Health & Fitness Personal Trainer Level 4

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New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)
Full time: 16 weeks | Part time: 30 weeksStudy from home optionPart time option

This exciting course will teach you all the fundamentals of being a personal trainer.

You’ll learn how to develop your own custom-made fitness programmes to road test on real clients of your own, as well as how to run your own gym or personal training business. Plus you will learn about fitness, health, how the body works and the latest in sports nutrition.

Our course also includes a free gym membership during your programme with Jetts Fitness Centres across Aotearoa New Zealand. That’s a FREE 4 month membership for students studying on campus, and 6 months for students studying online.

Students will also meet with our partners at City Fitness for exclusive industry insights and a guaranteed* interview!

This course is available full-time, part-time or online.

* Guaranteed interviews are subject to job opportunities available.

This course is delivered by the New Zealand Institute of Sport – NZMA's Sport & Fitness School

Logo of NZIS which facilitates the personal training course guided by NZMA

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  • You will learn:

  • How to develop fitness plans and exercise programmes for clients

  • About the latest trends in sports nutrition

  • How to run your own gym or personal training business

  • Your way around commercial gyms with your FREE Jetts membership!

  • Exclusive industry insights and career advice from our partners at City Fitness

Course start dates

Full-time Intakes


85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Feb 26, 2024
Jul 29, 2024

Sylvia Park

56-60 Carbine Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Mar 11, 2024
Jul 22, 2024
Aug 19, 2024


Study from anywhere in NZ.

Apr 22, 2024
Jun 24, 2024
Sep 23, 2024


Wellington Railway Station, Level 1, 2 Bunny Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011

Jul 22, 2024
Aug 12, 2024

Part-time Intakes


Study from anywhere in NZ.

Mar 11, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
May 27, 2024
Jul 22, 2024
Aug 26, 2024
Oct 14, 2024
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