At the Academy of Fitness we love answering questions but here are some of the most common ones to save you time.
Does The Academy help you get a job once you have completed your course?
The Academy has hundreds of industry partners who are constantly looking for fitness professionals to work for them! The Academy advertises positions without our jobs board and will put you in touch with different employers upon request.
The Academy by law cannot guarantee you a job however we endeavor to put our graduates in touch with employers desperate to fill their vacancies!
How much is the personal trainer course?
Course fees can vary depending on the course you choose to study and the mode of delivery. We offer a variety of payment options as well with a deposit of $99 to get you studying that day and payment plans from $17 per week.
Is personal trainer a good career?
It sure is! If you want to work as your own boss and build an active lifestyle then this industry is perfect for you. You are ultimately the decision maker in terms of how many hours per week you want to work. The Academy of Fitness course material does provide advice on how to make as much money off one hour in a day as possible.
How do personal trainers get clients?
Great question – The Academy of Fitness mentors our students to start with friends and family while networking with businesses to build brand recognition. Our marketing non accredited content provided free of charge in our course materials shows you how to build your social media profiles from scratch to allow it to reach new clients.
How long does it take to become a Personal Trainer?
To become a personal trainer in Australia you need to hold a Certificate III and IV in Fitness. With the Academy of Fitness our courses are self-paced which means you can take up to 18 months to complete both courses. We do not penalize those who get through the content quicker however so it will come down to how much time you must smash out the course materials.
How often do the courses start at the Academy of Fitness?
The Academy of Fitness has no set intakes and you can start anytime! This is perfect for those who want to jump into studies on their own terms and not have to wait for a certain date to begin.
Are personal trainers in demand?
Research by IBIS World indicates that fitness industry revenues in Australia have been steadily growing over the past 5 years. This trend will reach an estimated $2.4 billion value by 2022/23 – a forecasted annual growth of 1.8% (IBISWorld, 2018).
What this means for you is that there is a growing demand for not only personal trainers but fitness professionals which included gym instructors and group exercise instructors.
Why should I get qualified as a Personal Trainer at the Academy of Fitness?
Passion and desire to see our students not only gain the most current knowledge and skills but to make a change in the industry. The fitness industry is screaming for good graduates and our mission is to raise the standard of fitness professionals, one student at a time.
How old do I have to be to study at the Academy of Fitness?
To study Fitness you must be 16 years of age with parental permission.