What is this FiT skill?

The fast-track course at Fitness Industry Training has been designed to accelerate your start in the industry as a nationally-qualified personal trainer.

If you have yet to complete the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, and want to do the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, the fast-track course allows you to complete the 8 prerequisite units from Certificate III and then continue into Certificate IV. You will also have to complete first aid and C.P.R. certification to complete the course.

Fitness Industry Training’s fast-track SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness will give you the ability to instruct a variety of exercise programs in fitness centres or outdoor environments with confidence.

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.

This program promises to excite and inspire you from start to finish. It offers a blended approach to learning, combining the flexibility of self-paced learning with a series of highly professional ‘hands-on’ virtual workshops.

What are the requirements?

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, and,
  • Have passed a Language Literacy Numeracy (L.L.N.) test

Course Details

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 fast-track virtual interactive workshop.

What is the duration?

You have a maximum of 12 months to complete this program from the time of enrolment; but, you can complete the course at your own pace that suits your lifestyle.

What will i receive?

Once you have completed this course you will receive a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness and a statement of attainment for the Certificate III pre-requisite units.

What can I do with the certificate?

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
  • Careers consultant
  • Outdoor fitness trainer
  • Club manager
  • Studio owner
  • Sports instructor

What will I study?

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 fast-track SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness includes a total of 28 units — 8 prerequisite units, 12 core units and 8 electives.

8 Prerequisite Units

SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT004 Incorporate principles of anatomy and physiology into fitness programming
SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise consideration to specific populations
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients

12 Core Units

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

8 Elective Units

BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements for 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
SISFFIT011 Instruct approval community fitness programs
SISFFIT024 Instruct endurance programs

You must hold a current first aid and C.P.R. certificate to complete this course. We deliver first aid courses on a regular schedule throughout the year that are open for all students to attend.

What are the delivery options?

The course offers you the convenience of self-paced study and our scheduled interactive workshops that allow you to benefit from virtual face-to-face coaching. In these sessions, you can practice and receive immediate feedback on your assessments from our fitness professionals.

Let’s break it down for you.