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SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

National ID: SIS40215 State ID: AWN7
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Focus on fitness, indoors, outdoors or even online

If you have a passion for health and fitness and want to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, Personal Training is the career for you.
The Certificate IV in Fitness provides you with the skills and knowledge to begin your career as a Personal Trainer. Learn how to develop safe and effective programs for a range of clients, including older adults, disabilities, teens, sports performance and general populations. You could find yourself working for independent gyms, council run recreation centres, sporting clubs, private companies, or as a self employed sole trader delivering customised one-on-one or group training.
Practical training will be conducted in fully equipped gym facilities located at our Perth or Joondalup campuses, as well as various outdoor venues.

Why choose North Metro TAFE? Many gyms employ our fitness graduates.  You will work with real clients and start building your own networks with work placement. Our highly experienced and passionate lecturers will provide you with a great start to your career in the fitness industry.

  • Deliver fitness programs to older adults, children and people with specific needs
  • Advanced strength and conditioning techniques and programming
  • Use a wide range of indoor and outdoor equipment in fitness programs
  • Work with allied health professionals
  • Sales and marketing to build your own client base or business

I have the following attributes:

  • Basic math skills
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Physically fit and active
  • Passionate about helping others achieve their health & fitness goals
  • Enthusiastic, energetic & customer-focused individual
  • Able to cope with physical and psychological demands of the job
  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills and “can do” attitude

You will be required to complete on-the-job experience in industry, this may include early morning, lunchtime or late afternoon shifts outside of normal class time.

The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional.

Classes are conducted face to face over 3 days per week and work placements form part of the requirements of this course.

Upon graduation, students may obtain registration with the industry peak body (Fitness Australia) as a Personal Trainer in order to gain employment within the fitness industry delivering a range of individualised or group exercise programs to a variety of clients and/or client groups. Graduates may also operate as sole traders or contractors within gym or recreation centre facility.

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

The majority of Personal Trainers registering with Fitness Australia complete ongoing education and professional development as required component of their ongoing professional registration. In addition, the qualification also provides a pathway for individuals wishing to acquire higher level qualifications, enrolling in the Diploma of Fitness or transitioning to university, to study Sport Science or Physical Education.

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Semester 1, 2022

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On Campus
Fee
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $3,977.20 $180.00 $4,157.20
Concession $1,198.05 $180.00 $1,378.05

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus
Fee
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $3,977.20 $180.00 $4,157.20
Concession $1,198.05 $180.00 $1,378.05

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

Semester 2, 2021

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
How On Campus
Fee
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $4,001.60 $190.00 $4,191.60
Concession $1,205.40 $190.00 $1,395.40

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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