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FAQ About Personal Training Courses

What do I need to do to become a personal trainer?

In order to become a Personal Trainer you need to study SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness AND SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.


What is the cost for a personal training certification?

Prices vary but with IFA Training your total course cost is $5,000.


At what age can you become a personal trainer?

There is no age limit, however to start your studies you need to be over 15 years of age.


What subjects are needed to become a personal trainer?

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness has 16 subjects, and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness has 20 subjects. You do not need any prior learning to enrol in these courses.


How long does it take to become a personal trainer?

We like to give a guide of 12 months to complete the course, however depending on the time that you are willing to commit you can finish quicker.


How hard is it to become a personal trainer?

Getting qualified isn’t hard, it just takes commitment to your studies and then a willingness to work hard once you are qualified.


How many hours practical do you need to do to become a personal trainer?

One hundred hours is a good guide to total practical for your full Personal Trainer qualifications.


What first aid certificate do personal trainers need? 

HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid


What subject does personal trainers need to know in high school?

No qualifications are needed to start your studies in the fitness industry.


What’s the difference between Cert 3 and Cert 4?

SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness is a further 20 units of study to SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, AND once you complete this you can take clients one on one and also group PT sessions.

Certificate IV also incorporates business, strength and conditioning and goes further in depth with nutrition and other key subjects.

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