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National Certificate in Fitness Online

It is time to take your place in the Fitness Industry, where you are valued, appreciated and can truly change lives!

FitPro certifications are in a ranking of their own, with offerings above the standard. We give you time, effort and value in preparing for your future career!

Achieving results in fitness education from an accredited institution is of utmost importance. Our courses are locally and internationally accredited. FitPro courses are also designed and constantly updated by industry professionals; ensuring its currency and relevance.

National Certificate in Fitness Online


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The National Certificate in Fitness is a 1 year online programme. It is aimed at developing the complete online fitness professional.

SAQA ID 67693: NQF level 5 Full Qualification (Total Credits: 137)

This course includes 3 Industry Recognized Certifications. Three certificates provides for a diversity of jobs. Therefore, it allows students different jobs quickly.



  • Long Term Athletic Development webinar
  • Lower Back pain webinar
  • Enrollment into the Exercise is Medicine Accreditation Introduction webinar

This certification is fully online. FitPro is situated in Bryanston, Johannesburg. We are always available for online and remote students.


This online fitness professional qualification is open to all person from the age of 18 years onwards.

What is an online fitness professional? The National Certificate in Fitness is the complete package. Therefore, ideal for students who are unable to attend Johannesburg lectures, or live remotely.

The National Certificate in Fitness prepares students for important jobs. Firstly, students will qualify as a Fitness Instructor. A Fitness Instructor works on the floor at a gym. Secondly, students will qualify in Boot camp. Boot camp is group exercise designed for any person in the population. Lastly, students qualify as a Personal Fitness Trainer. Therefore, putting all these pieces together makes you the complete fitness package.

Additional information


ANYWHERE – It's online


Online school commences on 7 February 2024

What's Included

  • All required learning material plus a lot of extra content
  • Complete online manual for access at any time
  • Videos for practical components for any time referral
  • 24 hours of FitPro online school.
  • Free webinars that you can implement immediately
  • Optional access to equipment for learning purposes


The Fitness Instructor and Personal Training components include:

  • Concepts of Health, Fitness and Wellness
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics/ Kinesiology
  • Physiology
  • Health and Safety Introduction
  • Client Screening
  • Fitness Assessments
  • Exercise programme design
  • Cardiovascular Exercise Prescription
  • Strength Training and equipment orientation
  • Strength Training Prescription
  • Flexibility implementation
  • Postural Stabilizers
  • Special Populations
  • Closed Working Environment
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Injuries
  • Business Skills / Entrepreneurship
  • Workplace learning and vocational experience

Boot Camp:

  • Theory and practice with lots of practical videos

Workplace preparation

  • Professionalism
  • Communications
  • CV preparation


At FitPro, learners have exclusive/optional access to our facilities for workplace learning and observation. At our gym we have a Physiotherapist, Biokineticists, Massage Therapist and Qualified Personal Fitness Trainers who are available for assistance and learning.

We don’t just tick boxes, our manual is more comprehensive than what legislation requires offering learners a broad spectrum of learning and experience before entering the workplace.

Payment Plans

FitPro offers students payment plan options via a Debit Order system

Deposit R 5 000.00
4 month payment plan R 4 190.63 x 4 months
6 month payment plan R 2 811.67 x 6 months
8 month payment plan R 2 108.75 x 8 months

Students can apply for credit with Mobicred or get a loan with FUNDI

A pay-off option is available through MORETYME, accessible through Payfast in checkout.

Online School

FitPro Online School is a FREE part of this Qualification.

It covers 24 hours of live lectures focusing on the core modules of the Fitness Instructor and Personal Training components.

Lectures are presented weekly via Zoom and they are only 1 hour in duration; making it easy to fit in with your schedule.

Schedules are available from the office.

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National Certificate in Fitness Online


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We are accredited

REPSSA is a non-profit, independent public register which recognises the qualifications and expertise of fitness professionals in South Africa.  One of our key functions is to provide a system of regulations for instructions and trainers to ensure that they meet the international health and fitness industry’s standards.  REPSSA is affiliated with various ICREPS organisations worldwide, including but not limited to REPSUK and REPSEurope.  The Institute of Fitness Professionals is affiliated as a recognised provider of education for those seeking to join the health and wellness industry and those already employed in the sector.

CATHSSETA, the Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Education and Training Authority, is the Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) established under the Skills Development Act (No 97 of 1998)(the Skills Act) for the Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Economic Sector.

CATHSSETA‘s primary function is to contribute to the raising of skills – to bring skills to the employed, or those wanting to be employed.  The Institute of Fitness Professionals is proud to be accredited and recognised by CATHSSETA and shares the same passion for education and empowerment.

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