Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: SIS40215
Study mode: On Campus
Blended
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Up to 12 months
Start date: Enquire now for next intake!
Awarded by: 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.

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About this course

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!

Eligibility

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:

  • Fitness clubs and gyms
  • Personal training studios
  • Health spas
  • Group fitness studios
  • Outdoor fitness centres
  • Boot camps
  • Personal training franchises

Finance options

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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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