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
  • Crossfit Fibre
  • Astute Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Halls Head
  • The New Me
  • Move Fitness Liverpool (Ladies Only)
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Sorell
  • Active Boxing
  • Revolution Fitness
  • EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
  • SNAP Indooroopilly
  • Street Smart boot camps
  • PT2U
  • EFM Health Clubs Ferntree Gully
  • Adam Legg
  • World Gym - Southside
  • Southern Cross Health Club
  • Master Sport & Life
  • Jetts Fitness Bundoora
  • Anytime Fitness - Beldon
  • Genesis Berwick
  • Fernwood Liverpool & Wetherill Park
  • Jetts Hallam
  • Bootcamps Australia
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Boot Camps Australia
  • Jetts Fitness Rowville
  • Plus fitness Carlton
  • Brighton Fitness Centre
  • Studio Life
  • Curves - Queanbeyan
  • Anytime Fitness - Jerrabomberra
  • Terrific Fitness
  • Freeway Fitness
  • Studio 99
  • Anytime Fitness Doncaster
  • Camperdown Fitness
  • Human Fusion
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Booty Camp Australia
  • Revolution Personal Training
  • Snap Fitness Preston
  • Deesire Health & Fitness
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Your World Fitness
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Fitness Kick
  • ESS Performance
  • Fitness Inside Out
  • Anytime Fitness Five Dock
  • Run With Me Cairnlea
  • Aquadome
  • All Sorts Fitness & Wellbeing Centre Wyong
  • Snap Fitness Airport West
  • Anytime Fitness- Toombul
  • Training day health club
  • Snap Fitness Frankston
  • Energize Health Club (2 locations)
  • Mt Lawley Wellness on Beaufort
  • New Level Personal Training Ballarat
  • CrossFit Ignite
  • Step Into Life Camberwell
  • Dragon Health & Fitness
  • Fitness First Bourke Street
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • YMCA Of The Top End
  • Fit n Fast
  • Evolve Health - Training For Life
  • Rapid PT (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
  • Steiner
  • Pluss Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Canning Vale
  • Anytime Fitness Hobart
  • No Excuses Personal Training
  • WA Boot Camps for Women
  • DJ's Gym
  • Miss Temple Fitness
  • Fit Girl Club
  • Contours Dingley
  • Plus Fitness South Lakes
  • Anytime Fitness - CBD
  • Goodlife Fitzroy
  • Anytime Fitness Richmond
  • Kangaroo Point Health and Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Success
  • TrainLikeHell
  • Manly Beach Health Club
  • Mingara One Fitness Studio
  • Anytime Fitness Macquarie Park
  • Lifestyle Fitness Australia (3 Clubs)
  • Natural Order Pt
  • Edge Fitness
  • Entire Fitness Personal Training
  • Snap Fitness South Yarra
  • Punchy's Personal Training and Group Fitness
  • Fernwood - Gungahlin
  • Goodlife
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Jetts Fitness - Bunbury
  • Anytime Fitness Penant Hills
  • Heart and Soul Health Club Yoga Plus
  • Valley Fitness
  • Performance Strength Institute
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Kings Meadows
  • 24Fit Shepparton
  • Snap Fitness Epping
  • Re-Creation Glen Iris
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Glenorchy
  • In Balance Fitness
  • PT 4 Life
  • Anytime Fitness Ringwood
  • Living Proof Personal Training
  • Copper Coast Sport and Leisure
  • Lavanda Elite
  • Mt Eliza family fitness
  • A'Hern Fitness
  • Fitness First
  • The Train Station Training Centre
  • Skulpt
  • Anytime Fitness Merrylands
  • Genesis Health Clubs (4 Locations)
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Burnie
  • Cross Training Systems
  • Extreme Mixed Martial Arts
  • Exercise Club
  • Plus Fitness Sydney CBD
  • Harbourside Health and Fitness (2 Locations)
  • Snap Fitness Armadale
  • Bodylicious Fitness
  • Succeed Personal Development
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Newstead
  • Transcend Health & Fitness
  • Flaunt It
  • Anytime Fitness Dee Why
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Mum's The Word Fitness
  • Bodyworks Fitness
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Down N Dirty
  • Step Into Life Box Hill
  • Bodystyle World of Health & Fitness
  • Evolution to Wellbeing (Multiple Locations)
  • Gecko Kids Fitness Caulfield
  • YMCA Australia
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • Breaking Point Fitness
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Jetts Ringwood
  • Fitness Power Train
  • Contours Mount Waverley
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Postive Edge
  • Figure Fitness
  • Adrenalin Gym
  • Whole Body Fitness
  • Jetts
  • Contours Caulfield South
  • Time 4 Fitness
  • Horder Fitness
  • Definition Blacktown Workers
  • Breath Connection
  • Pro-Fit Corporate Health
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • Onelife
  • Anytime Fitness Thomastown
  • Step Into Life Queensland
  • Phoenix Physique
  • Fitness First Malvern Valley
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Ulverstone
  • Heart and Soul Health Club
  • Street Fit
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • Goodlife Parramatta
  • VFIT Holistic
  • Anytime Fitness McMahons Point
  • RapidPT
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • EFM Health Clubs Frankston
  • Anytime Fitness Essendon
  • Evo Health Club
  • Fit'N'Fast
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • South Pacific Health Club Nunawading
  • Positive Existence PT
  • Selby Health and Fitness
  • The Health Hub Mt Eliza
  • Krunchies Health & Fitness
  • Genesis Mentone
  • Can Too
  • City Fitness and Martial Arts
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart CBD
  • Goodlife Fountain Gate
  • Fitness First South Yarra
  • Anytime Fitness Punchbowl
  • Adelaide Crows
  • Contours Belconnen
  • EFM Health Clubs Bentleigh East
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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