The Certificate IV in Fitness qualifies you to be a personal trainer, which is the most common career pathway in the fitness industry. To study the Certificate IV in Fitness there are prerequisite units, which are included in the Certificate III in Fitness. The Certificate III & IV in Fitness includes the full Certificate III in Fitness (15 units of competency) whereas the PT Direct Pathway only includes the 9 units required for entry into the Certificate IV in Fitness. This can help you get qualified as PT up to 25% quicker than the full Certificate III & IV in Fitness bundle.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Personal trainer
- Gym instructor
- Group exercise instructor
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration and Study Load
Pre-requisite units within SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness
- Maximum 8 months
- Recommended study hours: 4-8 per week
- 9 units in total
SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness
- Maximum 12 months
- Recommended study hours: 4-8 per week
- 17 units in total
You’ll have all learning resources available within your online learning profile. Your interactive lessons will be filled with videos, diagrams, and audio playback. Lessons are designed to keep you engaged and focused, to aid fast and enjoyable learning. You can also access your lessons offline and via our app.
This course is designed for people who don’t have any previous qualifications in fitness. As an entry-level qualification, there is no entry
requirements to complete the pre-requisite units from within the SIS30321.
Your online learning experience will include:
- Instantly marked quizzes
- Offline study option
- Mobile learner app
- Audio playback
- Mini lectures
- Printable templates for your career
- A comprehensive exercise database
- 24/7 access for flexible study
- Unlimited and uncapped support
Work placement (optional)
Highly beneficial for students wanting to get the most of out their studies, work placement will allow you to gain experience in the fitness industry that you can apply to your future career. This is an optional course requirement and is recommended, especially for students who haven’t had much exposure in gyms.
Nationally Recognised Training
Upon completion of your prerequisite units, you will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the units completed within the nationally accredited SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness. Upon completion of Certificate IV in Fitness, you will receive the Nationally Recognised SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness. As a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally recognised training you can feel assured your certification is of a high standard and meets industry and government requirements.
Your Certificate IV in Fitness will equate to 20 CECs (Continuing Education Credits) and will meet the requirements to register with AusActive, as a Personal Trainer (Certificate IV in Fitness). This membership includes the ability to obtain discounted professional insurance with Guild Insurance.
The Certificate IV in Fitness is recognised with Level A courses, with a point allocation of 60 each. Upon successful completion of your qualifications, you will be eligible to register with FITREC. This membership includes the ability to obtain discounted professional insurance with BIZCOVER or Gallagher Insurance.
How am I assessed?
You’ll have the flexibility to complete your Theory & Practical Assessment, when it suits you, whether you’re balancing studies with work, family or other passions, our courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle. With online course access 24/7, you can complete your lessons & assessments at your own pace.
Your Theory Assessment will include:
- Multiple choice quizzes
- Short answer quizzes
- Case Studies
All can be completed online.
Your practical assessment involves role plays to help ensure you’re prepared for your work placement and career. These can be submitted via film or can be completed by attending a practical assessment session in Brisbane.
About Onfit Training College
Onfit Training College specialises in online health & fitness education, with flexible study options & support 7 days a week. Our team are passionate about supporting you throughout your studies and into your dream career, with our range of courses in fitness, nutrition & allied health.
Onfit Training College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO#32107)