This course can provide graduates with the necessary training and formal qualifications required for registration and employment as a gym instructor. In this course, students may learn how to plan exercise programs for clients; evaluate posture; gauge muscle strength and range of motion; and demonstrate the use of a broad range of fitness equipment.
Applicants must be holders of Certificate III in Fitness or equivalent
Certificate IV in Fitness
Qualifications and Recognition
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Fitness.
How to Apply
Apply to directly to the Gippsland Education Precinct.
Assessment is by a combination of internal, external and workplace theory and practical examinations and assessment activities, including: practical demonstrations, practical experiences, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, documents/folio, journals, interviews, case studies, projects, group discussions.
Opportunities for Further Study
In conjunction with the course students may complete further study in the following courses:
• Certificate IV/Diploma – Sport and Recreation (full time)
• Certificate IV/Diploma – Sport (Development) (full time)
• Certificate IV in Massage
Can prospective students enrol in individual units/modules?
Enrolment – Fees and Charges
Tuition fees range between a minimum of $67.00 and a maximum of $1,069.00, depending on hours of tuition and eligibility for concession. This fee may be subject to an annual increase, in accordance with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). A fee-cap period (a continuous 12 month period commencing on the date of the first course enrolment) applies to each student. Course-related materials fees may also apply, to cover additional charges such as tools, excursions or First Aid Training. All fees are payable at the time of enrolment. For an individual quotation of fees payable, please contact a Customer Service Officer at your nearest GippsTAFE campus.
This course is composed of Units of Competency in the following areas:
Management of Customer Service
Occupational Health and Safety
Posture and Specialist Programming
Nutrition and Weight Management
Advanced Resistance Training and Programming – Personal Training
Advanced Resistance Training and Programming – Older Adults
Advanced Resistance Training and Programming – Specific Populations