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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 Instructor SIS30315 Certificate III - in Fitness

This program was developed in consultation with fitness industry employers to teach the fundamental skills that fitness instructors require. Covers health, fitness and training principles, nutritional information and ways to work effectively in sport and fitness environments. 

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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.

Stepz- St Lucia
Andrew Khoshaba
Genesis Byford
The New Me
Your World Fitness
Active Boxing
Personal Challenge Fitness
Be Inspired (within multiple Anytime Fitness locations)
Elite Sports Performance
Snap Fitness - Forest Lake
Anytime Fitness Balwyn
Jetts Mornington
Meng Fitness
Mum's The Word Fitness
Lavanda Elite
Fitness First Melbourne Central
Vision Personal Training (Multiple Locations)
Fitness 4 All
South Side Fitness
Life's A Gym
BodyLine Health
Karratha Leisureplex
Genesis Berwick
Anytime Fitness McMahons Point
Body Buzz
Anytime Fitness Mirrabooka
Anytime Fitness Cheltenham
The Primal Project
Cutting Edge Fitness Training
Core Principles Ivanhoe
Corporate Box
Body Bash
Sculpture Personal Training
Zap Fitness 24/7 Blackburn
Manly Beach Health Club
No Regrets Personal Training
Fernwood Fitness Melton
Positive Edge
Gforce Crossfit
Fitness First St Kilda
Fitness First Bourke Street
Tonic Squash & Gym
Preggi Bellies
PMP Studios
Run With Me Altona
Anytime Fitness Heidelberg
My Fitness Club- Southport
Snap Fitness Epping
Connor Pettersson
Anytime Fitness Bondi Junction
Snap Fitness Waurn Ponds
SE Personal Training
Regenesis Fitness
Results Based Training
Genesis Fitness (Multiple locations)
Fit to Succeed
Kylie's Fitness
Anytime Fitness Rosebud
SNAP- Clayfield
Fitness First Knox City
All 4 Fitness
Transform Fitness
Mingara One Fitness Studio
Anthony Bailon
Youtopia Personal Fitness and Wellbeing
South Pacific Health Club Malvern
C2K Fitness & Aquatic Centre
Snaps Fitness Berwick
Jetts Brandon Park
BeFit Sales & Hire
Vigor Personal Training Studio
Ora Health & Fitness South Morang
Good Vibes Fitness
Euphoria Bootcamp
Hard Candy Fitness
Goodlife- Caloundra
Fit n Fast (multiple locations)
Anytime Fitness Werribee
Fernwood Mornington
Ready Steady Go Kids
Anytime Fitness
South Side Fitness
Goodlife- Carseldine
Fitness Enhancement- Personal Training
SNAP - Townsville CBD
Lean For Life
No Limits Fit Camp
Vision Personal Training
Studio Life
EFM Health Clubs St. Kilda East
EFM Health Clubs Dandenong
Cardio Tech
Run With Me Cairnlea
William Le
Elite Personal Training
Step Into Life
Kaya Health Clubs
New Life Fitness Centre
EFM Health Clubs Ringwood
Anytime Fitness Toongabbie, Winston Hills & Wentworthville
Bottoms Up! Fitness Shoalhaven
Astute Fitness
Deesire Health & Fitness
Miss Temple Fitness- Waterford
Coastal Bodies
Uplifting Wellness
4 U Body Fitness
Snap Fitness Success
Snap Fitness Werribee
Brisbane Fitness Empire
Phoenix Physique
Human Fusion
Terrific Fitness
The Gym Factory
Barossa Recreation Centre
Health Club 101
Kelly Sports
Krunchies Health & Fitness
Snap - Cleveland
Power Fitness
Exclusively You- Southport
Square One Fitness
Clayton aquatic and Leisure centre
Fit Gym Berwick
Undefeated Boxing Fitness
Satori Women's Health Club
Crossfit Fibre
Healthy Life Fitness Centres
Contours Mount Waverley
Jetts 24hr Fitness
Snap Fitness Armadale
Anytime Fitness - Canning Vale
Anytime Fitness Warrnambool
Beach Fitness
Zap Fitness 24/7 Claremont
Zap Fitness 24/7 Carlton
Medibank Ice House
Fit Camp Transformation Centre
Cruze Health Club Oakleigh
Cohesion Strength and Conditioning
Contours Langwarrin
Genesis Box Hill South
Plus Fitness 24/7
Ultimate Performance
SNAP- Burdekin
Anytime Fitness Glen Waverly
Focuss on Fitness
Anytime Fitness Jordan Springs &Moorebank
Fast Twitch
Fun Fit
Jetts Fitness Templestowe
Goodlife Fitzroy
Fitness World
Peak Fitness Challenge
Fitness First South Yarra
Body Transformers
C-Life Health Club (Canterbury Leagues)
Brighton Fitness Centre
Anytime Fitness Ballarat
SNAP- Mt Gravatt East
Anytime Fitness Glenroy

Meet the South Melbourne Team

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