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Inside Goodlife Health Club,
111 Cecil Street
South Melbourne VIC 3205
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Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

Courses Offered at South Melbourne

Our South Melbourne campus provides 5 courses across Fitness, Nutrition and Business.

Personal Training Courses South Melbourne

We provide three Personal Training Courses in South Melbourne and the one you select will depend on your personal goals. If you want the strongest chance of getting your dream job after you graduate, our Master Trainer program is the industry’s most recognised qualification. If you want to be a personal trainer and help people achieve and maintain their personal health goals, our Personal Trainer course could be for you. And if you enjoy working with different groups, our Fitness Instructor may be what you’re looking for. Our on campus career guru can help with advice and industry connections, so whichever path you choose, we’re here to make sure you succeed.

South Melbourne offers three excellent personal training programs;

Master Trainer SIS40215 Certificate IV - in Fitness

This is a comprehensive advanced training program that delivers the number one qualification sought by fitness industry employers. It assesses students on six extra criteria which go far beyond the requirements of standard personal training courses.

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Master Trainer Online Plusᐩ Program™ SIS40215 Certificate IV - in Fitness

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Master Trainer Online Program™ SIS40215 Certificate IV - in Fitness

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Personal Trainer SIS40215 Certificate IV - in Fitness

Michelle Bridges did it and you can too. This course covers everything a personal trainer needs to know from anatomy to physiology. Developed by industry experts and delivered in a fun interactive curriculum, it even includes small business essentials and sport and fitness technology. 

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Fitness Coach SIS30315 Certificate III - in Fitness

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Fitness Business Courses South Melbourne

If you’re a Personal Trainer or Massage Therapist, you no doubt want to own your own fitness business in the future, but being great at what you do is unfortunately only half the story. You also need to know the essentials of small business, because it’s a highly competitive industry and only the switched-on will survive. So if you intend to run your own fitness business, learn how to do it right with our Fitness Business Essentials Course in South Melbourne. It’s online, so you can study it separately or as a supplement to your other fitness studies and it will arm you with the skills you need to turn your business dream into a successful reality.

A specialised course tailored exclusively to the fitness and massage industries.

Fitness Business Essentials

This online course gives participants the skills and confidence to operate their own fitness or massage business. Tutors all have teaching and business qualifications and run their own successful personal training and massage businesses.

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Nutrition Courses South Melbourne

Eating the right foods is an important part of staying healthy and managing our weight and with Australia among the world’s most obese countries, encouraging good nutrition is now a high priority for those in the fitness industry. So if you’re a fitness professional needing help with guiding your clients towards healthier eating options, our Nutrition course in South Melbourne can provide you with the ammunition you need. Delivered online as a standalone course or in tandem with one of our other fitness programs, it will not only teach you the very latest nutritional information and trends, but give you the coaching techniques necessary for motivating others towards making better nutritional choices in their lives.

The Nutrition Coach course gives you the tools you need to positively motivate your clients.

Nutrition Coach

An online course that equips students with current nutritional information and helps them to improve their coaching skills with the aim of motivating their clients to make better nutritional choices in their lives.

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"Choosing South Melbourne for your next career move"

Ready to take the next step in your fitness career?

Fill in the online enquiry form or call and speak with one of our friendly Career Gurus on 13000 669 669.

South Melbourne success stories

Giving our students every opportunity to succeed is what we do best at the Australian Institute of Fitness South Melbourne, And when they achieve their dreams, we love to share their achievements. See what students are saying about our courses and what they’ve been able to accomplish in the fitness world.

Justin Strong
“The course is genuinely well designed for keeping students motivated and highly prepared for the workforce. The AIF maintains high standards through excellent coaches and an amazing atmosphere of health and fitness oriented ideals.”
Justin Strong
Institute Warrior
Brenda Lee
“The coaches actually care about you! They want you to do well, succeed and if you are struggling, they will personally help you and ask if you're doing okay!”
Brenda Lee
Institute Warrior
Teboni Page
“I will never forget my tribes members and the friendships I've made over the last 4 months. The encouragement and support from the coaches also the fun and uplifting energy of the institute.”
Teboni Page
Institute Warrior

Kickstart your career at the Australian Institute of Fitness South Melbourne

The Australian Institute of Fitness South Melbourne is a satellite campus located in Cecil Street, inside South Melbourne Central. Here we offer a range of fitness courses delivered on campus, online or blended to suit students’ needs.

We’re conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne, just a seven minute tram ride or a 15 minute walk from Southern Cross train station and with public car parking facilities close by.

Conveniently located near public transport
Exclusive access to skills centre
Industry-leading expert coaches
Extensive club facility access

Career Partners

At the Australian Institute of Fitness South Melbourne, we provide a world-class fitness education. But that’s not all we do. We want our students to set out on the careers they’ve worked so hard for, so we’ve formed partnerships with leading fitness career providers to help with job placements.

These Career Partners are successful local fitness businesses where our students could find a training placement or even land their dream job after graduating from their course. See below for a list of our local Career Partners and their contact details.

