Why choose 1 when you can do both?

eta Combined Programme

eta is offering a combined learning experience, because, as we know it’s hard to always choose which course to enrol in. eta has combined the Personal Trainer and Health & Wellness Coach together.

Personal Trainer

This personal trainer course will give you the knowledge and skills to launch your career as a personal trainer. Our personal trainer certificate is an accredited qualification which is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals in South Africa (REPSSA). Once qualified, you can work in a range of facilities, gyms or leisure centres, offering one-on-one training to your clients or exercise sessions to small groups.

If you complete additional short courses, you can offer your clients more options and enhance your employment prospects. Short courses include Pilates, Yoga, Aerobics, Step and Tone and Indoor Cycling.

Health and Wellness Coach

A holistic, life changing health and wellness course for you and your clients combining the latest research with conventional wisdom.

Are you interested in coaching health and wellness? We will provide you with the first steps in getting there. This course will challenge you to engage and apply basic health psychology and health promotion theories and best practices. Our nutrition section will broaden your thinking of functional foods and it will influence your current beliefs of nutrition as part of a holistic approach to well being. You will be equipped to manage, build, and promote your wellness business with relevant and current theories and ideas. During this learning journey, you will not only gain practical knowledge and skills but will be part of a transformative process of change within yourself, and leading change for others.

Duration

10 months
(Campus)

Location

Distance Learning
Campus (Part time)

Credits

146
credits

Start Date

Feb 2023- Online & Campus

Fees

Choose the plan that's right for you

Upfront R19 500.00 R1500 Non-refundable registration fee. Balance due prior to course commencement
Pay R1 500.00 Registration Fee
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Programme Timeline: Personal Trainer

Additional Information

This qualification is registered on the NQF at level 5 and is 86 credits. It is quality assured by CATHSSETA as mandated by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO). The programme is delivered through mixed-mode which combines contact in the form of seminars and workshops plus self-study. The duration of this learning programme is approximately nine months. Students can also study through eta Distance Learning.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Apply anatomical and biomechanical principles to physical activity
• Apply principles of sport and exercise physiology
• Design exercise programmes
• Conduct a screening procedure
• Test and evaluate health related fitness
• Promote an awareness of nutritional principles
• Instruct exercise to individuals and groups
• Motivate and encourage participation in physical activity
• Operate professionally in a sport, recreation or fitness environment
• Supervise the use of a fitness facility and equipment
• Maintain a fitness environment and equipment
• Provide for safety & risk management in sport, fitness or recreation
• Apply entrepreneurship to the administration of a fitness business

This course gives you the conceptual knowledge and applied skills to work as a personal trainer. Once qualified, you can work in a range of facilities, gyms or leisure centres, offering one-on-one training to your clients or exercise sessions to small groups. The course provides you with current and well-researched education in exercise science along with the applied knowledge needed to take up work immediately.

Module 1: Kinesiology
Module 2: Exercise Science
Module 3: Nutrition
Module 4: Assessment and Testing
Module 5: Exercise Programme Design and Implementation
Module 6: Fitness Facility Orientation and Supervision
Module 7: Lead Exercise Sessions
Module 8: Safety and Risk Management
Module 9: Fitness Business Management

You need to have access to a BP cuff & stethoscope, skinfold callipers & a tape measure. We advised that you purchase one and can offer advice on providers.

You need to have successfully completed Grade 12 and achieved your National Senior Certificate with a minimum overall pass rate of 30-39%.

Bloemfontein
Cape Town
Durban
East London
George
Pretoria
Johannesburg
Stellenbosch
Port Elizabeth
Also offered via Distance Learning

Personal Trainer
Corporate Wellness consultant

Programme Timeline: Health and Wellness Coach

Additional Information

This course has been self accredited by eta College. The programme is Self-directed learning, but supported by an online tutor. The duration of this course is approximately six month.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of health psychology and promotion theories and practice
  • Apply knowledge of health and wellness coaching best practices and interventions
  • Apply knowledge of nutrition for healthy living
  • Apply knowledge of managing and promoting a health and wellness business

A holistic, life changing health and wellness course for you and your clients combining the latest research with conventional wisdom.

COURSE 1: PSYCHOLOGY AND HEALTH PROMOTION THEORIES AND PRACTICE

COURSE 2: HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHING BEST PRACTICES AND INTERVENTIONS

COURSE 3NUTRITION FOR HEALTHY LIVING

COURSE 4: MANAGING AND PROMOTING A HEALTH AND WELLNESS BUSINESS

There are no admission criteria to the programme but it is assumed that an applicant is able to: collect and use written information; communicate clearly with colleagues, clients or members of a facility; compile and write work-related reports.

Distance Learning only

Health and Wellness Coach

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