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Combination Course

Complete Personal Trainer Course – Sport Development Pathway Program

Combine your passion for fitness with your love of sport!

If you’re looking for the most comprehensive fitness course available, then our elite sports development Diploma program is for you. The fitness and sports industries are growing rapidly and the demand for appropriately qualified staff has never been higher. This course has been created in consultation with industry to provide graduates with a diverse range of skills, ensuring that they are equipped for career success. The course has also been designed to provide pathway opportunities for those wanting to move into higher education.


Foundations OF FITNESS

SIS40215 Certificate IV IN FITNESS


Fitness Combo

Online Campus


Key Areas of Study

Foundations of Fitness

• Exercise Assessment and Programming
• First Aid
• Body Structure and Function
• Communication and Leadership

SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness – Personal Trainer

• Advanced Programming Techniques
• Fitness Assessment/Testing Methods
• Posture Training
• Marketing and Business
• Resistance Training

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development

• Sport Development and Management
• Developing Athletes Programs
• Athlete Strength and Conditioning
• Enhancing Athletic Performance
• Sports Psychology
• Talent Identification

Courses Studied

If you share our passion for fitness and sport this program will be perfect for you! This 12 month program will see students undertake the following ‘core’ Certificate level courses:

Foundations of Fitness

Students will achieve a SOA on successful completion of units. This is not a full Certificate 3 in Fitness but will provide students with pre requisite units required for entry into the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. For more information on this program and Units of Study click here

SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

This qualification will allow you to work as a Personal Trainer. For more information on this course and Units of Study click here

SIS50612 Diploma of Sport Development

This course targets individuals looking for a successful career in the sports industry. For more information on this course and Units of Study click here

Career Outcomes

Work As A:

• Personal Trainer
• Sporting and/or Facility Manager
• Athlete/Performance and Talent Development Management
• Strength and Conditioning Coaches – elite or local level
• Competition Manager
• Program Developer
• Talent Development Manager
• Sport Development Manager
• Undergraduate study in Fitness, Sports Development, Teaching or Health

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Language, Literacy + Numeracy Test (LLN) or successful completion of VCE or equivalent.

Successful completion of Certificate IV in Fitness.

18 years or older.

No A.T.A.R score required.

Industry experience



12 months Full Time


Intake dates may vary by campus

Payment Options

Payment Plan

Online Study

On-Campus with select subjects available online

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