Become a personal  trainer

Our Courses

Choose a FIT College NZ Pathway


From learning about nutrution, the human body and the science of fitness, through to the ins and outs of the fitness industry and how to create and manage your own business. Studying personal training with FIT College NZ provides you with all the necessary tools to become a skilled member of the fitness industry.

Our comprehensive programs of study include:

  • The Fitness Industry
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Orientation and Health Assessment
  • Nutrition
  • Body Composition
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Business planning for Personal Trainers
  • Small business finance for Personal Trainers
  • Marketing strategies for Personal Trainers
  • Advanced athlete programming
  • Communication skills for Personal Training
  • Group Exercise development
  • Special Populations
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Postural Assessment and Analysis

Study Online

Online study is a breeze, when you’re backed up by our great team who’re available to guide you every step of the way toward achieving your goals.

Study face-to-face

If online study isn’t your thing, we also offer a face-to-face program on a part-time basis. This is great for people who like a more hands-on approach.

Which Study Programme Is Right for you?

Type of Learning Online Face-to-Face (classroom based)
Timeline of Learning
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Flexible assessment deadlines
  • Up to 2 years to complete & meet all academic requirements
  • Part Time (2 nights per week)
  • Strategic pace
  • Finish in 16 weeks
Structure of Learning
  • Self-directed study
  • Tutors available by phone & email to speak with at your convenience
  • Lectures presented by Tutors
  • Classrooms at top gym facilities with 10-20 other students
  • Hands on learning
Tutor Support
  • Available via phone, email, Skype
  • 2x per week in class
  • Available via phone & email
  • Online exams
  • Practical assessments filmed & uploaded for tutors to mark off
  • Online exams
  • In person practical assessments
  • Ability to work with students in your class
Additional Support
  • Practical Workshops in regional areas (Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, etc) to have 1 on 1 coaching ability critiqued
  • Listen to and learn from a range of Industry -Leader Guest Speakers throughout the course, particularly at the end
Which suits you best?

Good for people who:

  • Have a busy lifestyle who want to study in their own time
  • Live those smaller centres around NZ
  • Have independent learning qualities

Good for people who:

  • Thrive on learning in a classroom environment
  • Like structured lessons and time frames
  • Want more face-to-face time with tutors and other students

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We'll show you exactly how to become a personal trainer. Simply fill in the form below and we'll send you all the information you need about enrolling for study, either online or in our face-to-face study programme with FIT College NZ.

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