Welcome to eta College

Established in 1983, eta College is a sports college offering internationally recognised fitness and sport management courses at two campuses in the UAE, nine campuses in South Africa, as well as campuses in both Botswana and Mauritius.

We want to be your life-long learning partner, helping you with your academic dream – whether it’s a qualification, a short course, a workshop for CPD points or academic building blocks towards higher learning.

Our fitness qualifications are recognised by REPS; an international register of exercise professionals.

Amy J Fox

If you want to study fitness and want a qualification that teaches you how to do the job and graduates you employment ready, this is the only College worth studying with.

Amy J Fox
Personal Trainer, Health & Skincare Therapist & Fitness Model

Why eta College

Internationally Accredited

eta College is an accredited higher education and training college, registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training. In fulfilling its accreditation criteria, eta College is also recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals in both South Africa and in the UAE with graduates able to join this international registering body as soon as they qualify.

Study while you work

eta College Dubai provides the choice of mid day lectures (11am-3pm) for school leavers and those without commitment during the day. We also provide the option to attend lectures at night (6pm-10pm) for those tho have a full time job and are looking to broaden their knowledge or change careers.

Classrooms in Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Our lecture facilities are conveniently located within fully functional fitness facilities in both Dubai & Abu Dhabi. eta College Dubai is based in Core Fit, Dubai Marina and eta College Abu Dhabi is based in Beyond Health Club, Khalifa City.

Leading fitness education provider

Established in 1983, our philosophy is one of total student immersion. Our students receive both theoretical and practical learning as well as fitness facility based real-life learning. eta College students finish with a world class qualification as well as the practical and theoretical knowledge to graduate employment ready. This is why we are the best sport and fitness college in the world.

Learn More About Us

Total Student Immersion


  • Tutor sessions
  • Online learning platform
  • Theory Exams


  • Practical Lectures
  • Log experiential hours
  • Practical Exam


  • Case Studies
  • Shadowing
  • Work placements

Meet our Team