Group Fitness Diploma Package

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This is why we are the preferred educational institution that employers select students or potential employees from.  Any qualification completed through XFE Academy is nationally and internationally recognised in the highest regard.

Course Introduction

INTERNATIONAL IFBB QUALIFICATION INCLUDED

The MOST ADVANCED Group Fitness qualification in Africa!

All your most important Fitness Industry group training qualifications in one package!

The Group Fitness Diploma Package will not only make you a good all-rounder, but it will also make you a SPECIALIST Trainer in all the fields that are included.

Be a fitness training for everyone from children, older adults, pregnant ladies, sport conditioning, give group fitness classes and more!

This course will give graduates a huge advantage above all others and also includes special embedded knowledge EXCLUSIVE to XFE Academy.

Course Information

Group fitness package XFE Academy Xtyle

group fitness package XFE Academy is a sub-division of Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment.  Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment is an events company in Gauteng.

They provide video and audio production and event services in South Africa.  Because the company is directly involved in the fitness and entertainment industries, XFE Academy is able to give our students direct industry exposure and experience. XFE Academy was founded by fitness enthusiast, event manager and sound engineer, Helena Calitz.  Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. XFE Academy students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide.

grop fitness package XFE Academy About

XFE Academy is a sub-division of XtyleFitness and Entertainment.  Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment is an events company in Gauteng. They provide video and audio production and event services in South Africa.  Because the company is directly involved in the fitness and entertainment industries, XFE Academy is able to give our students direct industry exposure and experience. XFE Academy was founded by fitness enthusiast, event manager and sound engineer, Helena Calitz.  Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. XFE Academy students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide.

group fitness package XFE Academy About

XFE Academy is a sub-division of Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment.  Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment is an events company in Gauteng. They provide video and audio production and event services in South Africa.  Because the company is directly involved in the fitness and entertainment industries, XFE Academy is able to give group fitness package our students direct industry exposure and experience. XFE Academy was founded by fitness enthusiast, event manager and sound engineer, Helena Calitz.  Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. These students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide.

group fitness package About Us

We is a sub-division of Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment.  Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment is an events company in Gauteng. They provide video and audio production and event services in South Africa.  Because the company is directly involved in the fitness and entertainment industries, This institution is able to give our students direct industry exposure and experience. This Academy was founded by fitness enthusiast, event manager and sound engineer, Helena Calitz.  Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. Our students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide.

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Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. These students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide. We is a sub-division of Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment.  Xtyle Fitness and Entertainment is an events company in Gauteng. They provide video and audio production and event services in South Africa.  Because the company is directly involved in the fitness and entertainment industries, This institution is able to give our students direct industry exposure and experience. This Academy was founded by fitness enthusiast, event manager and sound engineer, Helena Calitz. 

Our Academy

Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. Our students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide. Helena hosts four of the biggest fitness and bodybuilding events in South Africa. Our students receive direct industry exposure and networking opportunities at these events. She also heads the Gauteng development division for the International Federation for Bodybuilding and has created several international opportunities for athletes as well as entertainment professionals nationwide.

Course Duration:                

Full Time Courses – one year and six months,

Online or Correspondence Courses can be completed at own pace. Students have up to two years to complete this course.

Lectures for full time courses start twice a year; please enquire for details.

Online and Correspondence students can start at any time.

Methods of Study:             

Full Time, Online, Correspondence

Graduates will receive 11 qualifications upon completion:

  • National Diploma: Fitness
  • Nutrition NQF Level 5 and 6
  • First Aid Level 1
  • Training for individuals or groups
  • Training for individuals or groups to music – includes step aerobics, body conditioning and boot camp
  • Design, Implement and Instruct exercises for older adults and increased risk
  • Design, Implement and Instruct exercises for children and youth
  • Design, Implement and Instruct exercises for pregnancy
  • Include persons with disabilities in sport, recreation or fitness activities
  • IFBB Academy Qualification (Personal Training, Specialist in Abdominal Training OR Advanced Nutrition)

