Kickstart a successful career as a Personal Trainer with a Certificate IV in Fitness

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Course Title & Code:

SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness

Career Outcome:

Personal Trainer

delivery:

Online through our interactive study portal

Course Start:

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You’ll also get our Bonus PT Business Success Course (value $995) that teaches you how to get hired, get clients, transform lives and earn great money.

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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!

Certificate IV in Fitness course overview

The SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness qualifies you to become a Personal Trainer.

Studying the Certificate IV in Fitness provides you with real tangible skills to make your passion for fitness your dream career. With no compromise between the practical and theoretical components of fitness, you’ll have an expert base of knowledge, and the skills to build your business as a Personal Trainer.

Through Onfit Training College’s innovative learning platform, you’re able to progress through the 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. 

Certificate IV in Fitness course overview

Career pathways with a Certificate IV in Fitness

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Being a Personal Trainer is the most popular career in the fitness industry. You’ll have a hands-on role in helping your clients reach their health & fitness goals. 

What does this involve? 

  • Assess a client’s current fitness level and goals
  • Develop personalised programs
  • Teach your client safe and effective exercise technique 
  • Motivate your clients to help them stay on track
  • Assess and adapt programs as your clients progress

Boot Camp Instructor

As a qualified Personal Trainer you can take your PT skills outdoors and get more clients moving! Boot camps and group exercise sessions are a sought-after service from clients, providing a high-energy, motivating environment to help your clients get the best results. By servicing clients in groups you’ll also offer a cost-effective option that gives you a great financial return.

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Business Owner

If your goal is to run your own Personal Training business, our Certificate IV in Fitness will teach you how to run, market and manage a small fitness business. At Onfit, we also include our Personal Trainer Business Success course ($995 value) as a free inclusion, to boost your skills in sales, finance and business strategy, to ensure you’ve got an edge and every chance for career success.

Certification

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SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness

To become a Personal Trainer in Australia the minimum educational requirement is the Certificate IV in Fitness.

Once you’ve completed your SIS30321 – Certificate III in Fitness you are eligible to enrol in the Certificate IV in Fitness. Once completing your Personal Training Course, you’ll be awarded with the SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness Qualification.

If you haven’t completed your Certificate III in Fitness you can enrol into the Certificate III & IV in Fitness Bundle. This is a very popular option for our students.

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.

Why study with Onfit?

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Flexible, Quality Online Courses

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Extensive Support from our Expert Team

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Industry Relevant Theoretical Knowledge

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In-Demand Fitness Business Skills

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Making study easier & more enjoyable

  • All course resources provided (no textbooks needed)
  • Relevant and up-to-date lesson content, filled with videos & interactive features to keep you engaged
  • Fit your studies around your schedule with self-paced delivery and no set due dates
  • Be supported by our Circle of Support, 7 days a week

COURSE DETAILS

The SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness includes the following 17 units of competency:

 

CHCCOM006

Establish and manage client relationships

SISFFIT041

Develop personalised exercise programs

SISFFIT042

Instruct personalised exercise sessions

SISFFIT043

Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for body composition goals

SISFFIT044

Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for older clients

SISFFIT045

Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients^

SISFFIT049

Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction

SISFFIT050

Support exercise behaviour change

SISFFIT051

Establish and maintain professional practice for fitness instruction

SISFFIT053

Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients

BSBESB302

Develop and present business proposals

BSBESB401

Research and develop business plans

SISFFIT034

Assess client movement and provide exercise advice

SISFFIT046

Plan and instruct online exercise sessions

SIRXOSM003

Use social media and online tools

SISSSPT001

Implement sport injury prevention and management strategies

SISXICT001

Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work

 

^This unit requires students to obtain a working with children clearance. There is no cost to students for this requirement.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold the following units of competency (within the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness) or units that have been superseded by these units:

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

You’ll have a maximum 12-month course duration for your Certificate IV in Fitness studies.

With Onfit Training College’s flexible online, self-paced study, you can move through your course at your own pace and complete as quickly as you’d like.

We recommend allocating between 4 – 8 hours of study time per week, to keep on track with your timeline. We provide a study planner to help you plan your studies and reach your study goals.

You’ll have the flexibility to complete your Theory & Practical Assessment, when it suits you, whether you’re balancing studies with work, family or other passions, our courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle. With online course access 24/7, you can complete your lessons & assessments at your own pace.

  • Theory Assessment

Your Theory Assessment will include Multiple Choice Quizzes, Short Answer Quizzes & Case Studies, which can all be completed online.

  • Practical Assessment 

Your Practical Assessment involves Practical Assessment Role Plays to help ensure you’re prepared for your work placement and career. These can be submitted via film or can be completed by attending a practical assessment session in Brisbane. 

  • Work Placement
  • Theory Assessment

Your Theory Assessment will include Multiple Choice Quizzes, Short Answer Quizzes & Case Studies, which can all be completed online.

  • Practical Assessment 

Your Practical Assessment involves Practical Assessment Role Plays to help ensure you’re prepared for your work placement and career. These can be submitted via film or can be completed by attending a practical assessment session in Brisbane. 

  • Work Placement (optional)

Highly beneficial for students wanting to get the most of out their studies, work placement will allow you to gain experience in the fitness industry that you can apply to your future career. This is an optional course requirement and is recommended, especially for students who haven’t had much exposure in gyms.

Note: For students enrolled in the previous training package course (SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness), work placement is a requirement (min 40 hrs).

Get started with our low deposit Payment Plans, or you can choose our Cash Advantage 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.

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