Fitness Courses

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities.  Qualification outcomes include providing exercise instruction for groups, teams or gym programs.  Work may be undertaken in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools, community facilities or outdoor environments.

The key clients for this qualification are people who wish to work in the Fitness industry.  This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the Fitness Industry, including working independently in a broad range of settings, such as within fitness centres, gyms, community facilities and in open spaces.  Those with this level of competency will be expected to train individual clients, on a one-on-one basis, and may include older clients and children.

Those wishing to study the Diploma must possess a Certificate IV in Fitness before commencing, and have industry experience.  This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry.  Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide exercise training to individual clients with specific needs, on a one-on-one or group basis, and may include older clients with chronic conditions.  Specialised exercise trainers will have the ability to monitor client progress and, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals, utilise an evidence-based approach to deliver solutions by applying knowledge of physiology and anatomy and the pathology of specific medical conditions.