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Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE)
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Preparing you for professional employment in the fitness industry, this Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) course goes far beyond basic fitness training and provides a broad understanding of human body systems, physiology and anatomy and the role of exercise, nutrition and lifestyle factors in maintaining optimal health.
You will become familiar with health promotional strategies, motivational techniques and be trained to create tailored nutritional and exercise recommendations for diverse groups. This qualification also includes important information for those wishing to start or manage a small business enterprise in the fitness industry.
Delivered on campus at ACPE, you will have access to state-of-the-art facilities and experienced teachers.
This course is offered for study at the following location:
To be eligible to enrol in this course, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
In this health science course, the subjects you will study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) from the Australian College of Physical Education.
This course will enable you to pursue a professional career in the fitness industry as a:
Graduates are also able to pursue employment as a qualified personal trainer by the end of their second year of study, meaning you can gain hands-on professional experience while you learn.
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to help with the upfront costs of this course.
Affordable payment plans are also available.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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