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Dual: SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness +
SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness

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Your fitness career starts here as a Gym Instructor/Personal Trainer!

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You will gain a thorough understanding of exercise science principles, including concepts of anatomy and exercise physiology and the main theories behind healthy eating for a variety of populations and how to deliver safe and effective exercise to older populations.

The course will also teach you how to incorporate a diverse range of personal training equipment, how to train clients in various environments (indoor/outdoor), and design training programs for specific populations e.g. functional training.

These qualifications are brand new, having been only recently approved for delivery. They are filled with the most up-to-date learning content and are overflowing with practical information, based around the current industry endorsed units.

You will also gain access to and learn about the latest, cutting edge research on how to best deliver lifestyle planning and behaviour modification strategies. You will also learn the fundamentals of operating a small business and how to help motivate your clients to accomplish their fitness goals.

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Australian College Fitness courses have been developed to promote a high level of skill and will prepare you to work in any personal training setting with confidence. The course materials have been carefully prepared in consultation with industry professionals and subject matter experts, and are supported by the most sought after and experienced fitness educationalists in Australia (check out our academic faculty).

All Australian College courses are completed online* via our unique online learning portal CREATINE 2. This portal is accessible 24/7.

*All students will undertake online learning and assessment activities, as well as a range of practical asssessments. These practical assessment activities must be observed by an Australian College Assessor, either in the student's own workplace or simulated workplace environment. Full details and instructions will be provided.

Professional Recognition

Australian College graduates of this dual qualification may apply for registration as both a Gym Instructor and Personal Trainer, with the AusActive (formerly Fitness Australia), and also gain international recognition. Becoming a Registered Exercise Professional (REP) with AusActive provides assurance and confidence to fitness clients, employers and health professionals that as an REP you are qualified, recognised and have the knowledge, skills and competence to to operate within the Australian Fitness Industry.

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Course summary

Course code
SIS30321+
SIS40221
Qualification gained
Certificate III in Fitness +
Certificate IV in Fitness
Nationally recognised
Yes
Study mode
Online, self-paced learning with additional structured and unstructured external study and research.

Duration
Up to 30 Months
Study load
Self-paced
Start date
Start anytime
Delivery Methods
Online Delivery - self-paced E-Learning with structured and unstructured learning activities and assessment preparation.
Assessment method
Online knowledge-based (theory) assessment, case studies, online fitness centre – real and simulated activities, role-plays, practical demonstrations, audio-video assessment.
Career Opportunities
  • Gym Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
 
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Course fees


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Course units

For this course, you have 27 units of competency to complete. You will also have access to the: Online Fitness Centre (OFC).

SISFFIT047
Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT052
Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT032
Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT033
Complete client fitness assessments
BSBOPS304
Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBPEF301
Organise personal work priorities
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT035
Plan group exercise sessions
SISFFIT036
Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT040
Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
HLTAID011*
Provide First Aid
SISFFIT049
Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction
SISFFIT053
Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients
SISFFIT050
Support exercise behavior change
SISFFIT051
Establish and maintain professional practice for 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
BSBXTW301
Work in a team
BSBPEF301
Organise personal work priorities
SISXCAI009
Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISXCAI010
Develop strength and conditioning programs
BSBESB402
Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
BSBESB401
Research and develop business plans

* Australian College does not deliver HLTAID011. You will need to undertake the first aid course externally in your area and submit a copy of your certification to the College


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements into the dual qualification, however Australian College requires:

  • Competence in spoken and written English
  • Successful completion of an LLN review, prior to commencement
  • You must be at least 16 years of age*
  • You must have access to a PC/laptop or similar, email address and broadband internet
  • You must have access to a webcam or other device suitable for recording and uploading audio-video.
  • Be prepared to access additional reading materials and resources that will be supplied throughout the course.

*Students under 18 year of age will need to provide parent/guardian consent.

Overseas Students Policy

As defined in the ESOS Act 2000, 'Overseas students' are not eligible to apply to enrol in this nationally recognised course, nor are they eligible for certification. Please refer to the Enrolment Terms and Conditions.

Student reviews

"The Australian College tutors were very helpful and inspiring. Coming from various backgrounds, they offered industry relevant information, trends, and ideas 'outside the box' at a level of which I would otherwise not have had access.

They helped me to focus on the individual topics through the assignments and extract the most out of the course, making it directly relevant to the industry."

Marnie Bernard

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