What is this FiT skill?
If you have already attained a SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness and are now ready to take on the world as a qualified personal trainer, then this course is for you.
The Fitness Industry Training SIS40221 Certificate IV will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to competently develop and instruct a variety of exercise programs, in fitness centres and outdoor environments.
Training with FiT will prepare you to work with individual clients or small groups, with skill levels ranging from beginner and intermediate through to advanced.
Our specially-designed program promises to inspire you from start to finish. It offers a blended approach where you will experience the flexibility of self-paced learning, combined with a series of highly professional ‘hands-on’ virtual workshops.
Graduate with the confidence that you have the skills and knowledge to:
- Provide personal training services for a wide variety of people
- Confidently design and deliver fitness programs that will help your clients achieve their long-term training goals for strength and conditioning, body composition, and endurance.
At Fitness Industry Training, we have helped launch the careers of thousands of graduates. These graduates are now living their passion in exciting and rewarding careers in the fitness industry, and are a major contributing factor to why over 70% of our enrolments come from industry referrals and student recommendations.
To qualify for this course, you must:
- Be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or hold a permanent resident visa,
- Be at least 15 years old; if you are under 18, you will need consent from a parent or guardian,
- Have passed a Language Literacy Numeracy (L.L.N.) test, and
- Complete the 9 pre-requisite units from the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness
|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|
When can I start?
You can start your study with us at any time throughout the year. You also have the opportunity to join any of our virtual interactive workshops.
What is the duration?
You have a maximum of 12 months to complete this program from the time of enrolment; but you can study at a pace that suits your lifestyle.
What will I receive?
Once you have completed, this course you will attain a SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness.
At Fitness Industry Training, we have specifically designed our training to be as flexible as possible so that you will be ready to hit the ground running with your new qualification. Once you have completed the qualification you could start any one of these careers:
- Personal trainer
- Group fitness instructor
- Outdoor fitness trainer
- Club manager
- Studio or club owner
- Sports coach
- Community fitness director
- Wellness coordinator
We believe that to be truly successful in this industry you need a unique and in-demand skill set to stand out from other graduates. Our course design prepares you to write effective programs and coach your clients to achieve impressive results.
The SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness includes a total of 17 units — 10 core units and 7 electives.
10 Core Units
|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|
7 Elective Units
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people – elective|
|SISXCAI009||Instruct strength and conditioning techniques- elective|
|SISXCAI010||Develop strength and conditioning programs- elective|
|BSBESB402||Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures- elective|
|BSBESB401||Research and develop business plans- elective|
|BSBESB404||Market new business ventures- elective|
|BSBESB407||Manage finances for new business ventures- elective|
You must hold a current first aid and C.P.R. certificate to complete the course. We deliver first aid courses on a regular schedule throughout the year that are open for all students to attend.