Fitness and Personal Trainer Courses

Leading Courses In Fitness For Personal Trainers In Australia

Want a job where you get to help make people’s lives better each and every day? Then why not start with one of our fitness courses? Start studying with us now, and join the hundreds of students studying to be part of the dynamic fitness industry. If you are passionate about helping others reach their fitness goals and want to choose your own hours or be your own boss, becoming a nationally qualified Fitness Trainer is a great fit.

With this level of competency you will be expected to train individual clients, on a one-on-one basis, and may include older clients and children. PT National believes in teaching future fitness professionals in the same manner that the Fitness Industry trains their clients. You will have access to PT National’s comprehensive video learning resources that bring you into contact with fitness and allied health professionals and industry leaders that invite you into their world of expertise and save time.

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Australia's leading fitness course

Certificate III in Fitness

The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is the foundation for all fitness professionals in which all careers in Fitness have been built upon.

Australia's most popular, advanced fitness certificate

Certificate IV in Fitness

The Certificate IV in Fitness course is the latest nationally accredited and recognised course for individuals who wish to promote physical fitness education.

Australia's most popular, advanced fitness qualification

Personal Trainer Course – Sprint Package

The Personal Trainer Course – Sprint Package is designed to give you the set of essential skills and knowledge required to become a fully qualified Personal Trainer in Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of jobs can people completing personal trainer courses normally pursue?

Holding a personal trainer qualification is the minimum standard to work in many types of fitness services in Australia.

You can typically apply for the following fitness jobs:

  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Exercise Trainer
  • Advanced PT
  • Personal Training Manager
  • Registered Personal Trainer

What main skills will I learn when I complete a course in fitness?

These fitness courses will teach you how to provide health screening and fitness orientations, instruct fitness programs, provide healthy eating information, and work effectively in sport, fitness, and recreation environments, among others.

Taking these qualifications will also develop your fitness business skills, collaborate with health professionals, and apply transformational motivational techniques. It also lets you conduct postural and fitness appraisals that will showcase your ability to drive results with clients.

How long will it take me to complete each personal trainer qualification?

Learners have up to 12 months to complete any of these fitness courses from their enrolment date. You can start training at any time throughout the year.


What evidence can I submit if I want to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for a course in fitness?

If you wish to apply RPL for qualifications in fitness, the examples of acceptable evidences are the following:

  1. Course transcripts, statement of attainment, and certificates
  2. References and documentation of your previous work responsibilities
  3. Work samples

To apply, simply indicate on your enrolment form that you wish to receive RPL. An RPL Assessor will contact you to check your eligibility for each unit and explain what you need to submit. The amount of RPL you receive will depend on the evidence you provide and any remaining assessment can be completed through gap training.

Is vocational (work) placement required, and where should I get a placement?

No, vocational (work) placement is not required for personal trainer courses.

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