Inside Fitness First
20 Bond Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Opening hours

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed Saturday & Public Holidays


1300 669 669


Our Sydney CBD campus provides courses across Fitness and Nutrition.

Personal Training Courses
Sydney CBD

Being a fitness professional is about more than just looking buff and working out.

People skills are an important part of the job and the kind you have can help you decide which type of fitness career you want. If you’re a one-on-one sort of person, then our Personal Trainer course at Sydney might be your speed, or if you like working with groups and leading by example, then our Fitness Coach course could be for you. Or if you want to develop all these skills and join the ranks of the fitness elite, then you should consider our Master Trainer course in Sydney.

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Our Sydney (CBD) campus offers three Personal Training Courses;

Master Trainer Program™


Developed and delivered by leading fitness experts and educators, the Master Trainer Program™ delivers THE most recognised fitness qualification in the industry and is the number one qualification employers are looking for.

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Master Trainer Plusᐩ Program™


The Master Trainer Plus+ Program™ effectively turbo-charges AIF’s flagship Master Trainer Program™ by incorporating SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness into the course. This complements the primary SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification that defines the standard Master Trainer Program™.

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Personal Trainer


The only qualification you need to begin a career in the fitness industry. With blended delivery and assessment (on campus and online), it teaches all the basic skills required to be a personal trainer.

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Fitness Coach


Created in consultation with leading fitness employers, this course will teach you the essential skills needed by a Gym Floor Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor or Fitness Professional.

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Nutrition Courses Sydney CBD

When it comes to nutrition, the old saying ‘you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink’ has never been truer. You can tell people what’s healthy to eat till you’re blue in the face, but getting them to change their dietary habits is another thing altogether. So if you’re a fitness professional who can motivate your clients in every area except in what they eat, our Nutrition course in Sydney is the answer to your prayers. Not only will it arm you with the very latest nutritional information, but you’ll also learn valuable coaching and motivational techniques that will help you turn your clients off unhealthy food choices and onto a healthy, nutritious diet.

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The Nutrition Coach course gives fitness professionals the nutritional information they need to motivate their clients.

Nutrition Coach

An online course that provides participants with the nutritional information and motivational coaching skills they need to help their clients make better nutritional choices.

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Gain your career advantage with the most recognised health and fitness education in the industry.

Speak with our friendly Careers Team on
1300 669 669 or enquire now online.

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Read what our graduates say about the AIF and how we’ve helped them to achieve their fitness goals.

At the Australian Institute of Fitness, our students are at the heart of everything that we do and when they’re successful, we are happy to celebrate their achievements with them.

“Not only did I make some friends that I will have for the rest of my life, but I also formed some amazing industry relationships. Being connected throughout the industry is one of the best tools you can have to benefit your career.”

AIF Warrior

Kickstart your career at the Australian Institute of Fitness Sydney CBD

Our Sydney CBD campus is located at Fitness First’s premier club, Bond Street Platinum, just a three minute walk from Wynyard and the York St/Wynyard bus interchange.

This makes it a convenient endpoint for anyone living on the Northern Beaches, Lower and Upper North Shore, Inner City and Inner West.

  • Industry-leading expert coaches
  • Conveniently located near public transport
  • Highly practical learning methods and techniques
  • Supportive coaches and communities

One of the many perks of being an AIF graduate

At the Australian Institute of Fitness Sydney, we walk the talk. Not only do we provide a world-class fitness education, but we go even further for our students by aligning ourselves with leading local career providers to help with job placements once our students graduate.

Our Career Partners are local Sydney fitness industry businesses where you could pick up training opportunities or kickstart your new fitness career.


Still have questions? Check out more FAQs here or speak with our friendly Careers Team on 1300 669 699

How long will I need to study before I become a personal trainer?
If you choose to study blended, you can complete our Master Trainer Program in 11 months. Our online modality is completed in 14 months. If you already have attained a qualification, such as SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness, this may adjust your study duration. Chat to our friendly Careers Team to see what option is best for you.
How is success demonstrated in an online learning environment?

Our program is designed to offer you plenty of opportunities for engagement with both your peers and Coaches – via Zoom, across our learning platform and within our dedicated Facebook group. This access to a network of other professionals is designed to set you up for success.

You’ll be guided through role-plays, as well as through video and virtual coaches experience to demonstrate your understanding of the material from your courses. We’ve found that this method allows your instructors to assess your performance and provide constructive feedback.

What are the requirements to study at the Australian Institute of Fitness?

We have a set of criteria for acceptance to assess the skills of each prospective student and their learning needs. This is designed to ensure that we bring the best possible experience to our students and to the public as they look for qualified trainers.

What resources are available to help me find a job once I complete my training?

An education from the Australian Institute of Fitness provides our graduates with the support they need for a successful fitness career. Our team of professionals are constantly in communication with career partners to determine what opportunities are available.

Similarly, our students are welcome to attend our Fitness Industry Recruitment Expos (F.I.R.E.) or meet with our career partners on campus for presentations. You’ll also have access to our dedicated Careers team and to Healthy People Fitness Recruitment site, where you can connect with industry employers across Australia.

Why should I choose to study at the Australian Institute of Fitness over other institutions?

An education through the Australian Institute of Fitness offers you the background you need in general training principles, nutrition and specialised conditions based on populations you may work with. Our programs are developed with practical sessions in addition to various workshops in a variety of modules to meet the needs of our students. What sets us apart is the time and preparation that each of our instructors and professionals on our Careers Team dedicate to helping our students set up their careers and get started as a personal trainer.