Course snapshot

A snapshot of the PT Combo Pack

  • Qualification
    Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)
    Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)
  • RTO
    #31489
  • Pre-requisites
    Direct entry. No pre-requisites.

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Course overview

An overview of the PT Combo Pack

If your ultimate career goal is to become a Personal Trainer, using your pre-requisite Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) 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 Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215), which is the minimum qualification you will need to become a Personal Trainer.


Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the PT Combo Pack

  • Instalment plans
    $300 deposit + study load schedule
  • Instalment schedule
    Full time: $106.80 x 39 weeks
    Part time: $53.40 x 78 weeks

Course duration and study options

How to study the PT Combo Pack

  • Delivery mode
    On campus or online 1
  • On campus locations
    Melbourne and Sydney
  • Study mode
    Full time and part time
  • Course duration
    Minimum 36 Weeks 2

1 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 Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315), students must have completed specific online assessments, as well as a 15 hour workplace internship with an exercise instructor of their choice.

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

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

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


Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the PT Combo Pack.

Online intakes

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29 26 26 30 28 25 30 27 24 29 26 17

On campus (weekdays)

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Campus Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 15 19 26 30 4 9 13 17 22 19
Melbourne 15 19 26 30 4 9 13 17 22 19

On campus (evening)

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Campus Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 22 23 6 17
Melbourne 22 23 6 17

On campus (weekend)

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Campus Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 17 19 18 10
Melbourne 17 19 18 10

Course structure

Full time course outline and competencies for the PT Combo Pack.

Course outline

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

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

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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

Course competencies

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

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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*
*At an additional cost HLTAID003 Provide first aid is a requirement to complete the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
It is provided by Re:VIVA First Aid and Resuscitation Training Pty Ltd or Vital First Aid and Training Services, depending on your campus location.

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

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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

Course links and downloads

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This page was last updated on: Thursday 12 July 2018