If you want to be a Personal Trainer, you will need to undertake The Certificate IV in Fitness. This national qualification allows you to train and develop your own clients in an unsupervised setting,
If you want to become a Personal Trainer immediately, or if you are already in the industry as a Fitness Instructor and want to train your own clients as a qualified Personal Trainer, then it’s time to undertake your Certificate IV in Fitness course.
What do you learn in the Certificate IV in Fitness qualification?
The Certificate IV in Fitness qualification prepares you for your career as a Personal Trainer and covers a range of topics which are invaluable to fitness professionals.
The Certificate IV in Fitness qualification prepares you to:
- Plan exercise programs for your clients
- Apply your knowledge of exercise science principles
- Undertake client postural appraisals and other fitness tests
- Undertake functional range of movement and muscle testing
- Develop a broad variety of exercise programs
- Run a small business
- Exercise Science
- Advanced Client Screening and assessment procedures
- Planning and developing exercise programs for clients
- Special Populations Clients such as teenagers and children
- Small business planning and marketing
This qualification equips you to be a Personal Trainer. It provides you with the skills and the knowledge to train individual clients on a one-on-one basis, which include older adults and children. In addition, students who complete this qualification can construct and deliver strength and conditioning training.
Persons with this level of qualification will have the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training, provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff and manage business activities.
Certificate IV in Fitness Qualifications for Personal Trainers
The national qualification code is the Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215.
For a list of the Units of Competency within the qualification, click here.
The entry requirements to the College fitness courses consist of: