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Studying fitness allows you to pursue your passion by turning your commitment to health into an inspired and highly flexible career.
Find meaningful employment as a personal trainer or coach or start your own business and help your clients through tremendous transformations, both physically and mentally, as you motivate them to be the healthiest and happiest versions of themselves.
Our fitness courses help you to become a motivating, empowering and qualified professional. You’ll learn about human anatomy, how to plan and instruct programs for individuals, and how to get the best results for your clients with tailored diet plans.
You’ll also learn to collaborate with medical and allied health professionals, promote healthy living, and walk every step of the way with your clients as they achieve transformational results.
As the adage says, do something you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. Start your dream career in fitness as a:
- Fitness services coordinator
- Fitness trainer
- Group exercise instructor
- Gym instructor
- Personal trainer
- Personal training manager
Inspire people to live their best lives with a TAFE NSW Certificate III in Fitness. You’ll build strong foundations as you tailor fitness plans to positively influence lives.
If you’re already working as a fitness professional and want to beat your personal best, the Certificate IV in Fitness can challenge you further.
There is no better time to step into the fitness industry and help people on their journey. Working in the fitness industry is not a typical career. Every day brings new and exciting challenges as you follow the beat of your own drum and meet people who are equally as committed to making health a priority.
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What job opportunities could a sport and fitness course lead to?
TAFE NSW qualifications in sport, fitness, and outdoor recreation can help you inspire others to achieve their recreational and fitness goals. Our certificates and diploma courses will help you understand how the industry works, give you the latest health insights, and instil the skills and knowledge in you to engage people in a variety of activities.
When you study at TAFE NSW you will have the opportunity to get hands-on in our simulated or real world facilities, which means you’ll always be ahead of the pack no matter what your career stage.
A sport and fitness course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from working one on one with people as a personal trainer, to saving lives as a lifeguard.
The average weekly salary for a fitness instructor is $1,131, and a TAFE NSW qualification in sports and fitness can lead to a job as a:
- fitness instructor
- sports complex manager
- aquatic operations coordinator
- fitness manager
- leisure services officer
- outdoor activity instructor
- personal trainer
- recreation coordinator
- recreation officer
- sports program manager
- sport and recreation administrative officer
Whether you're just starting out in your sports and fitness career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.
TAFE NSW courses in this area include:
- Fitness, Sport and Recreation
- Sport and Recreation Management
- Outdoor Recreation
- Aquatics and Community Recreation
- Sport Coaching
- Massage Therapy and Sport Development