FIT Elite Personal Training Package

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Study online or on campus. FIT College has campuses Australia wide with three intakes a year. We are one of the last true on campus delivery of fitness courses in the country. Or if you don’t want to wait look at our online study options for maximum flexibility, and premium support.  

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The Fit Elite Program

Choose a speciality stream

FIT College's trademarked FIT Elite program is designed for aspiring personal trainers. By combining the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness, with the SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness with one of two speciality streams: Strength and Conditioning or Disability Support. Students can expect greater longevity in the career as a fitness professional. 

Multiple study modes available

Complete the course online through our Virtual Campus or attend face-to-face classes, on campus at multiple locations around Australia.

Students have access to intensive full-time study modes, or part-time evening study modes.

Strength and conditioning - asCa l1

The Strength and conditioning - ASCA L1 stream opens up opportunities in the sporting industry. Whether you want to coach sporting teams, or design personalised programs for sport-specific athletes. The Strength and Conditioning stream meets the requirements to register with ASCA as a Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coach. 

Nationally Recognised Training

CHCss00130 Individual support - disability skill set

 The disability support stream is great for personal trainers looking to supplement their income with meaningful work. Developed in-house and with our partners FITcare Support Services - a leading provider of healthy support work.

Free Personal Development Pack

By working with governing bodies such as Aus Active - FIT College supports registration and professional development. It ensures the fitness industry is maintaining a high standard of fitness professionals. Included free in the PT Elite package is three short courses with a total of 30 CECs.





Flexible on campus & online fitness courses study options

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FIT Elite Package Breakdown

SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness | SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness | Strength and Conditioning ASCA - L1 | CHCSS00130 Individual Support - Disability Skill Set

SIS30321 Certificate iii in fitness

The SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness is an entry-level qualification that allows individuals to work in fitness facilities, community groups, and leisure industries. FIT College's in-house sports scientists have written this course to reflect the role of a group fitness instructor. To learn more visit the Become a Fitness Instructor course page.

SIS40221 Certificate iv in fitness

The SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness is reflective of the role of a personal trainer. This includes the development, instruction, and analysis of individualised exercise and fitness programs for a range of generally healthy people. Personal trainers generally work as employed or self-employed. This course was designed to maintain a high standard of fitness professionals in the industry. To learn more visit the Become a Personal Trainer course page.

Strength and Conditioning asCa - l1

Developed in-house the FIT College Strength and Conditioning Level 1 course aligns with ASCA accreditation. And NRT units for ASCA L1 are RPL. Individuals wishing to learn more about sports-specific training and conditioning might consider this stream as a way to work with the general healthy population, and sports centres or athletes. To learn more visit the Strength and Conditioning course page

CHCSS00130 Individual Support - Disability Skill Set

The course is for individuals who want to apply person-centered low-level support. The Disability Support Skill Set was designed with industry and personal trainers in mind. Bridging the gap between PTs looking to supplement their income with existing skills that the NDIS values. For more information visit the Disability Support Course page.

Cec Professional development short courses

As part of FIT College’s commitment to professional development and contributing to graduating high-quality fitness professionals. Each enrolment will receive a free CEC Short Course Pack. Which includes: Kettlebell FIT, Rumble FIT, and Suspension FIT that has a total of 30 CECs.


Qualification outcomes

Certification & Registration

SIS30321 Certificate III and SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness is Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). Information on this training package can be found at
FIT College RTO:31903 CRICOS:03926G

Upon completion of this course, you'll receive:

  •  Certificate: SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness
  • Certificate: SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Academic Transcript of Completed Units (31)
  • NRT Units To Register as an ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach

Industry groups with registration relevance:

  • Australian Register of Exercise Professionals (AusREPs) via AusActive (Fitness Industry Peak Body)
  • International Confederation for the Register of Exercise Professionals (ICREPs)
  • Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ)
  • Australian Sports Commission (ASC)
  • Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • The Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA)

Education Pathways

Vocational Education & Training (VET)

The direct vocational pathway for the Certificate III is the Certificate IV in Fitness. These qualifications are most commonly purchased together and completed in sequence. The FIT Elite Course contains both qualifications and comes with some additional value, check it out!                                                       

University & Higher Education

Bachelor study in exercise science is the most common academic pathway from Vocational fitness study. Exercise science is concentrated more on athletes and exercise performance as opposed to normal people and health. Other common university pathways which align with streams include sport coaching, exercise physiology, sports management, and sports nutrition.           

