Terms and Conditions of Study

Student must ensure that they have read and understood the terms and conditions of study with FIAFitnation prior to enrolling.

System Requirements for Online Study

All students will be required to use our online study platform and it is recommended that you are running the latest versions of your operating systems (OS) for desktop, laptop and mobile devices as well as the latest version of your preferred browser. You can find out what browser you are currently using at: http://whatbrowser.org/

Overview of technical requirements:

  • Windows:
    Windows Vista/Windows 7 and a broadband Internet connection.
  • Macintosh:
    MAC OS X 10.7 lion and a broadband Internet connection.
  • Depending on the use of streaming media, interactive multimedia or other content in the individual courses, you may need additional hardware, software or browser plug-ins. You will require a sound card and speakers to listen to lectures and other audio content.
  • Browsers:
    Firefox 28+, Google Chrome, and IE10 are the recommended browsers. In other browsers, some functionality may not work. Safari is not recommended.
  • Pop-up configuration:
    Some of the Endeavour Online Learning courses use pop-up windows, therefore you will need to disable pop-up blockers in your browser.
  • Online Study assumes a minimum level of basic computer literacy.
  • iPads/iPads:
  • Android Devices:
    Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean

First Aid Certificate

All students are required to obtain a valid first aid certificate. You must have a Provide First Aid - HLTAID003 certificate before you are awarded your Certificate III in Fitness. You must then maintain validity of your first aid certificate if you continue into the Certificate IV in Fitness. Students studying a Diploma level qualification are required to have a Provide Advanced First Aid - HLTAID006 certificate.

Course Timelines

The maximum timeframes for each course are as follows:

  • Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) - 3 months (FT); 6 months (PT)
  • Fitness Combo: Certificate III and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS30315 & SIS40215) - 9 months (FT); 18 months (PT- online only)
  • Diploma of Fitness (SIS50215) - 12 months (FT); 24 months (PT)
  • Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics for Personal Trainers (10454NAT) - 12 months (FT); 24 months (PT)
  • Diploma of Sports Development (SIS50612) - 12 months (FT); 24 months (PT)

This timeframe includes all campus-based or online training and all assessment items. No extensions can be applied to the allotted time. Applications for extension are only granted in severe mitigating circumstances.

Pre-requisite Requirements

Some courses offered by FIAFitnation require previous studies to be completed. For a list of course entry requirements please review our course entry requirements page or refer to your chosen course page on the FIAFitnation website.

Policies & Procedures

All FIAFitnation policies and procedures can be viewed here and must be read, understood and accepted at the time of enrolment.

Policies & Procedures relating to VET FEE-HELP

As an approved VET provider, FIAFitnation must make publicly available its policies and procedures related to VET FEE-HELP and Statement of VET Tuition Assurance.

You can use the links below to access this information:

Training Package Viability Policy

Ensures the economic viability of all accredited courses, training package qualifications, subjects and units of study offered by the College. In some instances, it may be necessary to cancel an intake, including practical workshops, for a course for viability reasons. The full policy can be viewed here.

Fees Policy

Please ensure you have read and understand the College's Fees Policy - VET which is available here.

Please note:

  • Cancellation fees are charged from withdrawing from a unit of study within a Certificate Level Course.
  • There are no cancellation fees for courses which are covered by VET FEE-HELP (i.e. Diploma Level Courses), this applies to all students who are, or would be, entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance, whether they pay their tuition fees up-front or seek VET FEE-HELP assistance.
  • Deferral from a course: Students will not incur additional academic or financial penalties for a deferral but remain responsible for all tuition and/or resource fees and other incidental charges for the full teaching period.
Fees Policy Condition Certificate III & IV Level Courses and Certificate in Personal Training
More than 7 days prior to commencement No fees apply
Within 7 days of commencement $25 per unit of study
After the start date and before census date* $50 per unit of study
After census date* Full unit fees payable
No refund
Fees not transferrable
*For official course start dates/census dates view our 2016 Fitness Course Calendar here.

Combination Courses and Special Offers

Combination courses and special offers are only available for Certificate III and IV in Fitness courses. Wherever a student has obtained a discount from FIAFitnation for enrolling in a combination course, or via any special offer, and then wishes to cancel their enrolment for any part of a course or unit of study or unit, the above cancellation fees apply for the first course and the full recommended retail price for any promotional items/products received as part of a combination promotion or special offer. In the case of withdrawing from the combo package - Cert III and IV in Fitness; If a student withdraws prior to commencement of the Certificate IV in Fitness and after the census date of the Certificate III in Fitness, they will be charged in full for the Certificate III in Fitness, and the above cancellation fees will apply for the Certificate IV in Fitness.

Privacy Details

In compliance with the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000, the information requested on this form will only be used for purposes associated with your enrolment. Some information is collected for the purpose of assessing your entitlement to Commonwealth Assistance under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and in order to allocate a Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN).

This page was last updated on: Tuesday 25 October 2016

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