Sport and Fitness Courses

Want to be part of the decade’s hottest industry?

For nearly two decades we’ve been helping people in Geelong and Melbourne to achieve great careers in Personal Training through our leading and nationally recognised fitness courses.

The sport and fitness industry is set to boom over the next decade, with Australia set to host major international events, including the Olympic Games in 2032. Plus, recurring annual events – think the Australian Open and the Formula 1 – will require tens of thousands of jobs to be created.

With smaller class sizes, tailored support services and well-developed links to the industry, VFA Learning is a great choice to advance your career.

Get started in a career in fitness

Career in Demand

There’s a huge projected career potential in the sporting industry, but many people don’t think about the village it takes to grow an athlete. On top of that, many don’t think of sports jobs beyond athlete, coach and commentator, leading to an industry vastly underestimated in terms of career potential. We have a range of sports and fitness courses to get you started or grow your career in the industry.

Fit Study in With Your Life

If you want a flexible learning environment, we’ve got you covered. We’ve developed a blended option for our Certificate IV and Diploma courses. Our courses are a mix of theoretical and practical learning. Learn theory online during the week when it suits you, and get lots of hands-on, real-life experience in simulated work environments or on placement.

If you have questions or want more information on options that suit your learning needs, our highly experienced Course Consultants are here to help.

Make Your Mark

Year in and year out we see students making their mark in the fitness industry. That’s what sets us apart from many other institutions – we’re really proud of that!

Start with our Short Course – Foundations OF FITNESS, then progress your career with the SIS40221 – Certificate IV IN FITNESS and SIS50321 – Diploma OF SPORT (COACHING).

Step into a career you’ll love


Average full time earnings sports, coaches, instructors and officials

What our students say

Tailored student support

We have dedicated staff to assist with organising your practical work placements. Plus, our qualified practitioners supervise and support students when they complete on-the-job training.

Learn by doing

You will learn in high quality training facilities, honing your skills to ensure that you are well prepared for the real world. The focus is on learning through doing – bring your gym gear!

Quality trainers and facilities

VFA Learning will give you access to highly-respected industry trainers. You will learn in high-quality training facilities, honing your skills to ensure that you are well-prepared for the real world.

This training may be delivered with Victorian Government Funding to eligible individuals.

You can save even more money if you’re eligible for Commonwealth and Victorian Government-funded courses (conditions apply).