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Statement of Attainment in Children's Trainer (Fitness)

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Overview About this course

Gain the industry qualifications you need to deliver fitness programs to children and young adolescents. Build on your existing fitness industry experience and learn how to create and instruct group and one-on-one movement sessions for children.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Plan and instruct children's movement sessions

  • Assess adolescent clients

  • Develop personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients

  • Encourage and support clients during sessions

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study

  • Potential credit towards a full qualification

  • Specialist skills to run group and individual exercise programs for children and adolescents

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Completion requirements

During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

  • A Working with Children Check (WWCC)

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Completed a Certificate III in Fitness

  • A background or current involvement in the sport and fitness industry

  • Knowledge and experience in client screening, programming, physiological differences

  • The ability to complete self-paced study

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: personal trainer specialising in children's fitness and fitness instructor specialising in children's fitness.


You will require a Working with Children Check (WWCC) to work with children in the sports and fitness industry.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Children's Trainer (Fitness) does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 4 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Develop and instruct group movement programs for children SISFFIT037

  • Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients SISFFIT045

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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