About Brett Hopkins

Mission Commander - Adelaide, Darwin

In 2004, Brett left carpentry to follow his passion for helping people.

After completing the Master Trainer Program, Brett joined the Australian Institute of Fitness in the same year, while continuing to work as a self-employed Personal Trainer.

Over the years Brett has worked as a Career Guru, Senior Career Guru, and Sales and Marketing Manager.

In 2012, Brett became Mission Commander at just 30 years of age - a personal goal he set out to achieve while in his twenties. 

Brett has built his career around creating and maintaining effective relationships and surrounding himself with great people. 

Brett believes that the ability to communicate effectively is the number one asset when working in the fitness industry.  

His commitment to all things fitness drives his dedication to ensuring that the standard of graduates that complete the programs are highly energised and have a passion for creating a fitter, healthier world.


  • Master Trainer
  • Certificate III and IV in Fitness
  • Certificate IV in TAE
  • Diploma in Management
  • Certificate IV in Business Sales
  • Certificate IV in Small Business
  • Presentation Mastery
  • Sales Mastery
  • DISC Behaviour Styles

Tip for Institute Friends

A positive attitude is everything in this Industry. What’s more, as the industry constantly changes, following the CANI Principle (Constant And Never-ending Improvement) is paramount to achieving success and longevity in your career.