This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
For entry into this course students must meet the following entry requirements:
In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:
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.
Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.
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).
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:
52 hours of face-to-face practical delivered on-campus with theory components completed online, in your own time.
Up to 12 months
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.
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.
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.
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers offers a 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.