New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)

Already working in the fitness industry and wanting to upskill? This programme, recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS), provides you with an opportunity to upskill part-time or fulltime.
Students undertaking this programme learn skills and knowledge of exercise prescription across a variety of exercise environments and will be equipped with the skills needed to design and deliver advanced technical and personalised exercise programmes to meet the needs of their clients. Graduates will be eligible to register with REPS.
 
Practical work is a major component of the study, enabling students to graduate ready to hit the ground running. As part of their study students will undertake a 30-hour work placement in a gym. This placement helps the student to build a professional network, gives them relevant work experience, and sets them up to be effective members of the workplace in the future.

Graduates of this programme will be eligible to continue their educational journey via a pathway into WINTEC’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science degree.

Entry Requirements

  • New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4); or
  • Equivalent knowledge, skills, experience or study
Regulatory requirements may apply.

Required Forms

Note that the following forms will be required when applying to study Exercise at WITT. Please make sure to complete an application before submitting these forms.

Additional Information Required

Police Vetting Form (External link. Note that this form will have to be emailed, or printed out and handed into reception staff)

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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