New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4)

Available Now Text

Freestyle Group Exercise

Who is this qualification for? 

This qualification is for those who want to lead freestyle group exercise classes.  

A freestyle group exercise instructor is quick-thinking, creative, and enthusiastic. They use their knowledge of a wide range of exercise styles and techniques to create unique, safe and beneficial classes. Their fun energy and supportive nature motivates clients, and keeps them coming back for more.  

This qualification will be delivered on-the-job in an exercise industry workplace, and assessments will be completed online.

This qualification will give freestyle group exercise instructors the skills and confidence to create and deliver exciting freestyle exercise classes to groups. 

What's involved?

Accordion toggle button

This 60-credit qualification covers the following areas:

Choreographing, delivering and adapting safe and effective group exercise classes for one or more different class types and varying exercise abilities 

Encouraging participants to develop skills and knowledge to improve their own health and wellbeing 

Business skills 

Anatomy and physiology 

Integrating culturally appropriate values and processes.   

 This qualification will take 8-12 months to complete.

What are the costs?

Accordion toggle button

On-job training costs workplaces both time and resources. It can mean covering registration fees, learning and assessment resources, allocating time for training, and having an appropriate assessment pathway available.  

Total costs for trainees will vary depending on how the qualification is delivered, how it is assessed and how much support the workplace can provide.   

To check out our fees list, click here. 

For more detailed information about the cost of doing an on-job qualification, get in touch. 

Where to from here?

Accordion toggle button

Keen to pursue a career as a freestyle group exercise instructor? Think this might be the right qualification for your staff?  

To find out more, contact your regional Skills Active learning support advisor.   

Remember, to do this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the exercise industry.  

If you want to become a qualified freestyle group exercise instructor, but you're not currently employed in the industry, contact your local gym or exercise facility, or a Skills Active learning support advisor to talk about how you can get involved.  

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. 

Enrol now!


Contact your regional advisor or

P   0508 4 SKILLS (0508 475 4557)