Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Health » Other Health » Human Movement and Sports Science
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification will provide New Zealand, the exercise industry, clients and the community with graduates who have the skills and knowledge of exercise prescription across a variety of exercise environments.

Graduates will be able to design and deliver advanced technical and personalised exercise programmes. They will have broad operational, theoretical and practical knowledge of exercise processes and self-manage their own promotion and performance.

Graduates will operate within a framework of health and wellness in relation to individual, group or community needs and contribute to the cultural, social, and economic wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Graduates will be eligible to register with the New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals.
Graduate profile
Graduates will be able to:
-design exercise programmes to the industry standard and implement advanced exercise options to enhance client performance;
-provide appropriate referrals and follow-up actions to address nutritional requirements as part of personalised exercise prescription;
-integrate a broad range of health and wellness factors into an extended exercise intervention programme to meet client goals and objectives;
-analyse and select from a range of advanced exercise options underpinned by exercise science to customise exercise assessment and programmes;
-design programmes and apply exercise principles within scope of practice using understanding of the indications and contraindications for symptomatic or apparently healthy people;
-develop networks with other allied professionals to support exercise client outcomes.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4) [Ref: 3563].

This qualification provides a pathway to higher level qualifications in exercise.
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification can be employed or self-employed in roles such as: personal trainer or senior exercise instructor.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 8 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Skills Active Aotearoa Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3564
Status Current
Created March 2017
Next Review December 2021
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