Advanced Health and Fitness Coach (Level 5)

East Auckland - 22 July 2024

New Zealand Institute of Sport

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 5
NZQA Credits: 60
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
16 weeks
Start Date:
End Date:
22 November 2024

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to acquire the skills to become a health and fitness coach. The skills and knowledge covered include prescribing exercise and and desiging exercise plans, training clients with specialist needs, industry professional practice and ethics. This 16 week programme equips learners with the skills to begin working in the sports industry, or progress into the Diploma in Human Performance (Level 6).

Take your fitness skills to the next level and become an Advanced Health and Fitness Coach in just 16 weeks. Work placement included.

Work placements: Up to 4 weeks of work placement in gyms and exercise environments to get you work ready to join the sports industry.
Dedicated industry tutors: Learning is supported by a dedicated academic, experienced and qualified team.
Meet demand: Expand your knowledge and insights into helping specialist needs and at risk clients with complex issues with health and fitness requirements.
Pathway: Differentiate yourself in the market with a higher qualification or pathway into an New Zealand Institute of Sport Diploma.
Unique internships: Exclusive opportunities for internships with Disney, Broadmoor Resort, resorts on Hamilton Island or in New Zealand’s best gyms.

56-60 Carbine Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1010

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Exercise Science & Nutrition for Health and Exercise
Exercise Prescription
Special Populations
Exercise Industry Professional Practice
Training Agreement
Training Agreement
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)

Must hold New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) or relevant experience in the Fitness and Recreation Industry. 


  • Tuition fees*: $4,064

  • Student Service Levy*: $200.00


  • Tuition fees: $10,500NZD

  • Course fee: $1,000NZD     


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