Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
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.
If you're passionate about fitness and healthy living, and are considering a career in the fitness industry, this online Certificate III in Fitness course is the place to start. Offered by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, this entry-level qualification will qualify you to work as a gym, group exercise and aqua instructor.
The course comprehensively covers fitness fundamentals, and addresses key areas of knowledge such as anatomy and physiology principles, health eating basics and various strategies and techniques for delivering quality exercise programs. You will learn how to plan and deliver programs for a range of clients with different requirements and guide them towards great results.
Upon successful completion of this course you'll be able to assist new gym members with the proper use of equipment and lead small group classes through basic exercise regimes.
Practical work placement
To successfully complete this course, you must undertake a total of 15 hours of practical work experience with a mentor in order to gain real-world skills. AIPT will pair you with one of their expert mentors - a fitness professional - in their gym or fitness studio. Alternatively, you will have the opportunity to select your own AIPT-approved mentor.
There are no prerequisites for this course, so anyone can apply!
Areas of study
In this fitness course, the subjects you will study include:
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
SISFFIT305A - Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
SISFFIT301A - Provide fitness orientation and health screening
SISFFIT306A - Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
SISFFIT303A - Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
SISFFIT302A - Provide quality service in the fitness industry
SISXIND101A - Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
SISXFAC207 - Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities
SISXOHS101A - Follow occupational health and safety policies
SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activities
SISFFIT307A - Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT308A - Plan and deliver gym programs
SISFFIT304A - Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT312A - Plan and deliver an endurance training program
BSBSMB306 - Plan a home-based business
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Studying with AIPT means you'll graduate industry-ready.
RTO 32363 Established in 1999, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) is Australia’s leading provider of practical fitness education. By partnering with a number of gyms, AIPT connects students with hands-on learning in real gym environments, equipping them with the industry skills needed to succeed. Course materials can be delivered online and in conjunction with a mentoring program, so students receive the ultimate in both flexibility and guided learning.
With a network of over 100 campuses and 250 mentors nationwide, it’s no surprise that AIPT’s graduation rates are 14 times higher than most publically funded places, and 80 per cent of graduates go on to find employment after completing their qualification.
Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry, and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. AIPT also provides its students with an eCampus learning portal to connect you with your mentors, study materials and fellow classmates.
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