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.
Looking to take your fitness career to the next level? Expand your skillset and gain the right qualifications to work as a registered personal trainer with this online Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) course. Delivered by Australia's leading provider in practical fitness education, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, this program is designed to broaden your skills and qualify you to work with a larger range of clients.
The program will show you how to tailor exercise programs for children, adolescents and older clients; and covers a variety of core skills that will set you up for a long-term career in this dynamic industry. You will learn about training legalities, the specifics behind fitness planning, motivational psychology and what it takes to plan and run your own fitness business.
To successfully complete this course, you must undertake a total of 40 hours of practical work experience with a mentor in order to gain real-world training 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.
You can also study this course on campus (52 hours of practical experience), with theory components delivered online in your own time. Intakes for the program, delivered in AIPT's fitness centres, open three times a year: February, June and October. Enquire to find out more!
To be eligible for entry into this course, you must hold a current First Aid qualification, current CPR Certificate and have completed the following units of competency:
SISFFIT001 - Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002 - Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003 - Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004 - Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005 - Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT006 - Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT014 - Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service
Areas of study
In this fitness course, the units of competency you may study include:
SISFFIT019 - Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT018 - Promote functional movement capacity
SISFFIT015 - Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
SISFFIT025 - Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
SISFFIT026 - Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
SISFFIT016 - Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
SISXRES001 - Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
SISFFIT021 - Instruct personal training programs
SISFFIT023 - Instruct group personal training programs
SISFFIT017 - Instruct long-term exercise programs
SISFFIT020 - Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
SISSSTC301A - Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A - Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISFFIT012 - Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
SISFFIT013 - Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB403 - Market the small business
BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operations
SISFFIT014 - Instruct exercise to older clients
Studying with AIPT means you'll graduate industry-ready.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
By completing this Certificate IV in Fitness qualification, you'll be able to take your fitness career to the next level, and be qualified to work as a registered personal trainer. Such a qualification will open up a variety of new career opportunities for you, and enable you to pursue work in:
RTO 32363 The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 100 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:
Dedicated student support Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as straightforward as possible.
Over 100 campus locations With over 100 campuses nationwide, you can find AIPT in a location near you.
Flexible delivery options AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.
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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