Diploma of Fitness

Build on your PT qualification and become a Specialised Exercise Trainer by gaining the knowledge and skills to develop advanced training methods and implement injury prevention strategies.

Study this course fully online from $41 per week*

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SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

RTO: #31489

Certificate IV in Fitness​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​
​​​​​​​(SIS40210 or SIS40215)

Entry requirements:
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Career opportunities​​​​​​​

What this course allows you to do:

Specialised Exercise Trainer

Rehabilitation Specialist

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Course overview

An overview of the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

Increase career progression opportunities and develop your own business by enhancing your leadership skills, gaining further insight into business operations, strengthen relationships with allied health professionals and take your exercise instruction and programming to the next level.

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Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

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Upfront payment


You can choose to pay upfront in full today or pay a non-refundable deposit today and your remaining course fees in full prior to course commencement.

* Price includes non-refundable deposit ​​​​​​​of $200.

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Instalment plans


$200 non-refundable deposit + fixed study load instalment schedule paid weekly via direct debit plan.

Instalment Schedule

Option 1: $135.90 per week x 39 weeks
Option 2: $67.95 per week x 78 weeks

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Study Loans


Study Loans is a new kind of finance for students seeking assistance in paying for their vocational tertiary education. They can loan anywhere between $2,001 and $15,000 with loan terms from 6 to 48 months and interests rate from 9.75% p.a, based on financial and educational data.

* Additional fees may apply if selecting this payment method.
** $41 per week based on 48 month repayment + 1 drawdown + 12 month course length (as of 1/1/2020).

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Course duration and study options

How to study the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

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Study mode

Full time

On campus locations

Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

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Delivery mode

On campus or online

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Throughout the selected period of study, students will be required to complete a total of 50 hours of workplace activity. This will comprise of a series of video submissions, as well as completion of practical logbooks for each trimester in which students use their current ‘real-life’ clients to demonstrate application of learning. Practical assessment will cover aspects such as advanced personal training, delivery of advanced exercise technique, strength and conditioning activities and communication and leadership skills.

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Course duration

13 – 26 weeks 2

3 x 13 week trimester (full time)

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Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

Online intakes

Up to 39 weeks of online study full time over 3 x 13 week trimesters.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25 22 29 26 31 28 26 30 27 25 29 13
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Course structure

Full time course outline and competencies for the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness.

Course outline

Unit Unit Title
APT510 Advanced Personal Training
APT511 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
APT512 Professional Development in Fitness
APT513 Psychology of Personal Training
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IPS520 Injury Prevention Strategies
HPI521 Health Promotion Initiatives
BFM522 Budgeting for Managers
UPW523 Undertake Project Work
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TAP532 Training the Athletic Population
TFF533 Technology for Fitness
MSP530 Managing Staff Performance
MFP531 Marketing for Fitness Professionals
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Course competencies

There are 18 Units of competency: 5 core and 13 elective.

Unit Unit Title
SISFFIT030 Instruct advanced exercise programs
CHCCOM002 Use communication skills to build relationships
SISFFIT029 Apply anatomy and physiology to advanced personal training
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTPOP014 Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change

There are 18 Units of competency: 5 core and 13 elective.

Unit Unit Title
SISFFIT031 Implement injury prevention strategies
SISFFIT028 Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs
SISFFIT027 Conduct health promotion activities
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid*
*HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid must be completed within this trimester of study.

There are 18 Units of competency: 5 core and 13 elective.

Unit Unit Title
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMKG514 Implement and monitor marketing activities
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs
SISXICT001 Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation work
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Entry requirements

For entry into the SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a Certificate IV in Fitness and be practising for one year prior to course entry; AND

  • Have attained HLTAID003 Provide first aid; AND

  • If under the age of 18 years, must be turning 18 with 6 months of acceptance into this course and have written consent of a parent or guardian.

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