How do I become a Personal Trainer in Australia?
To be a qualified Personal Trainer in Australia, you need to complete a Personal Trainer course and achieve your Certificate IV in Fitness qualification.
With this Personal Trainer qualification, you can register with the leading industry associations.
What do you learn in a Personal Trainer course?
A Personal Trainer course will give you the skills and the knowledge to train individual clients on a one-on-one basis.
This means you can work as a Personal Trainer within an established fitness centre or run your own personal training business.
In your Personal Trainer course, you will cover topics such as Clients Screening, Exercise Science Principles, how to design and create programs for your clients and other business and management related skills.
Personal Training courses at the Australian College of Sport & Fitness also automatically include modules to become a specialist trainer for Children and Older Adults.
Qualification for a Personal Trainer Course
Any Personal Trainer course should result in the student receiving a nationally accredited Certificate IV in Fitness. The qualification code is Certificate IV in Fitness SIS40215.