Accreditation:

  • Cathsseta International Accreditation
  • REPSSA
  • International Federation for Bodybuilding and Fitness International Accreditation

Course Content

National Diploma: Fitness

A qualifying learner who has achieved this qualification will be able to:

  • Design, implement and manage a physical activity programme for apparently healthy individuals* or groups and apparently healthy special populations** (pregnant, children, youth, older adult, athletes).
  • Assess, monitor and manage health related fitness and wellness programmes, without supervision.
  • Promote and provide safe and effective physical activity participation to meet participant/s fitness requirements as well as provide educated advice on lifestyle change for improved well-being. 
  • Ensure that the fitness practices applied adhere to sound principles drawn from exercise science and safety principles.
  • Develop appropriate fitness skills and knowledge required by the broader fitness, sport and recreation industry.
  • Enhance the standards of fitness practitioners, thus giving credibility and respect to the whole industry.
  • Allow learners, options of broadening their scope of practice in other related areas of practice, e.g. Sport.
  • Align fitness education and training to the international fitness community.

Nutrition NQF Level 5 and 6:

  • Appropriate proportions of the food groups.
  • Use of different food pyramids.
  • Energy needs and expenditure.
  • Identify and correct common myths and fallacies associated with nutrition, 
    for example, the use of “slimming aids”.
  • Weight gain and weight loss and supplementation.
  • Performance aids.
  • Read and interpret food labels.
  • Order of ingredients and their values .
  • Design an action plan to optimise nutritional requirements for healthy eating.
  • Advise on the use of health enhancing supplements.
  • Sport nutrition
  • Economics of nutrition.
  • Physiology of energy systems.
  • Physiological demands of specific sports.
  • Physiological demands of different phases of training.
  • Physiological basis of ergogenic aids.
  • Drug testing procedures.
  • Drug Free Sports.

 

Group Fitness

  • Assist fitness participant/s to successfully implement an exercise programme that will help.
  • Lead an individual or a group of people through a safe and effective exercise routine.
  • Demonstrate clearly using verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilise various communication and teaching methods.
  • Present themselves in a professional and confident manner whilst leading an exercise session.
  • Effectively utilise music as an instructional and motivational tool during exercise sessions or classes, by successfully interpreting the structure, timing, rhythm, tempo and style of the music used.

Training for older adults, increased risk, children/youth, and pregnancy

  • Explain the benefits and risks associated with physical activity.
  • Design the appropriate exercise programme based on information obtained during the screening.
  • Plan and modify exercise programmes, according to the health and fitness status.
  • Demonstrate and lead exercise programmes, utilising correct execution techniques.
  • Display the level of communication, supervision and appropriate monitoring.
  • Ensure safe utilisation of exercise accessories.

Include persons with disabilities in sport, recreation or fitness activities

  • Become familiar with the variety of conditions associated with disabilities.
  • Examine the principle of inclusion to determine the types of participation.
  • Examine the similarities between sport, fitness or recreation.
  • Develop a coaching or training plan for persons with physical disabilities.
  • Develop a coaching or training plan for persons with intellectual impairments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the system that supports sport for persons with disabilities.
  • Develop a coaching or training plan for persons with sensory disabilities.

Course Prices:

PLEASE NOTE: Flexible payment options are available for all study options

STUDY ONLINE

Course material and workbooks all online, there will still be a written exam in your area at the end of the course
R32000
R 22400 TOTAL
  • FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • NO HIDDEN FEES
ON PROMOTION

CORRESPONDENCE

Course material and workbook sent and submitted via mail/delivery, there will still be a written exam in your area at the end of the course
R33000
R 23500 TOTAL
  • FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • NO HIDDEN FEES
ON PROMOTION

FULL TIME STUDIES

Attending lectures at one of our facilities
R 36000 TOTAL
  • FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
  • 10% DISCOUNT IF PAYING UP FRONT
  • NO HIDDEN FEES