Exercise Science Like keeping fit and healthy? Keen to help others do the same? You’ll be in the gym virtually every day. Grow your knowledge of exercise and the benefits it provides. Learn how to assess and analyse clients’ needs through interviews, fitness testing and advanced assessment skills such as posture and correct movement analysis. Our programme will enable you to provide advice on nutrition, exercise programing and rehabilitation as well as sport specific training, including coaching and running team sessions. Other skills like business and marketing are provided so that you can be successful in this fast growing industry. Our gym offers a large and well equipped weights room, complemented by a modern cardio area. We also have a separate assessment and interview space. You’ll work with real clients and what you learn is actually what you’ll do on the job. Plus you will get real work experience opportunities. Whether you want to work as a personal trainer, in gym management, in sports (as a coach or administrator) or in nutrition and health, you’ll get the skills and knowledge you need.
Certificate in Exercise Science Start: February 2016 Level 5 Length: 34 weeks, full-time Campus: Petone Entry criteria: 50 NCEA Level 2 credits with 12 in English, 12 in science and one other subject, plus be physically capable
Get the skills you need to work in sports and fitness. Fitness testing. Anatomy. Exercise physiology. Nutrition. Group training. Gain an industry-recognised qualification.
Dynamics Gym Gain industry-relevant skills in our gym and fitness studio. Use a range of strength training equipment, machines, free weights and cardio equipment. You’ll also have access to the gym throughout your studies.
Diploma in Exercise Science Start: February 2016 Level 6 Length: 34 weeks, full-time Campus: Petone
Career opportunities > Personal Trainer
Entry criteria: Certificate in Exercise Science Level 5 or equivalent
> Gym Instructor
Take your skills further. Work with real clients in WelTec’s gym. Gain an industryrecognised qualification. Get qualified as an exercise professional.
> Recreation Coordinator
> Health Promoter > School and Club Coaching > Sports Administration
weltec.ac.nz/exercise Programmes and course details may change. Confirm your options by calling a Student Advisor on 0800 WELTEC (935 832).