SIS30321, SIS40221

Fast-Track Personal Training Course

Fast-Track Personal Training Course

If you've always wanted to work as a personal trainer, and are looking for a way to become qualified quickly, then this Fast-Track Personal Training Course from Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) could be an ideal option for you.

AIPT's Fast-Track Personal Training Course consists of SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness, the qualification that allows you to start working as a qualified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, plus all the units you need to complete to become eligible to study the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness (these units are a part of the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness), packaged into one convenient course. You will learn essential skills such as how to develop personalised training programs, how to asses client movement and provide exercise advice, how to plan and instruct online exercise sessions, as well as a host of skills that will allow you to set up, promote and run your own personal training business.

The course consists of the theoretical component which can be completed 100% online, plus 44.5 hours of practical learning at the gym. The practical component can be either completed at an one of AIPT campus club gyms as a part of a small group mentored by the best trainers in business and delivered according to a set timetable, with a 1-to-1 mentor assigned to you with the flexibility of setting your own timetable, or with a mentor of your choice (if you know one and this is your preference) who is fully qualified and approved by AIPT as a suitable mentor for the practical component of the course.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

SIS30321, SIS40221 Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    On Campus
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Complete 1.5 course units every month to graduate in 18 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Personal Trainer | Personal Training Manager | Fitness Trainer | Fitness Instructor | Group Exercise Instructor | View All

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If you’ve always wanted to work as a personal trainer, and are looking for a way to become qualified quickly, then this Fast-Track Personal Training Course from Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) could be an ideal option for you.

AIPT’s Fast-Track Personal Training Course consists of SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness, the qualification that allows you to start working as a qualified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor, plus all the units you need to complete to become eligible to study the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness (these units are a part of the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness), packaged into one convenient course. You will learn essential skills such as how to develop personalised training programs, how to asses client movement and provide exercise advice, how to plan and instruct online exercise sessions, as well as a host of skills that will allow you to set up, promote and run your own personal training business.

The course consists of the theoretical component which can be completed 100% online, plus 44.5 hours of practical learning at the gym. The practical component can be either completed at an one of AIPT campus club gyms as a part of a small group mentored by the best trainers in business and delivered according to a set timetable, with a 1-to-1 mentor assigned to you with the flexibility of setting your own timetable, or with a mentor of your choice (if you know one and this is your preference) who is fully qualified and approved by AIPT as a suitable mentor for the practical component of the course.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

Eligibility

Before completing the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness, you will need to complete the following units (all included in this course):

  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid (or a unit that supersedes this unit)
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
  • SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
  • SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
  • SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
  • SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information.

Other prerequisites:

First Aid: You must obtain a pass in the subject HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid, from an external provider.

Minimum Age: You need to be at least 16 years old. If you’re under 18, a parent or guardian will need to sign your enrolment form.

Education: You’ll need to have completed year 10 or equivalent (i.e., a qualification at Certificate II level or higher), or have 2 years of industry experience.

Residency Status: You need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Working with Children Check: For the work placement portion of your course, you may need a current “Working with Children Check Clearance” issued by the relevant authority in your state/territory.

While completing the Fast-Track Personal Training Course from AIPT, you may study the following subjects:

Entry requirement units:

  • HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid (or a unit that supersedes this unit)
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
  • SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
  • SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
  • SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
  • SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information.

SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness units:

  • SISFFIT049 - Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction
  • CHCCOM006 - Establish and manage client relationships
  • SISFFIT041 - Develop personalised exercise programs
  • SISFFIT042 - Instruct personalised exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT043 - Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for body composition goals
  • SISFFIT044 - Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for older clients
  • SISFFIT045 - Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients
  • SISFFIT051 - Establish and maintain professional practice for fitness instruction
  • SISFFIT050 - Support exercise behaviour change
  • SISFFIT053 - Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients
  • SISFFIT034 - Assess client movement and provide exercise advice
  • SISFFIT046 - Plan and instruct online exercise sessions
  • BSBESB401 - Research and develop business plans
  • BSBESB404 - Market new business ventures
  • SISXCAI010 - Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • SISXCAI009 - Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  • CHCDIV001 -  Work with diverse people

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 150 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 smooth as possible.
Largest network of locations
We have the industry's largest network of gyms across Australia, ensuring we're in your area.
Flexible delivery options
AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules and budget, 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. As an AIPT student, you will also have access to the My eCampus learning portal where you will be able to download course content and submit assessments.

Where Will It Lead Me?

On completion of this course, you will receive the nationally recognised SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness. This qualification ensures that you have all the skills and knowledge to confidently start working as a personal trainer in any gym or fitness club nationally, or to start your own personal training business.

Curious about where a career in fitness could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

AIPT offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $52.90* a week!

Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

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