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, Certificate IV in Fitness

    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

    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

    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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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.

503 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Lifestyle Fitness
  • South Fremantle Football Club
  • Curves - Erindale
  • Embodied Corporate Solutions
  • QPEC
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Max Fitness
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Revive 123
  • Re-Creation Glen Iris
  • Genesis Berwick
  • Diamond Medi Spa
  • Adam Legg
  • Goodlife Fitzroy
  • Andy Steven Conditioning
  • Elite Sports Performance
  • Revolution Fitness
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Subiaco
  • Goodlife
  • Orange Theory Fitness
  • Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
  • Oxigen Mind & Body Fitness
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Southside Boxing & Personal Training
  • No. 1 Personal Training
  • Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
  • Wild Women On Top
  • Positive Fit
  • Myo Fitness Training Studio
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Narrabundah
  • 24/7 Power Fitness
  • United PT
  • Heart and Soul Health Club Yoga Plus
  • Pluss Fitness
  • Strong and Lean Australia
  • Step Into Life
  • The Lion's Share Personal Training & Development
  • Fitness First Malvern Valley
  • Vision Personal Training- Hamilton
  • Vigor Personal Training Studio
  • Align Fitness
  • Bikini Bods
  • Epic Win PT
  • Rejuvenators Health
  • SNAP- Browns Plains
  • PT2U
  • Anytime Fitness - Woden
  • Fitness First- Robina
  • Pure Health Clubs- Newstead
  • Re-Creation
  • Focuss on Fitness
  • Body To Burn Personal Fitness
  • Adelaide Crows
  • BFitt
  • Pro-Fit Corporate Health
  • Fun Fit
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Kingston
  • Selby Health and Fitness
  • Plus Fitness 24/7 Melville
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • Not a Gym
  • Anytime Fitness Hampton
  • Suburban Bootcamps
  • Anytime Fitness Willetton
  • Fit to Succeed
  • Berry Fitness Centre
  • SNAP- Albany Creek
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • Exercise Club
  • Fitness 33
  • Step into Life - Gungahlin
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Anytime Fitness Warrnambool
  • Harbourside Health and Fitness (2 Locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Richmond
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Strive Hollistic Personal Training
  • St Kilda PCYC
  • Fun & Fitness
  • Southern Workout Store
  • Soul and Body Commitment
  • Western Force
  • Bundoora Netball & sports centre
  • Lincoln Stewart Fitness
  • TrainLikeHell
  • Genesis- Rothwell
  • Get Fit For Life - East Perth
  • Snap Fitness Kogarah
  • Lifestyle Health Clubs
  • Step Into Life (Multiple outdoor locations)
  • Life's A Gym
  • Jetts Albury
  • Genesis Blacktown
  • Bailey Fitness Morley
  • The Dynamic Fitness Centre
  • Body Transformers
  • Snaps Fitness Echuca
  • Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre
  • Evo Fit
  • DJ's Gym
  • Personally Trained
  • Contours Vermont South
  • Fernwood Ballarat
  • Genesis Wantirna
  • Fitness First Bayside
  • Fernwood Beverly Hills
  • Metobolic Personal training
  • By Design: Mind & Body Gym
  • Ministry of Wellbeing
  • Proactive Lifestyle & Fitness
  • Snap Fitness Dandenong
  • Anytime Fitness Moorabbin
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Goodlife- Queen Street
  • EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
  • New Level Personal Training Ballarat
  • Genesis Casula
  • Strollerobics Victoria
  • GKR Karate
  • Core Principles Ivanhoe
  • Crossfit U
  • Goodlife- Edward Street
  • Step Into Life Queensland
  • Anytime Fitness Rosebud
  • Fitness First Glen Waverley
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Contours Epping
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Burnie
  • Air Yoga
  • Extreme Mixed Martial Arts
  • Fleurieu Fitness and Health
  • Contours Dingley
  • Mishfit
  • Goodlife Health Clubs
  • Lime Health & Fitness
  • Vision Prahran
  • Mining Fitness Australia
  • Fitness First (Multiple Locations)
  • Fernwood - Tuggeranong
  • Real World Strength & Conditioning (Crossfit)
  • Ontic Sports
  • Preggie Bellies
  • Get Fit For Life Dianella
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Carlton
  • HWPO Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness Mitcham
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Launceston City
  • Best Practice
  • Anytime Fitness- Bowen Hills
  • Moonee Valley Health & Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Rothwell
  • GetMyBodyBack Health and Fitness Studio
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn East
  • Indooroopilly Workout
  • SNAP Victoria Point
  • Jetts Camberwell Junction
  • BK Fitness
  • Pioneer Training
  • Healthy Inspirations
  • Fit Girl Club
  • The Results Room
  • Active Leisure Centre
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Vic for Life Health Club: Aqualife and Leisurelife
  • Conan Fitness
  • Genesis Caulfield
  • Anytime Fitness Box Hill North
  • Fast Twitch
  • Urban Bootcamp
  • GO Health Club- Springwood
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • YMCA Australia
  • Jetts Fitness Templestowe
  • Terrific Fitness
  • Anytime Fitness - Gungahlin
  • GYM 4
  • Rogue Combat Sports and Fitness
  • Energize Health Club (2 locations)
  • Anytime Fitness Glebe
  • Contours Croydon
  • Golds Gym Gungahlin
  • Vision Personal Training
  • Studio Life
  • Fernwood - Belconnen
  • Inbody Health and Fitness
  • PURE Health Clubs
  • Fit n Fast Charlestown
  • Snap Fitness Bedford
  • Anytime Fitness - Mandurah
  • Balance Fitness & Lifestyle Coaching for Women
  • Genesis Fitness (Multiple locations)
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Gallagher's Personal Training Studio
  • Anytime Fitness Wetherill Park
  • Camperdown Fitness
  • Fitness First QV Platinum
  • Body Matrix
  • Sage Institute of Massage
  • Odin Sports
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.

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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.