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SIS40215 + Entry Requirements Complete Personal Trainer
Take your passion for health and fitness and use it to shape our fitter future by studying an exciting and dynamic personal training course.
As a personal trainer, you’ll work in a gym, fitness centre, recreation centre, or work independently, to plan training and exercise routines, and demonstrate activities and exercises to clients. You might perform tasks like:
After completing a personal training course, you’ll be qualified to work as a personal trainer. You may choose to work in a gym or fitness centre, a recreation or rehabilitation facility, or in a sports club. You may also choose to seek employment as a:
You’ll thrive working in personal training if you:
According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook, there are approximately 27,600 people employed as personal trainers in Australia, making it a medium-sized profession with vacancies available in most areas of Australia. The industry has undergone rapid growth in the last decade – more than doubling in size since 2005 – and Job Outlook predicts that growth will continue. According to Job Outlook, there will be approximately 35,000 people employed as personal trainers in Australia by 2020, representing a 25 per cent increase on current rates of employment.
According to PayScale, personal trainers can expect to earn between $25,000 and $71,000 per year, with an average annual salary of approximately $53,000.
PayScale notes a moderate positive relationship between experience and earning capacity, but observes that entry-level personal trainers may still command competitive salaries, with trainers who have less than five years of professional experience still earning an average salary of approximately $52,000 per year. PayScale notes that trainers with more than 20 years of experience earn significantly higher wages than their less experienced counterparts, earning on average approximately $69,000 per year.