Industry Specific

All fitness and exercise instructors should complete short courses and upskilling. FIT College have a number of short courses which also qualify
for continuing education credits with AusActive to help you maintaing registration with them. Check out FIT College short courses in boxing, suspension and kettlebell, each come with 10CECs!   

Career Opportunities

The Fitness industry has never stopped growing with new online opportunities emerging to complement work in gyms and other
fitness/health facilities. The best way to find your career in the fitness industry is to reach out to us or check out the FIT College Careers HUB for opportunities near you!

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness. However, FIT College do not accept students under 14 years of age and all students are required to meet LLN requirements.

Required General Resources:

• Access to a computer or device that can connect to the internet

• Internet access with a broadband plan suitable for online study

• Smartphone, camera, video camera, or device that can take pictures & record


Course Assessment

Every qualification, unit of competency or skill set completed at FIT College will require students to undergo a number of written and/or practical assessment tasks. The assessment tasks are designed to confirm that the student can meet all elements and performance criteria indicated in the curriculum. By completing each assessment task to the standard indicated, students are ready and eligible to perform those elements in the workplace.

English & LLN Requirements

All Students

All domestic students must demonstrate core competency in language, literacy, and numeracy.

ESOS/CRICOS Additional International Student Requirements

In addition to other LLN requirements, international students may be required to achieve a minimum test score in one of the following English language tests:                                                            
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic:

  • 5.5 overall score with no band scoring less than 5.0

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test:

  • 50 overall score with a minimum score of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Paper Based Test:

  • 530 minimum test result.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE):

  • 162 overall score with no less than 154 in any component

Pearson Test of English: Academic (PTE:A):

  • 42 overall score with no less than 36 in the communication band"

Payment & Funding

Payment Options

Interest-free payment plans and payment in full options available. Course costs can be reduced with promotions and on short term plans. Courses need to be paid for prior to receiving certificate.

ESOS/CRICOS Additional International Student Payments

International Students are required to pay for their course in advance, prior to commencement. Payment can be made in full, or prior to each Semester or Term.

Government Funding, Grants and Subsidies

Certificate III Guarantee

In QLD, FIT College is a Skills Assure Supplier for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program funded by the Queensland Government - Agreement Number QS102388. As a Skills Assure Supplier, FIT College is approved to deliver the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness to approved fitness course participants, through the Certificate 3 Guarantee program. Students Enrolling in the Certificate III in Fitness with approval for this program will only pay a Co-Contribution towards the course:


  •  Concessional Rate: $1750
  • Non-Concessional Rate: $2000

Eligibility Requirements: The program is open to any Queensland resident aged 15 years or over who is no longer at school (with the exception of VET in Schools students) and is an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and on the pathway to permanent residency. Prospective fitness education students must not have or be enrolled in a certificate III level or higher qualification, not including qualifications completed at school and foundations skills training.
*In Instances where the Certificate III in Fitness is purchased with other qualifications, only the Certificate III will receive subsidy with this program.




What is the FIT ELite FItness package

The FIT Elite Package is FIT College's flagship personal training course coupled with a speciality. The two specialty streams available are the Strength and Conditioning ASCA - L1, and the CHCSS00130 Individual Support - Disability Skill Set. As a FIT College student you can choose to further your study in strength and conditioning which can open up doors to working with sporting clubs and athletes. Or disability support which can help supplement your existing personal training business.

FIT College's commitment to professional development means that you get the 30 CEC Short Course Pack free with every enrolment. Included in the CEC Short Course Pack are Kettlebell training, boxing training, and suspension training.

How is the FIT Elite different from the personal training course?

The core difference between the personal training course and the FIT Elite package is the additional streams available. By branching out into other industries it diversifies who you can work with and your scope of practice. With the standard personal training course, your scope of practice is generally limited to working with healthy individuals in the general population.

You can gain work as A:

  • Gym Instructor
  • Group fitness instructor
  • Outdoor group instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Accredited strength and conditioning coach - L1


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