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.
This online Personal Trainer Pathway program will fast track your fitness career, equipping you with two nationally recognised qualifications that will prepare you to enter the rapidly growing industry of fitness and wellbeing.
The program bundles together the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313) and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210), and has been structured to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work in a range of fitness contexts.
Key learning areas include the essentials of how the human body works, the fundamentals of fitness, client evaluation, developing fitness programs based on individual needs and how to keep clients motivated to achieve their goals. You will also learn how to develop and implement exercise programs for a wide range of ages, and who may have a variety of managed health conditions.
You will also learn how to run a small business as the course covers marketing strategies, and legal and insurance obligations.
Students will be required to complete a total of 180 hours of mandatory work placement as a part of this program:
Certificate III in Fitness: Minimum of 80 hours
Certificate IV in Fitness: Minimum of 100 hours
To be eligible for this course you must:
Have completed Year 10
Hold a certificate II or higher qualification
Have at least 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication
Areas of study
In this fitness program, the subjects you will study include:
Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313)
SISFFIT302A - Provide quality service in the fitness industry
SISXIND101A - Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
SISFFIT305A - Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
SISFFIT306A - Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
SISFFIT301A - Provide fitness orientation and health screening
SISFFIT307A - Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT304A - Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT308A - Plan and deliver gym programs
SISXFAC201A - Maintain sport and recreation equipment for activities
SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activities
SISXOHS101A - Follow occupational health and safety policies
SISFFIT303A - Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
SISFFIT312A - Plan and deliver an endurance training program
SISFFIT311A - Deliver approved community fitness programs
Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210)
SISFFIT419A - Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise
After successfully completing this dual qualification, you will be qualified as a professional personal trainer and fitness instructor. This will qualify you to work in an existing fitness business such as a gym or sporting centre, or start your own fitness business.
How else will I benefit from this certificate?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised, accredited qualifications from Open Colleges: Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313) and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210).
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
Course materials provided.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
Your qualification articulates into university programs to help you advance in your education levels.
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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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