This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
For entry into this course students must meet the following 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IV in Fitness, students are required to complete and be deemed competent in the below units of competency (or superseded units), which are available as part of the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness:
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.
Working with Children Check: For the work placement portion of your course, you may need a current 'Working with Children Check Clearance' issued by the relevant authority in your state/territory.
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.
Work placement gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.
You must complete at least 46 hours of practical placement for the fitness component of this course, as well as an additional 30 practical placement sessions for the nutrition component. Both sets of work placement must take place under the supervision of an appropriately qualified supervisor.
Enquire with Australian Institute of Personal Trainers or visit their website to find out more about credit, RPL, or work placement.
For the fitness part of this program, you can study online, and complete the practical components in a real gym.
Choose from three ways to study:
Learn in a small group environment inside one of Australia's leading gyms and be mentored by a real fitness professional.
Undertake 46 hours of face-to-face practical learning following a set timetable.
You'll be matched with one of AIPT's qualified Personal Trainers who will mentor you inside a real club.
Enjoy the flexibility of arranging your own timetable to complete 46 hours of face-to-face practical learning with your Mentor.
Dependant on availability of a mentor in your area.
If you already know a Personal Trainer, AIPT could approve them to be your Mentor to guide you through the practical components of your course.
Complete 46 hours of face-to-face practical learning at a club of your choice.
Your chosen Mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.
For the Diploma of Nutrition, you can study the theoretical elements online anywhere and anytime. You will also need to complete 30 practical placement sessions in a health of fitness workplace under the supervision of an appropriately qualified Supervisor.