SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness
Study Modes
Blended (Face-to-face at Diamond Fitness & online study)
School Academic Year - attendance 1 day per week during school term

Course overview

Get qualified as a Personal Trainer with the industry’s most recognised training provider and turn your love for fitness into a rewarding career! If you are passionate about helping others achieve their health and fitness goals, do what Kayla Itsines and countless successful graduates did and become a Personal Trainer at AIF!

Delivered face-to-face at the Diamond Fitness facility in Osborne Park, our SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness offers the latest fitness knowhow, developed and delivered by industry leaders and expert Coaches. This program covers all the fitness fundamentals plus much more, including nutritional guidance, anatomy, physiology, how to prescribe exercise as well as training principles and solutions for a range of groups and special populations such as adults, adolescents, older adults, amateur athletes and people with body composition and endurance based goals.

Business will also be a key focus where you will learn how to setup and prepare for your own small business, and learn basic sales and marketing skills necessary to acquire clients. The course will also teach you how to select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreational work plus how to provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour.


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Who this course is for

  • Those who are passionate about fitness, and want to make it their career
  • Those who want to help others achieve their fitness goals and change lives
  • Those interested in the receiving the highest quality education in fitness, superior learning support and the greatest opportunities to start a successful fitness career

Career opportunities

  • Personal Trainer
  • Outdoor Trainer
  • Personal Training Manager

Training & assessment

Course components include over 45 sessions and a range of knowledge checks and assessments to ensure you are industry-ready.

SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness

Competency Code Competency Title Elective/Core
CHCCOM006* Establish and manage client relationships Core
SISFFIT041* Develop personalised exercise programs Core
SISFFIT042* Instruct personalised exercise sessions Core
SISFFIT043* Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for body composition goals Core
SISFFIT044* Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for older clients Core
SISFFIT045* Develop and instruct personalised exercise programs for adolescent clients Core
SISFFIT049* Use exercise science principles in fitness instruction Core
SISFFIT050* Support exercise behaviour change Core
SISFFIT051* Establish and maintain professional practice for fitness instruction Core
SISFFIT053* Support healthy eating for individual fitness clients Core
BSBESB401 Research and develop business plans Elective
BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities Elective
BSBESB404 Market new business ventures Elective
SISFFIT034 Assess client movement and provide exercise advice Elective
SISXCAI005 Conduct individualised long-term training programs Elective
SISXICT001C Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work Elective
SISFFIT046 Plan and instruct online exercise sessions Elective

Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course, students must have completed the relevant entry requirement units from SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness with supporting evidence, have a computer and internet access, be over 17 years old, and meet AIF’s acceptance criteria,
which includes an eligibility interview and demonstrating satisfactory levels of language, literacy and numeracy.



Face-to-face components are delivered at Diamond Fitness facility: 4/7 Leeway Crt, Osborne Park, WA 6017

Diamond Fitness

The Australian Institute of Fitness is partnered with Diamond Fitness to deliver our fitness qualifications via VET in Schools. The team at Diamond Fitness is made up of elite and experienced trainers and sports scientists. They have all participated at the highest levels of sport and know what it takes to succeed!
Their mission is to mentor and prepare future athletes, sports and fitness industry professionals to be the best human beings they can be, both physically and as members of a community.


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Why should I get qualified as a Personal Trainer through AIF's VET in Schools program?

If you want to be the best, you have to train with the best. Our delivery centres at Diamond Fitness are real elite strength and conditioning facilities with trainers that are currently working in the industry with a range of clients. This ensures our VETis students are industry ready straight out of school. Plus, there are alternate pathway opportunities including the ability to achieve university entry using your fitness qualification and appropriate general grades.

Do I need to speak with my school?

Yes, your school needs to know that you would like to participate in the program. You will be spending one day per week at Diamond Fitness’ training facility and your school will want to discuss your suitability, outcomes and proposed timetable. Available days for our VET in Schools programs are Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays.

How can I find out more?

Diamond Fitness run a series of information nights and offer student facility tours to ensure both parents and students can see the full picture of what is on offer. We’re not only focused on making great trainers, but great people, ready to make an immediate impact and perform at their best.


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Follow in the footsteps of the people who set the standard. Our graduates help us to keep raising the bar in the industry so you can rest assured that our training is the best of the best.

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Be the best you can be and build your best career with our Career Head-Start Service™, providing unrivalled access to working opportunities. Become an industry leader.

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