Group Exercise Instructor



Course requirements

A grade 10 or NQF3 equivalent is required to do this course

Students will need to log 50 experiential hours to qualify

Course date and duration

1 month short course

Course credits


15 credits

Course overview

This is a practical, fun and versatile course that will allow you to give group fitness classes in a high-energy atmosphere. It covers the fundamentals of group fitness instruction including exercise and dance moves, music selection, choreography and teaching methods.

Part-Time Course Fee: R5 600

Deposit R2 000

Key features

  • Includes fun and practical activities
  • Learn how to encourage a vibrant high-energy atmosphere
  • Detailed sections on body conditioning and step aerobics, as well as an overview of anatomy, physiology and general fitness principles
  • Become a world-class Hiit trainer
  • Gain insight into HIIT Training
  • Learn how to structure a variety of exercises into a fun and challenging exercise programme
  • Learn functional and high-intensity movements and exercises that can be incorporated into traditional weight training and cardio programmes

Study modes

  • Short Course: attended course that runs over 3 weekends

Career opportunities

  • Provide group fitness classes in a studio or gym environment or in your private capacity
  • Lay the foundation to specialize further in other group classes
  • Incorporate HiiT training exercises into your current service offering for normal clients or athletes
  • Open your own HiiT training gym


  • SAQA registered
  • NQF 4 certificate
  • 15 credits
  • Registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa)

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