Kickstart a successful  career as a Specialist Exercise Trainer with a Diploma of Fitness

  • Get Better Technical Skills. Our state-of-the-art online training portal has been designed to aid fast, enjoyable learning. Study in your own time, at your own pace.
  • Learn Practical Business Skills. You’ll also get our Bonus PT Business Success Course (value $990) that teaches you how to get hired, get clients, transform lives and earn great money.
  • Fanatical Support. Our expert team of Tutors, Career Advisors, Admin & IT support staff are here to guide you through your course and are passionate about helping you succeed!
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Course Overview

Join the top tier of fitness professionals with our Diploma of Fitness. You’ll be qualified to work in leadership positions within the Fitness Industry, and progress beyond a traditional PT role. The Diploma of Fitness sets a higher standard for the business, management and exercise theory components of fitness qualifications, so you can stand out from the crowd.

Through Onfit Training College’s innovative learning platform, you are able to progress through your course at your own pace, using interactive lessons designed specifically for online learning.

Our ‘Circle of Support’ program means you’ll be supported by our entire team of expert Tutors, IT and Admin support staff . There are a variety of ways you can receive help, including phone, email, screen share sessions and video chat tutorials. Our support services also extend to weekends and after hours, to suit busy lifestyles.

Personal Training Specialist Career Pathways

Personal Trainer Manager

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Advanced Personal Trainer

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Fitness Facility Manager
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With the Diploma of Fitness, you’ll be qualified to work in leadership positions within the Fitness Industry, and advance your skills as a Personal Trainer.  The Diploma of Fitness sets a higher standard for the business, management and exercise theory components of fitness qualifications, so you can continue to make your mark with your fitness career!

Course Details

Delivery: Online through our interactive study portal

Assessments: Online Theory Assessments, Work Placement (50 hrs) & Practical Evidence

Nationally Accredited: Yes

Course Code: SIS50215

Timeline: 18 months

Entry Requirements

To enrol into the Diploma of Fitness, you will need to have a Certificate IV in Fitness, a valid First Aid Certificate and 1 year or more of post qualification experience. Speak to one of our friendly Career Advisors for more detail on these requirements.

What You Will Learn

  • SISFFIT027- Conduct health promotion activities
  • SISFFIT028 – Apply evidence based practice to exercise programs
  • SISFFIT029 – Apply anatomy and physiology to advanced personal training
  • SISFFIT030 –  Instruct advanced exercise programs
  • SISFFIT031 – Implement injury prevention strategies
  • BSBFIM501 –  Manage budgets and financial plans
  • BSBPMG522 – Undertake project work
  • BSBRSK501 – Manage risk
  • CHCCOM002 – Use communication skills to build relationships
  • CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service
  • BSBHRM405 – Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance
  • BSBMKG514 – Implement and monitor marketing activities
  • HLTPOP014 – Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change
  • BSBSMB401 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • SISXCCS003 – Address client needs
  • HLTAID006* – Provide advanced first aid*

* this unit of competency is not included in the course and needs to be completed through an accredited provider at an additional cost

Fees

Get started with No Deposit and up to 12 months Interest Free with our Payment Plans or you can choose our Pay In Full option that gives you added savings.

No matter your situation, our friendly Career Advisors can talk you through our fees and payment options and help you get started and studying in no time!

We’re committed to delivering excellence and value to our students and pride ourselves on our high-quality courses, offered at a great price.

Enquire now to find out more about our course fees and payment options.

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Fitness Specialist Certifications

To become a qualified Exercise Specialist the educational requirement is the Diploma of Fitness. This is the highest vocational fitness qualification available.

Once you have completed your Certificate III and IV in Fitness, you are eligible to enrol in the Diploma of Fitness. Upon successful completion of your Exercise Specialist course you’ll be awarded with the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness.

If you haven’t completed the necessary entry requirements, a popular option for our students is to bundle the Diploma of Fitness with the Certificate III and IV in Fitness.

As a Registered Training Organisation delivering this Nationally Recognised Qualification you can feel assured that your training and certification is of a high standard and meets industry and government requirements.

