Gym Instructor Course

Gym Instructor Course

Course Description

Do you want to become a Gym Instructor?

Becoming part of the Fitness Industry is now easy with Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Gym Instructor Certification. If you have a passion for fitness and – don’t know where to begin – then our Gym Instructor Course is just for you!

When learning to become a fitness instructor, you will gain fundamental knowledge to break into the Fitness Industry quickly and effortlessly. Our easy-to-follow Gym Instructor Course is packed with loads of informative material about anatomy as well as how to recommend exercises, look after a fitness facility and lead a fitness session!

This fitness course will leave you excellently trained and ready to start your new career as a gym instructor.

Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Fitness Instructor Course is available through online learning and can be started immediately.

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This course is a comprehensive course for anyone wanting to complete fitness instructor training:

  • Apply Anatomical and Biomechanical Principles to Exercise – Discover how the anatomy and biomechanics of the human body apply to, and effect, 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.


R7300total payment
  • Deposit R2800
  • R2250 (2 months)

How to Study

How to 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!


We offer an online learning platform that is cutting edge. 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 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.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    When can I start the fitness instructor course?

    You can start the course anytime of the year that you want. The course is a self-paced course and has full-time student support available.

    Are there payment plans available?

    Yes, there are payment plans available for the course. There is debit order, payment plans, and discounts offered on full payments.

    What are the entry requirements of the gym instructor course?

    You only need a grade 11 to be eligible to partake in the course – this course also acts as a bridging course to anyone of our personal training certifications.

    How long does the course take?

    It will roughly take 3-5 months to complete this certificate

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