New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) 

Delivered Off Job

Exercise L5

Who is this qualification for?    

This qualification is for people who want to take their personal training game to the next level. It is all about designing and delivering advanced technical and personalised exercise programmes.

People working in senior exercise instruction and personal training roles are our industry experts. They are passionate, patient and motivational, with solid communication skills. When working with clients, they consider every aspect of their wellbeing, and apply their in-depth knowledge to create personalised exercise programmes that get results.  

These qualifications are developed by Skills Active, but are designed to be completed off-job through a tertiary education provider. 

What's involved?

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This 60-credit qualification covers the following areas:

Designing advanced exercise programmes to the industry standard 

Providing appropriate nutrition referrals and follow-up actions 

Integrating health and wellness factors into an extended exercise programme 

Analysing and selecting from a range of advanced exercise options  

Exercise science 

Design programmes for people in varying conditions of health 

Developing networks with other allied professionals.   

 This qualification will take 8-12 months to complete.

What are the costs?

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Fees vary depending on which provider you choose to do this qualification through.

To find out which providers offer this qualification, click here.

Where to from here?

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To find out more about how to sign up to this qualification, please contact the chosen provider directly.

Want to see where this qualification can take you next?

Check out our range of other exercise qualifications

Discover your own career path on Tōu Aratika  - our careers website. 

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