Course in Personal Trainer

General

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Program Description

Join a booming industry that provides an array of career opportunities while helping other people look and feel better – the fitness industry. ICI guides you in entering the enticing world of fitness as a personal trainer. Be able to make your clients achieve a healthy physique by learning more about the human body and the most effective exercises for every body type and objective.

Course Outline

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) - SRF30206

  • Principles of Fitness
  • Human Anatomy
  • Exercise Science
  • Client Communication
  • Motivation
  • Fitness Programming
  • Nutrition
  • Client Screening
  • Fitness workplace (Law and OH&S)

Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) - SRF40206

  • Principles of Fitness
  • Advanced Exercise Science
  • Client Communication
  • Motivation
  • Fitness Programming for Individuals
  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Promoting a Fitness Business

To register as a personal trainer with Fitness Australia, you need to acquire two qualifications that are nationally accredited. Both are included in the Master Fitness Trainer.

  1. The Certificate III of Fitness (Fitness Instructor)
  2. The Certificate IV of Fitness (Personal Trainer)

The course covers the following health and fitness areas:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Principles
  • Human Biomechanics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Aqua fitness, exercise, routines, and equipment
  • Fitness Program Design
  • Delivering A Fitness Program
  • Ergogenic Aids to Performance
  • Safety & Injury
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness Programs for Special Groups

Career Prospects

The personal training industry offers various employment opportunities for qualified individuals. With your ICI personal trainer certificate, you can confidently apply in the following establishments:

  • Gyms, fitness centres and health clubs
  • Specialised personal training studios
  • Swimming complexes
  • Sports clubs
  • Outdoor fitness
  • Corporate Gyms

You can also start your own personal training business and enjoy more freedom and financial rewards! Content for AUS site only: Students who have completed the course can register with Fitness Australia, Australia’s leading association body for fitness professionals. Registration with it is the benchmark for fitness industry standards all over Australia.

Last updated Nov 2017

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The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges establis ... Read More

The International Career Institute (ICI) is a leader in distance education with some of the most diverse course offerings available to students. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. Read less
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