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International Student Pathway (2 year Study Package)

FIT College International Student Pathway

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The FIt College Difference

20 Years of Evolution 

The Certificate III&IV in Fitness have been the FIT College specialty since our inception. Our course contains no 'off the shelf' purchased elements and have been updated and developed with every training package change in the last two decades. This course is what made FIT College #1.

6 CRICOS APproved campuses

Study at one of our 6 CRICOS approved campuses.

Queensland CRICOS Campuses:

New South Wales CRICOS Campus:

Victoria CRICOS Campus:

Industry ready training with FIT

Industry Affiliated

FIT College don't just have gym logos on our page, we have real and tangible affiliations for you to use to find employment and support while you study. FIT College have a team of Careers Liaisons whos job is to maintain industry relationships and help you find your place in the fitness industry! Enquire today about affiliates looking for PT's and where you can train for free as a FIT College Student.

 #1 For Support & Quality

  • If you need help, any student can organise to come to a campus and receive support.
  •  Download all base and additional content and resources to keep.
  •  Tailored Study Plans to fit your schedule with a 5-day marking turnaround.
  •  24/7 Help Requests on Digital Learning Platform (Virtual Classroom), available to ALL Students.
  •  No mandatory placement hours log, all assessments are tailored to task.
  •  All students receive access to 12 hours of scheduled and staffed Virtual Support.
  •  All students receive access to scheduled campus-based F2F support on Fridays.
  •  International portability within ICREPs network.





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*** FIT College does not provide migration/visa advice. Please discuss the appropriate visas with a registered migration agent.

International Student Fitness Courses

SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness | SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness | SIS50321 Diploma of Sport - Coaching

International courses offered

Career Opportunities and Potential income

Having Certificate III, Certificate IV in Fitness, and the Diploma of Sport gives individuals a wider variety of employment opportunities both nationally and internationally.

Fitness qualifications/registrations are recognised through global fitness networks such as ICREPS.
Most of Australia's smaller 24-hour fitness facilities offer management positions to Certificate IV in Fitness holders. Larger fitness facilities and community/state/national sporting organisations offer roles such as:

  • Group fitness instructor/manager: $40-80 per class
  • Professional personal trainer/Manager: $50 - $100 per hour
  • Sport Development Coach/Manager: $60 per hour

These roles can lead to regional, state, and national positions.

Study pathway

Certificate III in Fitness: A 6-month visa is available to students studying the CRICOS course 110301E across two terms. Cert III must be completed before enrolling into the Cert IV course.

Certificate IV in Fitness: A 6-month visa is available to students studying the CRICOS course 110302D across two terms. Duel Cert III & Cert IV enrolments may be eligible for 1-year student visa.

Diploma: This can be studied without prerequisites or after the Dual Cert III & Cert IV courses. A total of 1 year study.

Most Popular: Bundling the Cert III & IV PLUS The Diploma will give you 2 years of study which may be eligible for visas.

Support services

FIT College, students are our number one priority. We offer the best possible training and support from passionate educators and industry professionals, which include:

  • Education - Phone Support
  • 24/7 Communication Log Support
  • Face-to-Face & Virtual Student Support                                     

Course Requirements

Entry 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

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

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.

Skillsets & Sub-Qualifications

 There are no NRT Skillsets within this qualification that are offered for individual sale.


Example 2 Year Fitness Package Delivery

International schedule





What does CRICOS Stand for?

CRICOS is an acronym for the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students. It's the Australian Governments official list of registered Australian education providers that offer courses to individuals looking at studying in Australia with student visas.

CRICOS helps with:

  • Assisting international students with visa requirements to work in Australia.
  • Regulation; FIT College is a registered CRICOS provider that allows international students to study with FIT College with the appropriate visas.
  • Quality Assurance; CRICOS ensures that registered educational providers hold a high standard of education.

Can FIT College assist in finding accommodation or employment?

FIT College generally refers students to relevant websites, apps, or businesses that may be able to help with this.

Can i pay my tuition fees weekly on a payment plan?

FIT College requires all international students to forward relevant tuition fees by each term's census date.

These census dates are on your Letter of Offer (LoO), and all tuition term payments are due in full by said dates.

How a student completes the required term tuition payment is up to the student. Any part or full-term payment that is completed by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) must have the student's name as the ‘Reference’.

What visa will i need to study at fit college?

FIT College does not provide Migration advice. All students must meet the visa requirements of international students as directed by a registered Migration agent.

can I study with FIT College as an online student?

All students who enrol with FIT College, as an ‘international’ student, must study in a face-to-face capacity on campus. Each course offered will have a specific learning delivery. In some circumstances, days or times of study may change.

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