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  • 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

This course includes: SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness + Entry Requirements

Career Outcomes:

  • Personal Trainer


The Complete Personal Trainer^ Program will fully prepare you to become a Personal Trainer (PT). The program is suitable for those who love helping others achieve their fitness goals. The course will take a holistic approach by covering entry requirements and the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.

Topics covered in the entry requirements include: health screening, fitness appraisals, and more. Topics covered in the Certificate IV in Fitness include functional movement capacity, instructing personal training programs, and much more. Please find a full list of units for this program further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be issued with a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness + Entry Requirements 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.

Note: Prior to commencing your Certificate IV in Fitness component, you will need to
have obtained a current First Aid, CPR Certificate and Working with Children Check.

Enquire now to kick start your Complete Personal Trainer^ Program now!


^The Complete Personal Trainer Program consists of the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness + entry requirement units. Please contact AIPT via the Enquire Now button for further details on the course structure. Administration fees may apply. AIPT does not accept responsibility for any change to third parties or their processes.


Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming year.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

  • Prior to commencing your Certificate IV in Fitness component, you will need to
    have obtained a current First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Parent or Guardian approval for students under the age of 18
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent
  • Access to computing and internet
  • Mandatory work placement
  • Completion of Year 10 or equivalent
  • Working with Children Check


Entry Requirement Units

SISFFIT004 – Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT001 – Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT005 – Provide healthy eating information
SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service
SISFFIT003 – Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT002 – Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT014 – Instruct exercise to older clients

12 hours practical

Certificate IV in Fitness Units

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

40 hours practical


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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).