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 at 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.

587 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • absonfitness
  • Coolibah Fitness Centre
  • Ninthwave Fitness
  • Cardio Tech
  • Fernwood - Belconnen
  • Anytime Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • Contours Croydon
  • Booty Camp Australia
  • Genesis Oakleigh
  • Jetts Fitness Bundoora
  • Fitness 4 All
  • Positive Existence PT
  • Transcend Health & Fitness
  • ReKreate Fitness and Lifestyle
  • UWS Connect (5 Locations)
  • Fitafex
  • Aquadome
  • HELPERS Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mascot
  • Field Goals Personal Training
  • Urban Bootcamp
  • Exclusively You
  • Stay Strong Personal Training
  • Kangaroo Point Health and Fitness
  • YMCA Of The Top End
  • EFM Health Clubs Ferntree Gully
  • Treat 360 Massage
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Georgiou Human Performance
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • Get Fit For Life Dianella
  • Step into Life - Queanbeyan
  • Anytime Fitness Willetton
  • 40 Plus Life Clubs
  • Genesis
  • The Field House
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Howrah
  • One55 Health & Fitness
  • By Design: Mind & Body Gym
  • Cycle & Fitness Studio
  • Revolution Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness Mitcham
  • Core Principles Ivanhoe
  • Anytime Fitness Success
  • Snaps fitness Camberwell
  • Samsara Women's Health Club
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 St Helens
  • Revolution Fitness
  • Pro-Fit Corporate Health
  • Anytime Fitness Ashfield
  • Peak Physique PT & Massage Therapies
  • Atlas Performance
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Pinjarra
  • Adam Legg
  • Goodlife Fitzroy
  • Fit N Fast Forest Hill
  • Snap - Cleveland
  • PT2U
  • Anytime Fitness Drummoyne
  • Mordy Personal training
  • Goodlife Parramatta
  • RE: Gain Strength and Rehab
  • SNAP Indooroopilly
  • Real World Strength & Conditioning (Crossfit)
  • Fighting Fit For Life
  • Primal NRG
  • South Pacific Health Club Williamstown
  • Run With Me Cairnlea
  • David Lawrence PT
  • Body Matrix
  • Vigor Personal Training Studio
  • No Limits Heatlth Club
  • Bay City Strollers
  • Plus Fitness Sydney CBD
  • Lifestyle Fitness
  • The New Me
  • Bootycamp
  • Anytime Fitness Bayswater
  • GetMyBodyBack Health and Fitness Studio
  • Kew Recreation Centre
  • Genesis Dandenong
  • South Pacific Health Club Port Melbourne
  • Life PT
  • Anytime Fitness - Weston
  • Fit4Life
  • Fitness Done Different
  • Complete Fitness Centre Malaga
  • Chapel Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Bankstown
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • C2K Fitness & Aquatic Centre
  • The Lion's Share Personal Training & Development
  • 4D Fitness Studio
  • Bottoms Up! Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Clayton
  • Plus Fitness Centres (6 Locations)
  • Recreation Burwood
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Blackburn
  • Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Genesis Health Clubs (4 Locations)
  • Inbody Health and Fitness
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • Snap Fitness Preston
  • Curves - Erindale
  • Rapid PT (Multiple locations)
  • BPStudio
  • Pat Rae PT
  • Evolution to Wellbeing
  • Body Language Personal Training (2 Locations)
  • Step Into Life Kew
  • R4E Fitness
  • Apollo Gym
  • Goodlife Hoppers Crossing
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Healthy Glow Personal Training
  • The Training Spot
  • Gymtonic
  • Deesire Health & Fitness
  • Jetts
  • Anytime Fitness Alexandria
  • Anytime Fitness McMahons Point
  • Contours Hastings
  • Focus Health & Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • Anytime Fitness Ringwood
  • Lifestyle Fitness Australia (3 Clubs)
  • Pulse Fitness
  • Muscle and Body Shape
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Down N Dirty
  • Onyx Fit
  • Kaya Health Clubs
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Rapid PT (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Vision Hawthorn
  • Vic for Life Health Club: Aqualife and Leisurelife
  • Contours Langwarrin
  • Little Kickers
  • Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
  • No Regrets Personal Training
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • Contours Aspendale Gardens
  • Snap Fitness Dandenong
  • PURE Health Clubs
  • Anytime Fitness Box Hill North
  • Horder Fitness
  • Trainlikehell
  • Exercise Club
  • Academy of Lifestyle Excellence
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • Evolution to Wellbeing (Multiple Locations)
  • Energy Fitness Centre
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Anytime Fitness - Jerrabomberra
  • Plus fitness Carlton
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Southern Workout Store
  • Stepz Cannon Hill
  • Adelaide Crows
  • Snap Fitness Perth CBD
  • Fit n Fast Charlestown
  • The Toorak Health Club
  • Manly Beach Health Club
  • Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
  • The Boat House Gym Health & Fitness Club
  • Soul and Body Commitment
  • Snap Fitness Essendon
  • Lincoln Stewart Fitness
  • Strollerobics Victoria
  • QPEC
  • Mind Body Space
  • Jetts fitness Broadmeadows
  • Snap Fitness Bedford
  • Visions
  • Fernwood - Tuggeranong
  • Not a Gym
  • Figure Fitness
  • Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre
  • R and R Corporate Health
  • Spartans Gym Kilsyth
  • Goodlife Chelsea Heights
  • Urban Workout
  • Healthy Inspirations Bunbury
  • Be Inspired (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
  • Metro Body
  • Step Into Life Camberwell
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Step Into Life Elwood
  • Anytime Fitness Berwick
  • Body2Soul Fitness
  • Jetts Fitness - Bunbury
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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