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AIF Wins CEC Provider of the Year Award at AUSactive National Awards Program

Sep 19, 2023  |  Published by AIF

The Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF), is excited to be recognised as the “CEC Provider of the Year” in the AUSactive National Awards Program. This accolade underscores AIF’s commitment to promoting lifelong learning for fitness professionals through its professional development platform, Network.

Empowering Fitness Professionals through Network

Network, AIF’s subscription-based education service, provides subscribers access to a catalogue of over 100 short professional development courses, totalling over 300 AUSactive CEC points. These courses cater to everyday fitness enthusiasts, new group exercise instructors, and experienced personal trainers, covering topics such as fitness technology, mental health and physical activity, business, and coaching for disability.

“Entering the AUSactive Awards program this year, our primary goal was to distinguish ourselves within our professional community while showcasing the substantial advancements and enhancements within Network,” remarked CEO of AIF, Steve Pettit. “We are grateful for the opportunity to support AUSactive’s contributions to our industry and congratulate all nominees and winners of the AUSactive industry awards.”

Recognising Excellence in the Fitness Industry

The AUSactive National Awards program, known for acknowledging achievements in the Australian health and exercise industry, attracts thousands of applicants each year. AIF’s recognition in the “CEC Provider of the Year” category was announced at the AUSactive National Gala event in Melbourne on September 15, 2023.

Chris Alexander, the General Manager of Standards and Development at AUSactive, states, “The future of the industry is undeniably intertwined with professional development, and we are profoundly pleased with AIF’s ongoing support in this regard.”

A Bright Future for Fitness Education

AIF’s Product Manager, Par Boonma, acknowledges the collective effort that led to this achievement. “This win represents the collective effort of the entire AIF team – our course developers, both in-house and from the industry, alongside our dedicated marketing, student support, finance, and technology teams, have been instrumental,” she writes. “While Network has been a staple for decades, our platform has undergone rapid evolution in the past two years. I’m eager to see us continue pushing the boundaries, empowering fitness professionals of today and of tomorrow.”

Network’s mission is to inspire movement through fitness education. If you’re eager to explore how Network can support your ongoing educational needs and propel your fitness career to new heights, click here.



The Australian Institute of Fitness

The Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF) is the largest and longest established fitness training organisation in Australia, with dynamic training methods and expert course coaches nationwide – spanning fitness, massage and nutrition. The AIF qualifies more fitness professionals than any other provider in Australia, as well as offering a broad range of continuing education courses (CEC), upskilling resources and partnership programs for existing industry.

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