Become a Personal Trainer
Become a personal trainer and help get others moving more effectively.
Our personal trainer program will give you the skills required to train clients in a gym or start your own business as a Personal Trainer.
Let us help you change someone’s life today!
This program gives you a chance to apply the unique skills that you will learn within a fitness facility, getting you industry ready to start your new career and a new chapter in your life. Give us a call today if you want to learn more.
Begin your application for enrolment today and start your journey to becoming a personal trainer with our monthly study intakes. The program is offered through online study over 12 months which allows you to study wherever you want, when you have time around your other family and work commitments. This study time is partnered with practical experience in a gym close to you.
Our trainers will engage with you and inspire you to enquire and learn. This program will give you the skills to start in this exciting industry by teaching you what you will need to help others achieve their health and fitness goals.
The course also provides the perfect foundation for moving on to one of Move Academy Coaching programs.
What will I learn
Learn how to help people reach their health, wellness and fitness goals with the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) delivered by Open Polytechnic through a sub-contracting arrangement with Move Academy.
This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to deliver exercise instruction to individuals, groups and communities and succeed in the health, wellness and fitness industry once you graduate. When you achieve this qualification, you will be eligible to register with the New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)
This program starts with the fundamental knowledge and then builds on this knowledge so that you can succeed in your new career as a Personal Trainer. The program includes modules specialising in: anatomy and physiology, the principles of exercise and fitness, programming, nutrition, instructing and adapting personal training sessions for clients, forging effective working relationships with clients, health, safety and welfare in the fitness environment, and business planning.
How you will Learn
Dive right into course with our help and guidance. We will work with you while you move through the content by being available to answer all of your questions, as well as offer regular webinar and coaching sessions to assist with your learning. Move Academy will also help you team up with a local fitness centre to practice your new skills and build confidence to train clients.
You'll have access to all your course materials through our online learning environment that you can access at any time, from anywhere that has an internet connection. What a great way to study during your lunch break or any time you have free time! Your course materials have been specially designed for online learning by world class health and fitness experts.
You'll be assessed through multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions, and practical assessments. All the written assessments are online, giving you the freedom to sit complete them at a time that suits you. For practical assessments, we help you complete your practical assessment with your selected mentor at your local gym.
Your Move Academy trainer and assessor will work with you throughout your program to answer any questions you have about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams. Our dedicated student support team will be on hand to assist you with any queries that you may have to help you succeed with your program and enter the health and fitness industry.
Once complete you are able to work as a personal trainer with a fitness club, run your own business or studio or create an online personal training business; the options are enormous in todays fitness world.
Get in touch with us to learn more, Call us today