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Certificate IV in Fitness - Maximum 14 months. Statement of Attainment in Fitness - Maximum 6 months
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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.
The Open Colleges' Personal Trainer Pathway bundle offers students the opportunity to complete a Statement of Attainment in Fitness and a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
Build your base knowledge and gain a comprehensive background in fitness with the Statement of Attainment, which will teach you how to give clients nutritional advice, create functional exercise programs and more.
Go on to study the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. This course will guide you through how to put together advanced exercise programs, work as a one-on-one trainer, lead a group fitness class and successfully start and run your own PT business.
Study online at your own pace and convenience and go on to help others who are striving for a healthier lifestyle.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
For the Statement of Attainment the subjects you will study include:
For the Certificate IV in Fitness the subjects you will study include:
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.
"It was very grounded in reality and it was practical as well as theoretical. I recommend doing the training before starting to write. I see people that will come to our writers group and say ‘I’ve got this lovely story, my kids love it, my grandchildren love it,’ and it would never get published because they haven’t done any training and they don’t know how to write."
"Because it’s so flexible, it was easy for me to do it. I’ll be in the middle of an assignment and I can just pause it if my son is asking for lunch. I’ll quickly make him lunch or get a drink and I can just open it back up and go straight back into it to continue. The trainers have been great. They really try to get back to you on time and make sure they give you the best possible answers. They always seem to come back with a quick response."
"It’s given me a different mindset. I used to think you’d go out and do a job, like mechanics, for years and that you’d just get the qualification after years on the job. But with this, you can study for a couple of months and then you can go out into the world fully qualified and ready for the job and just go for it."
"I think the Open Colleges model is particularly good because you’re not tied down to due dates, you just have as much time as you need. You have people to get in touch with if you’re having trouble. I’ve actually had emails back at 10pm at night from my teacher. I’ve been sitting here and I’ve shot one off and they’ve got right back to me within that hour. You don’t get that anywhere."
"I am a farmer and I run a family farm with my husband. I was given the opportunity to study any course I wanted that would help our business, and that may help me earn some money off the land, so I chose to learn bookkeeping. The course is so useful and beneficial for our farm. It’s great to learn how to set journals out so our accountant can do the BAS and income tax, without them being all over the place."
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment and Certificate IV in Fitness.
This nationally recognised qualification enables you to work in a variety of roles within the fitness industry, such as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, gym supervisor, outdoor boot camp trainer, nutritional advisor and aged activity worker. Graduates also have the opportunity to pursue further study with a Diploma in Fitness.
Wondering where a career in fitness could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Open Colleges offer three payment plans:
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