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Fitness, Health & Nutrition Courses

6 Short Courses & Micro-Credentials

Personal Training and Nutrition Business Bundle

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$999 $2499

Are you thinking of pursuing a career in fitness, personal training or nutrition?  We've created one of the best value fitness and nutrition course bundles in the market to help you realise your potential in this exciting industry. Get started today.

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Fitness Pathway Course Bundle

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$899 $1499

Love working with people? Like to keep fit and stay healthy? Fast-track your career as a gym instructor or personal trainer. All lessons are designed by leaders in the fitness and personal training industry. During this course you’ll learn important skills in..

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Sports Performance Course Bundle (with Emma Murray)

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$499 $749

Learn the High-Performance Mindfulness tools Australia’s leading mind coach Emma Murray used to guide AFL teams to premiership glory. This game-changing online course contains 8 video masterclasses and interviews with Emma's Australian athletes! 

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Personal Training Micro-Credential

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$899 $1499

Our Personal Training Micro-Credential course will give you the necessary skills & knowledge required to take the next step in your fitness journey. Don’t need to settle for ordinary when you can build an extraordinary career doing what you love.

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Nutrition and Business Micro-Credential

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$899 $1499

This nutrition and business course has been specifically designed for those individuals who want to start a career or a business in Nutrition coaching. Learn about healthy eating, writing diet plans and customising diets and eating for your clients, plus much more!

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Advanced Nutrition Cred

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$499 $749

Developed by leading experts, this online nutrition course will help you make smarter choices by learning how our bodies and health are affected by the foods we eat. This online nutrition course offers you a chance to gain a deeper insight into the effects of nutrition on our health. 

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Choosing A Fitness Course

Are you passionate about health and fitness and want to turn it into a career? Or perhaps you're just looking to live a healthier lifestyle? Our online fitness courses in Australia are tailored to meet your goals. From aspiring personal trainers to fitness enthusiasts, our courses offer pathways to exciting jobs in fitness, nutrition, health science, and more.

Hit the ground running as you learn the fundamentals of fitness combined with practical experience. Whether you’re already in the industry or looking to undertake further study, online nutrition and fitness courses allow you to develop or deepen your skills and knowledge.

With flexible study options, cutting-edge content and hands-on experience, you'll be well on your way to a fulfilling career in the fitness industry. Choosing a fitness course with OCA is the first step towards a fulfilling career and life.

Fitness Course Learning Outcomes

By enrolling in one of our fitness courses, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Gain hands-on experience and knowledge to become a fitness instructor or personal trainer

  • Understand the latest exercise science methodologies to create effective exercise programs

  • Develop life-saving first aid skills and safety protocols

  • Learn how to run and manage a successful personal training business

Is a Fitness Course Right For You?

Ready to turn your passion for health and fitness into a career? Fitness courses are perfect for anyone looking to take their fitness to the next level.

Embarking on a career in the fast-paced world of health and fitness requires more than just enthusiasm. It demands passion, dedication, and a genuine desire to help people reach their fitness goals. As a fitness professional, your communication skills must be crystal clear, and patience is an absolute must. Motivating your clients will become your daily routine, and striking the right balance between being a demanding coach and a constant encourager is key.

You'll also need to stay on top of the latest research, techniques, and technologies in the field. Meanwhile, keeping yourself fit and healthy will inspire others to follow your lead.

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Fitness Industry Snapshot

The fitness landscape in Australia is thriving like never before. As more Australians are tuning in to the importance of health and well-being, the need for skilled fitness professionals has soared. Our range of fitness courses is your gateway to this burgeoning industry, offering the training essential to make your mark.

But what does the Australian fitness industry look like? The typical working week is 39.5 hours, and while earnings can differ, a personal trainer's average salary is $62,056 per year. With an average age of 39, fitness professionals are spread across the country, but Victoria leads the way with the highest number of fitness instructors per capita. New South Wales and Queensland follow closely behind. It's an exciting time to be part of this dynamic field, and our courses are here to set you on the path to success.

Careers in Fitness

Fitness courses lead to a variety of career opportunities, including:

  • Personal Trainer

  • Group Exercise Instructor

  • Gym Instructor

  • Fitness Education Specialist

  • Health Club Manager

  • Group Fitness Instructor

  • Nutritionist

  • Sports Dietitian

  • Boot Camp Instructor

  • Exercise Therapist

  • Fitness Support Services

Fitness Job Outcomes & Salary Expectations (2024)

The Australian fitness industry is on an upward surge, experiencing remarkable growth in recent years. A lucrative sector, it currently churns out an impressive $3 billion in revenue each year, providing employment to over 35,000 people. It's not just a testament to the nation's growing focus on health and wellness but also an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to forge a rewarding career in this dynamic field.

A fitness course opens up a world of opportunities with competitive salaries. Personal trainers, for example, can expect to earn between $50,000 to $80,000 annually, depending on factors like location, experience, and specialisation.

Fitness Courses Available

Australia boasts plenty of fitness courses, from formal study pathways to short courses and Online courses and micro-credentials offer an excellent starting point for those looking to test the waters, providing a cost-effective way to explore this potential career pathway.

For example, at, we offer a Personal Training & Nutrition Business Bundle, a Fitness Pathway Course, Personal Training Micro-Credential and more! With options for part-time, full-time (but all online study), our courses offer flexibility to suit your lifestyle.

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Fitness Course Entry Requirements & Fees

The entry requirements to enrol in a fitness course vary. Some study pathways will stipulate you need a form of higher education or prior learning, while others there are no entry requirements.

For example, to enrol in an OCA course, there are no entry requirements - anyone can apply as long as they have a keen passion for health and fitness and a willingness to learn!

As for fees, we offer a variety of course bundles designed to fit different budgets. Whether you're a full-time domestic student or an international student looking to study part-time, there's a financially feasible option for you. Quality education doesn't have to cost a fortune; it just needs to be effective

Fitness Career FAQs

Which gym course is best?

The best gym course depends on your specific needs and career goals. In Australia, an online course or micro-credential is a smart study pathway to get your foot in the door of this exciting industry.

What do I need to study to become a fitness instructor?

It depends on your career goals and where you want to work. An online course or micro-credential is an excellent starting point (and make sure you also have a current First Aid Certificate). You might possibly need some specialisations if you want to teach specific classes.

How much is a PT course in Australia?

The cost of a Personal Training course in Australia can vary widely, ranging from $1,500 to $6,000. It depends on the course provider, location, and level of study. At OCA, our fitness courses start from just $499.

Do I need to study face-to-face to be a PT?

Nope! At OCA, all of our classes are online, so you can study when you want and from where you want. Simple!

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