Your journey to help others begins here. Move Academy will help you motivate others to succeed with their physical fitness goals.
The New Zealand Certificate in Exercise is aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry as a Gym or Group Exercise Instructor. This qualification is your entry level course to the Health and Fitness Industry. Graduates who enter this industry work in fitness clubs, leisure, and community centres helping individuals start to realise their health and fitness goals.
Dive right into our course with help from our experienced trainers and assessors. We will teach you the basics and get your journey in the health and fitness industry started. Our goal, is to spark your curiosity to learn and allow you to move at your own pace guided by an online platform that has been designed to get you job ready for the industry.
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The New Zealand Certificate in Exercise program is offered online, so you can get qualified without giving up your job, family time or social life. You'll complete the theory course work all online and the practical side of the qualification at your local gym. You'll learn about the principles of exercise, fitness and health; anatomy and physiology; nutrition; supporting clients; and health, safety and welfare in a gym environment. You’ll also learn how to communicate with your clients effectively and how motivate them to stick to an exercise program.
Enrol today and start your learning at any time, at your own pace with up to 12 months study time given. Our trainers will engage with you and inspire you to enquire and learn. This program gives you a chance to expand your horizons by learning new skills and apply them within the fitness environment before you graduate. The course provides the perfect foundation for moving on to the personal training program and then on to one of the other Move Academy Coaching programs.
How You'll Learn
You'll access all your course materials through our online learning environment that you can access at any time, from anywhere that has an internet connection. Our learning platform also has an app that allows for learning and progression through the course while you are offline, and updates your progress once you are back online. What a great way to study during your travels or lunch break! Your course materials have been specially designed for online learning by world class health and wellness experts. You can work through the program at your own pace and our trainers and assessors are available on email, phone or social media. We are also happy to set up Zoom session at a convenient time to help you with any issues you may encounter.
You'll be assessed through multiple choice quizzes, short answer questions, projects, workbooks, and practical assessments. All the written assessments are online, giving you the freedom to sit complete them at a time that suits you. For practical assessments, you can complete your workbook with your selected mentor at your local gym, or you can arrange with your Move Academy trainer and assessor to come to us for assessment. Another alternative is to send us videos of you delivering the required skills, where you’ll demonstrate what you've learnt by instructing a gym buddy.
Your Move Academy trainer and assessor will work with you throughout your program to answer any questions you have about coursework, study materials, assessments and exams. Our dedicated student support team will be on hand during business hours to assist you with any queries that you may have to help you succeed with your program and enter the health and fitness industry.
For more information on our courses, rates and availability, feel free to contact us.