Become a personal trainer with a Certificate IV in Fitness.
Ready for the next stage of your fitness career? Become a personal trainer with a Certificate IV in Fitness.
This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children.
They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation.
They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.
The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional.
One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40221).
This qualification provides a pathway to work as an employed or self-employed personal trainer in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and homes, and outdoor locations.
Personal trainers may offer services to individuals and groups, and may provide online training services. In some employment contexts, personal trainers may be involved in team leadership or supervisory activities.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold the following units of competency or units that have been superseded by these units:
You will require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.
Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT.
If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Units of Competency
To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 17 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of the skills required to work as a personal trainer.
You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.
We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here.
After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:
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