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Becoming a personal trainer and running a successful business is a lot of hard work. Furthermore it is one of the most rewarding careers. Those who are active and committed enough are finding ways to fill gaps in the fitness market. You can take advantage of training courses that offer all the tools necessary to make a success in the fitness industry. To this end, there is a wide assortment of qualifications, credentials and certifications available out there. They give prospective personal trainers what they need, depending on their goals, target audience and situation. Let’s go more info Personal Trainer Accreditation. We discuss what you can get from different types of personal training certifications. Finally we take a look at what most worthwhile academies have on offer.

Levels of Personal Trainer Qualifications

Personal Trainer Accreditation Agencies

Each level of qualification offers accreditation from various local and international authorities. These authorities give them their value:

  • REPSSA: The Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa

REPSSA provides guidelines and regulations for fitness instruction programmes in South Africa. They ensure the  adherence to international health and safety standards.

Membership of Reps provides assurance and confidence to consumers, employers and fitness professionals that all registered exercise professionals are appropriately qualified and have the knowledge, competence and skills to perform specific roles. Members are acknowledged for their professionalism, their adherence to the industry’s standards and their ongoing education.

  • CATHSSETA: The Cilture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports, Sector Education Training Authority

CATHSSETA serves to implement, develop, administer and assess the quality of national learning programs and frameworks. They ensure that fitness learning programs offered by academies meet national and international standards of excellence. This is done by conducting quality assurance.

  • SAQA: The South African Qualifications Authority

The South African Qualifications Authority gives recognition to institutions of higher learning. They ensure that the teaching methods and content of training courses meet a nationally recognized standard. A qualification must be recognized by SAQA to be considered valid in a South African job market.

  • ICE: The Institute of Credentialing Excellence

ICE overseas the credentialing of international personnel training programmes. They provide networking and resources to those involved in the credentialing industry.

Personal Trainer Certification

A personal trainer certificate will offer you with a functional outline of the human anatomy and biomechanics. In addition, one will also dive into physiology, nutrition, health screening, techniques to motivate and how to design exercise programs and work-spaces.

The Certification supplies you a with a general understanding of these topics. It gives you what you need to pursue a career as a personal trainer, both locally and internationally.

Personal Trainer Diploma

A diploma in personal training will have you exploring the science of exercise fairly deeply. It will give you a sound understanding of a wide array of topics from anatomy and exercise science, to entrepreneurship and HIV prevention. Furthermore, personal trainer diplomas are internationally recognised by ICE; are endorsed globally by REPSSA; and locally accredited by SAQA and CATHSSETA.

Contact Trifocus Fitness Academy Today

Would like more information about enrolling in a nationally and internationally accredited personal training course? Please feel free to contact Trifocus Fitness Academy today. Or visit our website for details on our courses, pricing, news, and blogs. Start your career in personal training today by taking the first step with us. Enter the fitness industry with your Personal Trainer Accreditation.


Check out some of our past students’ testimonials

Ivan Orsmond Q&A Testimonial

Ivan Orsmond

Why did you choose Trifocus Fitness Academy for your college?

I chose Trifocus after checking out quite a few place. When I went into their offices at Blairgowrie side, they were very helpful. They showed me the whole process and I was sold right there and then. Their dashboards are easy to use and simple to understand with great content.

What Course did you just complete?

I just completed my personal training certification through Trifocus. It had great content in and was very intriguing. I loved the information throughout the whole course and how simple everything was.

What did you enjoy best about this course?

I enjoyed how simple the course was. The videos in between explaining some of the content, was a great thing. The way everything was explained just made it so much easier to understand.

How did you like the online learning material what parts of the online experience did you enjoy the most? (if the question is applicable)

The online learning material was great. It was easy to understand and learn through. I found it was also so simple sending in the required papers right on the online dashboard; it was just so efficient and easy.

Would you recommend Trifocus to your colleagues and why?

I would indeed. My girlfriend has already started her online personal training certification and loves everything about it. People will love the content on it and its so simple.

How has becoming qualified with Trifocus improved your Lifestyle and Wellness out look?

It has changed a lot of things in my life such as my training and my diet. I’m living healthier and more active now as my knowledge has also improved. Due to my course it’s so much easier to maintain body weight and a healthy lifestyle.

Justine Mackenzie Q&A Testimonial 

Justine Mackenzie

Why did you choose Trifocus Fitness Academy for your college?

I chose Trifocus Academy because I heard great things about it and also found the website very professionally done, where I got all my information and questions answered.

What Course did you just complete?

I did the Personal Training Certificate

What did you enjoy best about this course?

The best part about the course was learning how to lay out different workout plans set for clients wanting to achieve different goals. Also I loved the anatomy section.

How did you like the online learning material what parts of the online experience did you enjoy the most? (if the question is applicable)

I started my course when the online section wasn’t available yet so I didn’t experience it.

Would you recommend Trifocus to your colleagues and why?

Yes I would recommend Trifocus to people because it is a wonderful, supportive college and the material is up to standard.

How has becoming qualified with Trifocus improved your Life Style and Wellness out look?

I’ve learnt a lot about my own body, I’ve always been very active and healthy but from my course I have really learnt more about different exercises and eating right and also just having/ maintaining an overall healthy lifestyle.

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