Become a Certified Personal Trainer with NZIS

NZIS Certificate in Personal Training - Part time and full time study

NZIS Personal Training Courses

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The NZIS Certificate in Personal Training is both REPs accredited and NZQA accredited and is designed to set students up for careers in the fitness industry. It is comprised of carefully selected unit standards that provide candidates with the essential tools to become a personal trainer, ensuring that trainers are industry ready. The programme concentrates on “hard skills” of sport exercise and “soft skills” such as sales, basic financial management and IT skills.

Study options include our Full-time 6-month Certificate and new Part-time Flexi option where you gain your Certificate in 12 months.

PART-TIME Flexi Personal Training Certificate Course

For those unable to commit to full time studies, NZIS will now offer a Full Certificate in Personal Training through 4 Curriculum Modules taught on a part-time schedule in as little as 12 months.

Each Module will be a combination of evening and weekend practical’s, combined with theory and online learning in students own time. Completion of all four modules qualifies students for the NZIS Certificate in Personal Training. Alternatively, students may choose to do singular Modules for professional development.

Module 1 (7-Week): Exercise Prescription 1 + Fitness Testing
Oct – Dec 2016

Module 2 (7-Week): Exercise Prescription 2 + Special Populations
Feb – April 2017

Module 3 (7-Week): Health Science + Injury Prevention
May – July 2017

Module 4 (7-Week): Client Interaction + Personal Training Presentation
July – Sept 2016

FULL-TIME Personal Training Certificate Course

Study full time to complete the NZIS Certificate in Personal Training in just 6 months. Each Module will be covered across daily theory and practical classes, combined online learning in students own time.

Personal Training 1 Start Dates
Auckland: February 2017
Wellington: February 2017
Christchurch: February 2017

Personal Training 2 Start Dates
Auckland: July 2017
Wellington: July 2017
Christchurch: July 2017

*Cost of textbooks not included.

New Zealand Institute of Sport