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SIS40215 + SIS30315 prerequisites

Complete Personal Trainer

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:

    On Campus
    Blended

  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Up to 12 months

  • Start date:

    Dependent on you chosen delivery mode. Enquire now and find out more.

  • Awarded by:

    Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Personal Trainer | Fitness Instructor | Gym Instructor | View all

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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.

Course Rundown

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

About this course

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

Designed to help you make an immediate start in the fitness industry, the Complete Personal Trainer^ (SIS40215 + SIS30315 prerequisites) course will give you an edge over other exercise professionals. Delivered by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, this course is taught through a mix of online theory and hands-on experience to give you the flexibility and real-world skills needed to excel in the competitive fitness industry.

The course will take you through fitness fundamentals such as how to undertake client assessments, plan and deliver effective exercise programs, and monitor the progress of your clients. From there, you'll progress to more advanced modules such as small-business planning, long-term exercise program design and motivational psychology - crucial skills that will give your fitness career longevity into the future.

Employment guarantee*

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has partnered with a number of gyms to not only offer you the highest calibre of training but also to offer you a Graduate Placement Guarantee*. This Graduate Placement Guarantee applies to all those who study the Complete Personal Trainer at a Goodlife Health Club, Genesis Fitness Club, Core24 Health Club or Club Lime location. When you graduate from this Australian Institute of Personal Trainers qualification, you will be certified to the standards required by Goodlife, Genesis, Core24 and Club Lime, and will be given the opportunity to work as a fitness professional in one of these leading gym network partners within six months of graduation.

*Terms and conditions apply to the Graduate Placement Guarantee. Enquire now for more information.

Eligibility

Education
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Minimum Age
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

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

Computer Requirements

In order to complete the on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
  • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic or cable (Dial-up access will be significantly slower and is not recommended)
  • Windows : Operating system - Windows XP or Vista 7 or above. Internet Browser - Internet Explorer 7 or higher or the latest version of Google Chrome
  • MAC : Operating system: OS X 10.4 or later. Internet Browser - latest version of Google Chrome
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download

You must also hold a current Working With Children Check, First Aid qualification, CPR Certificate.

Areas of study

In this personal training course, the units of competency you will study include:

  • 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
  • SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service
  • 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*

*Entry and Elective unit for Certificate IV in fitness (SIS40215)

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers 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 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 straightforward 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?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Completing this program will fast-track your fitness career, and enable you to start in the fitness industry upon completion of this qualification. Successful completion of this program will also equip you for a job as an independent contractor with Goodlife Health Clubs or Genesis Fitness Clubs.

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

  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Gym Instructor

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $66.15 per week (52 weekly repayments)
  • $250 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to $700 on your course fees

  • $2990 upfront payment

Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for VET FEE Help or other assisted government funding.

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