SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315
PT Express

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Course snapshot

A snapshot of the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)

Be qualified sooner with FIAFitnation’s online PT Express course.

This course will enable you to work in your dream career as a personal trainer in as little as 8 months.

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SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

RTO: #31489

Direct entry. No pre-requisites.

Entry requirements:
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Course overview

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.

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Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)

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Course fees (discounted)

* A non-refundable deposit ​​​​​​​of $200 is taken upon enrolment and is subtracted from the total course fees.

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Instalment plans

Choose a fixed study load instalment schedule starting from under $50. Plans are paid weekly via direct debit.

Option 1 (full time) $84.38
Option 2 (part time) $46.55
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Course duration and study options

How to study the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315)

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Study mode

Full time and part time

Course duration

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).

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Delivery mode


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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.

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Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315).

Online intakes

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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Course structure

Full time course outline and competencies for the PT Express (SIS40215 + PRE-REQS SIS30315).

Course outline

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.

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

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness pre-requisite competencies.

Unit Unit Title
SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001 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.

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
BSBSLS408 Present, secure and support sales solutions
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
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Entry requirements

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.

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