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The Joan & Augustine Academy provides training courses to develop the skills and competencies you require to work as Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals. Our courses focus on applied learning and skills application at the workplace, allowing participants to be exposed to the real challenges and expectations of the industry, and learn how to transfer knowledge from classroom to the workplace.

WE ARE AN ACCREDITED TRAINING PROVIDER

JOAN & AUGUSTINE PERSONAL STRENGTH TRAINING PROGRAM ®

Developed by World Class Fitness Champions – Augustine Lee and Joan Liew – this program is the most successful, efficient, and results-proven method of strength training available.

A mind-muscle connection is vital for functionality and growth. This program helps you to activate your own muscles effectively, training them to co-contract with other muscle groups to achieve a balanced, healthy, well-conditioned body.

The Health and Fitness industry is always growing and there has never been a better time to start your career. New gyms are opening, the population is striving to be fitter and healthier, so the need for qualified professionals is greater than ever.

Joan & Augustine Pro Academy aims to raise the standards of the Fitness industry in Singapore. Whether you are looking to become a Personal Trainer, up-skill on a specialist course, or start your career through an apprenticeship, we have options available for you.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS



APPLIED PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATE

If you are keen to take those first steps into the fitness industry, then this course is what you need to start.

This course focuses on hands-on learning and skills application at work, and you will be supported by our expert personal trainers to enhance your learning experience.

We prioritise developing skills based training and application of skills on the job, such as personal training techniques, customer service and customer communication to give emphasis to soft skills beyond just academic knowledge.

PROGRESSIVE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS)

As the fitness industry is constantly developing, so must your skills as a personal trainer. Completing
one or more of our specialised courses will provide you with excellent training.

THE JOAN & AUGUSTINE PRO ACADEMY IS PERFECT FOR:

  • Personal Trainers who run their own business out of a big box gym
  • Independent Fitness Trainers who are responsible for their own marketing and income.
  • Gym Owners who are trying to stand out from the competition and need to grow their business
  • Personal Trainers who aspire to upgrade their skills in training clients and refine their coaching techniques.

ISSN’S SPORTS NUTRITION SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION

The ISSN-SNS is an ‘introductory’ sports nutrition certification. No formal post-secondary course work is required. However, candidates are expected to have a working knowledge of basic exercise training, general nutrition, sports supplements, and familiarity with the ISSN’s current position papers. To qualify to register for the ISSN-SNS exam, you must be at least 18 years old and have a GCE O-Levels or equivalent.

Ideal For

  • Fitness Trainers
  • Professionals in the sport supplement industry
  • Physical Education teachers
  • Academic staff in tertiary institutions
  • Sports related organizations

ISSN-SNS COURSE FACILITATOR – JOAN LIEW

Joan has 22 years of experience in the fitness industry and is currently running her own boutique gym specializing in personalized fitness programs. Not only does she provide fitness and nutritional advice to various publications, she is also an adjunct lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic and an appointed lecturer and examiner for ISSN Sport Nutrition Specialist and FISAF Personal Trainer Certification Courses.

She is a competitive athlete and has won numerous competitions. In 2014, she emerged as the gold medallist in the prestigious Arnold Amateur Women’s Physique Category that took place in the US.

ARE YOU LOOKING TO UPSKILL YOUR STAFF ON-THE-JOB?



WITH ON-THE-JOB TRAINING AT THE JOAN & AUGUSTINE ACADEMY, YOU CAN:

  • Receive hands-on learning and upskilling on the job.
  • Benefit from coaching and mentoring from industry veterans
  • Enhance your customer service experience and retention

We are open to companies who want to sharpen the expertise of workers, and equip them with skills necessary for driving business growth. The J&A Pro Academy helps develop the skills and competencies you require from your team of fitness professionals, and is a platform serving as a gateway for students to be exposed to the real challenges and expectations of the industry, learning how to react and adapt to changes quickly.

Find out how you can upskill your fitness staff.

FITNESS FACTORY IS PROUD TO PARTNER WITH THE FOLLOWING INSTITUTIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS:

  • Republic Polytechnic
  • ITE
  • Nanyang Polytechnic
  • Singapore Management University
What Our Interns Say
Chin Jun Hong
School of Sports, Health and Leisure, Republic Polytechnic
Diploma in Sports Coaching
Muhammad Rizqullah Bin Isnan
ITE West
Nitec in Fitness Training (2015-2016)
Koh Wen Jun
ITE College East
Nitec Fitness Training (2015-2016), Higher Nitec Sports Management (2017-)
Sim Zhanwen
School of Sports, Health and Leisure, Republic Polytechnic
Diploma in Sports Coaching
Tong Xi Yao, Xavier
School of Sports, Health and Leisure, Republic Polytechnic
Diploma in Sports Coaching
Daniel Teo
ITE College West
Sports Management (2016 – 2018)
Mohamad Faheem Bin Mohamad Razali
Singapore Management University
BSc Economics (MET) w/ Operations Management

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