- This Fee-for-Service program is NOT available for Government funding
Once you have completed this course, you will hold a Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) – the nationally accredited qualification that allows you to train clients one on one in a gym setting, deliver training sessions outdoors and work with younger adults and children. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to ensure you cater for the needs of all individual clients.
As well as providing enhanced career opportunities, completion of this course can also lead to further study at a diploma level.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Personal Trainer
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- Melbourne CBD
- New South Wales
- Sydney CBD
Duration Study Load
- Up to 32 weeks
- Up to 58 weeks
Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) prerequisite competencies must be completed prior to progression into the Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215). The standard duration for completion of the prerequisites is 6 weeks and can be extended on request.
- Aged 18 years or over to enrol
- Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent and be able to provide evidence of such
- Achieve competency in Exit Level 2 score and working at Level 3 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessment in Literacy and Numeracy
As a part of the Certificate IV in Fitness, students will complete a 25-hour internship with a qualified personal trainer of their choice.
You will be required to complete a series of online assessments for each unit of competency. These assessments come in the form of multiple choice, short answer assessments and case studies. You must also attend a two-day practical assessment, regardless of study mode. These practical assessments will focus on client screening, and exercise instruction.
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
As with the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) pre-requisite units, you will complete a series of online assessments for each unit of study. In addition to this, you will complete 40 hours of workplace activity. These 40 hours will comprise of a two-day practical assessment and a 25-hour workplace internship with a personal trainer of the student’s choice. The practical assessments will focus on advanced client screening, postural analysis and delivering a range of personal training sessions for a variety of clients both indoors and outdoors.
If you choose to complete your SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness online, you will be required to complete your 25-hour workplace internship prior to attendance at the two-day practical assessment to support you in completion of this assessment task.
About FIA Fitnation
FIA Fitnation is Australia’s longest running fitness education provider with over 45 combined years’ experience. We’ve equipped thousands of fitness professionals to pursue an exciting and rewarding career in the health and fitness industry. Our graduates chose us because we offer the most up to date teaching, the highest quality educators, and have excellent graduate career outcomes. Whether you choose to study on campus or online we look forward to assisting you in your study and career journey.
How we focus on empowering and equipping you to be the fitness professional you know you can be:
People come first
We understand that every student has unique motivations for studying and varying life commitments.
To allow you to fit study around work and life you can study online/on campus or a combination.
Industry best educators
We carefully select educators to ensure our students are learning from highly qualified and experienced industry professionals. All our staff are committed to fitness and health so you’ll receive inspired and passionate teaching, drawn from a wealth of technical knowledge and applied experience. Our educators come from diverse backgrounds and include Exercise Physiologists, Sports Scientists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists and Chefs.
We’re proudly independent
Though we’ve got close industry ties and partnerships with organisations like NSWIS, Vision Personal Training, Fitness First, Snap Fitness, Health Wise and more, we’re not tied to one organisation. This means you’ll receive the most unbiased information and opportunities.
Career outcomes and pathways
Our Careers Consultants will help you choose the qualification for the career you want.
FIA Fitnation is a trading name of Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31489)