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.

533 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Genesis Dandenong
  • Adapt Health & Fitness
  • Step into Life - Gungahlin
  • Boot Camps Australia- Morningside
  • Coolibah Fitness Centre
  • Adam Legg
  • Epic Lifestyle
  • Massage 2 Motivate
  • Instyle Fitness
  • CrossFit Proficient
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • Club Metro
  • Anytime Fitness - CBD
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Anytime Fitness Ashfield
  • Anytime Fitness Bankstown
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • PT2U
  • The Club Fitness
  • Contours Aspendale Gardens
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • Snap Fitness
  • My Fitness Club
  • ESS Performance
  • Anytime Fitness - Bunbury
  • Anytime Fitness West Ryde
  • Fitness First Chadstone Platinum
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Libby's Fitness for Life
  • Courage Health & Fitness
  • Massage Life
  • Personal Challenge Fitness
  • Healthy Buzz Boxing & Fitness
  • Cross City Fitness
  • Body Prep Rockingham
  • Anytime Fitness Dee Why
  • Urban Workout
  • Best Practice
  • Secret Harbour Fitness
  • Tone Personal Training
  • YMCA Australia
  • HELPERS Fitness
  • Fernwood - Canberra City
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Vigor Personal Training Studio
  • Goodlife Karingal
  • Jetts Fitness St Kilda
  • Balmain Health Club
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Croydon
  • Fernwood Mornington
  • South Pacific Health Club Bourke St
  • Step Into Life Camberwell
  • Manly Beach Health Club
  • Difference Personal Training Studio
  • Fit'N'Fast
  • The Dynamic Fitness Centre
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Newstead
  • Snap Fitness Armadale
  • Crossfit U
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Universal Health Network
  • Steiner
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Launceston City
  • Genesis Ringwood
  • Anytime Fitness Richmond
  • Fit n Fast Belconnen
  • Anytime Fitness Manly
  • Take A Seat Massage
  • Lifestyle Fitness Wheelers Hill
  • Energy Fitness Centre
  • Goodlife Hoppers Crossing
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Anytime Fitness Keilor East
  • Strength Republic
  • Genesis Bentley
  • Contours Croydon
  • R & R Fitness
  • NuYu Health & Fitness
  • Fit Kids
  • Advance Fitness Club
  • Jetts Docklands
  • Personally Trained
  • Mordy Personal training
  • Margaret River Recreation Centre
  • Pulse Fitness
  • Berry Fitness Centre
  • SNAP- Lutwyche
  • Health Club 101
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • Fernwood - Gungahlin
  • Pioneer Training
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Anytime Fitness Lane Cove
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Body To Burn Personal Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
  • Terrific Fitness
  • Atlas Performance
  • Anytime Fitness Chelsea
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Anytime Fitness Hampton
  • Fitness Avenue
  • Evolve Health - Training For Life
  • Jetts Fitness Templestowe
  • All Sorts Fitness & Wellbeing Centre
  • Snap Fitness - Kambah
  • Proactive Lifestyle & Fitness
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Bailey Fitness Southern River
  • Street Fit
  • Fitness Kick
  • Anytime Fitness - Canning Vale
  • Anytime Fitness Liverpool
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Elite Sports Performance
  • Training day health club
  • FitMotion
  • Myo Fitness Training Studio
  • Ministry of Wellbeing
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Cycling WA
  • Pushing Performance
  • BPStudio
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Brighton Fitness Centre
  • Step Into Life South Yarra
  • Ora Health & Fitness
  • Snap Fitness Heidelberg
  • DJ's Gym
  • Steiner
  • Step Into Life Hawthorn
  • Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Hyde Park
  • Newborn Fitness
  • Inspiring Fitness Enterprises
  • Harbourside Health and Fitness (2 Locations)
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Contours Caulfield South
  • Fitness First Malvern Valley
  • Genesis St Kilda Rd
  • Goodlife Chelsea Heights
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Collingwood
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Anytime Fitness Willetton
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Carlton
  • Fernwood - Belconnen
  • Genesis Blacktown
  • Lavanda Elite
  • Pilates Fitness Institute of WA - Myaree
  • 40 Plus Life Clubs
  • Master Sport & Life
  • Results Based Training
  • RapidPT
  • Phoenix Gym
  • Anytime Fitness Mudgee
  • Inbody Health and Fitness
  • Fit Women
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • Onyx Fit
  • Anytime Fitness Campbelltown
  • Body2Soul Fitness
  • Deesire Health & Fitness
  • Step Into Life Elwood
  • Beach Fitness
  • Regenerate Fitness & Rehabilitation
  • WAIS
  • White Collar Boxing
  • Fitness First - Deakin
  • Fitstyler
  • Jetts Camberwell Junction
  • Snap Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
  • Applied Body Therapeutics
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Muscle and body shape Prahran
  • Goodlife Health Clubs
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Star Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart City
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • The Primal Project
  • World Gym - Southside
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • Transform Me Fitness and Personal Training
  • Snap Fitness Vermont South
  • Genesis Oakleigh
  • Extreme Mixed Martial Arts
  • Anytime Fitness Macquarie Park
  • R4E Fitness
  • Fernwood Chirnside Park
  • Chapel Fitness
  • No Excuses Personal Training
  • The Toorak Health Club
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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