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.

554 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Resolution Fitness
  • Valley Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Prospect
  • Step Into Life Camberwell
  • Snap Fitness Joondalup
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • The Boat House Gym Health & Fitness Club
  • Fitness Inside Out
  • QPEC
  • Street Fit
  • Definition Blacktown Workers
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • SNAP Victoria Point
  • Life's A Gym
  • Steiner
  • Anytime Fitness Punchbowl
  • No. 1 Personal Training
  • Undefeated Boxing Fitness
  • QPEC
  • Fitness First Glen Waverley
  • Lifestyle Fitness Wheelers Hill
  • Vic for Life Health Club: Aqualife and Leisurelife
  • Riley's Gym
  • Listen To Your Body Strathmore
  • Genesis Health Clubs (4 Locations)
  • Genesis Mentone
  • Goodlife Parramatta
  • Mick Coorey Health and Fitness
  • G Fitness Rhodes
  • South Side Fitness
  • Leschenault Leisure Centre
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Melton
  • Embodied Corporate Solutions
  • Revolution Health Clubs
  • Inner City Fitness
  • PT Direct
  • Titan Fitness
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Preggi Bellies
  • Onyx Fit
  • Gym Time (2 Locations)
  • New Level Personal Training Ballarat
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Full Fitness Personal Training
  • Balmain Health Club
  • Jem Health
  • Active Leisure Centre
  • Anytime Fitness Moorabbin
  • Total Health Management
  • Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
  • Lavanda Elite
  • Genesis Byford
  • Massage Life
  • Fitness First Collins Street
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Pure power Fitness
  • Snap Fitness
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Illawong
  • Rising Up Fitness
  • Fit n Fast Belconnen
  • TrainLikeHell
  • Pilates Fitness Institute of WA - Myaree
  • Project Warrior
  • Personally Trained
  • South Pacific Health Club Port Melbourne
  • Fernwood Adelaide City
  • Urban Bootcamp
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Fitness First QV Platinum
  • South Pacific Health Club Bourke St
  • Fit'N'Fast
  • Step Into Life Bendigo
  • Jetts
  • Fit Girl Club
  • Anytime Fitness Bankstown
  • Jetts Fitness Rowville
  • Boot Camps Australia
  • Spartans Gym Kilsyth
  • Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club
  • Anytime fitness Lynbrook
  • Booty Camp Australia
  • Snap Fitness Armadale
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • Genesis Berwick
  • Kelly Sports
  • Derrimut Gym Geelong
  • Genesis Bentley
  • Rejuvenators Health
  • Positive Existence Personal Training
  • Thrive Personal Training
  • Adrenalin Gym
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Evo Health Club
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Claremont
  • Astute Fitness
  • The Field House
  • Battle Camp Fitness
  • CrossFit Ignite
  • White Collar Boxing
  • Fitness First Chadstone Platinum
  • Breaking Point Fitness
  • Revolution Personal Training
  • Goodlife Fountain Gate
  • Anytime Fitness Thomastown
  • Anytime Fitness Mascot
  • Healthy Inspirations Joondalup and Balcatta
  • C-Life Health Club (Canterbury Leagues)
  • Step Into Life St. Kilda
  • TLC Health & Fitness
  • Fitness Arena
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Launceston City
  • Visions
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Rosny
  • Studio Pilates
  • Blackwood Fitness
  • Fit n Fast Charlestown
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Fitness Mentors
  • Roxby's Massage
  • Mining Fitness Australia
  • Air Yoga
  • Snap Fitness Success
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Fun & Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Howrah
  • Pluss Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • Anytime Fitness Balwyn
  • Body Prep Rockingham
  • Cruze Health Club Oakleigh
  • Star Fitness
  • Southside Boxing & Personal Training
  • Toolz4Life
  • Focuss on Fitness
  • Ministry of Wellbeing
  • Anytime Fitness North Sydney
  • Genesis Dandenong
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Pumpt
  • Plus fitness Carlton
  • Prestige Lifestyles
  • Courage Health & Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Noth Hobart
  • Advance Fitness Club
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Snap Fitness Bedford
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Alexandria
  • Jetts Fitness Cardiff
  • Healthy Inspirations
  • EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
  • Fitstyler
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Hi-Reps Outdoor Fitness
  • Body Buzz
  • Lifestyle Fitness Australia (3 Clubs)
  • Vamp Fit
  • Postive Edge
  • Chocolate Box Training
  • Sporting Spirit
  • Contours Dingley
  • Ninthwave Fitness
  • Brisbane Fitness Empire
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Empower Me Personal Training
  • Jetts Fitness 24/7 (Seven Hills)
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
  • Lakeside Leisure Centre
  • BK Fitness
  • Jetts Ringwood
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • Fitness Done Different
  • Nitro Gym
  • Contours
  • Odin Sports
  • Positive Edge
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • Onelife
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Curves - Erindale
  • Anytime Fitness Croydon
  • By Design: Mind & Body Gym
  • PMP Studios
  • Life PT
  • Plus Fitness 24/7
  • UWS Connect (5 Locations)
  • She Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Collingwood
  • Anytime Fitness Werribee
  • Anytime Fitness Merrylands
  • Anytime Fitness West Ryde
  • Central Park Fitness
  • World Gym - Southside
  • Steiner
  • Snap Fitness Endeavour Hills
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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