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National Sport and Recreation Act, 1998 (Act No. 110 of 1998)

Fitness Industry Regulations, 2009

9. Employment of fitness professionals


1) No person shall employ any other person to perform the work of a fitness professional unless such other person is registered in terms of regulation 2(3) above.


2) The prohibition in sub-regulation (1) shall not apply in respect of a student fitness professional registered with an accredited education and training provider as defined in the South African Qualifications Authority Act, 1995 (Act No 58 of 1995) if the act in question is performed for purposes of his or her training in the fitness practice and is supervised by a registered fitness professional.


3) Nothing contained in sub-regulation (2) shall be construed as prohibiting the education and training of any student in the fitness practice, or the employment of any student fitness professional in an accredited fitness establishment.