Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: SIS40210
Study mode: Online
Duration: Approx 685 hours
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Studying the Certificate IV in Fitness course online with Open Colleges will provide you with the skills and training necessary to work and instruct in a gymnasium as a fitness instructor or registered personal trainer. To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed the Certificate III in Fitness.

Upon completion of this certificate course you will have the fitness qualifications necessary to become an effective and accredited gym instructor or trainer. You will also receive valuable training in First Aid, health and nutrition, and be able to safely and effectively operate fitness equipment.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for this course you must have successfully completed the Certificate III in Fitness.

Areas of study

While studying this course, you will learn how to:

  • Develop work priorities
  • Operate computing packages
  • Address client needs
  • Coordinate client service activities
  • Analyse participation patterns in specific markets of the leisure and recreation industry
  • Promote compliance with law and legal principles
  • Conduct projects
  • Implement and monitor the organisation’s OH&S policies, procedures and programs
  • Undertake risk analysis of activities
  • Undertake relevant exercise planning and programming
  • Utilise a broad knowledge of exercise science in exercise planning, programming and instruction
  • Undertake postural appraisal of low-risk clients
  • Utilise a broad range of fitness equipment
  • Provide exercise for fitness industry clients with special requirements
  • Utilise an understanding of motivational psychology with fitness clients
  • Provide information and exercise related to nutrition and body composition
  • Plan and deliver personal training
  • Analyse market data
  • Forecast market and business needs
  • Implement and monitor marketing activities
  • Undertake business planning

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

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How will this course advance my career?

Job opportunities in the fitness industry are expected to grow strongly until at least 2014–15, making this an ideal career choice for active people who enjoy flexible and physically demanding work. With your Certificate IV in Fitness qualification, you will have the nationally recognised credentials to succeed in this dynamic and growing industry.

You will be able to gain work as a qualified gym class instructor or personal trainer, providing safe and effective instruction and advice to your clients. You will also gain valuable leadership and business development skills that will help you establish yourself as a sought-after professional in the field.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised qualification: Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40210.
  • You will be qualified to become a registered personal trainer.
  • You will become eligible for leadership roles in this growing industry.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through Austudy.
  • Assistance will be provided in identifying possible work placement opportunities.
  • Insurance cover is offered for mandatory work placement.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive Austudy for this course.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796

RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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