Get Your Free Course Guide!

Find out more about Certificate IV in Fitness from Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT)

Please wait...

Please wait...

By clicking Enquire Now, you agree to the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and to receive marketing communication from

  • Learning MethodOnline + Mentor OR Online + In Campus
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationUp To 12 Months

Course Overview

Please note: This course can be completed whilst social distancing requirements are in place. If you are in a lockdown state please enquire to find out more. 

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Outcomes:

  • Personal Trainer


This course is perfect for someone who has studied a recognised training program or completed a Certificate III in Fitness previously and now looking to take that next step in becoming a Personal Trainer (PT). As a personal trainer, there are many career opportunities including owning your own Personal Training business.

Topics covered in this course include: instructing personal training programs, undertaking small business planning, and more. Please find a complete list of units for this Certificate IV in Fitness course further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be issued with a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness by Australian Institute of Personal Training (RTO: 32363).

Note: Graduate Placement Assistance may be available for some students – please discuss this when enquiring to ensure eligibility.

Enquire now to find out more about the Certificate IV in Fitness with AIPT!


Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 9 November 2022 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the provider via the Enquire Now button.

Job Outcomes

  • PT – Personal Trainer
  • Start your own personal training business

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • Hold current first aid and CPR certificate
  • Prior to work placement, may need to complete a Working with Children Check as required by the state in which their enrolment takes place
  • Recognition of competence via recognised training program
  • Recognition process against the following units of competency:
    SISFFIT001 – Provide health screening and fitness orientation
    SISFFIT002 – Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
    SISFFIT003 – Instruct fitness programs
    SISFFIT004 – Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
    SISFFIT005 – Provide healthy eating information
    SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals
    SISFFIT014 – Instruct exercise to older clients
    SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service


SISFFIT019 – Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT018 – Promote functional movement capacity
SISFFIT015 – Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
SISFFIT025 – Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
SISFFIT026 – Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
SISFFIT016 – Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
SISXRES001 – Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
SISFFIT021 – Instruct personal training programs
SISFFIT023 – Instruct group personal training programs
SISFFIT017 – Instruct long-term exercise programs
SISFFIT020 – Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
SISSSTC301A – Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A – Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISFFIT012 – Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
SISFFIT013 – Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
BSBSMB401 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB403 – Market the small business
BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations
SISXCCS003 – Address client needs

Practical of 40 hours


Enquire now to find out more.

Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with AIPT.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363) is an industry leader in fitness education. Since starting in 1999, AIPT now has a network of over 100 Campuses and 250 Mentors around the nation. Boasting the largest network of locations, AIPT offers a leading level of convenience to anyone from anywhere in Australia. AIPT is also accredited by Fitness Australia and is a member of the Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA).