Campus Information

Study with us at our conveniently located Melbourne campus.

PH: 03 9663 5300

276 Russell Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

The Melbourne campus is conveniently located in the QV shopping district in the heart of Melbourne's CBD and academic precinct, close to the Melbourne Central Railway Station, with tram access and discounted parking available.

The campus offers a comprehensive range of current equipment, and students studying the Master Trainer program can choose from a range of flexible study options that include days, evenings, weekends and online. 

Student amenities include a kitchenette, showers, common areas with free WiFi, plus a complimentary 12-week membership to Fitness First.

What can I study in Melbourne?

Below are the available courses you can study at The Institute's Melbourne campus.

  • Master Trainer

    Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313), Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210)

    Combining the Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer courses, with a number of additional elements, The Institute’s Master Trainer program is considered one of the most comprehensive in the industry.

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  • Personal Trainer

    Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210)

    The Institute’s Personal Trainer course gives you the skills to get started and excel in a career as a Personal Trainer. Learn how to tailor programs, instruct in a variety of locations, and use a range of equipment.

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  • Fitness Instructor

    Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313)

    Offering students a comprehensive grounding in the fundamentals of fitness, The Institute’s Fitness Instructor course gives you the tools and knowledge you need to become an outstanding fitness professional.

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Get started today

Call now on 1300 669 669 or

Graduate Success

Our students are at the core of everything we do, so when they achieve their fitness career goals, we like to celebrate their success.

  • Amber Bradley

    "The Australian Institute of Fitness absolutely changed my life. It just seems to attract fantastic and inspiring people."

    Amber Bradley

    Institute graduate and Personal Trainer at Renouf

  • Andy Derijk

    "Getting into personal training has improved my quality of life. I'm fitter, happier and enjoying the balance of my career and family life."

    Andy Derijk

    Institute graduate and owner of Fitter Forever Personal Training

  • Kerri Tolhurst

    "The Institute prepared me, not only as a PT, but as a business person, learning how to build members and retain them."

    Kerri Tolhurst

    Institute graduate and Franchisee of Step into Life Ipswich Central

  • Amy Johns

    "The massage course was a great experience to which I owe my dream job! I now work with elite sports teams."

    Amy Johns

    Institute graduate and Sports Massage Therapist

  • Pat Farmer

    "My Institute qualification enabled me to enrich not only my own life, but that of many others through a sense of wellbeing and control."

    Pat Farmer

    Institute graduate, ultra marathon runner and former Politician

  • Dyson Heppell

    "The Institute has helped me as an AFL footballer, giving me a better understanding of my body and helping with injury prevention."

    Dyson Heppell

    Institute graduate and Essendon footballer

  • Estelle Wood

    "I am blessed to be doing what I love for a ‘job’ all the while being able to spend quality time with my family."

    Estelle Wood

    Institute graduate and owner of Fitness For Life

  • Ali Cavill

    "I’m grateful for the confidence the course gave me to don a microphone and step up on stage with enthusiasm!"

    Ali Cavill

    Institute graduate and owner of Fit Fantastic

  • Ashley Curtis

    "The Australian Institute of Fitness changed my life forever. I am the happiest person in the world; doing what I love day in and day out."

    Ashley Curtis

    Institute graduate and owner of SmAshItPT

Our Career Partners

Your link to a new career

At the Australian Institute of Fitness, we believe that providing a world-class fitness education is just the beginning. That’s why we’ve aligned with fitness career providers to help assist our graduates with job placements.

