Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we get from people looking to study Personal Training and get their careers off to the best possible start.
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NZIHF offers the most comprehensive suite of qualifications and registrations available in fitness. We work with our academic partners to report your achievements to a variety of frameworks and registration systems to ensure you gain the latest and most credible certifications when you graduate. Our graduates can have the following qualifications and registrations reported;
FITNESS LEADER PROGRAMME (3 months study) - Certifications:
- NZIHF Certificate in Fitness Leadership
- REPs Personal Trainer Level
- New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)
- NZIHF eCertificate - Nutrition Foundations - 20 REPs CPDs
- NZIHF eCertificate - Science of Modern Diets - 10 REPS CPDs
PERSONAL TRAINER PROGRAMME (3 months study) - Certifications:
- NZIHF Certificate in Personal Training
- REPs Personal Trainer Level
- New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)
- SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness (Australia)
PRO-SERIES (ongoing) - Certifications:
- Kettlebell Fundamentals - 10 REPs CPDs
- Boxing Fundamentals - 10 REPs CPDs
- Pre and Post Pregnancy - 10 REPs CPDs
- Strength Training - 10 REPs CPDs
- Power and Plyometrics - 10 REPs CPDs
- High Intensity Interval Training - 10 REPs CPDs
- Olympic Weight Lifting - 10 REPs CPDs
- Trainer Assisted Stretching - 10 REPs CPDs
- Fitness Business Entrepreneurship - 10 REPs CPDs
Yes! NZIHF is a REPs Registered Education Provider, meaning your qualifications are automatically recognised if you choose to apply to become a REPs Registered Personal Trainer. We also provide professional development opportunities through our Pro-Series Programme which will provide you with the CPDs (continuing professional development points) you'll need to stay registered. We are the only educator in NZ to offer professional development. Our presenters include Shane Cameron (Boxing), David Liti and Tina Ball (Olympic Weight Lifting), Camille O'Connor (Pre and Post Pregnancy), Mike Huffam (Kettlebells), Andrew MacLennan (Strength, Power and Plyometrics) plus more real pros. Pro-Series is exclusive to NZIHF graduates - study with the best in the business.
NZIHF qualifications are some of the most recognised in the world! You are able to gain recognition in 10 other countries around the world through REPs including Australia, the UK, USA and South Africa to name a few.
Check out the full list of countries here: http://www.icreps.org/resources/global-matrix/
NZIHF offers Flexi Pay from as little as $49 a week. With Flexi Pay there are no set up fees or early repayment fees - it's truly flexible and fast. You can study now and pay as you go - getting you into the classroom sooner!
In our industry it's not just about how fast you can get qualified, but how well you get qualified. NZIHF courses have been developed and refined over the last 14 years to provide you the very best mix of speed and quality. With NZIHF you can be qualified and industry ready in around 6 months and even quicker if you have experience, prior knowledge or more time to study. NZIHF prides itself on producing industry savvy, customer ready, and business primed graduates every time.
Absolutely! We’ve developed a range of flexible study options, so you can work, train, and enjoy an active social life at the same time. A blended learning approach of online theory and regular contact learning at your nearest campus means there is an option to suit everybody.
We offer a huge range of flexible study options that utilise the world’s leading e-learning platform. This means your theory can be completed online, at a time that suits you between practical sessions on campus either in a small group setting or through one on one personal tutoring appointments.
There certainly are! The fitness industry in New Zealand has been growing significantly for the last decade and there is very little sign of it slowing down. We work extensively with a wide range of quality fitness operators throughout the country and our graduates are in constant demand. Your tutors will work with you to find the best career opportunities for you. You can rely on NZIHF's gold-plated industry reputation to get you to the front of any hiring line - ask your local club then get the NZIHF brand behind you.