Entry Requirements

What do you need to get started on your fitness journey?

At FIAFitnation, you’re never on your own. Our professional career consultants will work with you to determine the best study pathway to achieve your dream career.

The opportunity to study at FIAFitnation is open to everyone, no matter what your background, level of education (for most qualifications*) or ethnicity and we encourage people from diverse backgrounds or with disabilities to apply for admission.

Please note: If you are under 18 years of age at the time of your application to enrol in any qualification through FIAFitnation, you must be turning 18 in your first enrolled trimester of study or within 6 months of acceptance into a course of study.  Please refer to the Admissions Policy – VET for further details on entry requirements.

Let’s get started with this quick guide to our entry requirements.

SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness

For entry into our Certificate III courses, you need to:

  • Have completed Australian Year 10 or equivalent and be able to provide evidence of such; OR
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 2 score and working at Level 3 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessment in Reading and Numeracy; AND
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.

SIS40215 - Certificate IV in Fitness

For entry into our Certificate IV courses, you need to:

  • Have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent and be able to provide evidence of such; OR
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy: AND
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.

SIS50215 - Diploma of Fitness

Fitness industry experience is recommended before starting this course.

You will need a current Certificate IV in Fitness OR the following units of competency.

Competency requirements for SIS50215 - Diploma of Fitness
Units of Competency Unit Code
Work collaboratively with allied health professionals SISFFIT415A
Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals SISFFIT416A
Undertake long term exercise planning SISFFIT417A
Undertake appraisals of functional movement SISFFIT418A
Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise SISFFIT419A
Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes SISFFIT420A
Plan and deliver personal training SISFFIT421A
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business BSBSMB401

For entry into this program you need to:

  • Meet any specified course entry requirements; AND
  • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy; AND,
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.
  • Hold a current Certificate IV in Fitness or have attained the following unit of competency and hold a current First Aid certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid), AND
  • Have a minimum 12 months of registered industry experience 

10454NAT - Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics for Personal Trainers

You will need a current Certificate IV in Fitness. You will also need a desire to help your clients achieve the best possible fitness results through nutritional and dietary advice that complements their training programs.

For entry into this program you need to:

  • Meet any specified course entry requirements; AND
  • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy; AND,
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.
  • Hold a current Certificate IV in Fitness and hold a current First Aid certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid)

SIS50612 - Diploma of Sports Development**

For entry into this program you need to:

  • Meet any specified course entry requirements; AND
  • Provide a copy of a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (i.e. a Year 12 qualification); OR
  • Achieve competency in Exit Level 3 score and working at Level 4 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in Reading and Numeracy; AND,
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.

**Delivered by FIAFitnation under Study Group Australia Pty Limited (#5806) (as is indicated in the course area)


*Some qualifications have pre-requisite levels of education and literacy and numeracy

This page was last updated on: Wednesday 30 November 2016

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