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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification


You have a talent and an interest in fitness training, you want to lead people to live a healthy lifestyle?

With the Nitec in Fitness Training course, you can motivate people to reach their fitness goals. You will learn how to conduct fitness assessments, plan and recommend appropriate fitness programmes to client(s), conduct gym orientation, maintain equipment and facilities and handle fitness and leisure club operations.

What you'll learn

  • Manage and execute sport and recreational events
  • Maintain and upkeep sports equipment and facilities
  • Assist in coaching activities
  • Provide administrative and operational support for management of sports activities
  • Provide fitness and customer service support to clients of gyms, country clubs and other fitness and sports clubs/association

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8


GCE ‘N’ level passes in English Language and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5


Note: Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview, and pass a prescribed medical examination.

Successful students will be required to purchase a Laptop which will cost about $500 to $1,500 for the 2-year course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available for eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum device specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Fitness Training graduates with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Nitec in Fitness Training graduates with a GPA of 3.5 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Nitec in Fitness Training graduates with a GPA of 2.8 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Niteccourse offered by ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Fitness Training graduates are employed in health or fitness settings, leisure and community clubs, commercial, community and corporate organisations as Fitness Instructor, Fitness Trainer, Personal Trainer, Floor Trainer, Aerobic Instructor, Assistant Coach or Group Exercise Leader. There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.