Delivering Exercise Programmes

EXE402

This online exercise course will introduce you to exercise science components and approved industry presecreening techniques, and provide skills to design and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes.

It will also introduce you to the fundamentals of establishing an exercise business.

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    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $1,004 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Outline the key principles and components of exercise science
  • Explain motivation and behavioural change in terms of commitment to a personalised exercise programme
  • Carry out an industry approved pre-screening
  • Design and deliver personalised exercise programmes incorporating a health and wellness framework
  • Investigate the essential components for establishing a business as an exercise professional.

Assessment

This course has no exams but does have a include a practical assessment.

Practicum
As part of this course you will be required to undertake a  practical assessment in a gym/exercise facility. The practicum component consists of  120 hours over approximately 6 weeks.

Open Polytechnic will work with you to establish suitable arrangements for you to engage in your practicum placement. If you already have access to a suitable gym facility then you may wish to establish arrangements with this gym yourself.

If you don’t have access to gym facilities then Open Polytechnic will work with our industry stakeholders and partners to establish suitable arrangements for you.

Access to a gym facility

We will work with our learners to set up their practicum placement. However, belonging to a gym may help with setting up the practicum.
Please note: outside of main centre cities establishing arrangements for your practicum is subject to the availability of suitable gym facilities.

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $1,004 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying