Graduating from high school can be an exciting yet daunting time for students and parents alike. With so many options available, it can be challenging to decide on the right path to take. For those who love fitness and sports, a career in the fitness industry may be the perfect choice. At Fit Education, we offer Certificate III and Certificate IV in Fitness courses that can lead to a successful and meaningful career in the fitness industry. We also offer the VSL funded Diploma of Sport that leads to work as a sport coach, sport development officer and high performance sport.
Help your teen decide what to do after Year 12: Is a Career in Fitness the right choice for them?
Here are some reasons why you should consider studying with us:
Become a Group Fitness Instructor and Gym Instructor
With a Certificate III in Fitness, you can become a Group Fitness Instructor and Gym Instructor. This qualification will enable you to teach group fitness classes and work as a gym instructor. You will learn how to design and deliver safe and effective exercise programs, as well as how to provide excellent customer service. The Cert III in Fitness is a pre-requisite to the Cert IV in Fitness. Fit Education is an approved SAS provider so C3G QLD Government funding is available for the Cert III in Fitness.
Become a Personal Trainer
With a Certificate IV in Fitness, you can become a Personal Trainer. This qualification will enable you to work one-on-one with clients to help them achieve their fitness goals. You will learn how to conduct fitness assessments, design and deliver personalized exercise programs, strength and conditioning and how to run a small PT business. Fit Education’s Cert IV in Fitness articualtes directly into programs at the University of Sunshine Coast.
There are currently lots of jobs available in the fitness industry. Gyms and fitness centres are hitting us up daily for employees. Talk to one of our Industry Liaison Officers to find out more.
Work in Sport
The Diploma of Sport prepares you to work as a sports coach, sport development officer, high performance sport, and elite sport. Sport coaching is rated as a “very strong growth” career prospect by the Australian Government. With the Brisbane 2032 Olympics on the horizon and the rise of womens sport there is no better time to enter the industry. Our articulation arrangements with Griffith University and with University of Sunshine Coast, Diploma of Sport allow graduates to receive credit towards bachelor studies.
Study the Diploma of Sport through one of our prestigious Sports Academies and you will be able to train with legendary coaches while you study your Diploma of Sport.
- Brian Kerle Basketball Academy
- Dundee’s Boxing Academy
- Women’s Sport Academy
- GC Strength & Conditioning
Work as a Nutrition Consultant
As a Nutrition Consultant, you’ll be able to work with a wide variety of clients, identifying their goals and creating nutritional programs for them, using evidence-based research and interventions. Our Certificate in Nutrition program covers all the essential topics you need to know to become a successful Nutrition Consultant. From understanding obesity and its impact on health, to mastering the intricacies of macronutrients and micronutrients, to learning about popular diets and food intolerances – our curriculum is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of nutrition science.
Opportunities for Work Experience
Our courses include a Coach/Mentor role, which provides students with supervision while performing a variety of fitness industry-related tasks relevant to their course. This role also provides opportunities for students to obtain work experience, which is invaluable when starting a career in the fitness industry.In conclusion, a career in the fitness industry can be a rewarding and fulfilling choice for those who love fitness and sports. At Fit Education, we offer courses that can lead to a successful and meaningful career as a Group Fitness Instructor, Gym Instructor, or Personal Trainer. With short courses in Nutrition, Online Personal Training, and Female Coaching, as well as opportunities for work experience, our courses are the perfect choice for those who want to upskill in the fitness industry.
Help your teen decide what to do after Year 12: Is a Career in Fitness the right choice?