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SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

National ID: SIS40215 | State ID: AWN7

Does your dream career involve a lot of exercise?

You will learn how to run your own business, work with teens, and conduct group and outdoor personal training. You will also learn how to apply the skills of functional anatomy and strength and conditioning techniques to your training programs.

Many of our graduates go on to have successful fitness careers, working as trainers in gyms, outdoors, or even owning their own studio.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • apply anatomy and physiology principles to fitness
  • assess fitness levels
  • work with medical and allied health professionals
  • apply motivational psychology to health and fitness goals
  • conduct biomechanical posture screening
  • plan and deliver personal and group exercise programs
  • deliver exercise programs for seniors
  • understand workplace safety and health practice

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

The Certificate IV in Fitness gives you the skills and knowledge you need to be a qualified personal trainer.

Upon graduation, students may obtain registration with the industry peak body (Fitness Australia) as a Personal Trainer in order to gain employment within the fitness industry delivering a range of individualised or group exercise programs to a variety of clients and/or client groups. Graduates may also operate as sole traders or contractors within gym or Rec centre facility

Further Study Option(s)

The majority of Personal Trainers registering with Fitness Australia complete ongoing education and professional development as required component of their ongoing professional registration. In addition, the qualification also provides a pathway for individuals wishing to acquire higher level qualifications, enrolling in the Diploma of Fitness or transitioning to university, to study Sport Science or Physical Education.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria


  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester No No selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website


  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website


Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

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 www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated February 04, 2021