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What's the story?
This 10-month practical programme gives you the vital knowledge and skills needed to embark on your career in fitness. Your studies will teach you how to apply the principles of exercise science to fitness testing, exercise programmes and training methods.
Qualifying as a personal trainer, you can enter the world of fitness training, helping clients change their lifestyles through exercise.
About eta College
What you can expect
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Each of these two methods of study are equally rewarding but very different. eta College campus studies provides a traditional student experience with daily classes, a lecturer and on-site practical activities. Campus students are generally straight out of school and prefer the interaction with fellow students and the campus vibe.
eta College Online studies provides an equally stimulating but very different learning environment. These students are generally a little older and enjoy studying in their own environment. Although this is a completely online learning experience, these students still have contact with a tutor and with fellow students through our online community.
All students are required to complete practical hours that will assist them in achieving competence within their chosen career path or qualification. Practical hours happen after class times. Practical hours are an excellent way of learning on the job and you will reap great rewards from them.
Students are assessed through different methods according to the criteria that they need to achieve. Assessment is explained in the eta study guide. Tasks can include knowledge tests, assignments, projects and demonstrations
We have a great, centrally-located campus that is designed to ensure students have constant access to staff and our industry-guests. Class-sizes are small to ensure personal attention, and our dedicated lecturers spend inordinate amounts of one-on-one time with students, who are treated as individuals.