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  • SIS30315
  • | SIS40215
  • | SIS50215

About Our Fitness Specialist Course

Personal trainers all over Australia choose Onfit to start their fitness careers. Here’s why:

  • Quality Education, by the Online Course Specialists. Onfit are pioneers in online education and we’re passionate about perfecting the art of delivering quality education online. We pride ourselves on our engaging and enjoyable courses.
  • Trusted and respected by Fitness Industry Experts. Part of what makes Onfit so different is that we directly consult with industry experts throughout the creation and development of our courses. Why? We want to ensure as an Onfit Graduate you start your career with confidence, knowing that the skills and knowledge you have, align with what’s needed in the Fitness Industry!
  • Flexible, Self-Paced Study. There’s no need to take time off work, or shift around other commitments, let your study fit around your schedule. You can study anytime day or night. We’ll set you up with a study planner so you can plan your study around your goals. Plus whenever you log into your course, you’ll be able to continue from where you left off, with one simple click!
  • Superior Support. We’re with you every step of the way and are dedicated to ensuring your success as a newly qualified Exercise Specialist. Our exclusive ‘Circle of Support’ Program has been designed to give you the highest quality support, when and how you need it. This includes after-hours and weekend support.
  • Flexible payment options. Tell us about your budget and we can customise a flexible financial plan for your course. We offer Payment Plans and Pay in Full options.
  • Nationally & Internationally Recognised Training Onfit is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 32107) and our courses are nationally accredited across Australia and are recognised internationally.
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Why Study with Onfit?
  • Flexible, Quality Online Courses
  • Extensive Support from our Expert Team
  • Industry Approved Theoretical Knowledge
  • Relevant Fitness Business Skills

“The staff and tutors are very friendly, patient and helpful always willing to help you with your studies and assessments. I have enjoyed the whole process and look forward to commencing my next course, Cert IV in Weight Management”

Kym T
Cert III & IV in Fitness and Cert IV in Weight Management Student

Why did you choose to study with Onfit?
I had previously worked in health and following a break wanted to retrain in a different area. I knew that I wanted to do Allied Health Assistance and it was just a case of finding a reputable RTO. I was new to Brisbane and saw the advertisement for Onfit online.
On contact I found the staff very friendly and the sign-up process was all very straight forward.

What have you enjoyed about your experience studying with Onfit?
I’ve really enjoyed working at my own pace and knowing that support was there if I needed it. I had a health background and so a lot of the content was familiar to me. I think this helped and I was really happy that Onfit assessed my prior study and gave credits where appropriate.
The submitting of assignments was very straight forward and there were options for practical assessments if students were unable to get to onsite practicals.
What do you plan to do with your qualifications / what are you doing after graduating?
I am very fortunate, to have secured a part-time position at one of the large teaching hospitals in Brisbane.
I am a mature aged student and so this is particularly exciting for me.
It is never too late and I would encourage anyone seeking a new direction maybe later in life, to go for it!

Jane
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Some fitness courses are fast tracked and only briefly cover certain skills, however I feel Onfit is very thorough and offer so much support! 

Tim K
Certificate IV in Fitness Graduate

Why did you choose to study with Onfit?

Onfit provides the flexibility needed to study whilst still living a busy life day to day. Onfit also gives you plenty of time to complete the courses. I finished my Cert IV in one year, with 6 months’ time still available to me if needed, so there was no need to stress about strict time scheduling, as I could just fit in study according to my work schedule. When I got stuck, the e-tutors were great in responding in a timely manner and efficiently answering/dealing with my queries and challenges.

What have you enjoyed about your experience studying with Onfit?

My study was self-paced and encouraged self-motivation and persistence. I enjoyed learning the interesting and detailed content that the Allied Health Cert IV course contained. The course always had varied methods of assessment and a vast supply of resources which were great learning tools. I also enjoyed completing my Boxing for Fitness course, which provided me with another skill to use when personal training my clients – it only took me one month, so it didn’t interrupt my Certificate IV at all and I had completed a new qualification in no time!

What do you plan to do with your qualifications / what are you doing after graduating?

I have already gained part-time employment as a Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant, just one month after finishing my course. I have been given the opportunity to work in a hospital, working two days in the acute ward and one day in the rehabilitation centre; meaning my other two days of the week are available to continue my current Personal Training endeavours.

Kelsey Taurins
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance & Boxing for Fitness

I really liked how I could do my studies online at my own pace and if I needed any help that you guys were only a click away and explained everything really easy for me to understand, I also liked the fact that I could pay my course off in payments as alot of places wanted the cash up front, When I spoke with Charis at the start she didn’t come across pushy and just wanted money as I have had experience with other places that I looked at doing my studies.

Chris C
Certificate III & IV in Fitness Graduate

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