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The Trifocus Fitness Academy basic personal trainer course is an entry-level personal trainer course that would furnish you with the knowledge that you need to enter the fitness industry and work as a basic personal trainer…
This personal training course will give you the skills and knowledge to launch your career as a personal trainer. The Personal Training occupational skills certificate is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals in South Africa (REPSSA).
Once you have successfully passed, you can work in a variety of facilities including; commercial gyms or cruise liners, offering personal one-on-one training to individuals.
To upgrade this course to a more value added course check out the Silver course Personal Trainer course package.
Application of Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles
Physiology and exercise principles
Apply Sport and Exercise Physiology practices in Health and exercise
Physical assessments and health screening
Athletic Motivational techniques
Fundamental Business Principles
Designing fitness programmes
Maintain fitness equipment in gyms
Health and safety within a fitness environment
Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA), Accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012.
There are several ways you can study this course:
Online or by correspondence where books are delivered to you.
The average Trifocus Fitness Academy student completes the Personal Training Course within 4 to 18 months.
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.
Yes, there are student support managers available to assist you from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
The Personal Training Course can be started at any time during the year.
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.
Our online learning platform was built with the end user in mind, offering the student slides, videos, interactive games and seamless downloads.
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.
Our Personal Training Course is suitable for a person who is over the age of 35 wanting to become a personal trainer.
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.
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.