Student Spotlight Award Winner, Frances Lee

At Onfit Training College, we are thrilled to shine the spotlight on Frances Lee, the deserving recipient of our Student Spotlight Award. As a recent graduate, Frances has not only demonstrated exceptional dedication but has also consistently produced high-quality work during her studies. Her journey through her Certificate III in Fitness was inspiring, leaving a lasting impression on our Trainer and Assessor, Nate, who nominated her for this award. We had the pleasure of delving into Frances’s story, uncovering her passion, determination, and clear vision for success in the fitness industry. Today, we celebrate her achievements and look forward to witnessing the positive impact she will make as a fitness instructor.


Combining Two Passions

Frances’s foray into the fitness industry is a fusion of her passions – teaching and exercise. As a dedicated educator, she found her love for fitness through spin cycling, which eventually led her to contemplate teaching it. This connection propelled her towards enrolling in the Certificate III in Fitness here at Onfit Training College. The flexibility of online learning allowed her to seamlessly blend her teaching responsibilities with her pursuit of fitness education, helping her balance and pursue her two passions.


Empowering Through Education

With her Certificate III in Fitness now under her belt, Frances is set to embark on a mission that blends her teaching expertise with her newfound knowledge. Her goal is to create a dynamic and engaging approach to fitness education, one that not only imparts essential physical well-being skills but also instils the values of goal-setting, perseverance, and mentorship. Through her teachings, she aspires to inspire individuals from diverse backgrounds to embrace active and healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of empowerment and self-belief.


Highlights From Her Studies

Reflecting on her study experience, Frances emphasises the pivotal role played by  Onfit’s education team and resources. The support and flexible online learning platform provided her with the platform she needed for her professional development. Frances found calling the education team with questions particularly helpful in maintaining her momentum and getting helpful guidance. These key aspects, coupled with her dedication, allowed Frances to maintain her momentum with her studies.


What’s Next for Frances? 

As a recent graduate, Frances has set ambitious goals for herself in the fitness industry. She envisions continuous learning and refinement of her coaching skills, aiming to deepen her understanding of effective training techniques and motivational strategies. Through tailored workouts, achievable goals, and unwavering encouragement, she is committed to guiding her clients through transformative journeys, fostering confidence and empowerment every step of the way.

Mastering Her Studies

Navigating the challenges of online learning, Frances developed a personalised routine that balanced her teaching commitments with study sessions. Setting clear goals, celebrating milestones, and seeking support from fellow learners kept her motivated and engaged. Embracing the flexibility of online learning, she incorporated breaks and physical activity into her routine, aligning with the very principles she was studying.


Advice for Aspiring Fitness Professionals

Frances’s advice to prospective students considering a career in the fitness industry is rooted in the belief that passion and purpose are paramount. She encourages aspiring professionals to engage wholeheartedly with the learning process, leveraging the wealth of knowledge provided by educators and peers. Remaining adaptable and fusing existing expertise with fitness pursuits are key to a fulfilling and impactful career.


A Holistic Approach to Well-being

What resonates most with Frances in the fitness industry is the ability to uplift others through holistic well-being. She envisions creating a ripple effect of positive change that extends beyond physical exercise. By infusing elements of goal-setting, mentorship, and empowerment, she aims to nurture individuals’ mental and emotional resilience. Through this integrated approach to fitness, Frances is not only enhancing physical health but also contributing to overall well-being, empowering individuals to lead lives of purpose, vitality, and unwavering determination.


In celebrating Frances Lee’s achievements and vision for her future, we are reminded of the incredible impact one individual can have in shaping the lives of others. As she steps into this new chapter of her career, we have no doubt that Frances will continue to make a significant mark in the fitness industry, and look forward to seeing where Frances’ career will take her. If you’re interested in following your passion for health and fitness, you can speak with a career advisor to find the right course for you.