Accelerate your entry into the health and fitness industry 

This course provides you with an accelerated option to become qualified to work as a personal trainer in the fitness industry. Students will undertake the pre-requisite units required for entry into the Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215, prior to completing the qualification. It provides you with the skills and knowledge to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry including leading and communicating with groups, consulting with clients on nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices and designing exercise or activity programs for a range of clients (adolescents to older adults).

You will be trained in the latest training software, Visual Coaching Pro, and be able to plan, conduct and evaluate training programs in a gym or outdoor environment. A specialisation within this course is the delivery of key knowledge and skills in the area of strength and conditioning training to enable you to develop periodised training plans for your clients to achieve their goals.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to work independently as a personal trainer and/or manage a gym or training facility.

Upcoming courses:

Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) - prerequisites
*online learning resources &
face-2-face workshops
Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)
*online learning resources &
face-2-face workshops

Entry requirements:

Prior to enrolment all students* must demonstrate they meet the minimum entrance requirements identified for successful course completion. Student suitability is assessed in the following areas to ensure students are able to fulfill the course training and assessment requirements.

Proficiency required in:Evidence gathered from:
Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LL&N)LL&N test (Pre-training review)
Computer literacy (basic-intermediate)Computer Literacy Test (Pre-training review)
Internet literacy (basic skills)Internet Literacy Test (Pre-training review)
Independent learningAll tests listed above (Pre-training review)

Course pre-requisites:

None required.

Course qualifications:

SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer)

Our graduates are qualified to work as a:

Gym instructor
Personal trainer
Older adult trainer
Program coordinator

How to apply…

It is important that you download and read our Student Handbook outlining the terms and conditions of enrolment in our courses along with viewing our course fees outlining tuition costs and any additional fees that may be incurred throughout your course enrolment with us.

To apply for a place in this course go to the Upcoming courses section on this page and select your preferred course start date. Use the apply button next to your selected course to receive your online application form and further information regarding our enrolment process. Once your application has been submitted online we will let you know within 5 working days whether you have been successful in progressing to the next step of our enrolment process, the pre-training review.

Students seeking a subsidised training place must meet the Skills First eligibility requirements as set by the Victorian Department of Education and Training at the time of enrolment and prior to course commencement to receive a subsidy towards their training tuition fee from the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

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