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International Fitness Academy

Fast Track
Personal Trainer

Ready? Go! Get started in
the industry sooner.

This Fast Track Personal Training Course is for those who want to make a start in the industry sooner, who want to just work as a Personal Trainer and have the guts to take the glory of this fast-track course!

This qualification gives you the complete Personal Training experience, if you’re looking to start your career as a personal trainer, rather than a group instructor. You will complete 9 key modules of the Certificate 3, and all of Certificate 4 in Fitness.

This qualification will enable you to work as a Personal Trainer to develop goal-oriented fitness programs, as well as mentor and assists people in their desire to reach and sustain an improved level of fitness.

This Fast Track Personal Training Course will give you the skills and knowledge to kick-start your career as a…

Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer

Specialised Children’s Trainer

Specialised Children’s Trainer

Specialised Aged Trainer

Specialised Aged Trainer

Fitness and Diet Plan Coordinator

Fitness and Diet Plan Coordinator

What it takes to become a Personal Trainer:

What it takes to become a Personal Trainer:

  • Having and maintaining a working knowledge of human anatomy and the concepts of functional exercise, basic nutrition and fundamental principles of exercise science.
  • An ability to design and execute individual and small group exercise fitness programs, tailored to the needs and attainable goals of the individual, in a safe and effective way.
  • An understanding for the need and importance of screening and client assessment; proficiency in conducting these evaluations initially and progressively.
  • A desire to help clients reach their health and fitness goals through appropriate cardiovascular, flexibility and resistance exercise.
  • An ability to motivate others in an encouraging and uplifting way towards improving their overall fitness and health.
  • A dedication to maintaining personal integrity, client confidentiality and professional standards for best practice.
  • A dedication to self-improvement, self-awareness, continuous learning, personal growth and development with regard to personal health, fitness and mental capacity.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency.

SISFFIT001 – Provide health screening & Fitness orientation

SISFFIT002 – Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

SISFFIT003 – Instruct fitness programs

SISFFIT004 – Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

SISFFIT005 – Provide healthy eating information

SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals

SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service

Elective

SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals

SISFFIT007 – Instruct group exercise sessions

SISSSTC301A – Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

SISSSTC401A – Develop strength and conditioning programs

BSBRSK401 – Identify risk and apply risk management processes

HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety

SISFFIT011 – Deliver approved community fitness programs

Core

SISFFIT013 – Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years

SISFFIT015 – Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context

SISFFIT016 – Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour

SISFFIT017 – Instruct long-term exercise programs

SISFFIT018 – Promote functional movement capacity

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

Elective

SISFFIT024 – Instruct endurance programs

SISSTC301A – Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

SISSSTC402A – Strength and conditioning programs

SISFFIT018 – Promote functional movement capacity

SISFFIT019 – Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming

SISFFIT031 – Implement injury prevention strategies

BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB403 – Market the small business

BSBSMB403 – Market the small business

BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations

Looking for an introduction to fitness?

Course Timeframe

IFA Training’s flexible study options allow students 24/7 access to the online portal, preparing them for the workforce faster than ever before.

Students have up to 12 months from the point of their enrolment to complete all their study requirements, including assessments.

Practical skills assessments can be completed with support from a trained and qualified professional at your local fitness centre or gym.

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