Exercise Qualification Review

 
Proposed suite of qualifications
 

 

PROGRAMME AND STANDARDS

Consultation is underway on the draft programmes and standards for the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5).

 

We are seeking feedback on the:

  • programme structures,
  • unit standard detail, and
  • programme guidance and conditions. 

Click on the icons below to access the consultation survey and programme ovewview documents.

 

Consultation survey
Exercise (Level 5) programme overview document

Consultation closed 5pm Monday 4 September 2017

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).  

 

Click on the icons below for PDF or MS Word versions of the the listed qualifications.

 

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Pre-choreographed Group Exercise (Level 3) [Ref: 3582]

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Pre-designed Exercise Instruction (Level 3) [Ref: 3566]

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) [Ref: 3563]

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4) [Ref: 3565]

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) [Ref: 3564]


 

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)

 

 

 

UNIT STANDARDS

 

Unit standard consultation (Group Exercise) Levels 3 and 4

 

Consultation was held in April 2017 on unit standards 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].

The draft unit standards have been developed in collaboration with industry and 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.

 

Click on the icons below to view the matrix documents that provide the details of the evidence requirements of the unit standards. It was recommended these documents be considered when providing feedback.

 

 Unit summary: Group Exercise Level 3

 

 Unit summary: Group Exercise Freestyle Level 4

 

 

 

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