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.

446 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Richardson Lifestyle Training
  • Berry Fitness Centre
  • Thrive Personal Training
  • Step into Life - Queanbeyan
  • Life's A Gym
  • Fit Kids
  • Bay City Strollers
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Ulverstone
  • Genesis
  • SNAP Milton
  • Pioneer Training
  • Positive Fit
  • Results Health and Fitness Studio
  • Strength Republic
  • Bodyworks Fitness
  • Vamp Fit
  • I Feel Good 24/7
  • Contours Dingley
  • Anytime Fitness Rouse Hill
  • Anytime Fitness Hyde Park
  • Personal Training Direct
  • Pump Fitness
  • Contours Boronia
  • Manly Beach Health Club
  • Anytime Fitness - Civic
  • Anytime Fitness Mudgee
  • Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
  • Mingara One Fitness Studio
  • Positive Existence Personal Training
  • Positive Existence PT
  • The Toorak Health Club
  • Libby's Fitness for Life
  • Bondi Bum
  • Mick Coorey Health and Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
  • Lean For Life
  • PT 4 Life
  • Empower Me Personal Training
  • Fun & Fitness
  • Massage 2 Motivate
  • Leschenault Leisure Centre
  • Run With Me Cairnlea
  • DMD's MMA
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Corporate Box
  • PT Direct
  • The New Me
  • Anytime Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Run With Life
  • Studio Life
  • Australian Institute of Football
  • Train Like Hell
  • Step Into Life St. Kilda
  • Bodylicious Fitness
  • Healthy Inspirations Joondalup and Balcatta
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
  • Massage Life
  • Little Kickers
  • Chodat Fitness
  • The Dynamic Fitness Centre
  • No Limits Fit Camp
  • Advance Fitness Club
  • Fitness First St Kilda
  • Fitness First Knox City
  • Sky Personal Training
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • Soul and Body Commitment
  • Snap Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs Frankston
  • Anytime Fitness Richmond
  • Body To Burn Personal Fitness
  • Contours
  • Meagan Cox Personal Training
  • Genesis Byford
  • Genesis Doncaster
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Cardio Tech
  • Busy Bodies Health & Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 St Helens
  • Genesis Casula
  • Powerpit Gym
  • Anytime Fitness McMahons Point
  • Gymtonic
  • Muscle and Body Shape
  • Go Health Clubs
  • Impact Personal Training
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Elsternwick
  • Genesis Ringwood
  • Body Beyond Baby
  • Chapel Fitness
  • Mind Body Space
  • Air Yoga
  • Anytime Fitness
  • PURE Health Clubs
  • Revive 123
  • Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
  • By Design: Mind & Body Gym
  • Best Practice
  • Regenerate Fitness & Rehabilitation
  • Change Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • Body Buzz
  • Snaps fitness Camberwell
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • UWS Connect (5 Locations)
  • Southern Workout Store
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Fitness Avenue
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Spartans Gym Kilsyth
  • Anytime Fitness Circular Quay
  • Anytime Fitness Chelsea
  • Fitness First Richmond
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Anytime Fitness Port Melbourne
  • Evolution to Wellbeing
  • Anytime Fitness Dubbo
  • Anytime Fitness North Sydney
  • Stay Strong Personal Training
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • Fit Gym Berwick
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Kings Meadows
  • Balmain Health Club
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Fernwood Fitness Melton
  • Step Into Life Balwyn North
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Prahran
  • Nikki Snow Fitness
  • ReKreate Fitness and Lifestyle
  • Jem Health
  • Recreation Burwood
  • Booty Camp Australia
  • Performance Strength Institute
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • Barossa Recreation Centre
  • FitMotion
  • Freeway Fitness
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Jetts fitness Broadmeadows
  • Anytime Fitness Altona
  • Snap Fitness South Yarra
  • Jetts Albury
  • Health Guru Boot Camp
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Training day health club
  • B Fit & Nutritious
  • Ora Health & Fitness
  • Step Into Life Kew
  • Fitness First Kotara
  • Step into Life - Gungahlin
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Pure power Fitness
  • Atlas Performance
  • R & R Fitness
  • Jetts Mornington
  • Star Fitness
  • Golds Gym Gungahlin
  • Fitness Power Train
  • Step it Up Personal Training
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Lindisfarne
  • Connections Health Club
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Blackburn
  • Inspiring Fitness Enterprises
  • Fitness First Bayside
  • Move Fitness Bass Hill
  • Strong & Lean Australia
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Primal NRG
  • Dare2bfit
  • Terrific Fitness
  • Ministry of Wellbeing
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Glenorchy
  • The Boat House Gym Health & Fitness Club
  • Fit N Fast Forest Hill
  • Fitness 4 All
  • Anytime Fitness Burwood
  • Cycle & Fitness Studio
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Figure Fitness
  • 24 Fit
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Anytime Fitness Merrylands
  • 24Fit Shepparton
  • Anytime Fitness - Mandurah
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Flaunt It
  • Jetts Fitness Mt Hutton
  • Total Health Management
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • G Fitness Rhodes
  • Rapid PT (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Contours Belconnen
  • Punchy's Personal Training and Group Fitness
  • Peak Physique PT & Massage Therapies
  • Breath Connection
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
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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