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Certificate IV in Fitness

National ID: SIS40215 | State ID: AWN7

 

Does your dream career involve a lot of exercise?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Fitness you'll be on your way to a career as a personal trainer or gym instructor.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness, assessing fitness levels, working with medical and allied health professionals, applying motivational psychology to health and fitness goals, biomechanical posture screening, planning and delivering personal and group exercise programs, delivering exercise programs for seniors, and workplace safety and health.

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Study pathway
Job opportunities

  • When you complete the Certificate IV in Fitness you'll be on your way to a career as a personal trainer or gym instructor.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Science - Sports Science (University)
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Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Duration

One year full-time (one semester if Certificate III in fitness already completed)

HowFull Time (On Campus)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2019
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness contextSISFFIT015AVD47
Conduct sustainable work practices in open spacesSISXRES001AVC97
Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programmingSISFFIT019AVD43
Instruct exercise programs for body composition goalsSISFFIT020AVD41
Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 yearsSISFFIT013AVD51
Instruct group personal training programsSISFFIT023AVD39
Instruct long-term exercise programsSISFFIT017AVD46
Instruct personal training programsSISFFIT021AVD40
Promote functional movement capacitySISFFIT018AVD44
Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviourSISFFIT016AVD45
Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clientsSISFFIT025AVD37
Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health ProgramSISFFIT026AVD36
2 Group A Business Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessBSBSMB401AUL08
Manage small business financesBSBSMB406AUH81
Market the small businessBSBSMB403AUL85
Monitor and manage small business operationsBSBSMB405AUH72
Present, secure and support sales solutionsBSBSLS408AUH05
Undertake small business planningBSBSMB404AUH57
3 Group B General Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Address client needsSISXCCS003AVD20
Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activitiesSISCAQU012AVD65
Conduct individualised long-term training programsSISXCAI005AVD26
Conduct sport, fitness or recreation eventsSISXIND006AVD01
Coordinate client service activitiesSISXCCS002AVD21
Coordinate work teams or groupsSISXIND005AVD02
Develop strength and conditioning programsSISSSTC402AD5608
Establish a franchiseBSBFRA402AUJ63
Facilitate inclusion for people with a disabilitySISXDIS001AVD19
Instruct approved community fitness programs SISFFIT011AVD50
Instruct aquatic sessions for specific population groupsSISFFIT022AVD42
Instruct endurance programsSISFFIT024AVD38
Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 yearsSISFFIT012AVD49
Instruct strength and conditioning techniquesSISSSTC301AD5607
Maintain work health and safetyHLTWHS003WG740
Manage a small teamBSBSMB407AUK88
Manage relationship with franchisorBSBFRA403AUL14
Operate application software packagesICTICT203AUU08
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesBSBSUS201AUK77
Plan a home based businessBSBSMB306AUG92
Provide services on a freelance basisCUFIND401AD1138
Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation workSISXICT001AVD07
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffBSBHRM405AUK08
Undertake project workBSBPMG522AUI91
Work within a franchiseBSBFRA301AUL63
How to apply
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

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  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications reopen. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May. Check back here in September to find out if this course will use TAFE Admissions for applications.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform: 
southmetrotafe.wa.edu.au/forms/general-enquiry 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

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Was available Semester 1, 2017
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