Higher Certificate in Exercise Science
6 - 12 Months
MODE OF DELIVERY
Distance Learning Course
3 MONTH INSTALLMENT
6 MONTH INSTALLMENT
9 MONTH INSTALLMENT
The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 5) is a Higher education qualification which covers Personal Training and Sports Conditioning and an introduction to Special Populations. Graduates enter the workplace as multi-skilled Fitness Professionals with a broad base of expertise. Work internationally in Fitness, Sport or Recreation environments, or start your own business.
NQF Level: 5 / Course Credits: 123 / Registered by the Department of Education (DOE) and accredited by the Higher Education Quality Controls & Training Committee (HEQCTO) and the Council for Higher Education (CHE) / SAQA Registered / Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)
Aim of Course
This qualification leads to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (ACES) (NQF 6) ACES is a Higher education qualification which qualifies you as an Advanced Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Exercise Specialist. The Higher and Advanced Certificates in Exercise Science (ACES) are highly sought after, internationally portable, High¬er Education qualifications.
Become a Respected Fitness Professional of the highest caliber with our Higher Education qualifications. Graduates enter the workplace as multi-skilled Fitness Professionals with a broad base of expertise.
Module 1: Exercise Physiology / Module 2: Assessment & Programming / Module 3: Special Considerations / Module 4: Entrepreneurship / Module 5: Nutrition & Weight Management / Module 6: Practical
You will need a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate. If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor NQF 4 Certificate. Successfully completing this will provide you access to our NQF 5 programmes
Work as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice / Add sports Performance, Wellness Management and Sport Science support to your resume / Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs / Continue on to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science to grow your expertise and open doors to university level programs / Work as a health and fitness blogger, online personal trainer, fitness manager or wellness director / Open your own business, gym or studio