Fitness Business Manager

Course Overview

Course Name
Fitness Business Manager
Qualification Outcome
Diploma of Management (BSB51107), Certificate IV in Small Business Management (BSB40407), Certificate IV in Business Sales (BSB40610)
Study Mode
Online

Often Personal Trainers have the necessary technical fitness skills, but are unsure of where to start in order to get their own fitness business up and running.

The Institute’s Fitness Business Manager program provides students with exposure to a range of business concepts that are contextualised to the fitness industry.

For anyone who wants to have a long and successful career in the fitness industry, this program will give you the tools to achieve this.

Who Should Attend?
  • Those with a desire to establish a long, successful and fulfilling career in the fitness industry
  • Those with an interest in developing the necessary skills to allow them to develop, manage, maintain, and grow a fitness business
Why Should I Do The Course?

Fitness centres have a huge demand for Personal Trainers with strong business understanding and skills. A Personal Trainer that not only knows the technical aspects of fitness, but also how to develop and maintain a successful fitness business is seen as a valuable commodity in the industry. This course will give you the knowledge you need to succeed and continue progressing in the fitness industry.

Your Coaches

We have a combination of skills in our Fitness Business Manager team, ranging from successful Personal Trainers who have run their own fitness business, to other team members who hold business degrees in related areas.

As always, their infectious passion runs through everything they do, and they support students throughout their course remotely, in virtual classrooms, face-to-face workshops and on the end of the phone.

Get started today

Call now on 1300 669 669 or

Angelo Leonardi

"The business course taught me sales skills, giving me a fantastic start to using my skills in the gym environment."

Angelo Leonardi

Institute graduate and Club General Manager at Goodlife

Fitness Business Manager

Course Information

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course, students must have a keen interest in owning a fitness business, have a computer and internet access, and meet the Institute’s acceptance criteria.

Training and Assessment

Course components include written tasks, multiple choice quizzes, practical tasks, role plays and presentations, plus a workplace project. Assessments are focused around the students’ own business, so knowledge can be directly applied upon completion.

AREAS COVERED IN THIS COURSE
  • Fitness marketing
  • Fitness sales
  • Business planning and development
  • Business finance
  • People management
  • Fitness workplace project

Units of Competency

Diploma of Management

Print Table
Competency Code Competency Title Training Package
Electives (8 units of competency)
BSBMGT502B Manage people performance Business Services
BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement Business Services
BSBWHS501A Ensure a safe workplace Business Services
BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness Business Services
BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development Business Services
BSBCUS501C Manage quality customer service Business Services
BSBLED501A Develop a workplace learning environment Business Services
BSBPMG522A Undertake project work Business Services

Certificate IV in Small Business Management

Competency Code Competency Title Training Package
Core (4 units of competency)
BSBSMB401A Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Business Services
BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances Business Services
BSBSMB403A Market the small business Business Services
BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning Business Services
Electives (6 units of competency)
BSBSMB407A Manage a Small Team Business Services
BSBREL401A Establish networks Business Services
BSBCUS402B Address customer needs Business Services
BSBREL402A Build client relationships and business networks Business Services
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Business Services
BSBWOR401A Establish effective workplace relationships Business Services

Certificate IV in Business Sales

Competency Code Competency Title Training Package
Core (4 units of competency)
BSBPRO401A Develop product knowledge Business Services
BSBREL402A Build client relationships and business networks Business Services
BSBSLS407A Identify and plan sales prospects Business Services
BSBSLS408A Present, secure, and support sales solutions Business Services
Electives (6 units of competency)
BSBCUS402B Address customer needs Business Services
BSBREL401A Establish networks Business Services
BSBSMB407A Manage a small team Business Services
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Business Services
BSBWOR401A Establish effective workplace relationships Business Services
BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness Business Services

Ready for the challenge?

Take the first step towards your fitness career today.

Call now on 1300 669 669 or

621 Current jobs available online at Fitness Careers

Career Opportunities

  • Self-employed Personal Trainer
  • Personal Training Manager
  • Fitness Manager
  • Fitness centre Club Manager
Amanda Bracks

"It’s crucial for Personal Trainers to have business and sales skills, because you’ve got to know how to sell yourself to acquire clients."

Amanda Bracks

Fitness Business Consultant

Ready for the challenge?

Take the first step towards your fitness career today.

Call now on 1300 669 669 or