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

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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.

531 JOBS AVAILABLE NOW Fitness Careers
  • Steiner
  • Heart and Soul Health Club Yoga Plus
  • Performance Strength Institute
  • ESS Performance
  • Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre
  • North Shore Gym (2 Locactions)
  • BPStudio
  • BodyLine Health
  • Field Goals Personal Training
  • Postive Edge
  • Studio 99
  • Fitness Power Train
  • Rogue Combat Sports and Fitness
  • Regenesis Fitness
  • Fun Fit
  • Massage Club
  • Fernwood Fitness Melton
  • Genesis Lonsdale St
  • Anytime Fitness Brookvale
  • Peak Personalised Training
  • Ora Health & Fitness
  • Spartans Gym Kilsyth
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • F45 Training (Multiple Locations)
  • Cycle & Fitness Studio
  • Coolibah Fitness Centre
  • Riley's Gym
  • Recreation Brighton East
  • Jetts Fitness Mt Hutton
  • Core Principles Ivanhoe
  • Fitness First Doncaster Platinum
  • Studio Life
  • Snap Fitness
  • Ray Hope-Australian Champion, Speaker & Coach
  • Fitness First - Canberra City
  • Apollo Gym
  • Step Into Life
  • Fit Women
  • The Firm
  • Anytime Fitness- Toombul
  • Euphoria Bootcamp
  • South Pacific Health Club Malvern
  • Vigor Personal Training Studio
  • QPEC
  • Anytime Fitness Port Melbourne
  • PT Direct
  • Astute Fitness
  • Fernwood Shepparton
  • Niddrie Health Club
  • BeFit Sales & Hire
  • Fernwood Cairnlea
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart CBD
  • Brighton Fitness Centre
  • One55 Health & Fitness
  • Jetts Docklands
  • Gym Time (2 Locations)
  • Prestige Lifestyles
  • Crossfit U
  • Crossfit Axed
  • Thrive Personal Training
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Fitness 4 All
  • Impact Personal Training
  • Live Fitness Northbridge
  • Edge Fitness
  • Muscle and Body Shape
  • Anytime Fitness Hawthorn
  • Positive Existence PT
  • Fitness First Knox City
  • B Fit & Nutritious
  • Alive! Health & Fitness - Queanbeyan
  • Southern Cross Health Club
  • Anytime Fitness Punchbowl
  • Healthy Inspirations
  • Undefeated Boxing Fitness
  • Fit Women
  • Anytime Fitness Warrnambool
  • Andy Steven Conditioning
  • Little Kickers
  • Move Fitness Bass Hill
  • Pinnacle Health Club
  • Fernwood Mitcham
  • Step into Life
  • Mt Lawley Wellness on Beaufort
  • Jetts Ballarat
  • Jetts Fitness 24/7 (Seven Hills)
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Newstead
  • Karratha Leisureplex
  • mishfit
  • Fernwood Bendigo
  • EFM Health Clubs
  • Fernwood - Tuggeranong
  • Fitafex
  • R4E Fitness
  • Contours Mount Waverley
  • GetMyBodyBack Health and Fitness Studio
  • Cohesion Strength and Conditioning
  • Anytime Fitness Rosebud
  • Platinum Health & Pilates
  • Healthy Buzz Boxing & Fitness
  • Euphoria Boot Camp
  • Step Into Life
  • EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
  • Anytime Fitness Glenroy
  • Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre
  • John Mcviety Centre
  • Goodlife
  • Snap Fitness Vermont South
  • Balance Fitness & Lifestyle Coaching for Women
  • Anytime Fitness Moonee Ponds
  • Living Proof Personal Training
  • Fitness in the City
  • Inner Focus Health and Fitness
  • Revolution Fitness
  • Evo Fit
  • Liv Fit Boxing Academy
  • WAIS
  • Human Fusion
  • City Fitness and Martial Arts
  • High Road Chiropractic Centre
  • Pushing Performance
  • Fitness First St Kilda
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Hobart City
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Claremont
  • Bondi Bum
  • Jetts- Kirwin
  • Envie Fitness Berwick
  • F1rst Class Fitness
  • Pioneer Training
  • Figure Fitness
  • Fernwood Mornington
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
  • Body To Burn Personal Fitness
  • Health Club 101
  • Body Shape Female Fitness Centres (4 Locations)
  • Phoenix Physique
  • 40 Plus Life Clubs
  • Beach Fitness
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Battery Point
  • Genesis Ringwood
  • Anytime Fitness Ringwood
  • Samsara Women's Health Club
  • DJ's Gym
  • Gymtonic
  • White Collar Boxing
  • Advanced Martial Art
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Mowbray
  • Anytime Fitness (10 clubs across Newcastle/Hunter)
  • Mishfit
  • Massage 2 Motivate
  • Fitness First South Yarra
  • Club O2 Health and Fitness
  • Stiles Personal Training
  • Anytime Fitness Neutral Bay
  • Ready Steady Go Kids
  • Lincoln Stewart Fitness
  • Cardio Tech
  • Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
  • Snap - Cleveland
  • Healthy Inspirations Bunbury
  • Mick Coorey Health and Fitness
  • Snap Fitness - Kambah
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Launceston City
  • Cycling WA
  • Anytime Fitness Moorabbin
  • Libby's Fitness for Life
  • Anytime Fitness Werribee
  • Shelby Body Trainer
  • Equilibrium Health & Fitness
  • Fitness First Chadstone Platinum
  • Bodyworks Fitness
  • Fitness Kick
  • Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
  • Anytime Fitness Epping
  • WA Boot Camps for Women
  • Universal Health Network
  • Atlas Performance
  • Real FITT Strength and Conditioning
  • Active Leisure Centre
  • Terrific Fitness
  • Hi-Reps Outdoor Fitness
  • Jetts Fitness Bundoora
  • Zap Fitness 24/7 Prospect
  • Inspiring Fitness Enterprises
  • Extreme Mixed Martial Arts
  • Goodlife Fountain Gate
  • Fitness Avenue
  • Anytime Fitness Circular Quay
  • Lifestyle Fitness
  • Run With Me Altona
  • Contours Ringwood East
  • Curves - Queanbeyan
  • The Gym Factory
  • Nitro Gym
  • Horder Fitness
  • Strollerobics Victoria
  • EFM Health Clubs Hawthorn 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.