An overview of the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)
Once you have completed the PT Express you will hold a SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness – the Nationally Accredited qualification that allows you to train clients one on one in a gym setting, deliver training sessions outdoors and work with younger adults and children. PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315) provides you with the knowledge and skills to ensure you cater for the needs of all individual clients.
Course fees and payment options
Flexible payment options for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)
* A non-refundable deposit of $200 is taken upon enrolment and is subtracted from the total course fees.
Choose a fixed study load instalment schedule starting from under $50. Plans are paid weekly via direct debit.
Option 1 (full time)
Option 2 (part time)
Course duration and study options
How to study the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)
Full time and part time
32 – 58 weeks
Please note the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness prerequisite competencies must be completed prior to progression into the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. The standard duration for completion of the prerequisites is 6 weeks and can be extended on request. Students will then have the option to study the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness either full time (26 weeks) or part time (52 weeks).
Students will complete a 25 hour internship with a qualified personal trainer of their choice. After this, in addition to completing the online work, students must also attend a practical assessment (either on campus or via video submission) in order to complete the practical components of the course. As an online student, you must complete the workplace internship prior to the practical assessment.
12 monthly online intakes commencing the last Monday of each month.
Complete view of intakes available for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315).
Up to 32 weeks online study full time or 58 weeks study part time. Plus a practical assessment at the end of the pre-requisite units and the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
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Full time course outline and competencies for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315).
Firstly, you will complete 8 units of competency from the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness course, plus a first aid qualification.
On completing this, you will then progress to the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness pre-requisite competencies.
Provide health screening and fitness orientation
Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
Instruct fitness programs
Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
Provide healthy eating information
Conduct fitness appraisals
Instruct exercise to older clients
Provide quality service
*At an additional cost HLTAID003 Provide first aid is a requirement to complete the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
It is available as a 1 day course at our Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane campuses. See more.
There are 20 units of competency for the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness: 12 core and 8 elective.
Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
Promote functional movement capacity
Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
Instruct long-term exercise programs
Instruct endurance programs
Conduct individualised long-term training programs
Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
Instruct personal training programs
Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
Instruct group personal training programs
Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
Instruct exercise to young people aged 13-17 years
Address client needs
Present, secure and support sales solutions
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
Market the small business
Undertake small business planning
Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
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For entry into the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315) you need to meet the following requirements:
Have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent; OR
Achieve an Exit Level 3 score working at level 4 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 online assessments 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 a full fitness qualification. However, if you are under 18, you could commence the pre-requisite units of competency from the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness which are part of the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315) course. Once you have attained these units of competency and have turned 18 you could then commence the SIS40215 – Certificate IV in Fitness.
We offer a convenient online enrolment form for direct enrolment into the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315).
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