SIS30315 & SIS40215
Master Coach

Become the best Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor you can be with our industry leading Master Coach programme. This course equips you with the two qualifications required to become a Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor as well as with extra knowledge and skills that will set you apart from other trainers.

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Course snapshot

A snapshot of the Master Coach programme

Qualifications

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

RTO: #31489

Pre-requisites:
Direct entry. No pre-requisites.

Entry requirements:
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Course inclusions at no extra cost to you

Master Coach includes…

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (RRP $100)

3 short courses that will allow you to choose the kind of trainer you want to be. You can select courses from the following categories…

Functional Training
Personal Training
Nutrition

Career opportunities​​​​​​​

What this course allows you to do:

Personal Trainer
Gym Instructor
Group Exercise Instructor
Older Adults Instructor

Course progression

What you can do after this course:

SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness
HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage
Nutrition Coach

Course overview

An overview of the Master Coach programme

If your ultimate career goal is to become a Personal Trainer, using your pre-requisite SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness qualification to get started as an instructor on the gym floor or in the group exercise studio is a great way to start earning while you’re still learning.

Build relationships and warm up your future client base as you study your SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, which is the minimum qualification you will need to become a Personal Trainer.

Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the Master Coach programme

Upfront payment

$5,190*

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.

*Includes a non-refundable deposit ​​​​​​​of $200.

Instalment plans

$5,190

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

Instalment Schedule

Full time: $127.95 x 39 weeks
Part time: $63.97 x 78 weeks

Study Loans

$5,190*

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.

Course duration and study options

How to study the Master Coach Programme

Study mode

Full time and part time

Locations

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane

Delivery mode

On campus or online

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Online students must attend an on campus practical weekend assessment for each course. Prior to attending these practical assessments, students must have met specific pre-requisites. In the case of the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, students must have completed specific online assessments, as well as a 15 hour workplace internship with an exercise instructor of their choice.

Within the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, students must have completed specific online assessments, as well as a 25 hour workplace internship with an exercise instructor of their choice.

Course duration

39 – 78 weeks

Depending on selected study modes, students may have a minimum 12 weeks to complete the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and a minimum 24 weeks to complete the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness from the point of their enrolment to complete all their study requirements including assessments and internship.

Please note, students must have completed the pre-requisites from the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness prior to commencing the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.

Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the Master Coach Programme

Online intakes

Up to 39 weeks of online study full time or 78 weeks study part-time. Plus a two day practical assessment at the end of each course with a 40 hour internship in a Personal Trainer

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28 24 30 27 25 29 27 31 28 26 30 14
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On campus (weekdays)

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness: On campus study in weeks 1-5 of (Monday to Wednesday) and 8 weeks study online.
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness: On campus study in weeks 1-5 of (Wednesday to Friday) and 21 weeks study online. Plus a 25 hour workplace internship.

Campus Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney 3 6 9 3 6 16
Melbourne 3 6 9 3 6 16
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Blended (weekend)

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness: On campus on Saturdays (9.30am – 4pm) in weeks 1, 5, 7, 9, 11. Plus a two day practical assessment in week 13.
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness: On campus study on Saturdays (9.30am – 4pm) in weeks 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12. Plus a 25 hour workplace internship.

Campus Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney 18 14 30 18 19
Melbourne 14 30 18 19
Brisbane 14 30 18 19
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Course structure

Full time course outline and competencies for the Master Coach programme

Course outline

The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is the entry level course for the fitness industry, covering 5 units of study, plus HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

Unit Unit Title
AFP310 Anatomy and Physiology for Fitness
HEG311 Healthy Eating Guidelines
FSW312 Fitness Screening & WHS
EIP313 Exercise Instruction and Programming
PSP314 Programming for Specific Populations

Within the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness you will complete the following units of study.

Unit Unit Title
ASP410 Advanced Screening & Scope of Practice
PTE411 Personal Training Essentials
GPT412 Group Personal Training
EYP413 Exercise for Young Peoples
BPT414 Business Essentials for Personal Training
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Course competencies

There are 16 Units of competency for the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness: 9 core and 7 elective.

Unit Unit Title
SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT011 Instruct approved community fitness programs
SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities
SISXDIS001 Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

There are 20 Units of competency for the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness: 12 core and 8 elective.

Unit Unit Title
SISFFIT015 Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
SISFFIT016 Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
SISFFIT018 Promote functional movement capacity
SISFFIT025 Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
SISFFIT026 Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
SISFFIT017 Instruct long-term exercise programs
SISFFIT024 Instruct endurance programs
SISXCAI005 Conduct individualised long-term training programs
SISFFIT020 Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
SISFFIT021 Instruct personal training programs
SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT023 Instruct group personal training programs
SISXRES001 Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
SISFFIT013 Instruct exercise to young people aged 13-17 years
SISXCCS003 Address client needs
SISSSPT303A Conduct basic warm up and cool down programs
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
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Entry requirements

For entry into the Master Coach programme you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed Australian Year 10 or equivalent; OR

  • Achieve an Exit Level 2 score and working at level 3 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in literacy and numeracy, which will show that you have the capability to be successful in the course. This is done through two short tests as a part of your enrolment process.

  • In line with entry requirements to the new fitness training package, you must be aged 18 years or over to enrol into the qualification. If you are under 18, please get in touch with us to discuss your study options.

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We offer a convenient online enrolment form for direct enrolment into the Master Coach programme.

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