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The National Diploma in Personal Training (National Diploma in Fitness) is a qualification that furnishes you with the knowledge you will need to train and work with a wide range of clientele including clients that have specific physical needs.
The Diploma delves deeper into the nutritional and biomechanical needs of individuals that fall into the category of Special Populations.
Course graduates are able to work in the fitness and health industry both nationally and internationally.
If you want to take your Personal Training career to the next level then have a look at the Platinum Course Package which includes the Personal Training Diploma as well as a whole array of free value- added courses ensuring that you have a competitive edge in the industry and in your future career.
Anatomy and physiology for exercise
Biomechanics in exercise
Fundamental and advanced nutritional principles
Physical Assessments for fitness
Motivation techniques for athletes
Wellness and motivational concepts
Entrepreneurship in the Personal Training Industry
Exercise and fitness programme design
Coaching and guiding disabilities in sport and exercise
Fitness training for special populations (pregnant, clients, elderly clients and children)
Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA), Accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012.
The Trifocus Fitness Academy online platform includes all assessments and course literature in one place that you can study from either your mobile phone or computer any time you like.
Trifocus online platform is bespoke to Trifocus. It includes:
Please take note: If you choose this option, all study material is online. No hard copy assessment material will be sent to you.
With correspondence you will get delivered all course material and assessments will be written on guides which you will mail back to the college for marking.
With variety of locations throughout South Africa, we hold personal training lectures that are led by an industry expert.
1 Semester 2021
Full- Time Lectures (Day classes)
Date: 8 March 2021
Venue: Randburg Campus Only
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Time: 09:00 – 14:00
Part- Time Lectures (Evening Classes)
Date: 3 May 2021
Venue: Randburg Campus
Days: Monday to Thursday
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Trifocus Fitness Academy reserves the right to reschedule class dates if minimum intake requirement is not met.
Becoming a fitness professional requires a lot more from you than just reading the course content! All South African Accredited Fitness Qualifications require the student to complete a stipulated amount of experiential hours of shadowing.
This is required of you to complete and pass your fitness course as it will assist you in obtaining work experience before entering the fitness industry.
Trifocus Fitness Academy and teamed up with ShadowMe.Fitness to enable you to complete your certified fitness shadowing hours virtually. ShadowMe.Fitness has the world’s best fitness instructors demonstrating and upskilling you in your chosen fitness niche.
Benefits of this include:
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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.
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 online learning platform was built with the end user in mind, offering the student slides, videos, interactive games and seamless downloads.
To be able to partake in this qualification, you need to have a Grade 12/Matric or NQF level 4 qualification. If you do not have a Matric or NQF Level 4 the Gym Instructor Course can be completed first as a bridging course for this qualification.
This course is aimed at those who want to do Personal Training as a career. The course will enable you to spread your wings in the fitness arena.
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 learner guides, assessment guides and promotional material in your study pack.
For online learning, you will Only receive promotional material.