With our fitness course, you can join this growing industry and make your fitness career a reality. As a qualified personal trainer (PT) you can be your own boss, choose your hours and get paid to have fun on the job.
Learn the latest training techniques from industry leaders in the classroom and gain practical hands on experience in our on campus gym. This course will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be a qualified personal trainer.
With fitness and business units, you’ll be ready for a variety of work in a gym, fitness administration or as a personal trainer. You may also deliver exercise programs at community venues, work with challenging clients or help medical professionals with patient rehabilitation.
If you’re prepared to work hard and perform well, you may even find yourself with a job offer before you’ve completed your course.
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30 Jan 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
April and July
Full time: 6 months
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion you may wish to apply for roles as a personal trainer in the fitness industry. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for registration with key industry bodies including Physical Activity Australia and Fitness Australia.
You must be at least 18 years of age.
Students must complete the minimum 9 entry requirements from SIS30515 Certificate III in Fitness to commence Certificate IV. Intakes for Certificate III are in February, April and October.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
VTAC and direct entry
Successful completion will enable you to apply for our Diploma of Sport courses or apply for a range of degree courses in sport science or human movement.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$300||$300||$300|
|Total Course Estimate||$2,517||$9,596||$12,701|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$2,517||$9,596||$12,701|
11 core units and 9 electives.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to develop, implement and evaluate a strength and conditioning program. It focuses on the skills needed to develop a program which meets the needs of individual athletes or groups of athletes according to their sport-specific needs or those undertaking fitness programs to achieve personal fitness goals.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to use drills, exercises and activities to instruct strength and conditioning techniques to individual athletes or groups of athletes according to their sport-specific needs, or those undertaking fitness programs to achieve personal fitness goals.
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