How to Become a Personal Trainer

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What do I need to study to become a Personal Trainer?

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 Australian College of Physical EducationBachelor of Health Science (Fitness)

This Bachelor of Health Science (Fitness) provides targeted training for those wishing to enter the fitness industry or improve their professional skill set.

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SIS40215Australian Institute of Personal TrainersCertificate IV in Fitness

This online SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness course will qualify you to work as a registered personal trainer and set you up for a career in the fitness industry.

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SIS40215 + Entry RequirementsAustralian Institute of Personal TrainersComplete Personal Trainer

Complete this online Complete Personal Trainer (SIS40215 + entry requiremtns) course and gain a nationally recognised qualification, and be guaranteed an employment contract with organisations such as by Goodlife, Genesis, Core24 or Club Lime.

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 Edith Cowan UniversityMaster of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)

A Master of Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning) from ECU will enhance your previous studies in exercise science, focusing on injury prevention, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning.

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What are the responsibilities of a Personal Trainer ?

  • Assessing clients’ health and fitness level and identifying risk factors.
  • Consulting with clients to determine their desired outcomes.
  • Designing customised fitness programs and exercise routines to suit each individual’s abilities, lifestyle and goals.
  • Demonstrating and providing instruction on movements, techniques and correct use of equipment used in fitness routines.
  • Leading group exercises and personal tuition in a safe and engaging manner.
  • Providing motivation, support and encouragement.
  • Supplying information and liaising with health professionals to develop dietary and nutritional plans.
  • Ensuring exercise equipment is safe, clean and properly set up.
  • Implementing and upholding health and safety standards and injury prevention practices.
  • Maintaining up-to-date first aid certificates.