New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)

This programme is available for the entire Northland region as an online option as long as the learner has access to a functional gym. The use of the onsite "Red Barn" Gym at the NorthTec Raumanga campus is available to learners' for practical learning.

This programme has been designed to equip you with the know-how to start your exercise industry journey. You’ll learn about the exercise industry, what it means to be an exercise professional, what support is available and, importantly, what is required to be an effective exercise professional and help others along their exercise journey. You’ll need to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the theories and gym exercises you’ve learnt.

This nationally recognised qualification for personal trainers will enable graduates to register with the New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs).

This qualification provides a pathway for entry into the New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Level 5), as well as those looking to start a career as a personal trainer.

This qualification is delivered online with face-to-face workshops (with an option to attend via Zoom) around specific topics. Throughout their learning experience students will be supported by tutors and industry supervisors.

This qualification requires 220 hours in the Red Barn Gym or a gym-based workplace.

Graduates will be able to:

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NZ$9,476 Per Year

International student tuition fee

19 Week


Jul 2024

Start Month

Jun 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • July 2024
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time