Entry requirements

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.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) are core skills required within Vocational Education and Training (VET). The term LLN refers to five core skills; learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy. These five core skills have been identified by the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) as the essential skills for individuals to hold to participate effectively in society including the workplace and education sector.

As stated, it is essential that VET students have the LLN skills sufficient to successfully participate in training and assessment in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. It is also essential that students have a sufficient LLN skills set at the completion of their training and assessment to work successfully in the chosen vocation.

Domestic applicants

Domestic applicants aged under 18 years at the time of application must turn 18 in their first enrolled trimester of study or within 6 months of acceptance into the course. Prospective students under the age of 18 must have their enrolment paper work witnessed by a parent or guardian.

Entry requirements overview

For additional entry requirements or pre-requisite information, please view the individual course pages.

Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)

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 Literacy and Numeracy; AND
  • Show capability to be successful in the course.

Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)

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; AND
  • Successful completion of the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.

Diploma of Fitness (SIS50215)

For entry into our Diploma of Fitness course, 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

Fitness industry experience is also recommended before starting this course.

Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics for Personal Trainers (10454NAT)

For entry into our Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics for Personal Trainers course, 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)

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


This page was last updated on: Monday 16 July 2018