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.

547 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Body2Soul Fitness
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre
  • GetMyBodyBack Health and Fitness Studio
  • Derrimut Gym Geelong
  • Contours Belconnen
  • Healthy Inspirations Bunbury
  • Miss Temple Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Gecko Kids Fitness Caulfield
  • Energy Fitness Centre
  • Nikki Snow Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Prospect
  • Anytime Fitness Windsor
  • Bottoms Up! Fitness
  • Five Dock Leisure Centre
  • Chapel Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mosman
  • DMD's MMA
  • Function Force
  • Anytime Fitness Warrnambool
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Kelly Sports
  • Prestige Lifestyles
  • Genesis Oakleigh
  • Contours Croydon
  • Oxigen Mind & Body Fitness
  • Definition Blacktown Workers
  • The Colosseum Gym
  • Fit Girl Club
  • Urban Workout
  • Anytime Fitness Rosebud
  • Plus fitness Carlton
  • R and R Corporate Health
  • United PT
  • Anytime Fitness - Gungahlin
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Pinjarra
  • Crossfit Fibre
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Fitness First
  • Massage 2 Motivate
  • A'Hern Fitness
  • Exclusively You
  • Fernwood Mornington
  • Advanced Martial Art
  • Fitness First - Deakin
  • Anytime Fitness Penant Hills
  • RapidPT
  • Life PT
  • Recreation Hampton
  • KFM Fitness Studio
  • Peak Personalised Training
  • Conan Fitness
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Jetts Fitness Mt Hutton
  • Fernwood - Woden
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Carlton
  • Anytime Fitness Glebe
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Performance Strength Institute
  • CrossFit Ignite
  • Astute Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sandy Bay
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Kangaroo Point Health and Fitness
  • Peak Physique
  • In Balance Fitness
  • Enrg Fitness
  • Fitness First Glen Waverley
  • Life's A Gym
  • Optima Health and Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Diamond Creek
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Weston
  • Fit N Fast Forest Hill
  • Anytime Fitness (10 clubs across Newcastle/Hunter)
  • Fitness First Kotara
  • PMP Studios
  • Anytime Fitness Mudgee
  • Dragon Health & Fitness
  • Curves - Erindale
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Subiaco
  • Balmain Health Club
  • South Fremantle Football Club
  • Bay City Strollers
  • Libby's Fitness for Life
  • Total Health Management
  • Step Into Life Balwyn North
  • South Pacific Health Club Williamstown
  • Project Warrior
  • The Boat House Gym Health & Fitness Club
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Alexandria
  • Inner City Fitness
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Imperium
  • Postive Edge
  • Jetts Albury
  • Breath Connection
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Glenorchy Central
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • Fitness First QV Platinum
  • Snap Fitness Vermont South
  • Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
  • Thrive Personal Training
  • Snaps Fitness Echuca
  • Southern Workout Store
  • New Level Personal Training Ballarat
  • Epic Lifestyle
  • Fitness Kick
  • Metro Body
  • Fitness First South Yarra
  • No Limits Fit Camp
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
  • Snap Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - CBD
  • Horder Fitness
  • 247 FIT
  • Little Kickers
  • South Pacific Health Club Bourke St
  • Go Health Clubs
  • Heart and Soul Health Club Yoga Plus
  • Powerpit Gym
  • St Kilda PCYC
  • Motivate You Fitness & Personal Training
  • mishfit
  • Transform Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Burwood
  • F1rst Class Fitness
  • Universal Health Network
  • Smithfit
  • Snap Fitness Joondalup
  • DJ's Gym
  • Phoenix Gym
  • Jetts Ringwood
  • UWS Connect (5 Locations)
  • Personal Challenge Fitness
  • Health Guru Boot Camp
  • Anytime Fitness West Ryde
  • EFM Health Clubs
  • Healthy Buzz Boxing & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Woden
  • The Health Hub Mt Eliza
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • Goodlife Chelsea Heights
  • Health Club 101
  • Richardson Lifestyle Training
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Fit Women
  • Epic Win PT
  • Anytime Fitness Hyde Park
  • Pilates Fitness Institute of WA - Myaree
  • Lake Haven Recreation Centre
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Live Fitness Northbridge
  • Kew Recreation Centre
  • The Field House
  • Real FITT Strength and Conditioning
  • Fiit Chick Transformations Essendon
  • South Pacific Health Club Nunawading
  • Gym Time (2 Locations)
  • Wild Women On Top
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Anytime Fitness Success
  • Gold's Gym Parramatta
  • KX Pilates Port Melbourne
  • The New Me
  • Preggi Bellies
  • BodyLine Health
  • Equilibrium Health & Fitness
  • Fernwood - Tuggeranong
  • Boot Camps Australia
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Club Metro
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Muscle and body shape Prahran
  • Ontic Sports
  • Re-Creation Glen Iris
  • Fitness First Malvern Valley
  • EFM Health Clubs Frankston
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Run With Me Cairnlea
  • PT Direct
  • The Club Fitness
  • Genesis St Kilda Rd
  • Camperdown Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Beldon
  • Anytime Fitness Launceston
  • Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Campbelltown
  • Inner Focus Health and Fitness
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Lindisfarne
  • C-Life Health Club (Canterbury Leagues)
  • Genesis Blacktown
  • On the Ball Health and Fitness
  • Mishfit
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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