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VET in Schools Program

Give Your Career a Head-Start

At the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, we are passionate about helping young people fulfil their passion for health and fitness. Our range of fitness, sport and recreation courses provide high school students with practical skills that will prepare you to step straight into or a job or continue onto University following graduation.

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What is the VET in Schools Program?

The AIPT VET in School Program is focused on Vocational Education and Training (VET) and offers high school students the opportunity to graduate from school with a nationally recognised Certificate II or Certificate III level qualification.

Our VET courses are completed as a subject throughout years 9, 10 and 11 and 12, in addition to your existing subjects.

Each course is designed to fit around your busy schedule and is delivered either online or at your school with a course facilitator. 


Why you should study a VET course in school?

Our selection of fitness, sport and recreation courses will provide you with real-world experience in the fitness industry, preparing you for graduation with job-ready skills that may lead to employment sooner or provide a pathway to University.

The benefits of our VET program means you can:

  • Gain additional credentials
  • Study a course you’re interested in
  • Graduate job-ready with a nationally accredited qualification
  • Get hands-on experience
  • Start your career while still at school
  • Experience a particular industry before you pursue a career pathway
  • Establish relationships with potential employers


Schools courses offered

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor)

With a Certificate III in Fitness, specialising as a Group Exercise Instructor, students will be able to plan and deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style.

These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction.


SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)

With a Certificate III in Fitness, specialising as a Gym Instructor, students will work as part of a team of fitness professionals in a gym providing advice on using gym equipment and writing exercise programs, while also contributing to daily operations.


SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply the skills and knowledge to work in the sport and recreation industry under supervision. Likely functions for individuals with this qualification include providing support in delivering sport and recreation programs, grounds and facilities maintenance, retail, customer service assistance and administrative assistance. This may include work in fitness centres, outdoor sporting grounds, complexes or aquatic centres.


SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

This qualification reflects the multi-skilled role of individuals to work in operational and customer support positions in the sport or community recreation industry. These individuals are competent across a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a range of situations and environments.


Want to become a VET in Schools partner?

Call us on 1300 959 540 or email us for more information.

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