Exercise Qualification Review

Proposed suite of qualifications
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Development status: Levels 3,4,5

 

 

 

Development status: Level 6
 
 
 
 
Qualifications approved for listing on the NZQF: Levels 3,4,5

 

In February 2017 NZQA approved the Exercise Levels 3, 4 and 5 qualifications for listing on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).  

 

The listed qualifications will be available on the NZQA website in due course.  In the meantime, click on the PDF icons below to access the draft qualifications as submitted to NZQA.

 

 

Draft Exercise suite (Levels 3,4,5)

 

Draft NZ Certificate in Pre-choreographed Group Exercise (Level 3)

 

Draft NZ Certificate in Pre-designed Exercise Instruction (Level 3)

 

Draft NZ Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4)

 

Draft NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)

 

Draft NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)


 

Unit Standard Consultation (Group Exercise) Levels 3 and 4 - NOW OPEN

 

Unit standards have been developed to meet the requirements of:

  • the New Zealand Certificate in Pre-choreographed Group Exercise (Level 3) [Ref: 3582]
  • the New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4) [Ref: 3565].

These unit standards cover the core skills and knowledge required for promoting safe enjoyable participant experiences, operating professionally and the specific technical skills required to operate as a group exercise instructor.

 

The draft unit standards have been developed in collaboration with industry and are now out for wider consultation. Please click on the links below to the matrix documents that provide the details of the evidence requirements of the unit standards, these documents should be considered when completing the feedback survey.

 

 Unit summary Group Fitness L3 070317

 

 Unit summary Group Fitness Freestyle L4 010317

 

Click here to complete the feedback survey

 

Consultation is open from 7 April 2017 until 21 April 2017.

 

We also ask that you share these draft standards with your networks so we can get feedback from across the sector.


 

Stage 2 consultation: Level 6

 

Consultation on the proposed New Zealand Diploma in Exercise (Level 6) was held from 23 August to 5 September 2016.

 

This qualification is the end of our exercise pathway and is designed for those working in leadership roles within the exercise industry.

 

To assist in the consultation process, a copy of the Level 3,4,5 matrix has been provided.  The Level 3,4,5 matrix was not open for comment.

 

Click on the icons below to access the Consultation Summary Report and qualification matrices.

 

 

Consultation Summary Report

 

Level 6 qualification matrix - graduate profile and related programme conditions

 

Level 3,4,5 qualification matrix - graduate profiles and related programme conditions (not open for comment)

 

 

 

Stage 2 consultation: Levels 3,4,5

 

The second round of consultation on the amended Exercise (Levels 3,4,5) qualifications was held during August and September 2015.

 

Based on feedback received during the April 2015 consultation significant changes have been made to the structure of the qualifications.  

 

The Exercise qualifications are designed for those working in a range of exercise roles within the exercise industry.

 

Click on the PDF icon below to access the qualification matrix.

 

 

Qualification matrix (Levels 3,4,5) - graduate profiles and related programme conditions:

  • NZ Certificate in Pre-designed Exercise Instruction (Level 3) (50 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) (60 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Pre-Choreographed Group Fitness (Level 3) (40 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Freestyle Group Fitness (Level 4) (60 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) (60 credits)                             

April 2015 consultation

 

Consultation was held in April 2015 on the following proposed qualifications:

  • NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 3) with strands in Exercise Instruction and Group Exercise
    (45 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) with strands in Exercise Instruction and Freestyle Group Exercise Instruction (60 credits)
  • NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) (60 credits)

A consultation summary report has been created summarising key themes raised though the consultation process, and actions made as a result.

 

Click on the icon below to access the consultation summary report.

 

 

Consultation summary report                                                                           

 

 

 

Stage 1 development

 

As submitted to NZQA in July 2013 for Approval to Develop.

 

 

Stage 1: NZ Certificate in Pre-designed Exercise Instruction (Level 3) (45 credits)

 

Stage 1: NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) (60 credits)

 

Stage 1: NZ Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) (60 credits)

 

 

 

 

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