Professional Coaching Qualification
If you are passionate about helping people reach their health and fitness goals and want to choose your own hours or be your own boss, becoming a nationally qualified Personal Trainer is a great fit. The Fitness Leader Program combines the benefits of real world, hands on training with the convenience and simplicity of on line learning.
Your training starts with a series of eight units from the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315 ) before commencing the Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215). Along the way you will be able to take part in a range of Group Training Sessions, Practical Training Workshops, Gym Based Immersions and Face to Face Intensives (Including the 3 Day Professional Coaching Intensive).
At the completion of the Fitness Leader Program you will gain:
Our philosophy is to ensure that you understand the basic principles before applying this theory to real world examples. You will need to know the fundamentals and be able to adapt and apply your learning to the real world environment. By the completion of this program you have the qualifications and the confidence to work with a range of clients (including your target clients) along every step of the client journey.
We will teach you how to generate interest in your target client base, meeting new clients, health screening, fitness assessment, programming and delivering a wide range of engaging and effective training sessions. In addition, you will work with them as a Personal Coach, helping them to find there inspiration and to keep going until they reach their goals.
Whilst we are training you to be a Personal Trainer, we will also help you to set your own goals, choose the right career or business path for you and surround yourself with the right people to succeed. For us, the completion of this course is the start of our relationship. We treat you like a client, not just another student. We would like you to join our team once your graduate and continue your learning and development and share in some fun adventures along the way.
When you enrol in the On Campus Program with any of our with selected partners you will be given the opportunity to work as an independent contractor in one of these leading gym network partners within three months of graduation. We can't promise you a job, but we can connect you with opportunities and give you the best possible chance turn this into a positive ongoing relationship.
Business Launch Program
We understand that Personal Trainer need to be able to attract new clients and continue to grow your client base. The Fitness Leader program includes the training for you to help you connect with possible clients, have that initial conversation in a way that really inspires that personal to commit to an ongoing relationship with you.
Education: Completed Year 10 at High School or a qualification at Certificate II level or higher or 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.
Minimum Age: You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
Residency Status: You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
Computer Requirements: In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:
First Aid Certificate: Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency. This qualification needs to be completed through an external third party, and the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.
Working with Children Check: In order to complete your practical component, you must hold a current “working with children check” (card) issued by the relevant government department in the state or territory in which you will undertake this course.
*Terms and conditions apply to the Graduate Placement Guarantee.
Personal Coaching Certification
Life Coaching Certification
Executive Coaching Certification
Wellness Coaching Certification
Online Course plus Face to Face Intensives
Online Course plus Coach Mentoring
Face to Face Options
Classroom Based Tutorials
Live Online Tutorials
Face to Face Intensives
Deposit + weekly payment
Deposit + monthly payment
Self Paced (Online Theory + Face to Face Practicals)
Enrolment up to 12 Months
Extensions are available if more time is needed
The Fitness Leader Program has been created to give you the qualifications and training to become a Personal Trainer. While your journey with Healthy Nation continues (as a member) you will enter the industry by getting a job or starting your own fitness business. The choice is yours!
Use Your Personal Coaching Skills: Work for a local gym or fitness centre training your own clients as a qualified Personal Trainer. If you want to take group fitness sessions choreographed to music (aerobics) you will need to complete additional units of competency. There are over 5,000 fitness centres in Australia alone and they have a range of employment options. Some gyms will pay you as a part time or full time employee (hourly rate), others will ask you to pay a weekly fee (rent) in exchange for you running your own business from the gym in addition to a range of different variations. If you have an idea of where you would like to work upon graduation, it is worth asking the owner what options are available.
Become a Life Coach: As the wellness and weight loss industries continue to boom, there are an increasing number of self employment and business opportunities within the fitness industry. For some, this means starting with outdoor fitness programs with minimal overheads and low risk whilst for others it is the dream of owning your own Personal Training Studio or Fitness Centre. Over the past 20 years, we have seen many of our clients go on start and grow very successful businesses. We have a wide range of case studies ranging from people who have opened a chain of gyms, massive outdoor group fitness businesses, huge gyms and specialised programs such as corporate health, children's fitness, youth programs and programs for seniors. Some of our clients have even gone onto start businesses that provides provide products and services to the fitness industry itself.
Become a Health Coach: The knowledge and qualifications you gain in the Fitness Leaders Program give you the perfect starting point as a Personal Trainer. What makes our industry special, is that clients studying with us want to make a difference. The basic formula of regular activity, healthy nutrition and positive mindset remains the basic philosophy for all us. Once you graduate with us, you continue the journey as a member with Healthy Nation. We are looking for people who want to make a positive difference in the community. Once your initial training has been completed (you become a qualified Personal Trainer), we will continue to set career and business goals and provide you with additional training opportunities, coaching programs and the right connections to achieve your goals with a team around you.