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International Fitness Academy FAQ's

What do I need to become a Personal Trainer?

Most employees look for a recognised qualification for which we have multiple options.

At what age can you qualify as a personal trainer?

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

How long does it take to complete SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness AND SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness?

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.

Most fitness centres require a minimum of SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness AND SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. This can be completed in under 12 months.

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 SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness AND SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness?

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.

SIS40215 Certificate IV also incorporates business, strength and conditioning and goes further in depth with nutrition and other key subjects.

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is a prerequisite of SI40214 Certificate IV in Fitness.

Get certified with IFA Training and start doing what you love

Get certified with IFA Training and start doing what you love.

Personal training is a job that starts with heart, motivation and a love for all things fitness. But, there’s more to it than pumping iron at the gym.

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