The Master Fitness Trainer combines two nationally accredited qualifications necessary for registration as a qualified personal trainer. The Certificate III of Fitness (Fitness Instructor) and The Certificate IV of Fitness (Personal Trainer)

Graduate students will be able to register with Fitness Australia, who is the leading association body for fitness professionals. Registration with Fitness Australia is the benchmark for fitness industry standards across Australia.

This course is offered through Courses Direct in partnership with Learn Australia (RTO number: 91165).

You need to be 18 or older to complete this course.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
SIS30310 & SIS340210
500 hours - Access for 12 months
Nationally accredited Certificate IV
Lesson Structure: 

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor): 

  1. SISFFIT301A     Provide fitness orientation and health screening
  2. SISFFIT307A     Undertake client health assessment
  3. SISFFIT302A     Provide quality service in the fitness industry
  4. SISXCCS404A   Address clients needs
  5. SISFFIT304A     Instruct and monitor fitness programs
  6. SISFFIT308A     Plan and deliver gym programs
  7. SISFFIT309A     Plan and deliver group exercise sessions
  8. SISFFIT303A     Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
  9. SISFFIT305A     Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
  10. SISFFIT306A     Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
  11. SISXFAC201A    Maintain sport and recreation equipment for activities
  12. SISXIND101A     Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
  13. SISXOHS101A    Follow occupational health and safety policies
  14. SISXRSK301A    Undertake risk analysis of activities
  15. BSBSMB403A    Market the small business
  16. BSBSMB404A    Undertake small business planning

Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) 

  1. SISFFIT418A     Undertake appraisals of functional movement
  2. SISFFIT421A     Plan and deliver personal training
  3. SISFFIT420A     Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes
  4. SISSST301A      Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  5. SISSST402A      Develop strength and conditioning programs
  6. SISFFIT416A     Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals
  7. SISFFIT417A     Undertake long term exercise programming
  8. CHCIC301D       Interact effectively with children
  9. SISFFIT313A     Plan and deliver exercise to apparently healthy children & adolescents
  10. SISFFIT314A     Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions
  11. SISFFIT415A     Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals
  12. SISFFIT419A     Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise
  13. BSBSMB401A    Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  14. BSBSMB403A    Market the small business
  15. BSBSMB404A    Undertake small business planning
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 

To complete the course you will need to complete a number of assessments including:

  • 10 x modules with 10 assignments
  • 2 x Case Studies (involving 3 individuals)
  • 2 x Practical placements which can be combined (2 x 20 hours or 1 x 40 hours)