SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness

Elevate Your Fitness Expertise

Sculpt your career in the world of fitness, becoming a certified expert in exercise science, personal training, and health promotion

Fees & Funding
Fee for service from $3,950
12 Months
Study mode
On campus
Your industry career prospects
Of graduates were satisfied with their training
Of graduates experienced an improvement in their work status

Course information

his qualification is for personal trainers who design, lead, and assess custom exercise programs for generally healthy clients aiming to achieve specific fitness objectives. Clients with higher health risks are referred to medical or allied health experts. Personal trainers operate independently, utilizing their advanced fitness expertise in various situations. They employ strong communication and collaboration skills to engage with clients and health professionals, enhancing fitness outcomes.

This qualification enables individuals to work as personal trainers, either as employees or self-employed, in settings such as fitness centres, gyms, leisure centres, client workplaces, homes, and outdoor locations. Personal trainers may offer their services to individuals or groups, and they may also provide online training. In certain work environments, personal trainers may take on roles involving team leadership or supervision.

Your career opportunities
  • Personal Trainer
Eligibility Criteria
Course Prerequisites

HLTAID011 Provide Frist Aid (or a unit that supersedes this unit)

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation

SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessment

SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions

SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions

SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients

SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise

SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information

Course Duration

12 Months

Course Content
Core Units

CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships

SISFFIT041 Develop personalised exercise programs

SISFFIT042 Instruct personalised exercise sessions

SISFFIT043 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for body composition goals

SISFFIT044 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for older clients

SISFFIT045 Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients

SISFFIT049 Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction

SISFFIT050 Support exercise behaviour change

SISFFIT051 Establish and maintain professional practice for fitness instruction

SISFFIT053 Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients


Elective Units

Investigate business opportunities

Research and develop business plans

Market new business ventures

Assess client movement and provide exercise advice

Instruct personalised exercise sessions

Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

Develop strength and conditioning programs

SISXICT001 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work

Elective units are subject to change and will be updated when finalised. 

Fees & Funding

National – Fee for Service: $3,950

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please contact one of our friendly Learning Consultants.


National – Fee for Service: $3,950

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please contact one of our friendly Learning Consultants.

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