Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

Certificate IV in Fitness

SIS40215Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
Duration
From 12 monthspart-time
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date
Anytime

Why study this course

  • Get qualified to work as a Personal Trainer with this SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Gain hands-on experience & face-to-face mentoring in a real gym
  • Graduate Placement Assistance with leading industry partners available to eligible students

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor, and Coach.

Recognition

This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Year 10, OR Certificate II or higher, OR relevant industry experience; AND
  • Minimum 16 years old (if under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed a parent or guardian); AND
  • Have completed the core units of the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness; AND
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent

Computer requirements

  • In order to complete the online 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 (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

First Aid Certificate

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency. This qualification needs to be completed through an external third party, and the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTO 3605) which provides First aid Training to AIPT students at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is an independent third party training provider. This is an additional service offered by AIPT; however, students are able to source their own training provider to suit their needs.

Working with Children Check

In order to complete your Work Placement, you may be required to hold a current 'Working with Children Check Clearance' issued by the relevant Responsible Authority in the State or Territory in which you will undertake this course. Please see the Student Handbook for more information.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Multiple locations across Australia
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Providing exercise instruction and gym programs for groups
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Working in a gym environment and with gym equipment
  • Planning a home based business
  • Working with specific populations

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offers Graduate Placement Assistance to students studying the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness at participating partner gyms and health clubs

You’ll be given the opportunity to work as a fitness professional in one of these leading gyms within six months of graduation.


Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Australian Institute of Personal Trainers can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate IV in Fitness have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Personal Trainer
$50k463
Fitness Instructor
N/A457
Coach
$60k654
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Support and delivery

You study part of this course online, and complete the practical component in a real gym with a qualified personal trainer.

Choose from three ways to study:

1. Face-to-face on campus

52 hours of face-to-face practical delivered on-campus with theory components completed online, in your own time.

Up to 12 months.

2. AIPT Mentor

40 hours of face-to-face practical completed with an AIPT Mentor, a qualified Personal Trainer, who will guide you through your course material and provide you with hands-on experience, with theory components completed online, in your own time.

Up to 12 months.

Dependant on availability of a mentor in your area.

3. Student Selected Mentor

Choose your own mentor* to guide you through 40 hours of face-to-face practical. Theory components are completed online, in your own time.

*Your chosen mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Support

Specialists in the AIPT Support Teams provide support over the phone if needed. The team of Student Support Officers are dedicated to helping you graduate and will help you find a solution to any hurdles you’re facing. Your personalised Learning Management System will help you with a Study Plan that shows how long each unit will take to complete – a great tool to help you stay on track and plan your breaks from study.

Graduate Placement Assistance

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 Assistance.

This Graduate Placement Assistance applies to all those who study the Complete Personal Trainer Program at a Goodlife Health Club, Genesis Fitness Club, Core24 Health Club or Club Lime location.

When you graduate from the Complete Personal Trainer Program, you may be eligible for opportunities with one of our leading gym network partners.

To be eligible for a Graduate Placement Assistance, you must undertake a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness or the Complete Personal Trainer Program at a select Goodlife Health Club, Genesis Fitness Club, Core24 Health Club or Club Lime facility. This qualification combines self-paced online learning with the additional support of weekly partner mentorship, with each practical tutorial delivered to a small group of students in a Goodlife Health Club, Genesis Fitness Club, Core24 Health Club or Club Lime gym environment. All conducted by a fitness professional endorsed by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. All of our fitness professionals are highly qualified Personal Trainers and with years of industry experience.

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You may wish to discuss the following with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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