Through this Certificate IV in Fitness, you will learn how to tailor personal training programs for a range of clients, including older adults and children.
The course will teach you how to use a diverse range of personal training equipment, operate in different environments, and design programs for one-on-one, group and functional training.
With many Australians living longer than ever before, and an increase in conditions such as diabetes and obesity, there's a growing need for health and fitness services. This course will give you the specialist skills to improve clients' health-related fitness in relatively low-risk situations.
It also covers the fundamentals of marketing and operating a small fitness business successfully.
Personal trainers work in a variety of settings and are largely responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of exercise programs with individual clients or small groups.
You'll learn the importance of nutrition, and how to manage injuries and specific medical conditions.
Practical placement is a key component for this qualification. It is a structured program designed to give all students of the Certificate IV in Fitness, a true ‘hands on’ experience prior to entering the industry. Practical placement is designed to bridge the gap between study and employment!
Please note, there are limited spaces available for placement and there are also minimum age requirements, you must be 18 or at least 17 turning 18 by the end of the course.
After completing this course, you will receive the nationally endorsed SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, which will enable you to register with either Fitness Australia or Physical Activity Australia as both a fitness instructor (gym) and personal trainer.
This program has compulsory activities/materials as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities/materials prior to your enrolment.