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.

518 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Fernwood - Gungahlin
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Flemington
  • Fit4Life
  • Lakeside Leisure Centre
  • TrainLikeHell
  • Star Fitness
  • Jetts Hallam
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Kings Meadows
  • Fernwood Bendigo
  • Anytime Fitness North Sydney
  • Anytime Fitness Bondi Junction
  • Gym Time (2 Locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Burwood
  • Thrive Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness Drummoyne
  • EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
  • Stepz
  • Smithfit
  • R4E Fitness
  • Freeway Fitness
  • Kew Recreation Centre
  • StarPlex
  • Melville City Football Club
  • Euphoria Bootcamp
  • The Field House
  • Pro-Fit Corporate Health
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Anytime Fitness Werribee
  • Life PT
  • Air Yoga
  • Your World Fitness
  • Re-Creation Glen Iris
  • Pioneer Training
  • The Boat House Gym Health & Fitness Club
  • EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
  • Five Dock Leisure Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Anytime Fitness Dubbo
  • Suburban Bootcamps
  • The New Me
  • Postive Edge
  • Goodlife
  • Snap Fitness Heidelberg
  • Revolution X
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Anytime Fitness Illawong
  • Kaya Health Clubs
  • All Sorts Fitness & Wellbeing Centre Wyong
  • Proactive Lifestyle & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
  • D-Club247 Fitness
  • Medibank Ice House
  • Steiner
  • Fernwood - Woden
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • NuYu Health & Fitness
  • Snaps Fitness Echuca
  • Genesis Caulfield
  • Peak Physique PT & Massage Therapies
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Ulverstone
  • Studio Pilates
  • Fernwood - Belconnen
  • Regenesis Fitness
  • Master Sport & Life
  • Snap Fitness - Conder
  • Brisbane Fitness Empire
  • Anytime Fitness Bankstown
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Fitness First Bourke Street
  • Bootcamps Australia
  • Anytime Fitness Bayswater
  • 24/7 Power Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Richmond
  • Tonic Squash & Gym
  • World Gym Penrith
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • WA Boot Camp
  • South Pacific Health Club Port Melbourne
  • Summit Health Club
  • Evolve Health - Training For Life
  • Apollo Gym
  • Anytime Fitness - CBD
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • Fernwood Fitness Melton
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Contours Mount Waverley
  • Fitness 33
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Auburn
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Bootycamp
  • Anytime Fitness Ringwood
  • QPEC
  • FitMotion
  • Health Guru Boot Camp
  • Onelife
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Pinjarra
  • MaceFitness
  • Lifestylez PT
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Anytime Fitness Hobart
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Future Physique Health & Fitness
  • Genesis
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 New Norfolk
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Jetts Fitness 24/7 (Seven Hills)
  • Runyaway Fitness
  • Transform Fitness
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Fitness First Knox City
  • MBS Gym
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • South Pacific Health Club Williamstown
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Aquadome
  • Anytime Fitness - Canning Vale
  • Live Fitness Northbridge
  • 40 Plus Life Clubs
  • Jetts Fitness Templestowe
  • Jem Health
  • Contours Belconnen
  • Peak 24 Fitness & PT
  • Breaking Point Fitness
  • Contours Epping
  • 4D Fitness Studio
  • John Mcviety Centre
  • Positive Fit
  • Snap Fitness Essendon
  • Platinum Health & Pilates
  • Kelly Sports
  • The Health Hub Mt Eliza
  • Darling Range Sports College
  • Fitness First QV Platinum
  • BPStudio
  • Anytime Fitness Croydon
  • Jetts 24hr Fitness
  • Contours Boronia
  • Fernwood Chirnside Park
  • On the Ball Health and Fitness
  • Jetts Tarneit
  • Anytime Fitness - Woden
  • Entire Fitness Personal Training
  • GKR Karate
  • World Gym Bankstown
  • Peak Performance
  • Positive Existence Personal Training
  • Richardson Lifestyle Training
  • Anytime Fitness Neutral Bay
  • Genesis Mentone
  • Gallagher's Personal Training Studio
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Halls Head
  • Anytime Fitness Liverpool
  • Advance Fitness Club
  • Lifestyle Fitness Australia (3 Clubs)
  • Best Practice
  • Mt Eliza family fitness
  • Blackwood Fitness
  • Goodlife Fountain Gate
  • Revolution Fitness
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Toolz4Life
  • FoxFit Fitness
  • Massage Life
  • Boot Camps Australia
  • EFM Health Clubs Bentleigh East
  • Academy of Lifestyle Excellence
  • Fitness First Melbourne Central
  • Snap Fitness Croydon
  • Anytime Fitness North Parramatta
  • Anytime Fitness - Gungahlin
  • Snap Fitness Dandenong
  • Mishfit
  • The Toorak Health Club
  • By Design: Mind & Body Gym
  • Noarlunga Leisure Centre
  • Youtopia Personal Fitness and Wellbeing
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Narrabundah
  • Snap Fitness Werribee
  • Club Metro
  • Run With Me Sunshine
  • Enrg Fitness
  • Cycle & Fitness Studio
  • Stiles Personal Training
  • Metro Body
  • Rapid PT (Multiple locations)
  • EFM Health Club Clayton
  • Anytime Fitness - Civic
  • Snap Fitness South Yarra
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • B Fit & Nutritious
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.