Course Start Date
35 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Help people live their best lives as a skilled personal trainer with the nationally recognised Certificate IV in Fitness. Learn to collaborate with other health professionals, deepen your knowledge in fitness, body composition and nutrition and get the skills to start your own personal training small business.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:
- Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals
- Promote functional movement capacity
- Incorporate exercise science principles into client fitness programs
- Support a diverse range of clients and provide advice on healthy eating to meet body composition goals
- Plan, manage and market a successful small business
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Through this course you will build on your:
- Self-motivation and ability to motivate and inspire others
- Great communication and interpersonal skills
- Entrepreneurial spirit and drive to be a successful trainer
- Ability to solve problems and find individualised solutions that work for your clients
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Complete this course and gain:
- A nationally recognised Certificate IV qualification
- The skills to start your own small business as a personal trainer
Career opportunities include:
- Personal trainer
- Personal training manager
- Outdoor personal trainer
- Exercise specialist
- Fitness instructor
GROW YOUR CAREER
This course provides a great pathway to continue your studies:
- Bachelor of Applied Fitness
- Bachelor of Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Exercise physiology
Participation in fitness is one of the most popular types of sport and recreation for adults in Australia. This is reflected in the significant growth seen in the industry over the past five years. Continued growth is expected with employment forecasts anticipating an additional 2,090 instructors joining the industry by 2024.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday, 30 June 2020||10:00am to 11:00am||Loftus Campus, Building G, Level 2, Room 24 (G.2.24)|
This is a Full-time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 21 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, there is 14 hours of other study per week.
You can also expect approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including unstructered self-directed learning, assessment preparation, online activities, skills practice, research and revision activities.
** IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU? **
This qualification is designed for delivery to students who have completed a Certificate III Fitness OR, as a minimum, received recognition of prior learning against the required pre-requisite units. They may be working in industry at a Certificate III level or may continue on from their Certificate III qualification directly into a Certificate IV. Therefore, this training and assessment strategy is designed to meet the learning requirements of both existing workers and pre-employment students.
Individuals as a whole will be from diverse backgrounds and represent a wide variety of age groups and ethnicities generally.
Individuals as a whole have a medium level of literacy and can generally work independently with minimal supervision.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday 8:30am to 3:30pm, Wednesday 8:30am to 4:00pm and Thursday 9:00am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|SISFFIT013||Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years|
|SISFFIT017||Instruct long-term exercise programs|
|SISFFIT018||Promote functional movement capacity|
|SISFFIT015||Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context|
|SISFFIT016||Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour|
|SISFFIT019||Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming|
|SISFFIT020||Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals|
|SISFFIT021||Instruct personal training programs|
|SISFFIT023||Instruct group personal training programs|
|SISFFIT025||Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients|
|SISFFIT026||Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program|
|SISXRES001||Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces|
|BSBSMB403||Market the small business|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business|
|SISFFIT024||Instruct endurance programs|
|SISSSTC402A||Develop strength and conditioning programs|
|BSBSMB405||Monitor and manage small business operations|
|SISFFIT012||Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years|
|SISSSTC301A||Instruct strength and conditioning techniques|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Rawson Avenue, Loftus
Phone 131 601
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