Course snapshot

A snapshot of the Diploma of Fitness

  • Qualification
    Diploma of Fitness (SIS50215)
  • RTO
    #31489
  • Pre-requisites
    Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210 or SIS40215)

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Course overview

An overview of the Diploma of Fitness

An overview of our Diploma in 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.


Course fees and payment options

Flexible payment options for the Diploma of Fitness

  • Instalment plans
    $300 deposit + study load schedule
  • Instalment schedule
    Full time: $94.80 x 39 weeks

Course duration and study options

How to study the Diploma of Fitness

  • Delivery mode
    Online 1
  • Study mode
    Full time only
  • Course duration
    3 x 13 week trimester (full time)

1 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.


Course calendar

Complete view of intakes available for the Diploma of Fitness.

Online intakes

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
22 26 14 3 5

Course structure

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

Course outline

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Unit Unit Title
APT510 Advanced Personal Training
AAP511 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
PDF512 Professional Development in Fitness
PPT513 Psychology of Personal Training
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Unit Unit Title
IPS520 Injury Prevention Strategies
HPI521 Health Promotion Initiatives
BFM522 Budgeting for Managers
UPW523 Undertake Project Work
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Unit Unit Title
TAP532 Training the Athletic Population
TFF533 Technology for Fitness
MSP530 Managing Staff Performance
MFP531 Marketing for Fitness Professionals

Course competencies

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

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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.

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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.
It is provided by Re:VIVA First Aid and Resuscitation Training Pty Ltd or Vital First Aid and Training Services, depending on your location.

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

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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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This page was last updated on: Thursday 12 July 2018