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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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.

597 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • BodyLine Health
  • Total Health Management
  • C-Life Health Club (Canterbury Leagues)
  • Mt Eliza family fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Croydon
  • Genesis- Rothwell
  • Studio Pilates
  • Suburban Bootcamps
  • Fit'N'Fast
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Halls Head
  • RapidPT
  • Gymtonic
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Lavanda Elite
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Onelife
  • Ninthwave Fitness
  • QPEC
  • Transform Me Fitness and Personal Training
  • Blackwood Fitness
  • Life's A Gym
  • Anytime Fitness Ringwood
  • 24 Fit
  • Snap Fitness South Yarra
  • Snap Fitness Bedford
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Stepz- St Lucia
  • Barx Active
  • KX Pilates Port Melbourne
  • Jetts Hallam
  • Soul and Body Commitment
  • Impact Personal Training
  • Cycle & Fitness Studio
  • Fitness First
  • Jetts Fitness Templestowe
  • Boot Camps Australia- Morningside
  • Fernwood Chirnside Park
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Beach Fitness
  • Ontic Sports
  • Star Fitness
  • SNAP- Meadowbrook
  • I Feel Good 24/7 - Runcorn
  • Step Into Life
  • Anytime Fitness Pakenham
  • Anytime Fitness Essendon
  • Difference Personal Training Studio
  • TrainLikeHell
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Run With Me Sunshine
  • Genesis- Morayfield
  • Genesis Fitness (Multiple locations)
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • Fitness First St Kilda
  • Bailey Fitness Morley
  • Train Like Hell
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • Coastal Bodies
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • QPEC
  • Anytime Fitness West Ryde
  • Bodiez 24/7
  • Adrenaline Fitness for Life
  • Snap Fitness Vermont South
  • Fast Twitch
  • Ripple Fitness
  • Booty Camp Australia
  • The Boxing Room
  • Leschenault Leisure Centre
  • Evolution to Wellbeing (Multiple Locations)
  • Pinnacle Health Club
  • D-Club247 Fitness
  • Crossfit U
  • Step Into Life
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Howrah
  • Chodat Fitness
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • Snap - Cleveland
  • 9Round
  • Strollerobics Victoria
  • Genesis Mentone
  • Fitness First - Canberra City
  • Plus Fitness Macquarie Park
  • Anytime Fitness Rosebud
  • Snap Fitness Frankston
  • Metro Body
  • Anytime Fitness Altona
  • SNAP- Mt Gravatt East
  • Focus Fitness Yarraville
  • Body2Soul Fitness
  • Fitness Bay
  • Jem Health
  • Fit n Fast Belconnen
  • Moonee Valley Health & Fitness
  • Melville City Football Club
  • Tonic Squash & Gym
  • Goodlife- Queen Street
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Street Fit
  • Fitness First Kotara
  • Bodyrite & Beauty
  • Cruze Health Club Oakleigh
  • Anytime Fitness (10 clubs across Newcastle/Hunter)
  • ReKreate Fitness and Lifestyle
  • Anytime Fitness Hampton
  • Anytime Fitness Lane Cove
  • Fernwood - Tuggeranong
  • Fitness Power Train
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Clayton
  • Contours Doncaster
  • Anytime Fitness Mudgee
  • Kelly Sports
  • Anytime Fitness - Mandurah
  • Toolz4Life
  • Anytime Fitness Balwyn
  • Can Too
  • Body Matrix
  • Snap Fitness Kogarah
  • Positive Edge
  • Body Language Personal Training (2 Locations)
  • Live Well Health & Fitness Studio
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Anytime Fitness Moonee Ponds
  • Stadium Fitness Centre
  • Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
  • Deesire Health & Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
  • Snap Fitness Armadale
  • Genesis - Windsor
  • Complete Body Dynamics
  • Richardson Lifestyle Training
  • Goodlife Fountain Gate
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • South Pacific Health Club Williamstown
  • Take A Seat Massage
  • Get Fit For Life Dianella
  • Fit Kids
  • Margaret River Recreation Centre
  • Fernwood Ballarat
  • Ray Hope-Australian Champion, Speaker & Coach
  • Fernwood Liverpool & Wetherill Park
  • Fit Gym Mt Evelyn
  • Not a Gym
  • Undefeated Boxing Fitness
  • Fleurieu Fitness and Health
  • Eat Run Lift
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Contours Aspendale Gardens
  • Steiner
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Iron Underground
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Snaps fitness Camberwell
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Berwick
  • All Sorts Fitness & Wellbeing Centre
  • Enrg Fitness
  • Down N Dirty
  • Step Into Life Queensland
  • Cycling WA
  • Incentive Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness - Bunbury
  • Epic Lifestyle
  • Adrenalin Gym
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Anytime Fitness Hyde Park
  • Gallagher's Personal Training Studio
  • Fit n Fast
  • Fitness Arena
  • Rush Hour Australia
  • Summit Health Club
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • Advance Fitness Club
  • Anytime Fitness Success
  • P2P Fit Stop
  • Contours Beaumaris
  • Fernwood - Canberra City
  • Goodlife Karingal
  • Atlas Strength and Conditioning
  • Fit4
  • Skulpt
  • Snap Fitness Croydon
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Central Park Fitness
  • Brighton Fitness Centre
  • World Gym Bankstown
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Anytime Fitness Thomastown
  • R & R Fitness
  • Positive Fit
  • Mingara One Fitness Aquatics Wellness
  • Tone Personal Training
  • Bikini Bods
  • MBS Gym
  • East Side Crew
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Plus Fitness Sydney CBD
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.

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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.