Anytime Fitness Brookvale
Empower Me Personal Training
The Fitness Playground
Barx Active
Anytime Fitness Epping
Richardson Lifestyle Training
Orange Theory Fitness- Aspley
Krunchies Health & Fitness
The Stretch Lab Terrigal
Jetts- Coomera
Ben Rossit
Anytime Fitness North Sydney
Snap Fitness Frankston
Sculpt Barre Fitness
She Fitness
Snap Fitness Airport West
Vision Personal Training
William Le
Snap Fitness
Anytime Fitness - CBD
Zap Fitness 24/7 Kings Meadows
Anytime Fitness Hobart
Bundoora Netball & sports centre
Results Based Training
Massage Life
Boost Fitness
Diamond Medi Spa
PT Direct
Snap Fitness Joondalup
Fighting Fit For Life
New Life Fitness Centre
Peak Physique
GO Health Club- Beenleigh
Fitness Mentors
Anytime Fitness Chermside
Anytime Fitness Bayswater
Ultimate Performance
R & R Fitness
Genesis Box Hill South
Pure Health Clubs- Newstead
KX Pilates Port Melbourne
South Pacific Health Club Malvern
Vision Personal Training- Hamilton
ENRG Fitness
Ready Steady Go Kids
Contours Langwarrin
Jetts Docklands
Jetts fitness Broadmeadows
Vitruvian Health
On the Ball Health and Fitness
Kylie's Fitness
Zap Fitness 24/7 Rosny
Step Into Life Queensland
Anytime Fitness- Bowen Hills
Fernwood Beverly Hills
Monash Aquatic and Recreation Centre
Fitness First Richmond
Jetts North Sydney
Nancy  Bonus
Southside Boxing & Personal Training
Iron Grip Gym
Zap Fitness 24/7 Devonport
Anytime Fitness Port Melbourne
Turramurra Chiropractor
Pluss Fitness
Fernwood Cairnlea
Nikki Snow Fitness
Fitness First - Deakin
Meng Fitness
Renouf Personal Training South Perth
Fitness First Wynnum
Snap Fitness Werribee
No Limits Fit Camp
SNAP- Mt Gravatt East
Snap Fitness - Morningside
Fitness First Melbourne Central
SNAP Indooroopilly
Fitness First St Kilda
James Gillis
Jetts Fitness Bundoora
CrossFit Proficient
Advanced Martial Art
Jetts Fitness 24/7 Seven Hills
Anytime Fitness Burwood
Physique Transformation
Vision Personal Training, Templestowe
Ontic Sports
I Feel Good 24/7 - Alex Hills
Anytime Fitness Glenroy
PMP Studios
Fit N Fast Forest Hill
Euphoria Bootcamp
Fiit Chick Transformations Essendon
Spartans Gym Kilsyth
Incentive Personal Training
Crossfit U
Snap Fitness South Yarra
FoxFit Fitness
Goodlife Hoppers Crossing
Contours Mount Waverley
Genesis Ringwood
Fit Gym Mt Evelyn
Eddine Academy
Anytime Fitness Doncaster
Plus fitness Carlton
Health Guru Boot Camp
GO Health Club- Josh Scott
Crossfit Axed
Corinda Physiotherapy
Fit Centre
Absolute Strength & Performance
Fitness First Chadstone Platinum
Fernwood- Loganholme
Peak 24 Fitness & PT
SNAP- Browns Plains
Plus Fitness Wentworthville
Fit Gym Berwick
Bondi Bum
Ray Hope-Australian Champion, Speaker & Coach
Platinum Health & Pilates
ReKreate Fitness and Lifestyle
EFM Health Clubs
Anytime Fitness Fairfield West
Miss Temple Fitness- Waterford
Transition Personal Training
Anytime Fitness Essendon
Plus Fitness Sydney CBD
Bring it on Sports
Get Angels Now
Southside Muay Thai and Fitness
Transcend Health & Fitness
Gym Time (2 Locations)
Anytime Fitness Diamond Creek
Regenerate Fitness & Rehabilitation
Bacchus Marsh Leisure Centre
Goodlife- Edward Street
Anytime Fitness Launceston
Snap Fitness Kogarah
Anytime Fitness Ringwood
Good Vibes Fitness
Fast Twitch
City Fitness and Martial Arts
Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club
Deesire Health & Fitness
Goodlife Health Clubs
Mum's The Word Fitness
Snap Fitness - Forest Lake
Stay Strong Personal Training
Jetts Fitness Templestowe
Kaya Health Clubs
Anytime Fitness - Mandurah
Trainnation Fitness
Massage 2 Motivate
Plus Fitness 24/7 Halls Head
Anytime Fitness Mount Clear
Anytime Fitness Collingwood
Human Fusion
Damien Kelly Fitness
Zap Fitness 24/7 Clayton

Meet the South Melbourne Team

Allan Williams
Allan Williams
Training Team Captain
Darron Donaldson
Darron Donaldson
Fitness Coach