Certificate IV in Fitness
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 include deliver exercise programs at community venues, work with challenging clients or with help medical professionals with patient rehabilitation.
Take advantage of your practical placement component to gain experience and confidence. 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.
|Study Level||Certificate IV|
FT: 6 months
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Box Hill, Lilydale|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$8,487.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$1,697.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$11,592.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$207.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$300.00|
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
February and July
Full time: 6 months (3 days per week)
You must be at least 18 years of age.
Mature age students are welcome to apply.
Students must complete the minimum 9 entry requirements from Certificate III to commence Certificate IV.
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
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.
11 core units and 9 electives.
|BSBSMB404||UNDERTAKE SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING||50.0|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.
Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.
|SISSSTC402A||DEVELOP STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS||30.0|
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.
|HLTWHS003||MAINTAIN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY||40.0|
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team.
This unit applies to workers who have a key role in maintaining WHS in an organisation, including duty of care for other workers.
|SISSSTC301A||INSTRUCT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING TECHNIQUES||60.0|
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.