Personal Training Certificate

Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Certificate (National Certificate in Fitness) gives you everything you need to pursue a successful career in Personal Training.

 

FREE Sports Psychology course with every Personal Training course purchased in July

 

 

By studying the Personal Training Course, Trifocus graduates have access to hundreds of career opportunities; both locally and internationally. This personal training qualification allows you to have positions in commercial gyms, private gyms, cruise liners, rehabilitation facilities and even private home-based training.

 

You are also free to choose a study method that suits you. Our Personal Training Certification is offered online, via correspondence and through classroom learning at various locations throughout South Africa. Through Trifocus Fitness Academy’s state-of-the-art online learning platform, you can gain the knowledge you need in the fitness industry. This Fitness Course is considered the crème de la crème in the SA Fitness Industry.

 

Irrespective of which option you choose, all course material featured in this certificate are of the most current and relevant information in the Personal Training Industry, enabling you to put your best foot forward with your new career!

 

Turn your passion into your career with Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Personal Training Certification – and become a world renowned Personal Trainer today!

Learn how to become a Personal Trainer with our Personal Training Certification. Some of the modules included in this comprehensive fitness course are: 

 

Anatomy and Physiology

  • Identify the anatomy of the human body
  • Explain how joints, bones and muscles move
  • Describe how common exercises work

 

Biomechanics

  • Analyse movement biomechanically
  • Analyse the anatomy of movement
  • Adapt exercises – using biomechanical principles – for a particular person

 

Sport and Exercise Physiology

  • Know how the body’s physiology responds to resistance training
  • Know how the body’s physiology responds to flexibility training
  • Know how the body’s physiology responds to speed and power training

 

Nutritional Fundamentals

  • Advise your clients on how to enhance their performance with nutrition
  • Identify and correct people’s misconceptions about nutrition
  • Read and interpret food labels

 

Lead and Instruct Exercise Programmes

  • Assist clients to develop their training regime
  • Coach clients through the programme you’ve developed for them
  • Demonstrate verbal and non-verbal communication skills as well as teaching methods

 

 

 

 

 

Trifocus Fitness Academy offers a diverse range of personal training qualifications for people who want to start a career in Personal Training. Our Personal Training Certification is one of the most comprehensive fitness trainer qualifications you will get!

 

 

The National Certificate in Fitness is the minimum Personal Training certification required by both Virgin Active and Planet Fitness gyms locally and will allow you to work as a personal trainer in their facilities. The Personal Training Certificate is accredited by CATHSSETA (Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sport Sector, Education and Training Authority) accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012 and the Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa.

 

  • SAQA ID 23374 level 5.

Once you’ve been deemed competent in your theoretical and practical components of assessment, you’ll be issued REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals in South Africa) and Trifocus Fitness Academy certificates.

Course admission requirements: NQF 4, Grade 12/Matric, or Age Exemption

Course credits: 137

Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

Trifocus Fitness Academy is accredited by ICE according to the Assessment-based Certificate Accreditation Program (ACAP). ACAP is measured against the ICE 1100 Standard, which is an American National Standard.

How you can learn at Trifocus Fitness Academy 

 

We offer exciting, dynamic and interactive methods of study in which you can learn how to become the best fitness professional you can be! 

 

Online

With videos, questionnaires and forums on your dedicated learning portal you will have the full benefit of our world-class Personal Training qualification – when it’s convenient for you. Our 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 learning platform
  • Videos, including exercise and anatomical footage

 

If you aren’t able to get to one of our lectured classes, and have access to the Internet, you can complete this Personal Training certification 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.

Please take note: If you choose this option, all study material is online. No hard copy study material will be sent to you.

 

Correspondence

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.

 

Facilitated

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!

 

1st Semester 2018

CAMPUS CLASS TYPE DATES TIMES DAYS
 Randburg  Day Classes 6 August 2018 to 23 November 2018  9:30AM – 2PM  Monday, Wednesday, Friday
 Randburg  Night Classes 6 August 2018 to 23 November 2018  6:30PM – 9PM  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
 Centurion  Day Classes 6 August 2018 to 23 November 2018  9:30AM – 2PM  Monday, Wednesday, Friday
 Centurion  Night Classes 6 August 2018 to 23 November 2018   6:30PM – 9PM  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
 Plattekloof  Night Classes 6 August 2018 to 23 November 2018   6PM – 9PM  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

*Typical duration of the course is between 8-12 months

 

 

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