Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we get from people looking to study Personal Training and get their careers off to the best possible start.
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To regulate the quality of the personal training sector in Australia, all personal trainers are required to hold SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
If you love fitness, like working with people, want an active career with flexible hours and strong earning potential, then you’ll enjoy being a personal trainer.
Students can generally complete iPT Australia’s Personal Training Programme in 6-9 months.
Some students progress quickly by doing more online learning each week and meeting with their practical tutor more often. Others spread their studies out a little longer. You can plan your studies with your tutor at the start of the programme to account for your circumstances. Get in touch today.
Personal training is currently the fastest growing employment sector in the Australian economy and there is a dramatic shortage of skilled personal trainers.
Typically there are 50+ personal training opportunities advertised on Seek at any one time, showing the demand for health, fitness and wellness services.
At iPT Australia we’re proud of our everyday low pricing, making the highest rated Personal Training Course in Sydney available to everyone.
Personal Training Programme $4990
Includes SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
Ideal for Personal Trainers and Fitness Coaches
Payment options start at a low $59 a week
Fitness Instructor Programme $2745
Includes SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness
Suitable for bootcamp instructors and circuit instructors
Payment options start from as little as $92.50 a week
Most students do an hour of practical coaching each week, complimented by 6-8 hours of online theory.
Some students do two hours practical coaching a fortnight or month instead, with 12-20 hours of online study in between appointments. Appointments are scheduled to fit each students lifestyle. This gives students the ultimate in flexibility, without compromising the quality of learning.
iPT Australia prides itself on outstanding student support; it’s what we’re all about. We are with our students every step of the way whether it’s supporting you with online studies or in the practical club environment.
Check out our reviews page to see what students think of our support
Our industry leading 14-day free trial gives you complete access to the online course material and your practical tutor with no strings and no obligations attached.
We want you to learn more about personal training, experience our content and support, and then decide if we have exactly what you need. It’s just another way we’re a little different - and likely another reason we are the highest rated course provider in Sydney.
As a graduate of the Personal Training Programme you’ll be qualified to;
Deliver Personal Training services indoors or outdoors, to individuals or groups, to the general population or specific populations, as an employee or within your own part-time or full-time business
As a graduate of the Fitness Instructor Programme you’ll be qualified to;
Provide exercise instruction to the general population as individuals or groups, indoors or outdoors, usually in an employed situation with some supervision
Payment options are;
- Weekly payment plans, from as little as $59 per week
- Monthly instalments – three equal monthly payments, each being one third of your programme fees
We know it’s hard to make a study decision when you haven’t met us, and we haven’t met you. The reality is, you’re about to embark on an important journey and you’re not sure who to trust. We get that.
Any change comes with both risk and reward. We could say you should study with us because we have the best tutors and personal training coaches, deep industry connections, customised and industry-savvy learning materials, a desire to help people and so on. But, we know we’re not the only organisation claiming to offer those things.
What makes iPT Australia the right choice for you will be a combination of things, but we believe our commitment to your learning journey is what really sets us apart. We know that education changes people and people change the world. Your change is due – the fact you’re reading this proves that – and we’re ready to support you.
If you’re still not certain we are the right education partner for you, take a look at our Social Media Reviews – and then take our 14-Day Free Trial. We think you’ll find everything you need, just the way you want it at iPT Australia.
Fitness Instructor Programme
Personal Training Programme
Entry requires the following competencies.
SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and 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
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
Current first aid and CPR certificate
All of the units of competence above are covered within the Fitness Instructor Programme which you complete first as part of the Personal Training Programme.
Note, First Aid and CPR are not included within the Programme. Students pay for and pick up these competencies separately. iPT Australia can refer students to recommended first aid providers.