Advanced Certificate in Fitness

Looking for a career that’s a great fit?

Fast-track your career as a gym instructor or personal trainer. This powerful combo course teaches you everything you need to know to get serious about your career opportunities in the popular health and fitness industry.

The scope of career opportunities are endless with this course. They can help realise your dreams of turning your love for health & fitness into a rewarding career. Study around your schedule from the comfort of your home. It’s easy to get started. Just follow the prompts on this page.

Gain the knowledge, ability and confidence to make a difference doing what you love. You’ll learn important skills in advanced anatomy and physiology, training and nutrition, and business and communication.

This course is not delivered by The Career Academy – but OCA – one of our education partners.

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Duration & Course Level

150 Study Hours

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

How you'll benefit

  • 100% online and on-demand – Enrol at any time and study on your own terms. Assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the recall of facts in a timed setting.
  • Real world, industry-led learning – Our courses are designed in collaboration with institutions, employers and industry experts to equip you with practical, real-world skills that will advance your career and broaden your mind.
  • Dedicated support – We’re here to help. Access expert support from a tutor by email or phone (Mon-Fri) or reach us on live chat, 7 days a week.
  • Receive a Digital Badge on course completion – Show the world your new skills with a digital badge easy-to-share badge delivered by Credly

Course Modules

The Advanced Certificate in Fitness comprises the following modules:
  • Fitness Industry Legislation, Policies, and Procedures
  • Incorporating Anatomy and Physiology into Exercise 1
  • Incorporating Anatomy and Physiology into Exercise 2
  • Incorporating Anatomy and Physiology into Exercise 3
  • Provide Health Screening and Fitness Orientation
  • Conduct Fitness Appraisals
  • Developing Exercise Programs
  • Instructing Fitness Programs
  • Circuit Training
  • Provide Healthy Eating Information
  • Recognise and Apply Exercise Considerations for Specific Populations
  • Instruct Exercise to Older Adults
  • Children’s Fitness Training
  • Provide Quality Service
  • Work Effectively in Sport, Recreation and Fitness Environments
  • Maintaining Gym Equipment for Activities
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Programming Skills Assessment Booklet

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Payment Plan for only $25 per week

$895 + GST

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After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.

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