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Alexis Jones

5/72 Heath Drive
Thatestown SA 5000
Mobile: 0422 222 222
Home: (08) 71 000 000


To secure a position as a professional personal trainer where I can demonstrate my passion for fitness, health and overall well being. I wish to teach, help and coach people to achieve their fitness goals and improve their lifestyle.


Tuppence Health and Wellbeing School
Thatestown SA
Certificate III and IV in Fitness
Graduated: 2005
University of South Australia
Adelaide SA
Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement and Health Studies)
Graduated: 2004
Thatestown High School
Thatestown SA
South Australia Certificate of Education
Graduated: 2001

Employment History

Nov 2005 – Present: Personal Trainer
Clarence Fitness Centre
San Carlo SA


  • Design and implement personalised exercise and diet programs targeting specific conditions and concerns including obesity, arthritis and high cholesterol
  • Recruit and retain clients
  • Counsel members about fitness, exercise, health and injury management
  • Run group fitness classes
  • Provide weight-lifting, treadmill and other fitness apparatus instruction
  • Ensure the safety of all members and clients
  • Ensure all gym equipment is maintained
  • Advised on common sport and exercise related injuries
  • Assess clients’ fitness on a monthly basis
  • Monitored a group of 20 overweight people who lost 7-10 per cent body fat under my supervision
  • Implemented the Fit Fast incentive training program that encouraged and challenged people to their lose weight
  • Awarded Best Personal Trainer for 2008
Feb 2003 – Nov 2005: Receptionist (part time)
The Darlo Club
San Carlo SA


  • Served customers and provided information regarding membership, facilities, timetable and so on
  • Maintained client membership details
  • Processed daily banking and other administration duties
  • Co-ordinated group fitness classes and timetables
  • Monitored the overall maintenance of the club
  • Assisted with all promotional and marketing campaigns


2009 – Insure-Fit (valid insurance cover)
2008 – Fitness Australia registration
2008 – Senior First Aid Certificate, St John Ambulance


Category Name Proficiency Yrs experience Last Used
Computer Microsoft Office Advanced 10 yrs Use currently
Computer Filemaker Pro Intermediate 3 yrs Nov 2005
Computer Internet Explorer Advanced 10 yrs Use currently


  • Running
  • Travelling
  • Theatre
  • Cooking


Sonny James - Head Trainer
Clarence Fitness Centre
Phone: (08) 71 555 555
Jessica Lowry - Lecturer
University of South Australia
Phone: (08) 71 333 333
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