Certificate IV in Fitness
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
Kick-start your Personal Trainer career with a Certificate IV in Fitness
You may have completed your SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and now want to go the extra mile and advance your career pathways in the health and fitness sphere. Expand on your qualifications and launch your personal training career with the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
This course will give you the skills required to train clients in a gym or become your own boss as a Personal Trainer. From the moment you graduate, you will have a competitive edge over others, equipped with a deeper understanding of the science behind fitness and training principles.
Learning from real-world fitness professionals, in a real gym environment, the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness will refine your practices of client health and fitness assessment and specialised exercise programs, whilst extending your competencies in fitness planning, training legalities, motivational psychology. Come graduation, you will also have an added advantage over others, as this course has a large focus on business planning, preparing you with the tools needed to set up, manage and promote your own business.
As the minimum requirement needed to become a qualified Personal Trainer, this course is key for you to work as a hands-on fitness professional in gyms, health clubs, boot camps and a necessity to run your own personal training business.
This is a Nationally Recognised course.
See our other fitness courses.
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:
- A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
- 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
Provide health screening and fitness orientation
Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
Instruct fitness programs
Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
Provide healthy eating information
Conduct fitness appraisals
Instruct exercise to older clients
Provide quality service
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 online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:
- Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
- Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic or (Dial-up access will be significantly slower and is not recommended)
- Windows: Operating system – Windows XP or Vista 7 or above
- Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher or the latest version of Google Chrome
- MAC: Operating system: OS X 10.4 or later. Internet Browser – latest version of Google Chrome
- Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download
First Aid Certificate
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency. This qualification needs to be completed through an external third party, and the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTO 3605) which provides First aid Training to AIPT students at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is an independent third party training provider. AIPT acknowledges this is not the only Third Party Provider able to deliver accredited First Aid Training and students are encouraged to find the right provider for them.
Working with Children Check
In order to complete your Work Placement, you may be required to hold a current "Working with Children Check Clearance" issued by the relevant Responsible Authority in the State or Territory in which you will undertake this course. Please see the Student Handbook for more information.
Access our Graduate Placement Assistance#
When you enrol in the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness with select Goodlife Health Clubs, Genesis Fitness Clubs, Core 24 Health Clubs and Club Lime, you will be given the opportunity to become an independent contractor in one of these leading gym network partners within six months of graduation.
~Terms and Conditions apply to the Graduate Placement Assistance
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
Face-to-Face On-Campus & AIPT Mentor - Certificate IV in Fitness & Student Selected Mentor - Certificate IV in Fitness available
Up to 12 months
Face-to-Face On-Campus: 52 practical hours
AIPT Mentor : 40 practical hours
Student Selected Mentor : 40 practical hours
Cost & Payment Options
Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.
Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.
Instalment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.
Call us on 1300 61 61 80 for course costs.
Course Structure and Units
Why choose us?
100+ campus locations
We’re all around Australia, with locations near you.
Flexible payment options
A range of payment options to suit your lifestyle.
Learn from real fitness professionals, in real gyms
Designed to give you a practical experience in a real gym environment.
Largest network of industry partnerships
The largest network of employers, fitness professionals and fitness business owners.