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.
If you have a special interest in fitness and personal well-being and would like to commence a rewarding career helping other achieve their fitness and health goals, then this SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) could be an ideal place to start.
Whether you wish to work as a qualified fitness instructor in an established gym or a club, or prefer to run your own personal training business, this qualification will give you all the skills you need to succeed. By studying essential industry aspects such as how to create effective personalised exercise programs, how to assess client movement and provide exercise advice, how to develop strength and conditioning techniques and how to plan and deliver online exercise sessions, you will gain the knowledge and confidence required to become a star personal trainer.
A part of this course is dedicated to teaching you the skills required to set up, market and effectively run your own personal fitness practice which will enable you to set up your own personal training business immediately after graduation.
The course consists of 17 units of theory which can be completed in 12 months, as well as a 27-hour practical component that will be conducted in a gym with one of AIPT's qualified personal trainers or a mentor of your choice.
Minimum Age: You need to be at least 16 years old. If you're under 18, a parent or guardian will need to sign your enrolment form.
Education: You'll need to have completed year 10 or equivalent (i.e., a qualification at Certificate II level or higher), or have 2 years of industry experience.
Students commencing the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness are required to complete and be deemed competent in the below units of competency, (or superseded units), which are available as part of the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness:
Residency Status: You need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
Working with Children Check: For the work placement portion of your course, you may need a current “Working with Children Check Clearance” issued by the relevant authority in your state/territory.
While completing the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, you may study the following subjects:
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 150 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:
Dedicated student support
Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as straightforward as possible.
Largest network of locations
We have the industry's largest network of gyms across Australia, ensuring we're in your area.
Flexible delivery options
AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules and budget, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.
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.”
On completion of the course, you will gain a nationally recognized SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. You will have all the required skills and knowledge to become an effective personal trainer in any established gym or health club, or to start your own personal fitness business.
Wondering where a career in personal training could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor.
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