Certificate IV in Fitness

If you have a special interest in fitness and personal well-being and would like to commence a rewarding career helping other achieve their fitness and health goals, then this SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness qualification from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) could be an ideal place to start.

Whether you wish to work as a qualified fitness instructor in an established gym or a club, or prefer to run your own personal training business, this qualification will give you all the skills you need to succeed. By studying essential industry aspects such as how to create effective personalised exercise programs, how to assess client movement and provide exercise advice, how to develop strength and conditioning techniques and how to plan and deliver online exercise sessions, you will gain  the knowledge and confidence required to become a star personal trainer.

A part of this course is dedicated to teaching you the skills required to set up, market and effectively run your own personal fitness practice which will enable you to set up your own personal training business immediately after graduation.

The course consists of 17 units of theory which can be completed in 12 months, as well as a 27-hour practical component that will be conducted in a gym with one of AIPT's qualified personal trainers or a mentor of your choice.


SIS40221 Australian Institute of Personal Trainers Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    Australian institute of Personal Trainers (RTO: 32363)

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV, VET

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    Payment PlanUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Approx. 12 months

  • Start date

    Enquire now for upcoming start dates

  • Location


  • Course fee

    Price may vary

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.