Certificate in Health and Fitness [Level 3]

Study Options

Full-time

Length

17 weeks

Level

Level 3

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Intro

If you’re looking for an entry level qualification leading to a future in sport and exercise then this certificate is for you. The programme will provide a solid foundation to gain employment or further your studies in health and fitness.

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to carry on to higher-level study. It will introduce you to ideas and theories within supportive learning environments with staff that live and breathe what they teach.

Outline

When you’ve completed this certificate you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to carry on to higher-level study. It will introduce you to ideas and theories within supportive learning environments with staff that live and breathe what they teach.

The subjects you’ll study are:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Exercise technique
  • Group fitness
  • Health fundamentals
  • New Zealand fitness industry
  • Nutrition
  • Writing health and fitness programmes

Come in and have a chat about your study options with the staff at our Hawke’s Bay or Tairäwhiti campuses. Or, simply give us a call on 0800 22 55 348. And you’re most welcome to visit EIT to view our facilities at any time.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

When you graduate with this certificate your job opportunities will be varied and exciting. However, if you’re really serious about a career in the sport, health and fitness industries then you may want to consider progressing to EIT’s diploma and degree programmes.

With this certificate possible positions include the following:

  • Exercise consultant
  • Community recreation assistant
  • Community health programmes assistant

Dates

There are two entry dates per year:

  • Mid February
  • Mid July

Entry

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Study Pathways

Graduating with a Certificate in Health and Fitness from EIT will open up many career pathways for your future working in sport, health and fitness. Further study options include:

  • Bachelor of Recreation and Sport
  • Diploma in Recreation and Sport