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.

557 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Step Into Life St. Kilda
  • Goodlife Karingal
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Fitness First Doncaster Platinum
  • Definition Blacktown Workers
  • Nitro Gym
  • Ninthwave Fitness
  • Snap Fitness Preston
  • Cross Fit Manly Vale
  • Adrenalin Gym
  • Fitafex
  • Phoenix Gym
  • Vamp Fit
  • Sky Personal Training
  • Hi-Reps Outdoor Fitness
  • Heart and Soul Health Club
  • Anytime Fitness Hawthorn
  • Studio Life
  • Personal Challenge Fitness
  • Boot Camps Australia- Morningside
  • KFM Fitness Studio
  • Snap Fitness Endeavour Hills
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • The Club Fitness
  • Fit n Fast Charlestown
  • Anytime Fitness Pakenham
  • Step Into Life South Yarra
  • Move Fitness Bass Hill
  • Lifestyle Fitness Australia (3 Clubs)
  • Contours
  • ANU Fitness Centre
  • Jetts
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 New Norfolk
  • Enterprise Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Rosny
  • Health Club 101
  • Life's A Gym
  • Apollo Gym
  • Exercise Club
  • Fitness Inside Out
  • Anytime Fitness Werribee
  • Step Into Life Hawthorn
  • YMCA Of The Top End
  • Jetts Fitness Bundoora
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Snap Fitness Croydon
  • Preggi Bellies
  • SNAP Milton
  • Mingara One Fitness Aquatics Wellness
  • Anytime Fitness Liverpool
  • Gym Time (2 Locations)
  • Cross City Fitness
  • Urban Workout
  • Toolz4Life
  • Positive Existence Personal Training
  • NuYu Health & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Diamond Creek
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Bootycamp
  • Peak Physique PT & Massage Therapies
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Gecko Kids Fitness Caulfield
  • Fernwood Ballarat
  • Fernwood Liverpool & Wetherill Park
  • Bodylicious Fitness
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Horder Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Croydon
  • Fernwood Chirnside Park
  • World Gym Penrith
  • Meagan Cox Personal Training
  • Cardio Tech
  • Jem Health
  • Evolution to Wellbeing
  • Fit n Fast
  • Anytime Fitness Gladesville
  • Jetts Fitness St Kilda
  • Focuss on Fitness
  • In Balance Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Willetton
  • Genesis Byford
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Bridgewater
  • Central Park Fitness
  • Contours Caulfield South
  • Anytime Fitness- Toombul
  • Step it Up Personal Training
  • Nikki Snow Fitness
  • EFM Health Club Clayton
  • Newborn Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs St. Kilda East
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Deesire Health & Fitness
  • The Dynamic Fitness Centre
  • The Urban Fitness Club
  • Euphoria Bootcamp
  • Multicap
  • Snap Fitness Heidelberg
  • Edge Fitness
  • Pluss Fitness
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Anytime Fitness Launceston
  • Lifestylez PT
  • TLC Health & Fitness
  • mishfit
  • Fitness Inside Out
  • Diamond Medi Spa
  • Fitstyler
  • Brisbane Fitness Empire
  • Fitness 4 All
  • Energize Health Club (2 locations)
  • Balance Fitness & Lifestyle Coaching for Women
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart CBD
  • South Fremantle Football Club
  • Inner City Fitness
  • Train Like Hell
  • LIVe - Pilates, Physiotherapy, BoxFit
  • Fitness First Wynnum
  • Genesis St Kilda Rd
  • Pump Fitness
  • Renouf Personal Training South Perth
  • Peak Performance
  • Cycling WA
  • The Academy of Mixed Martial Arts
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • PT Coaching and Mentoring
  • Resolution Fitness
  • Genesis Health Clubs (4 Locations)
  • Fitness First Brighton
  • Lifestyle Fitness Wheelers Hill
  • Steiner
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Platinum Health & Pilates
  • Golds Gym Gungahlin
  • Manly Beach Health Club
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Curves - Queanbeyan
  • Health Mates Fitness Centre
  • Jetts Fitness Rowville
  • Anytime Fitness Rosebud
  • Astute Fitness
  • Fitness First - Deakin
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Anytime Fitness Circular Quay
  • Anytime Fitness - Gungahlin
  • Stepz
  • Urban Bootcamp
  • Advanced Martial Art
  • Massage Life
  • Darling Range Sports College
  • Pinnacle Health Club
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Fiit International
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Empower Me Personal Training
  • Performance Strength Institute
  • Vic for Life Health Club: Aqualife and Leisurelife
  • Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club
  • Focus Health & Fitness
  • Sculpture Personal Training
  • Evolution to Wellbeing (Multiple Locations)
  • One Life - Darwin
  • Run With Me Cairnlea
  • Anytime Fitness Alexandria
  • Goodlife Chelsea Heights
  • Your World Fitness
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Fighting Fit For Life
  • Fit Gym Mt Evelyn
  • EFM Health Clubs Ferntree Gully
  • Exclusively You
  • Inspiring Fitness Enterprises
  • Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
  • Skulpt
  • Live Well Health & Fitness Studio
  • Kelly Sports
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Howrah
  • Healthy Inspirations Joondalup and Balcatta
  • Vivid Fitness
  • Peak 24 Fitness & PT
  • PT2U
  • Contours Ringwood North
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • WA Boot Camps for Women
  • Universal Health Network
  • Recreation Hampton
  • Adrenaline Fitness for Life
  • C2K Fitness & Aquatic Centre
  • Rush Hour Australia
  • All Sorts Fitness & Wellbeing Centre Wyong
  • Freeway Fitness
  • Step Into Life
  • Fitness First Knox City
  • Contours Carnegie
  • Fernwood Mornington
  • Muscle and body shape Prahran
  • Mishfit
  • Jetts Fitness Templestowe
  • Karratha Leisureplex
  • Enrg Fitness
  • The New Me
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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