International Students - Study with FIT College in Australia

International Students - Start a career in fitness with FIT College in Australia

Ready to kickoff your career in fitness? Study the highest standard in fitness career education that Australia has to offer and become an internationally recognised fitness professional. FIT College has been operating with thousands of qualified Gym Instructors and Personal Trainers worldwide, with 19 campuses across Australia.

Fitness Instructor Training

SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness - Gym Instructor 

CRICOS code: 110301E


This Nationally Accredited Training qualification prepares students to perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialisation chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor for group, or gym programs.

Personal Trainer Course

SIS40221 CERTificate IV in fitness - Personal Trainer 

CRICOS code: 110302D


This Nationally Accredited Training qualification prepares students with specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients to improve health related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include PT training of older clients and adolescents. 

Upcoming Intakes

Begin your two year international study at FIT College on any of the following intake dates.

Intake 1 2023 16 January
Intake 2 2023 10 April
Intake 3 2023 10 July
Intake 4 2023 2 October
Intake 1 2024 15 January
Intake 2 2024 8 April
Intake 3 2024 8 July
Intake 4 2024 30 September

Study Fitness at Three Campus Locations

Our international fitness study campuses are located in sunny Queensland, renowned for its beautiful beaches, laid back lifestyle and easy access to the great tourist destinations of Eastern Australia. You can choose to study abroad at any of these locations.


Gold coast Campus

The Gold Coast is a major tourist destination famed for its world-class surfing beaches, high-rise dominated skyline, theme parks, nightlife, and rainforest hinterland. Whether you love the city or the beach, the Gold Coast has something for everyone. Our Gold Coast campus is situated in Southport which is a coastal suburb and the central business district of the City of Gold Coast.

Sunshine coast Campus 

The Sunshine Coast is true to its name with a constant supply of sunshine, sand and surf. Health and fitness has been a staple of the Sunshine Coast community with fitness holiday hotspots like Noosa and the Hinterland area popular attractions. Being outdoors is a must here with some of the best weather in Australia. Our Sunshine Coast campus is also home to FIT College head office.Three Campus Locations

Cairns Campus

Cairns is located in the heart of North Queensland, amongst the tropic foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Our Cairns campus has you situated perfectly to discover the great barrier reef and surrounding rainforests. Cairns has long been considered an education hub as well as a tourist hotspot with local universities and plenty of fitness facilities servicing the active community in the north.


Students will complete the fitness course over two years. The schedule includes four terms of ten weeks per year. You can expect about 26 hours per week of study time, with 20 hours scheduled contact time and six hours per week of private study.
The 20 hours of scheduled contact will include:

• 1 x 4-hour lecture: Core theoretical content
• 2 x 4-hour tutorials: Application of core theoretical material
• 2 x 4-hour practicals: Application of core theoretical content to the practical environment


Example Weekley Schedule

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Keen to learn more? Find out more about studying in Australia and FIT College's International student PT Package.

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Pop your details in the form above and receive your FREE info pack! One of our Careers Advisor will be in touch. They will answer all of your questions and set you on the path to success! Study to become a Personal Trainer and begin your rewarding career in the fitness industry!




Why FIT College?

Comprehensive learning platform

100% Downloadable content

Face to face classrooms in campuses nationwide or study online

Flexible, interest-free payment plans

7AM - 7PM 7 days/wk education support

With you every step of the way!

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