Kaupapa Toimau Hauora

Certificate in Health & Fitness Leadership

  • Level 4
  • 36 weeks
  • Fees apply

Programme overview:

How about a career as a coach, instructor or trainer? Want a qualification that will open up job opportunities both here and abroad?

Imagine your life as a professional and engaging fitness coach, instructor, group instructor or personal trainer. Get the skills to help others reach their peak performance and maintain yours while you're at it!


Are you eligible for fees-free study?

First time tertiary students studying for fee paying programmes at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will be fees-free from 2018.

We’ve been providing fees-free study for the majority of our programmes for more than 30 years and are committed to tauira success.

To find out whether you are eligible for fees-free study for our fee paying programmes visit the Fees Free Website.


You'll learn about:

  • leadership
  • advanced self management
  • employment opportunities in the sports and fitness industry
  • professionalism in the sports and fitness industry
  • nutrition, psychology and anatomy.

You'll know how to:

  • work with clients
  • assess and manage fitness
  • maintain fitness equipment
  • develop training plans and exercise classes
  • provide first aid and injury management.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

Broaden your skill set by enrolling in another level 4 programme in sports leadership, waka, tū taua or rongoā Māori.

I want to use my qualification

You'll be ready to work as a fitness coach, trainer or group instructor.

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