Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: SIS40210
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
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Duration: Max 12 months
Start date: Online: Anytime – start today!
Face-to-face: Enquire now for June 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 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 20 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 fast-track your qualification and become a personal trainer with AIPT's Fast-Track Program. The program combines self-paced theory modules with intensive face-to-face sessions so you can become qualified in as little as eight weeks. 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:

  • Provide fitness orientation and health screening
  • Provide quality service in the fitness industry
  • Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
  • Instruct and monitor fitness programs
  • Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
  • Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
  • Undertake client health assessment
  • Plan and deliver gym programs
  • Follow occupational health and safety policies
  • Undertake risk analysis of activities

Areas of study

In this fitness course, the subjects you will study include:

  • SISFFIT419A - Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise
  • SISFFIT415A - Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals
  • SISFFIT417A - Undertake long term exercise programming
  • SISFFIT418A - Undertake appraisals of functional movement
  • SISFFIT420A - Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes
  • SISFFIT416A - Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals
  • SISFFIT314A - Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions
  • SISFFIT421A - Plan and deliver personal training
  • BSBSMB306A - Plan a home based business
  • BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB402 - Plan small business finances
  • BSBSMB403A - Market the small business
  • BSBSMB405B - Monitor and manage small business operations
  • BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances

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Studying with AIPT means you'll graduate industry-ready.

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 work in:

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

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Finance options

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

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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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