Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
Got a passion for sport and recreation and a strong head for business? We've got the right fitness course for you! Providing you with an understanding of the daily operations of a fitness centre, this Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (SIS50115) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), readies you for a career in management that draws on your skills to plan and manage events, fitness programs and develop a fitness business.
Armed with this qualification and your new set of practical skills you'll be able to manage a successful and thriving fitness centre or facility. Learn how to coordinate client service activities, develop marketing strategies, obtain sponsorships, manage finances, recruit and lead staff, maintain WHS systems and more. AIPT is all about giving their students a competitive edge, which is why this course offers you electives that'll help build your knowledge of event planning, fitness equipment management and more.
Delivered online by AIPT, your coursework covers a wide range of competencies, equipping you with the knowledge needed to manage staff, develop marketing plans, secure sponsorship, coordinate client services, organise events, develop business relationships, manage stock, develop business plans, manage finances and oversee the daily operation of a fitness centre.
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
In order to complete the on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following:
Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
Candidates must have access to a Sport and Recreation Facility as well as a Supervisor/Manager to observe and sign-off on practical assessments.
In this sports management course, the units of competency you may study include:
Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. As an AIPT student, you will also have access to the My eCampus learning portal where you will be able to download course content and submit assessments.
"The day that I got the email to say I had passed my course, Sean Weir Fitness was advertising for a new personal trainer. I applied for the job and had an interview the next day. I now instruct five boot camps and two box fit classes a week and I have many personal training clients. I am currently employed by Sean Weir Fitness and am looking to start my Diploma of Fitness with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. I am so happy to be doing a job that I love and look forward to going to work everyday."
“After quitting my job as a director of two preschools in Bondi, I started the fast track course with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. Within 2 weeks I began managing the gym due to my previous experience and within in 12 months, I bought the gym from my mentor! The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers enabled me to get started in my business and now I’m a campus director for AIPT, and I love helping others achieve their dream.”
“I work with a registered training organisation while still delivering personal training sessions. My Certificate IV in Training and Assessment qualification has enabled me to increase my revenue, achieve fantastic business growth and combine my passion for fitness and education.”
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management (SIS50115) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
You will have gained the skills to work in a range of different fitness industry environments including aquatics centres, sporting complexes and community-based fitness programs
Wondering where a career in business administration can take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Administration Manager, Bookkeeper, Office Administrator, Office Manager, Human Resources Manager, Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant, Event Manager, Management Consultant, Team Leader, Secretary, Business Development Manager, Project Consultant.
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:
Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments
Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol
Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for other assisted government funding.
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