Are you ready to be your own boss and do what you love as a qualified personal trainer? The Complete Personal Trainer (SIS40215) + Diploma of Business (BSB50215) course from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers is the perfect course to help you launch your career!
This exciting double course combines a series of foundational fitness units and a Certificate IV in Fitness with a Diploma of Business to give you the knowledge, skills and business know-how you need to succeed as a personal trainer. In the first part of the course, you’ll cover the basics of providing instruction and guidance for fitness and exercise. You’ll learn how to incorporate the principles of exercise science and healthy eating into fitness programming for clients, and how to work with a variety of different clients to achieve their fitness goals. Throughout the Diploma part of the course, you’ll move on to the business side of launching a personal training business, developing essential skills for successful small business planning and operations.
This course is designed to be as flexible as possible. You’ll have up to 24 months to complete both parts of the course in the delivery mode of your choosing. The Student Selected Mentor option allows you to choose your own mentor to guide you through 40 hours of practical training, while the AIPT Mentor option provides you with a qualified personal trainer for face-to-face practical sessions; alternatively, Face-to-Face On-Campus mode will see you studying on-campus in a real gym. In all three modes, you’ll complete theory components online in your own time. And no matter which delivery option you choose, you’ll be guaranteed high-quality course materials and training to help you launch your personal trainer career with a bang!
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Be over the age of 18, or have the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification; AND
Hold a qualification at Certificate II level or higher; OR
Have 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication; AND
Hold a current "Working with Children Check Clearance" in the State or Territory in which you will undertake this course.
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 Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) + Diploma of Business (BSB50215) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
Graduates are prepared to launch their own personal training businesses, whether on an individual basis, as part of an established franchise, or at a local gym or fitness centre.
Curious about where a career in personal training could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: