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.

538 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Fernwood- Chermside
  • Empower Me Personal Training
  • NuYu Health & Fitness
  • Health Club 101
  • Bootcamps Australia
  • Future Physique Health & Fitness
  • Fitness Enhancement- Personal Training
  • Core Principles Ivanhoe
  • Extreme Mixed Martial Arts
  • High Road Chiropractic Centre
  • Genesis - Windsor
  • Pluss Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Alexandria
  • The Club Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • I Feel Good 24/7 - Alex Hills
  • Goodlife- Holland Park
  • Collective Fitness
  • Apollo Gym
  • Snap Fitness Frankston
  • Gecko Kids Fitness Hampton East
  • Plus fitness 24/7
  • Pushing Performance
  • Harbourside Health and Fitness (2 Locations)
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Take A Seat Massage
  • Contours
  • Pump Fitness
  • Vision Personal Training
  • DMD's MMA
  • Genesis St Kilda Rd
  • No Limits Fit Camp
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Kelly Sports
  • Anytime Fitness Macquarie Park
  • Be Inspired (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
  • Live Well Health & Fitness Studio
  • United PT
  • Peak Physique PT & Massage Therapies
  • Jetts Mornington
  • Chodat Fitness
  • Mum's The Word Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • Contours Epping
  • Southern Workout Store
  • Corporate Bodies
  • Transcend Health & Fitness
  • Gecko Kids Fitness Caulfield
  • Anytime Fitness - Rothwell
  • Fitness First- Robina
  • Jetts- Kirwin
  • Fernwood Ballarat
  • Recreation Burwood
  • Jetts
  • Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
  • Fleurieu Fitness and Health
  • Step Into Life
  • HWPO Fitness
  • Southside Boxing & Personal Training
  • Make Me Do It Health & Fitness
  • Resolution Fitness
  • Step Into Life
  • Fitness First Collins Street
  • Skulpt
  • Goodlife- Carseldine
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • mishfit
  • SNAP- Browns Plains
  • Human Fusion
  • Revive 123
  • Urban Workout
  • Recreation Hampton
  • Fuzion Fitness Horsham
  • No Excuses Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness - Civic
  • EFM Health Clubs
  • CrossFit Ignite
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart CBD
  • Re-Creation
  • Train Like Hell
  • EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
  • The Academy of Mixed Martial Arts
  • Corinda Physiotherapy
  • Anytime Fitness Heidelberg
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Revolution X
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Phoenix Gym
  • Mordy Personal training
  • Anytime Fitness- Bowen Hills
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Carlton
  • Anytime Fitness - CBD
  • Personally Trained
  • Beach Fitness
  • Pioneer Training
  • SNAP- Lutwyche
  • Fighting Fit For Life
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • The Train Station Training Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Circular Quay
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Anytime Fitness Bayswater
  • Contours Aspendale Gardens
  • Vivid Fitness
  • Jetts Ringwood
  • Barossa Recreation Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Windsor
  • Chapel Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Moonah
  • Anytime Fitness Frankston
  • Master Sport & Life
  • Fit Gym Mt Evelyn
  • Pinnacle Health Club
  • Move Fitness Bass Hill
  • Anytime Fitness Mirrabooka
  • Pure power Fitness
  • ANU Fitness Centre
  • Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
  • Metobolic Personal training
  • John Mcviety Centre
  • Platinum Health & Pilates
  • Anytime Fitness Penant Hills
  • Pure Health Clubs- Newstead
  • Revolution Fitness
  • QPEC
  • Pumpt
  • Fitness First Chadstone Platinum
  • Lifestyle Fitness Wheelers Hill
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • MBS Gym
  • Genesis Bentley
  • Dare2bfit
  • Embodied Corporate Solutions
  • Oxigen Mind & Body Fitness
  • Not a Gym
  • Jetts Fitness 24/7 (Seven Hills)
  • South Pacific Health Club Port Melbourne
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Motivate You Fitness & Personal Training
  • Snap Fitness Endeavour Hills
  • Battle Camp Fitness
  • Vamp Fit
  • Moonee Valley Health & Fitness
  • Fitness First Wynnum
  • Jetts Ballarat
  • Adam Legg
  • Run With Me Altona
  • She Fitness
  • Heart and Soul Health Club
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Thomastown
  • UWS Connect (5 Locations)
  • Crossfit U
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Julia Russell Massage
  • Anytime Fitness Illawong
  • Mind Body Space
  • Uplifting Wellness
  • F1rst Class Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7
  • World Gym Bankstown
  • Bailey Fitness Morley
  • Lake Haven Recreation Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Chelsea
  • Anytime Fitness Bondi Junction
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Healthy Glow Personal Training
  • GKR Karate
  • Gold's Gym Parramatta
  • Anytime Fitness Prahran
  • 4 U Body Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Pinjarra
  • Krunchies Health & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Hobart
  • Health Heroes
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • TLC Health & Fitness
  • Sculpture Personal Training
  • Healthy Life Fitness Centres
  • Goodlife- Loganholme
  • MaceFitness
  • Regenerate Fitness & Rehabilitation
  • The Field House
  • 24 Fit
  • Snap Fitness Croydon
  • Genesis Mentone
  • EFM Health Clubs Ferntree Gully
  • Diamond Medi Spa
  • Atlas Performance
  • Crossfit Fibre
  • EFM Health Clubs Frankston
  • 24/7 Power Fitness
  • South Pacific Health Club Williamstown
  • Curves - Erindale
  • Nikki Snow Fitness
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.