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

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  • 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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Certificate IV in Fitness Course Overview

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

Studying the Certificate IV in Fitness and 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 are 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. 

Career Pathways

Personal Trainer

Boot Camp Instructor

Business Owner

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Feel confident taking your career to the next level! Not only will you be making a huge impact on your clients’ lives, you’ll be working in a positive, friendly and exciting environment with the ability to tailor your career to your passion. You can work with older adults, athletes, children and more!

Course Details

Timeline: Maximum 12 months to complete

Delivery: Online through our interactive study portal

Assessments: Online theory exams, work experience & practical evidence.

Nationally Accredited: Yes

Course Code: SIS40215

Entry Requirements

Completion of units contained within the Certificate III in Fitness are the entry requirement to enrol in the Certificate IV in Fitness, to see the full list of units please click the below heading:

List of Units Required

SISFFIT001

Provide health screening and fitness orientation

SISFFIT002

Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

SISFFIT003

Instruct fitness programs

SISFFIT004

Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

SISFFIT005

Provide healthy eating information

SISFFIT006

Conduct fitness appraisals

SISFFIT014

Instruct exercise to older clients

SISXCCS001

Provide quality service

 

A current Provide First Aid and CPR Certificate (HLTAID003) is also required to enrol and commence studies for the Certificate IV in Fitness.

If you have not completed the Certificate III in Fitness, a popular option for our students is to enrol in the Certificate III and IV in Fitness together.

What You Will Learn

With Onfit’s personal training certifications, you will gain the skills, knowledge, and tools to become a top personal trainer….and make a difference in doing what you love.

 

  • SISFFIT013 – Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
  • SISFFIT015 – Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
  • SISFFIT016 – Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
  • SISFFIT017 – Instruct long-term exercise programs
  • SISFFIT018 – Promote functional movement capacity
  • SISFFIT019 – Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT020 – Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
  • SISFFIT021 – Instruct personal training programs
  • SISFFIT023 – Instruct group personal training programs
  • SISFFIT025 – Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
  • SISFFIT026 – Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
  • SISXRES001 – Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
  • BSBSMB401 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • BSBSMB403 – Market the small business
  • BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning
  • BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations
  • SISSSTC301A – Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  • SISSSTC402A – Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • SISXCAI005 – Conduct individualised long-term training programs
  • SISXCCS003 – Address client needs

 

Plus, you’ll be immersed in the world of an everyday personal trainer with our suite of “real world” resources and tools. Learn real practical skills by completing realistic assessments and learning through interactive case studies.

Upon completion of the course, you can start your career as a personal trainer. You will be a fully-qualified personal trainer… with the knowledge, ability, and confidence to work for a gym, other organisations, or even to set up your own personal training business.

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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Certifications

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

Once you’ve completed your 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 SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness Qualification.

If you haven’t completed your Certificate III in Fitness you can enrol into the Certificate 3 & 4 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.

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  • SIS30315
  • | SIS40215
  • | SIS50215
About Our Personal Training 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 Personal Trainer. 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

“I did shop around before settling on Onfit, I looked at the cost, the standard of material and also judge the organisation on their responses. I was super impressed on all three of my criteria, staff got back to me quickly, they were supportive, their cost was very competitive ( in fact they were the most well priced as I compared them with other well know organisations such as TAFE).

The team were really helpful with some RPL as well. Again the RPL process was great and the staff most helpful.

Probably the thing I enjoyed most was the level of professionalism the course offered. I am very fussy when it comes to education as I have studied nursing, exercise science and have a masters in disability rehab, I would certainly put the content up there with some of my higher education studies. I learnt a lot from the course it was comprehensive and I like that Onfit maintained and expected a high from me as a student. Certainly no shortcuts by the education team. I have just graduated and already have been approached by 2 organisations for a position.”

John Hart

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John H
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

I was recommended to Onfit by a friend, Chris Miller [Onfit Graduate]. The delivery is seamless. They wish no guessing about what is required of me. The amount of information supplied, fully helps with answering assessment tasks. The resources and slides are comprehensive and accurate. The communication with all staff at Onfit is timely, professional and always answers my questions. I am a personal trainer running my own business. I wish to expand and become a healthy lifestyle coach which includes mindset and nutritional coaching. I will need to do continued studies for this.

Kylie P
Certificate IV in Fitness Student

“After graduating from Onfit I have used my qualifications to start my own personal training business, at Anytime Fitness Toombul, which gave me the flexibility to pursue my passion to play Rugby Union at an elite level.

Since then I have opened a boutique performance training studio, Maxxfit Performance Studio, in Fortitude Valley and my own Anytime Fitness 24hr fitness centre in Kallangur on the northside of Brisbane.

I have been able to achieve these things in the industry from hard work and the knowledge I received from the courses with Onfit. If you’re passionate about helping people transform their lives, then studying with Onfit is for you.”

Lachlan C
Certificate III & IV in Fitness Graduate

“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

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