Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUniversal College of Learning (UCOL)
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
Gain the skills for a career in physical wellness, exercise and sport science with UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Exercise.
UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Exercise provides students with the knowledge to prescribe, deliver and adapt fitness programmes for the general population, including people with common health issues.
Your studies include 25 practicum hours working with a client on their health goals.
Career & Study Outcomes
Graduates of UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Exercise will be able to deliver safe and effective exercise programmes to clients. Employment opportunities include:
Graduates will be eligible to register with the New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals for Personal Trainer Contractor Registration Level.
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)
Bachelor of Applied Science (with majors in Physical Health and Wellness, Strength and Conditioning, and Sport and Recreation Management)
This programme consist of 60 credits. The courses includes;
English language Requirement: IELTS - General or Academic: Score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5; TOEFL (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 with score of 162; no less than 154 in each skill; OET - Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; NZCEL - Level 3 (Applied); and Pearson Test of English (Academic) - Score of 42 with no band less than 36.
Applicants under 20 years of age:
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country).