450 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Youtopia Personal Fitness and Wellbeing
  • R and R Corporate Health
  • Anytime Fitness - Canning Vale
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Subiaco
  • 24 Fit
  • Body Prep Rockingham
  • Best Practice
  • EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
  • Visions
  • FitMotion
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Adam Legg
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • Anytime Fitness- Toombul
  • Krunchies Health & Fitness
  • Fitness First Collins Street
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Blackburn
  • Snap Fitness Heidelberg
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
  • Rejuvenators Health
  • Anytime Fitness - Woden
  • Goodlife Fitzroy
  • Step Into Life Elwood
  • SNAP Indooroopilly
  • Anytime Fitness Collingwood
  • Anytime Fitness Success
  • Powerpit Gym
  • Jetts Tarneit
  • Fitness First Wynnum
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • Peak Physique
  • Trainlikehell
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • Genesis
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Launceston City
  • Studio Pilates
  • Genesis Dandenong
  • Snap Fitness South Yarra
  • Fit n Fast
  • Anytime Fitness Hampton
  • Anytime Fitness Willetton
  • Anytime Fitness Manly
  • Jetts
  • Heart and Soul Health Club Yoga Plus
  • Bonfire
  • Indooroopilly Workout
  • Anytime Fitness Balwyn
  • Train Like Hell
  • EFM Health Clubs
  • Multicap
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • Run With Me Altona
  • Gold's Gym Parramatta
  • LIVe - Pilates, Physiotherapy, BoxFit
  • Instyle Fitness
  • Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre
  • Rush Hour Australia
  • Body Language Personal Training (2 Locations)
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • Fitness Xplosion
  • Anytime Fitness Diamond Creek
  • Anytime Fitness - Rothwell
  • Fitness First Melbourne Central
  • Dragon Health & Fitness
  • Contours Vermont South
  • Mining Fitness Australia
  • Pilates Fitness Institute of WA - Myaree
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Mt Lawley Wellness on Beaufort
  • Fernwood Chirnside Park
  • Barx Active
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • WAIS
  • Step into Life
  • Myo Fitness Training Studio
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • FoxFit Fitness
  • Ministry of Wellbeing
  • Epic Lifestyle
  • Newborn Fitness
  • Fit N Fast Forest Hill
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • Genesis Doncaster
  • Anytime Fitness Bankstown
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Moonah
  • Stockade Training Center
  • Bootycamp
  • Anytime Fitness Bondi Junction
  • EFM Health Clubs
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Bootycamp
  • Fit Kids
  • EFM Health Clubs Ferntree Gully
  • Freeway Fitness
  • Bodylicious Fitness
  • SNAP Milton
  • Inner City Fitness
  • Lakeside Leisure Centre
  • Snap Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Prahran
  • Core Principles Ivanhoe
  • Genesis Byford
  • Pure power Fitness
  • Fitness First Richmond
  • Plus Fitness Sydney CBD
  • Fit Centre
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 St Helens
  • Change Fitness
  • Fernwood - Canberra City
  • Primal NRG
  • Mt Eliza family fitness
  • Andy Steven Conditioning
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • South Fremantle Football Club
  • Anytime Fitness Frankston
  • Full Fitness Personal Training
  • Fitness Power Train
  • Jetts Hallam
  • Treat 360 Massage
  • Discount Health & Fitness - Victoria Park
  • White Collar Boxing
  • Lean For Life
  • Pinnacle Health Club
  • Power Fitness
  • Genesis Caulfield
  • Clayton aquatic and Leisure centre
  • Anytime Fitness Liverpool
  • Re-Creation
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • No Regrets Personal Training
  • WA Boot Camp
  • Fitness First Glen Waverley
  • Gallagher's Personal Training Studio
  • Cruze Health Club Oakleigh
  • Fitness First - Deakin
  • Real FITT Strength and Conditioning
  • Anytime Fitness Burwood
  • Results Based Training
  • Jetts Fitness Bundoora
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • SNAP- Lutwyche
  • Proactive Lifestyle & Fitness
  • Live Fitness Northbridge
  • Breath Connection
  • Master Sport & Life
  • Effective Health Solutions
  • Stay Strong Personal Training
  • Contours Doncaster
  • Fitness First Kotara
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Battery Point
  • Massage 2 Motivate
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Metro Body
  • Anytime Fitness Hyde Park
  • Anytime Fitness Thomastown
  • No Excuses Personal Training
  • Figure Fitness
  • Southside Boxing & Personal Training
  • Plus Fitness South Lakes
  • Beach Fitness
  • Contours Mount Waverley
  • On the Ball Health and Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Campbelltown
  • Fit4Life
  • Platinum Health & Pilates
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Cranbourne
  • Great Lakes Aquatic Centre
  • Lincoln Stewart Fitness
  • Mishfit
  • MaceFitness
  • Step Into Life St. Kilda
  • Steiner
  • Contours Caulfield South
  • Vic for Life Health Club: Aqualife and Leisurelife
  • Jetts Fitness St Kilda
  • Step Into Life Camberwell
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • Entire Fitness Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness - Weston
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Glenorchy
  • Fernwood - Belconnen
  • Jetts 24hr Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mosman
  • Fitness Kick
  • United PT
  • Vigor Personal Training Studio
  • Snap - Cleveland
  • GetMyBodyBack Health and Fitness Studio
  • Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
  • Bottoms Up! Fitness
  • The Lion's Share Personal Training & Development
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Howrah
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • No Limits Fit Camp
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Odin Sports
  • Listen To Your Body Strathmore
  • Kelly Sports
Career Partners
Larry Cohen

"There are so many career opportunities at Step into Life; whether you want to be a Franchisee, Assistant Trainer, or get some work experience."

Larry Cohen

Owner of Step Into Life

Ready for the challenge?

Take the first step towards your fitness career today.

Call now on 1300 669 669 or

Meet the Team

It's our team that really sets us apart

Our experienced team is here to guide students all the way through their fitness journey, helping to enhance their learning experience, advising on the latest industry developments, and assisting you start your career.


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