The Fitness Zone

Why Study at the Australian Institute of Fitness?

Jun 26, 2014 | by AIF

When you know a career in the health and fitness industry is calling, the next big question is who is going to answer your calling? If quality, world-class education, unrivalled support and a successful fitness career outcome is what you were searching for we have you sorted!

The Australian Institute of Fitness provides the most popular pathways for those wanting to embark on a fitness career.

With a great reputation and access to coveted industry insights, training with the Australian Institute of Fitness forges experience, friendships and career contacts opening up a multitude of opportunities to you.


We don’t offer any old fitness qualification, we offer ‘THE’ fitness qualification – our Master Trainer Program™ delivers the industry’s most recognised qualification in fitness. Built on evidence based Accelerated Learning Techniques, developed by world-class experts and delivered by professional educators, it’s undisputedly the most fun and effective way to  get ‘THE’ qualification employers really want.

The Australian Institute of Fitness was founded in 1979 and was one of the first fitness institutes in Australia. Today it has the most popular health and fitness courses available to students, as well as purpose built World Class Campuses Australia-wide.

Boasting graduates such as Australian sprinter Matt Shirvington, Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm, and of course TV fitness personality Michelle Bridges, the number of Australian Institute of Fitness success stories is impressive and inspirational and that could be you!


The Australian Institute of Fitness recognises that when you are doing something you love, there is no difference between work and play.

Training and learning from like minded and passionate people, who care for your experiences both inside and outside of the course, makes learning motivational and fun. Experienced Coaches are on-hand and available to help you navigate through your training, identifying your passions, and helping you achieve and sustain your fitness career goals. They’ll tell you stories from their experiences, while also offering advice for your career offering you Unrivalled Support.


Whether you choose to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer, Massage Therapist or Group Instructor, AIF makes every career opportunity accessible to you.

With a long list of Career Partners including Fitness First, Vision Personal Training and Fit N Fast who actively seek out certified professionals from the Australian Institute of Fitness, the pathway to your dream job can literally appear before your eyes. And with Coaches who care, they will help you take the next steps in your fitness career.

As a part of our Career Head-Start Service AIF also has a dedicated website with job postings that are updated daily to help you make these career contacts. If you choose, AIF can also introduce you to Career Partners at famous F.I.R.E Nights (Fitness Industry Recruitment Expos), and also meet our Industry Partners who offer discounts on continuing education to give you the best start in your career.

To learn from and with the best, and to give your career a real workout, contact the Australian Institute of Fitness to find out more about the courses on offer to you.



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Note from the author: Where Certificate III in Fitness or Cert III/cert 3 is mentioned, it refers to SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness. Where Certificate IV in Fitness or Cert IV/Cert 4 is mentioned, it refers to SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. Where Certificate IV in Massage or Cert IV/Cert 4 is mentioned, it refers to HLT42015 Certificate IV in Massage Therapy. Where Diploma of Remedial Massage is mentioned, it refers to HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage.


At the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIF), we are no stranger to the competitive and evolving nature of the fitness industry. That’s why we remain the #1 fitness educator since 1979. We continuously raise the bar by providing the best education and resources through dynamic and hybrid training methods that mould to your lifestyle. We are strong believers in evidence over fads, so you can be assured your training with AIF will solidify your career for the long-term.

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