Yes, you can study online allowing you up to 12 months to complete each of your nationally recognised qualifications in health and fitness. Studying online gives you the freedom to study anytime you wish.
You can qualify to become a personal trainer by completing our Certificate III and IV in Fitness courses. The Certificate 3 course is your entry into the fitness industry and once completed successfully, you will be qualified to work in the fitness industry.
Becoming a personal trainer requires you to undertake a Cert 3 and Cert IV in Fitness. These courses can be completed over a 12 month period, but you have the flexibility of completing the course more quickly if you put in the time and effort. You can study online, or if you want to access our excellent trainers, then you can join in a classroom.
This qualification is your entry into the fitness industry. If you want to become a personal trainer or a fitness instructor, then you need to start with this qualification. The College of Health and Fitness can also help you by checking whether you're available for funding through the Queensland Cert 3 guarantee program.
The Certificate 3 Guarantee program allows eligible QLD’ers to complete their first certificate III qualification course and enhance their skillset to progress into the workforce. The Cert 3 Guarantee also allows Queensland school students to access training and Year twelve graduates to move into employment with fee-free training if the qualifications are considered high priority.
The Queensland government provides funding for eligible students, for further information please make contact with us at the college of health and fitness and we'll check your eligibility.
Cert 4 is a course to do if you want to be a personal trainer. It allows you to instruct in many environments, including fitness centres and open spaces. You’ll gain the qualifications to operate without supervision.
Getting a personal trainer certification requires you to study Certificate III (cert 3) and Certificate IV (cert 4) in Fitness. For further information about fitness courses, please click here.
You will be able to specialise as a Gym instructor in gyms or fitness centres. You'll have the qualifications to enter the industry and go on to study to be a personal trainer.