Looking for a career as a group fitness instructor where you can be your own boss, choose your hours and get paid to have fun on the job?

Group exercise classes are a major industry, delivering millions of paying customers to gyms annually, and a group fitness instructor course can help you tap into this market.

The Academy of Fitness offers educational programs to help you become a Group Exercise Instructor so that you can increase your employment opportunities, have a career with endless variety, and have more options to offer your clients. You will be able to take your skills and work anywhere in Australia or move into further study to expand your options.

Our goal isn’t simply to see you graduate but to see you gain employment in the group fitness industry. As soon as you commence your studies with us, we will be educating you not just about fitness, but about the group fitness industry itself. Our trainers are all highly experienced fitness professionals and are here to offer their expertise and answer all of your burning questions.

Academy of Fitness supports you at every step through your studies

For over 18 years, we’ve successfully supported more than 9,000 students through our SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness courses. When you enrol with AOF, you’ll be supported by our skilful team of academic, student support and professional staff, who will be with you every step of your fitness studies journey. Our academic staff are all still working as personal trainers themselves and have extensive teaching histories before coming to work with the Academy of Fitness.

The Academy of Fitness online learning experience includes several student support services that include telephone and written support options.

Our Certificate III in Fitness course is flexible

Academy of Fitness are responsive to the needs of the modern world and busy professionals with families, careers, commitments and demands of everyday life and our study and online learning options are flexible.

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Our group fitness instructor course gives you dual specialisation once you graduate

Gym Instructor

Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate fitness programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Group Exercise Instructor

Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate fitness programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Career Opportunities

Group Fitness Instructors work with people to support their physical wellbeing and improve their fitness. They usually instruct groups and classes. They work in fitness centres, studios, gyms, physical rehabilitation centres and often work on a casual or part-time basis, servicing more than one provider and set of clients.

This course is an essential minimum requirement to work at a gym or as a group fitness instructor. You will learn the basic knowledge needed to succeed in areas like fitness program instruction, provision of healthy eating information, and introduction of exercise for older clients.

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Accelerate

The most direct way to become a personal trainer

We’ve created a pathway that enables you to complete just the required pre-requisite units before completing the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.

Less learning time in SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness will Fast Track you into the exciting and rewarding fitness industry.

Ultimate

Want to become the ultimate personal trainer?

Academy of Fitness are responsive to the needs of the modern world and busy professionals with families, careers, commitments and demands of everyday life and our study and online learning options are flexible.

Standalone SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness

Become a dual specialised gym instructor.

A SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness is your entry level on campus and online fitness course to get into the Fitness Industry. It will give you the opportunity to become a Gym Instructor.

Ready to start your career in the fitness industry?

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