Become a qualified personal trainer with the Academy of Fitness.

With a Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40221) you are qualified as a Personal Trainer, allowing you to train clients one on one in a gym setting, deliver training sessions outdoors and work with younger adults and children.

The SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness also provides you with the knowledge and skills to ensure you cater for the needs of all individual clients.

Our online learning is specifically designed for busy working adults, so it’s delivered 100% online with interactive, ‘snackable’ content. Academy of Fitness study options offer genuine flexibility, industry insights, practical skills and the support you need to achieve your career goals.

At AOF, you’ll have access to our student learning portal, which is a complete digital resource that grants you flexibility plus all the resources you need at your fingertips.

Successfully completing this qualification will give you the ability to set yourself apart in the fitness industry.

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Once I graduate what will I be able to do with my fitness qualification?

Personal trainers typically work independently, either inside a gym, outdoors or at client’s homes or workplaces. Qualified PT’s can offer one-on-one training, small group fitness sessions, program writing & development, client assessment, exercise demonstration, plus monitoring & session supervision. More experienced personal trainers can also manage teams within fitness facilities.

Entry Requirements

Entry to the SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness  qualification is open to those who hold a current first aid and current CPR certificate and who have achieved the following units of competency:

  • 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
  • Nationally Accredited SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness.
  • Complete your theory work online.
  • Complete your practical assessment online.
  • Interest-free payment plan.
  • Upfront payment.
  • Study Loan.
  • Self-paced study.
  • Up to 12 months.
  • Start anytime – no intakes!
  • Complete the online enrolment form and take the first step toward changing your life.
  • You will receive a confirmation call from our friendly staff to verify the details of your enrolment.
  • You will receive an email providing all of your login details to begin studying straight away.
  • Get studying!

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Standalone Certificate IV in Fitness

Want to study health and fitness out of interest? Want to help out in your gym?

We have created this package for those wanting to grow their individual health and fitness skills and knowledge, and even help out in a gym, but not have to study to be a fully qualified Personal Trainer.

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