Fitness Careers & Study
It can get quite exciting to think that, after just a short few months, you’ll be ready to take on a new career as a personal trainer. It’s even more exciting to know that with so many options in personal training careers, so it makes sense to at least have an understanding of what you can achieve once you’re finished with VFA Learning!
Choosing a Fitness Career
Our courses provide numerous pathways to careers in the fitness world, so here’s a quick guide to the kinds of jobs you can get, based on the course you complete.
Once you’ve completed one of our fitness courses, there are numerous paths you can take, depending on the level of qualification you have. For example, if you completed Certificate III in Fitness, then you can begin work as a Gym Instructor anywhere in Australia, and help people reach goals under the guidance of experience gym trainers.
If you completed the more advanced Certificate IV in Fitness, then you can take your skills a lot further and help people through advanced programming specific to their needs, as well as look at becoming part of a sports group that requires those innovative concepts to take a team to the next level.
You can even combine courses now and get qualified as an Outdoor Leader with our new outdoor recreation course, which sees you study all Certificates in Fitness, as well as get an Outdoor Recreation qualification. With this super set of skills, you can take on a career in the great outdoors and even look after people in open water.
Finding Work as a Fitness Professional
With any of our courses, you also immediately have access to a host of career options with our partners, and in most cases, they prefer our course graduates over other qualifications!
You’ll also get the chance to work in these kinds of environments:
– Fitness Studios
– Outdoor Training
– Sports Medicine Facilities
Learn more about our affiliates here: http://vfalearning.vic.edu.au/about/affiliates.
Personal Trainer Salary Expectations
Whether you want to run your own business, or you’re just looking to get a job at a gym, like every other industry, developing a strong income from your services takes time. What it does need, though, is your focus to help make that happen.
Developing strong relationships with your employers or clients is the number-one way to ensure you’re on the right path to a good wage. You have to be indispensable to these people, and show that you are serious about taking on anything that comes your way.
It can be daunting, and sometimes hard to see your goals when you don’t have access to large sums of money straight away. That’s where you have to look at why you started studying, or are looking to study, in the first place.
It’s all about goals, and having these can help you set a path towards becoming a successful individual in personal training, regardless of which course you decide to enrol in.
How Can I Find Out More?
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- Graduate Profile: Emma Duggan – A Rewarding Career in Child Care
- Graduate Profile: Shannon Mulvenna – I landed my dream job before I finished my studies
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