Developed specifically for the busy career changer, this course provides the flexibility of online learning with added plug in support features to ensure you still receive the highest level of support and high-end learning possible.

Fast-track your future towards becoming a Nationally Qualified Personal Trainer and accelerating your start in the industry with our ready to go, self-paced learning option, that promises to excite and ignite your online learning experience.

Learn in the comfort of your own home, or even on the go with our fully mobile learning platform.  You can view our classroom presentations and learning guides at your own pace and leisure, and if you are a little unsure about studying online, don’t worry we have you covered.  Our program also comes with your very own study coach support service, ensuring that you get the support you need, when you need it.

Students also receive, as part of the Ultimate Personal Trainer online package, a complimentary upgrade to our Nutrition for Personal Trainers course, ensuring you graduate with a greater knowledge and skill than the industry standard.

If you are looking for an online study option with all the key support features that you would expect from an on-campus course, then this online program is definitely for you…


Course Commencement

You can commence your online study with us at any time throughout the year and simply book into any of the practical coaching and assessment sessions.

Course Duration

Students have 12 months to complete this program from time of enrolment. This course is self-paced and able to be completed in a time frame that suits your study goals and work/life commitments.

Career Opportunities

  • Manage your own Fitness Business
  • Work in Gyms, Fitness Clubs, Boot Camps
  • Work in Community and Sporting Centres
  • Use as a study pathway to Higher Education and Learning

Qualification Attained

SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness – Qualified Personal Trainer

Payment Options

We have multiple payment options available to suit every budget:

  • Zipmoney offering 12months interest free finance;
  • Payment plans through direct debit; or
  • Payment upfront (Visa, Mastercard, bank transfers)

Your Learning Experience

  • Receive access to your online learning platform the same day you enrol
  • Your study coach connects with you to ensure you have everything you need to get started
  • Read, listen, watch your way through the course learning resources
  • Complete online activities and engage with other students through our online community hub
  • Attend 1 x weekend coaching and assessment skill session at our very own Skill Centre of Excellence
  • Complete 40hours of work experience with a qualified Personal Trainer – We can arrange placement for you through our careers placement program or you can nominate a qualified Personal Trainer of your choice and complete the nominated hours with them.

Provide First Aid – (HLTAID003)

Students must hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate as a requirement of this course program.  Fitness Industry Training delivers first aid courses on a regular schedule and enrolled students are offered discount rates when completing their first aid training with us.

Program Entry Requirements – (selected units from the Certificate III in Fitness qualification)
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

*Students will also need to hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate (HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid)

Certificate IV Unit Requirements – Personal Trainer Qualification
SISFFIT011 Instruct approved community fitness programs
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
SISFFIT024 Instruct endurance 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

The Ultimate Personal Trainer program is held in high regard by industry professionals.  As a result our graduates are actively sought for employment and work placement opportunities.  The following table explains what you will learn as part of your ‘hands on’ learning experience with us and will demonstrate aspects of our course that make it so successful at producing the very best Personal Trainers.

# Campus Session Learning Focus
1 Client Screening and Mobility Preparation (1) Conducting, assessing and implementing screening and mobility strategies for optimal function and performance
2 Client Screening and Mobility Preparation (2)
3 Strength Specific Movement and Programming (1) Learn the movement patterns and coaching cues to performing the common strength based lifts
4 Strength Specific Movement and Programming (2)
5 Body Composition Programming (1) Understanding the programming principles that apply to volume loading for targeted muscle development
6 Body Composition Programming (2)
7 Metabolic Conditioning and Performance (1) Programming concepts and principles that support long-term fat burning and weight management
8 Metabolic Conditioning and Performance (2)
9 Group Training Activities and Programs (1) Exercise strategies that support Group Training activities, both indoors and outdoors
10 Group Training Activities and Programs (2)
11 Combat Conditioning (1) Learn a variety Boxing and Striking skills and drills that support an interactive combat training environment for clients
12 Combat Conditioning (2)
13 Nutrition and Metabolic Performance (1) Nutritional principles and concepts that support health and greater human performance
14 Nutrition and Metabolic Performance (2)
15 Practical Coaching and Assessment (1) Complete your practical coaching and assessments
16 Practical Coaching and Assessment (2)