REPs Initial Training Providers By Region

Providers of initial qualifications

These courses are reviewed by REPs to ensure they meet the full requirements to work in the industry and thereby register with REPs.  This means completing one of these courses will take a person from completely unqualified, to fully able to work in the industry.

The successful completion of a qualification from the following education providers will meet the qualification requirements to REPs register in New Zealand.

Each course listing also includes information on the relevant REPs registration level which the qualification level meets.

If you have completed a qualification which is not listed, you should contact REPs on 0800 55 44 99 or info@reps.org.nz for information on the options available to you.

 

 

Region, Provider and Courses

NATIONWIDE

 REPs Levels Available
Full/Part Time
NetFit
The NetFit Certificate in Personal Training in conjunction with the NetFit National Certificates in Fitness (Foundation Skills) Level 2 and (Exercise Consultant) Level 3 Personal Trainer Part time
The NetFit National Certificate in Fitness (Foundation Skills) Level 2 in conjunction with the NetFit National Certificate in Fitness (Exercise Consultant) Level 3 Exercise Consultant II Part time
The NetFit national Certificate in Fitness (Group Fitness) Level 3 Group Exercise Part time
PT and Wellness Coach Personal Trainer No longer run
Max International College for Fitness Professionals
Certificate in Fitness & Fitness Business Diploma
Personal Trainer Both
Skills Active
National Certificate in Fitness (Personal Training Business Skills), (in conjunction with the National Certificate in Fitness Exercise Consultant) Personal Trainer Part time
National Certificate in Fitness (Exercise Consultant) Exercise Consultant II Part time
National Certificate in Fitness (Group Fitness Instruction) Group Exercise Part time
New Zealand Institute of Fitness Courses
Certificate in Fitness (in conjunction with the Certificate in Personal Training) Personal Trainer  No longer run
FitCollege New Zealand
Certificate in Fitness (in conjunction with the Certificate in Advanced Personal Training) Personal Trainer
Fitlink New Zealand Limited
Certificate in Fitness Exercise Consultant II
Certificate in Personal Training Business (in conjunction with the Certificate in Fitness) Personal Trainer
New Zealand Institute of Health and Fitness (In partnership with the Open Polytechnic)
NZQA Open Polytechnic Certificate in Personal Training (Level 4) Personal Trainer
Fitnation
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer
New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS)
Diploma in Sport Management & Exercise Prescription Exercise Consultant II Full Time
Diploma in Sport (Advanced Exercise Prescription) Exercise Consultant II Full TIme
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer Full Time
Certificate in Sport & Exercise Prescription Exercise Consultant II No longer run

AUCKLAND and NORTHLAND

REPs Levels Available
Full/Part Time
AUT University
Bachelor of Sport & Recreation Personal Training Full time
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Training Part time
Certificate in Fitness Instruction Exercise Consultant II Part time
Certificate in Group Fitness Instruction Group Exercise No longer run
Diploma in Fitness Training Personal Training No longer run
Certificate in Sport & Recreation Exercise Consultant Level I No longer run
Certificate in Fitness & Fitness Business Diploma Personal Trainer Both
NetFit
The NetFit Certificate in Personal Training in conjunction with the NetFit National Certificates in Fitness (Foundation Skills) Level 2 and (Exercise Consultant) Level 3 Personal Trainer Part time
The NetFit National Certificate in Fitness (Foundation Skills) Level 2 in conjunction with the NetFit National Certificate in Fitness (Exercise Consultant) Level 3 Exercise Consultant II Part time
NetFit National Certificate in Fitness (Group Fitness) Level 3 Group Exercise Part time
PT and Wellness Coach Personal Trainer No longer run
Manakau Institute of Technology
Certificate in applied Sport and Recreation- Exercise prescription for Fitness instructors level 4 (Including Exercise Prescription for Fitness Instructors) Exercise Consultant 1 Full Time
Diploma in applied Sport and Recreation (plus one of the following)-Human Anatomy and Physiology Level 5-Exercise prescription for Personal Trainers Level 6 Exercise Consultant 2 Full Time
Diploma in applied Sport and Recreation (plus the following)-Introduction to Sport as a Business Level 7 Personal Trainer Full Time
New Zealand Institute of Health and Fitness (In partnership with the Open Polytechnic)
NZQA Open Polytechnic Certificate in Personal Training (Level 4) Personal Trainer
North Tec
Certificate in Sport and Recreation Exercise Consultant I Application under review
Diploma in Sport and Recreation Personal Trainer Application under review

WAIKATO

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Wintec
Certificate in Fitness Industry Training (Level 4) Exercise Consultant Level II Full Time
Certificate in Fitness Industry Training (Level 4) Group Exercise Full Time
Diploma in Personal Training (Level 5) Personal Trainer Full Time
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Personal Trainer Full Time
New Zealand Institute of Health (In partnership with the Open Polytechnic)
NZQA Open Polytechnic Certificate in Personal Training (Level 4) Personal Trainer

MIDDLE/LOWER NORTH ISLAND

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Bay of Plenty Polytech
National Certificate in Fitness Level 4 Personal Trainer Full time
Eastern Institute of Technology
Certificate in Health and Fitness Exercise Consultant I
Diploma of Recreation and Sport (DRS) including all 3 electives BRS5.36 (Physical Assessment), BRS5.26 (Principles of Physical Training) and the Online Business Unit Personal Trainer
Bachelor of Recreation and Sport in conjunction with the EIT Online Business Unit Personal Trainer
UCOL (Palmerston North)
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science Personal Trainer Full time
Certificate in Exercise and Sport Performance Application under review Full time

WELLINGTON

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Massey University
Diploma in Exercise Science Exercise Consultant II Full time
Bachelor of Health Science Exercise Consultant II Full time
New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS)
Diploma in Sport Management and Exercise Prescription Exercise Consulant II Full Time
Diploma in Sport (Advanced Exercise Prescription) Exercise Consultant II Full Time
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer Full time
Certificate in Sport & Exercise Prescription Exercise Consulant II No longer run
Wellington Institute of Technology
Certificate in Exercise Science (completed up to 2011) Exercise Consultant II Full Time
Certificate in Exercise Science (completed from August 2012) Personal Trainer Full Time
Diploma in Exercise Science Personal Trainer Full Time

UPPER SOUTH ISLAND

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Community Colleges – New Zealand
Certificate in Applied Sport Exercise Consultant II Full time

CHRISTCHURCH

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Aoraki Polytechnic
Certificate in Sport and Fitness Exercise Consultant II Full time
Diploma in Sport and Fitness Personal Trainer Full time
New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS)
Diploma in Sport Management and Exercise Prescription Exercise Consultant II Full time
Diploma in Sport (Advanced Exercise Prescription) Exercise Consultant II Full time
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer Full time
Certificate in Sport & Exercise Prescription Exercise Consultant II No longer run
Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT)
Certificate in Fitness Industry Training (Level 5) Personal Trainer Full time
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer Full time
National Certificate in Group Fitness Group Exercise Full/Part time
New Zealand Institute of Health (In partnership with the Open Polytechnic)
NZQA Open Polytechnic Certificate in Personal Training (Level 4) Personal Trainer

DUNEDIN

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Certificate in Personal Training and Exercise Prescription (Level 4)
Personal Trainer Full time
Diploma in Personal Training and Exercise Prescription (Level 5)
Personal Trainer Full time

LOWER SOUTH ISLAND

 REPs Levels Available
 Full/Part Time
Certificate in Personal Training Personal Trainer Full Time