New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4) (pending approval)

Programme details

Code NZ3565
Level 4
Credits 60
Duration 1 semester
Application information

New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4), and New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Exercise (Level 4) are conjointly delivered. You must enrol on both courses. This will take one year to complete.

Study options Full-time
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Whakatane, Tauranga (Windermere)
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Programme aim

Content covered during this course:

  • Choreography
  • Programme delivery
  • Group exercise classes
  • Exercise abilities
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Culturally appropriate values
  • Processes and protocols
  • Participant exercise needs
  • Movement patterns
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Business skills
  • Exercise products and services
  • Development and maintainenance of a client base
  • Professionalism

Award information

Upon successfully completing the requirements you will receive the award of New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) and the New Zealand Certificate in Freestyle Group Fitness (Level 4).

Entry criteria

If you are under 20 years old, you must have NCEA Level 1, or equivalent.

If you don't meet the above requirements, or are over 20 years old, you may be eligible for special admission if you can prove you are capable of successfully finishing the course.

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Page last updated: 20 Oct 2017