Netfit Education

Your pathway to becoming a fitness industry professional. Request a call below to begin your journey.


Netfit has been involved in the education and advancement of health and fitness professionals for over 26 years. While fitness trends and practices may change, Netfit has always remained at the forefront, training the next generation of fitness instructors/personal trainers and helping those already in the fitness industry stay at the cutting edge. We have never lost sight of the need to drive up standards and produce top quality graduates with valued qualifications that employers and clients take notice of.


Netfit is committed to “helping you get there!” by delivering educational excellence. As a registered private training provider with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), accredited to deliver unit standards with Skills Active Industry Training Organisation (SA) and our courses registered and recognised by the Registrar of Exercise Professionals (REPs) our organisation and the qualifications we deliver meet industry standards.

Our Netfit educators

Not only are our tutors experts in their field, they are amazing educators and successful personal trainers and coaches in their own right. They’re working on the front line of the industry on a daily basis as trainers, coaches, managers so they can tell you first-hand what it takes to succeed and ultimately guide you to successful certification.

Why study with Netfit?

We stand a cut above the rest with our years of experience in educating personal trainers and fitness professionals plus we can give you the opportunity to gain National Qualifications as we are the only private training establishment who has gone the extra mile and achieved registration and accreditation with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).  In fact in our last audit we were awarded ‘excellence in educational achievement’ as rated by NZQA.


  • Netfit’s portfolio
    • Blended learning courses – a combination of online, theory and practical labs
    • Designed to allow you to choose your own career pathway
    • Flexible course structure to fit your budget and other commitments
  • Blended learning is convenient!
    • Self-paced learning that doesn’t disrupt your job, leisure plans, family life, or training – instead; self-directed distance learning and practical labs allowing you to study around your family and work commitments
    • No matter where you live you can benefit from our training – anyone, anywhere
    • Build your qualifications one step at a time – bite sized chunks of knowledge!
  • Easy to follow course materials
    • Personalised phone support for any question – big or small
    • Comprehensive manuals with supporting study questions
    • Mentoring programme
  • Provide practical ‘hands-on’ Labs – it makes sense that a practical industry has practical learning!  Evidence is showing that when you study on line for a practical industry you are missing out on important information and skills to allow you to become the best you can be!
  • Pay as you learn – invest in yourself
    • Payment plans
    • Up-front education packages to save
    • Scholarship opportunities
  • Start anytime – there are no educational pre-requisites or experience requirements to enrol.
    All you need is enthusiasm for fitness and a desire to help others.


Become a qualified Personal Trainer

Personal training is one of the most popular, rewarding and lucrative careers in the fitness industry. As such, it is one of the most competitive! Therefore training with the best is a must.

Study Nutrition

Netfit aims to provide fitness professionals with the necessary skills for motivating clients to make positive dietary changes in order to achieve their health and fitness goals. Learn the skills to help your clients achieve their goals through nutritional support and coaching in fat loss, weight management and sports nutrition. Choose to complete one course, or complete four to become a Netfit Nutrition Coach.

Teach Pilates

Netfit offers a blended learning programme to help you master the full original classical pilates mat repertoire, as developed by Joseph Pilates. Our programmes also include; reformer, chair, spine corrector, ladder barrel and cadillac.

Become a Strength and Conditioning Coach

Personal Trainers, Fitness Instructors and Coaches are receiving more and more requests for improving performance, strength and fat loss. Developed specifically for Netfit by leading national and international strength and conditioning coaches and personal trainers.  This blended learning course provides many exceptional learning opportunities to fit in with busy lifestyles.

NEXT COURSE will be held in 2017.  If you would like to be notified by email complete the contact form on the website and we will be in touch with information once dates are confirmed.

Coach Olympic Weightlifting

Coaching Olympic Weightlifting – Level 1 is the first of three one-day coaching clinics designed to teach you the necessary skills to coach others in Olympic Weightlifting Techniques.

Level 1 will provide you with a structure to follow and a process to adopt for teaching people who have never lifted before how to do the classical lifts of the Snatch and Clean and Jerk.

Whilst aimed at the beginning coach introducing novices to the sport of Weightlifting the skills you will learn will also be applicable to coaches and professionals in the fitness and sporting industries who wish to teach the classical lifts and assistance exercises to power-sport athletes and participates wishing to improve strength, balance, power and agility.

Teach Behavioural Change skills

Develop skills to Guide Sustainable Change – Inspiring people to adopt new behaviours requires more than simply knowledge of behaviour change philosophy or emotional intelligence. As a Behaviour Change Specialist, you will possess the practical, hands-on skills needed to guide people toward behaviour change. Through a comprehensive, online, interactive experience, you will learn from renowned experts in the areas of psychology and coaching how to guide people toward long-term, lifestyle change.

Study Anatomy and Physiology

This foundation level anatomy and physiology course has been designed for those with an interest in physical activity. In the comfort of your own home, you are guided through the skeletal, neuromuscular and cardiorespiratory systems as they relate to movement. All the materials are user friendly (including workbook and DVD), which you work through at your own pace.

Even if you have never studied anatomy and physiology before, you will have success with this programme. It is written using everyday language and broken down into manageable units. Scattered throughout the manual there are tasks and prompt questions to help solidify your learning. This helps build your confidence to ultimately pass the course assessments and receive completion certificate.

The manual is supported by lectures on DVD and you are supported by Netfit! Our motto is ‘We help you get there!’ and our student support programme is available for all Netfit students at no extra cost.

Qualifications and skills that give you the tools to thrive!

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