Take charge of your career today and advance your knowledge of the fitness industry with a Certificate IV in Fitness – SIS40215.
VFA Learning’s comprehensive personal training course will help to amplify your knowledge and fitness skills, building 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. And because VFA Learning is all about learning through doing, you’ll spend plenty of time in the gym.
Key Areas of Study
Key Areas of Study
Advanced Programming Techniques
From sports performance to determining the best plans for older adults and children, and even injury recovery, the course gives you the most comprehensive understanding of what it takes to become a Personal Trainer.
Resistance Training Methods
You’ll learn all the latest processes and improvements in training regimes like: speed agility, flexibility, medicine ball workouts, boxing and circuit training.
Develop specific testing processes around various topics such as body composition, nutrition, metabolism and more.
Stop injuries before they happen! You’ll learn a range of posture assessment tools that can help you teach the best way to perform exercises.
Marketing & Business
Create your own personal training brand with marketing, and understand how you can grow your business profile in gyms, studios and group fitness environments. You’ll learn about management, legal issues, business relationships, record keeping and leadership.
Units of Study
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
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
SISFFIT013 Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
SISFFIT017 Instruct long-term exercise programs
SISFFIT018 Promote functional movement capacity
SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT021 Instruct personal training programs
SISFFIT023 Instruct group personal training programs
SISFFIT020 Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
SISFFIT025 Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
SISFFIT026 Support healthy eating through the Eat the Health Program
SISFFIT016 Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
SISFFIT015 Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
SISXRES001 Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
SISFFIT024 Instruct endurance programs
SISXCCS003 Address client needs
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSLS408 Present, secure and support sales solutions
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages
SISXICT001 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work
- Entry requirement units
- Satisfactory completion of Year 12 level studies or the overseas equivalent
- A minimum IELTS overall score of 6.5
- Applicants must be 18 years of age by course commencement. VFA learning will not accept applications from students under 18 years of age at course commencement under any circumstances.
- Current Student Visa
- Must have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
Intake Dates / Course Duration
January and July 2018
70 hours of work placement (30 hours for entry requirement units and 40 for Certificate IV in Fitness)
Upon successful completion of Certificate IV in Fitness, students will have direct entry into the Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612)
- Face to Face
- Classroom Based with Large Practical Element
- Workplace Experience
- Oral questioning
- Written questions
- Case studies
Observations – Practical assessment – Case studies
Projects – Assignments
Fees / Payment Options
Full payment required 30 days prior to course commencement
Non Tuition FEES
Application Fee: $250 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fees Course