SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness + SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness + BSB50120 Diploma of Business

Do you aspire to be a personal trainer who dreams to have your own gym or personal training business one day? The Complete Personal Training & Business Course will make you become your own boss and help you establish your own personal training business where you can work on your own schedule.
Course Provider
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
(RTO 22557)
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Blended Online Learning.

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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification.

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Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment options that suit your budget and lifestyle.

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

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime.
Duration
Up to 24 months.
Delivery
This course is broken down into two parts: Practical (46 hours of face-to-face practical learning) * Campus Club – Learn in a small group in one of Australia’s leading gyms. * 1-to-1 Flexible Mentor – You’ll be matched with one of the provider’s qualified Personal Trainers to mentor you inside a real club. * Mentor of Your Choice – If you already know a Personal Trainer, the provider can approve them to be your mentor. Theoretical (To be completed online) * Complete 3 course units every month to graduate in 12 months.
Career Outcomes
  • Personal Trainer
  • Gym Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Small Business Owner
Course Modules

SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness

  1. SISFFIT032  Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
  2. SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments
  3. SISFFIT052  Provide healthy eating information
  4. SISFFIT034  Assess client movement and provide exercise advice
  5. SISFFIT035  Plan group exercise sessions
  6. BSBOPS304  Deliver and monitor a service to customers ∞
  7. HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety ∞
  8. SISFFIT036  Instruct group exercise sessions ∞
  9. HLTAID011 Provide First Aid* ∞
  10. SISFFIT040  Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
  11. SISFFIT047  Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
  12. CHCDIV001  Work with diverse people
  13. SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
  14. BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities
  15. BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities

SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness

  1. SISFFIT049 Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction
  2. CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
  3. SISFFIT041 Develop personalised exercise programs
  4. SISFFIT042 Instruct personalised exercise sessions
  5. SISFFIT043 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for body composition goals
  6. SISFFIT044 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for older clients
  7. SISFFIT045 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients
  8. SISFFIT051 Establish and maintain professional practice for fitness instruction
  9. SISFFIT050 Support exercise behaviour change
  10. SISFFIT053 Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients
  11. SISFFIT034 Assess client movement and provide exercise advice ~
  12. SISFFIT046 Plan and instruct online exercise sessions
  13. BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans
  14. BSBESB404 Market new business ventures
  15. SISXCAI010 Develop strength and conditioning programs
  16. SISXCAI009 Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  17. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people ~

BSB50120 Diploma of Business

  1. BSBCRT511  Develop critical thinking in others
  2. BSBFIN501  Manage budgets and financial plans
  3. BSBOPS501  Manage business resources
  4. BSBSUS511  Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  5. BSBXCM501  Lead communication in the workplace
  6. BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
  7. BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans
  8. BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  9. BSBPEF501  Manage personal and professional development
  10. BSBPEF502  Develop and use emotional intelligence
  11. BSBSTR401 Promote innovation in team environments
  12. BSBLDR411 Demonstrate leadership in the workplace

* This course contains the unit HLTAID011 Provide First Aid which must be completed through an external RTO. AIPT has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price or you may source your own training provider. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in your course fee. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your First Aid certificate for us to process a Credit Transfer against the unit on your student record.

∞ This course offer includes the units BSBOPS304, HLTWHS001 and SISFFIT036 as part of the cluster GE01 Group Exercise. Students who complete this cluster and submit a copy of their statement of attainment for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid are eligible to receive the skill set SISSS00128 Group Exercise Leader. This skill set is targeted toward group exercise leaders who lead predesigned group exercise sessions in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres.

~ These units of competency will be granted as credit transfers as they will be completed in SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness.

Course Fees Include
Resources Required
  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended).
  • Office Equipment: Printer and scanner to print and upload some of your assessments.
  • Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above.
  • Mobile Phone with video capability or Video Camera: Some assessments in your course will require you to take and submit videos of you undertaking tasks for assessment.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
  • MAC: Operating system – OS X 10.14 Mojave or later.
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
Work Placement

You may need a current "Working with Children Check Clearance" issued by the relevant authority in your state/territory.

Course Entry Requirements

Before Commencing SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness, students are required to complete and be deemed competent in the below units of competency (or superseded units), which are available as part of the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness.

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

Education:

You'll need to have completed year 10 or equivalent (i.e., 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 need to be at least 16. If you’re under 18, a parent or guardian will need to sign your enrolment form.

Residency Status: 

You need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Practical Assessment

Please be aware some of your assessments require you to source participants to role-play clients; please work with your mentor to secure the required number.

Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment* options that suit your budget and lifestyle. 

*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. 

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

Start Your Own Personal Training Business

Put your career on the fast track and strengthen your qualification in the fitness industry with the Complete Personal Training & Business Course from AIPT.  

You will begin with the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness (completing the entry requirements at minimum), before launching into the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness. By enrolling in this business course for Personal Trainers, you will also gain access to the BSB50120 Diploma of Business where you will learn the fundamentals of business planning, growth and sustainability, so you can run your personal training business, YOUR way. 

This comprehensive Personal Trainer business course is the complete package that will develop you into a competent and proficient fitness professional. Whether that’s as a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor working within an established fitness franchise or running your very own Personal Training business with a network of clients. It can take you there. 

Gain hands-on experience from qualified fitness professionals who will mentor you through the practical aspects of the course. You will learn inside real gym environments where you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills required to effectively assess clients and develop exercise programs to help them reach their individual goals. 

All theoretical aspects of this Complete Personal Training & Business Course can be completed anywhere and anytime through our online learning platform.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are all about providing students with health and fitness education of the highest quality, making your study journey as smooth as possible and equipping you with the practical skills that lead to employment outcomes after you graduate.
1300 13 84 34
info@aipt.edu.au
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