Certificate IV in Fitness – International

Certificate IV in Fitness - International

Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)

Build your career in fitness with Fit Education’s Certificate IV in Fitness. This is the industry standard course for personal trainers and sets you up to be able to work anywhere in Australia as a personal trainer or group personal trainer, in and out of the gym.

Our industry-leading Cert IV fitness course blends theory and practice in an exciting and dynamic format that will provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge across strength and conditioning; personal training; and group training. You will also learn valuable skills in small business management, so you can confidently start your own business as a personal trainer. Our expert instructors will show you how to keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends, as well as new equipment and techniques to ensure you remain at the top of your game as a personal trainer.

Throughout the course you will gain experience working with Dundee Kim (strength conditioning and pad work coach to Jeff Horn former WBO Welterweight Champion).

If you are looking for a new career, and have a passion for helping people to achieve their health and fitness goals, then the Certificate IV in Fitness is the course for you. At the completion of this course, you will be able to work independently across Australia, as a personal trainer.

Who is Cert IV Fitness course for?

The Certificate IV in Fitness is a natural progression from the Certificate III in Fitness and will provide you with more in-depth skills for personal training. Graduates of the Certificate IV in Fitness can start rewarding careers as:

  • Personal trainer (independently or with a gym)
  • Group personal trainer
  • Bootcamp trainer

Entry requirements

  • IELTS requirement of 5.5 or an Australian accredited Certificate IV, or equivalent, and
  • are 18 years or older at time of the course commencing.

Entry to this qualification is open to anyone who has achieved the following units of competency (or a Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315):

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

You must also hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate.

Employment for Personal Trainers is rated as “very strong growth”. Check out the latest employment figures here.

You require a Certificate IV in Fitness to register as a personal trainer in Australia. For over fifteen years we have been training and assessing the best health and fitness instructors in Australia. We have garnered a reputation for producing high-quality instructors and trainers. Everything that we do comes from our passion for sports health and fitness; this passion informs our educational practice and is passed on to every student we teach. That is why our graduates can be found working with some of the best around the globe.

Course Content

Throughout the Certificate IV in fitness students cover an extensive range of modules across Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Training Adolescents and Small Business. Subjects are explored and assessed in detail to ensure that students have a solid understanding of the core competencies. Students learn how to:

  • Instruct personal training programs
  • Conduct functional movement appraisals
  • Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
  • Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
  • Support healthy eating
  • Conduct functional movement appraisals
  • Address client needs
  • Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
  • Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
  • Instruct long term training programs
  • Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
  • Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

Getting Your Certificate IV Has Never Been Easier

Our qualifications are recognised nationally, so when you complete your certificate, you can find employment throughout Australia. You can also find work further afield in certain European countries. You don’t need any prior educational qualifications to take one of our courses, just the passion and dedication to study the material and pass the assessments. All of our courses are available for either online or on-campus study. For people with busy work schedules, we also offer blended learning where you can structure a study schedule that works best for you. We also have great partnerships across the industry, and keep our students informed of the most recent job opportunities. Getting qualified and finding the perfect health and fitness job for you has never been more achievable.

Embrace Your New Career In Fitness Today

If you are looking for a new career and have a passion for helping people to achieve their health and fitness goals, then a fitness certificate from Fit Education is the perfect qualification for you. You can make your dream job a reality today by getting in touch with us and requesting a course brochure. If you’re keen to kickstart your career in fitness then why not enrol for a course today. It couldn’t be more simple; just visit our website online and click on the enrol button. We’ll take you through the whole process and have you studying toward a brighter future in no time at all.

Considering A Certificate IV In Fitness?

Fit Education provides personal training, strength and conditioning and instructors courses. View our certificate III and IV outline or our diplomas, for the more advanced courses.

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  • Course: Certificate IV in Fitness (Cert 4 in Fitness)
  • Code: SIS40215
  • CRICOS Code: 0100915
  • Career: Personal Trainer
  • Study methods: On Campus
  • Payment methods: Pay up-front (discounts apply) or flexible payment plan

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What you will learn in this course

Detailed Course Breakdown

  • Prepare long-term periodised fitness plans
  • Develop sales and marketing skills
  • Evaluate the performance of individuals and groups
  • Apply teaching methods both indoors and outdoors
  • Strength and conditioning programs
  • Start your own personal training business
  • Train adolescents
  • Work experience with Dundee Kim

Course Modules

Individual Units

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Training and assessment

There are 5 modules in the Certificate IV in Fitness, with all resources required to complete the course available in your student study portal. A trainer is assigned to you for guidance throughout the course .

Work Experience

Throughout the course you can gain experience working with Dundee Kim (strength conditioning and pad work coach to Jeff Horn former WBO Welterweight Champion).

Why study Certificate IV in Fitness with Fit Education?

Our Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) course is delivered from the National Training Package (SIS – Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package). Once you complete your course, you can register with Fitness Australia and work anywhere in Australia as a fully qualified personal trainer.

The course is also recognized in many countries around the world via ICREPS.

Graduate opportunities

As a graduate of the Certificate IV in Fitness, you can go on to complete Fit Education’s Diploma of Sport.

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I did my certificate 3 and 4 with these guys and honestly could not recommend them more highly. The lecturers were professional, university qualified and went above expectations with every aspect of the course. They don't just teach the basics, but instead challenge you in every session so that when you finish you can feel confident that you are going to be better than a lot of other people out there with the same certification as you. It was fun, very practical, and taught by coaches who have been in the real world. Don't go anywhere else, it won't be worth it.

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