Special Needs
  • Design Exercise Programmes
    • Design exercise programmes
    • Sport and Exercise Physiology
    • Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles
  • Implement and Monitor Exercise Programmes
    • Health and Safety
    • Motivate and encourage Participants
    • Lead and Instruct Exercise Individuals and Groups
    • Lead and Instruct Exercise for Individuals and Groups to music
    • Function in a Team
  • Business Development
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Computer Studies
    • Organisation
    • Research
    • Applied Workplace Communication
    • Social Features Pertaining to the Workplace

MODE OF INSTRUCTION
Class contact sessions combined with work-integrated learning opportunities to combine theory and real-world practice.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PURPOSE
This fitness certificate aims to do the following:

  • Ensure that the fitness practices applied adhere to sound principles drawn from exercise science and safety principles.
  • Develop appropriate fitness skills and knowledge base required by broader fitness, sport, and recreation industry.
  • Enhance the standards of fitness practitioners, thus giving credibility and respect to the whole industry.
  • Align fitness education and training to the international fitness community.

SYLLABUS

CERTIFICATE FITNESS

SUBJECTS

  • Fitness Environment
  • Preparation for physical Activity
  • Design Exercise Programmes
  • Implement and Monitor Exercise Programmes
  • Business Development

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Design Exercise Programmes
  • Implement and Monitor Exercise Programmes

DIPLOMA FITNESS INSTRUCTION QAN

Please note that the below syllabus is taught throughout the Year. If a student wants to achieve this International Membership Body Qualification, they need to register for the External Assessment at the end of the year.

This Diploma does not have additional tuition costs as it is included in the tuition fees, however the Assessment Fee is charged Separately. Please ask your consultant for further information and Costs. If a student does not take the Assessment no Qualification can be awarded for this syllabus.

The above applies to all the additional Qualifications that follow.

SUBJECTS

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Health and Safety
  • Fitness Principles
  • Client Support
  • Planning Exercise for Children
  • Planning Gym Based Exercise
  • Planning Group Exercise to music
  • Planning Water-based Exercise

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Instruct Exercise for Children
  • Instruct Gym Based Exercise
  • Instruct Group Exercise to Music
  • Instruct Water-based Exercise

DIPLOMA PERSONAL TRAINING

SUBJECTS

  • Nutrition
  • Programming Personal Training with clients
  • Deliver Personal Training Sessions

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Deliver Personal Training Sessions

DIPLOMA HOLISTIC MASSAGE

SUBJECTS

  • Holistic Massage
  • Professional Conduct and Business Awareness

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Holistic Massage

DIPLOMA SPORTS MASSAGE

SUBJECTS

  • Professional Practice
  • Principles of Soft tissue Dysfunction
  • Sports Massage

PRACTICAL MODULES

  • Sports Massage

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