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Sports & Fitness Courses.

For nearly two decades VFA Learning has been helping people in Geelong and Melbourne to achieve great careers in Personal Training through its leading and nationally recognised fitness courses.

The fitness industry offers lots of ways to create your perfect working environment. You can work in gyms, fitness and wellness centres, outdoors, or with corporates, athletes and professional sports groups. You can be your own boss or work for others, and you can usually enjoy flexible working hours. Working in fitness gives you control of your career.

Average full time earnings Sports, coaches, instructors and officials

$10K
Source: www.myskills.gov.au

Career Pathways

SIS30315 – Foundations
OF FITNESS
COURSE INFORMATION
This is not a full Certificate III in Fitness but will provide students with pre requisite units required for entry into the Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215). Students will achieve a SOA on successful completion of program units. You’ll learn how to instruct using basic fitness equipment, develop general fitness programs and provide nutritional advice to clients.
SIS40215 – Certificate IV
IN FITNESS
PERSONAL TRAINER
COURSE INFORMATION
Become a Personal Trainer Build your confidence to take control of your programs and personal training clients. You’ll dig deeper into the Fitness Industry and develop business, marketing and communication skills to ensure your personal brand connects with people in any fitness environment.
SIS50612 – Diploma
OF SPORT DEVELOPMENT
HIGH PERFORMANCE COACH
COURSE INFORMATION
Our Elite Sport Development course Our Diploma of Sport provides an alternate pathway to higher education whilst also broadening your skill set into the fields of Sports Management and High Performance. Once you have become qualified you could find yourself working as a sport development officer for a national sporting body, a competition manager or a talent identification manager.

CREDIT RECOGNITION ARRANGEMENT

DeakinUni_rev

BACHELOR OF EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCE

GUARANTEED PATHWAY

FedUni_rev

BACHELOR OF SPORTS MANAGEMENT
BACHELOR OF HEALTH SCIENCE

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At VFA Learning, we’ve spent more than 18 years qualifying personal trainers

The fitness industry offers lots of ways to create your perfect working environment. You can work in gyms, fitness and wellness centres, outdoors, or with corporates, athletes and professional sports groups. You can be your own boss or work for others, and you can usually enjoy flexible working hours. Working in fitness gives you control of your career.

Learn by doing VFA Learning courses are delivered by industry experts and feature specialist guest presenters and field trips.  You will learn in high quality training facilities, honing your skills to ensure that you are well prepared for the real world. Course units are delivered via a flexible blended learning model designed to work around your current employment. The focus is on learning through doing – bring your gym gear!

Government funding available You get to save even more money if you’re eligible for government funded courses (conditions apply).

Be ready to work Once you are qualified as a Personal Trainer, you can begin working in gyms and studios around Australia. The fitness industry is booming, so your services will be in demand. In the five years to 2013, jobs for Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials grew by 43.5%, while all other jobs grew just 6%!  This trend is predicted to continue , with up to 50,000 jobs available in the sports sector by 2018. Source: ABS LFS, Department of Employment trend data to November 2013 Go on to higher education VFA Learning is proud of its higher education pathways to Deakin and Federation University. In 2014, 25% of our SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development students went on to university. Every single person who applied was accepted into their preferred course!

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