Do you want to further your career in the fitness industry? Equip yourself for a life-long career and run your fitness enterprise your way!
"Really enjoying the course! I’ve learnt so much in such a short time. I can’t wait to pursue a career in this industry; it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m very glad this course was recommended to me, I’ll be recommending it to my friends and family too." - Mikala
Be your own boss and carve out your fitness enterprise with Personal Training Micro-Credential.
Help people reach their personal health and fitness goals and thrive as a Personal Trainer.
This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your fitness career. You will learn to provide physical assessments and incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming, alongside instructing programs for body composition goals and providing healthy eating information to clients.
Our Personal Training Micro-Credential is the most intensive online fitness program, designed to fast-track you into employment whilst giving you the flexibility to complete the theory online at your own pace.
Gain experience with real fitness professionals, in real gyms, this course covers the fundamentals of fitness plus an understanding of the latest in healthy eating trends, motivational psychology and the essentials of small business planning.
During this course, you will study 16 topics. All lessons are designed by leaders in the fitness and personal training industry.
Here's a preview of the content you'll enjoy in this course...
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Why students love learning with us
We don't use dense academic text books. Instead, we design digestible step-by-step modules and high-quality video sessions, backed by 24/7 tutorial support. The lessons are all taught on demand, and assessments are generally short answer or multiple-choice and can be re-taken as many times as needed. They’re perfect for people with busy lives and families who want to better themselves while unlocking better opportunities.
We are CPD endorsed. Completing CPD-endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers. You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Course Completion Acknowledgement and digital badge issued by Credly
100% online and on-demand
Enrol at any time and study on your own terms. Assessments are designed to improve comprehension rather than test the recall of facts in a timed setting.
Dedicated round-the-clock support
We're here to help, whenever and wherever you need it. Access expert support from a tutor by email or phone (Mon-Fri) or reach us on live chat, 7 days a week.
Real world, industry-led learning
Our courses are designed in collaboration with institutions, employers and industry experts to equip you with practical, real-world skills that will advance your career and broaden your mind.
Choose how and when you pay for your course. Pay upfront with your credit card or Apple Pay, set up a flexible payment plan or use Afterpay or Latitude Pay to buy now, pay later.
CPD Endorsement and Digital Badge (Credential)
We are CPD endorsed. Completing CPD endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points are recognised by employers. You will receive evidence of your CPD points on your Course Completion Acknowledgement and digital badge issued by Credly.
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stands for Continuing Professional Development
(CPD) and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their skills and knowledge. Completing CPD endorsed learning gives you CPD Points. These points can then be used in your portfolio/resume or future career as a professional. Online Courses Australia is accredited with the CPD Service.
Digital Badge (Credential)
Along with your OCA Course Completion Acknowledgement, you'll also receive a Digital Badge (from Credly
What will a Credly digital badge issued by Online Courses Australia do for you?
A quality credential clearly explains what you can do, what you did to earn this and who says you
earned it. It is more than a piece of paper.
Unlock your potential and enhance your professional opportunities with these features:
- The digital version of a credential is easy to share online.
- The digital version of a credential is secure.
- This is a trusted method for real-time verification; it is not self-reported.
- You'll see direct connections between skills and jobs.
Learn more about how this works
- Share your digital badge via LinkedIn and other social platforms
- Share your digital badge to a mobile wallet for on-the-job credential verification
- Customise your Micro-Credential(s)
- Accept, view and share your digital badge in your local language
- Access labor market insights for your desired industry
- Personal Trainer
- Fitness Trainer
- Gym Instructor
- Specialist Exercise Trainer
- Boot Camp Instructor
- Exercise Therapist
- Fitness Centre Advisor
Course Delivery + Learner Support
Delivered 100% online, no classroom required
Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)
Assessments are short answer and multiple choice
Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)
One on one mentor support
Live chat, 7 days a week
Assessing Client Needs and Fitness Levels
Biomechanics for Strength and Conditioning
Developing Exercise Programs
Exercise Considerations for Specific Population Groups
Gym Equipment Use and Maintenance
Health Screening and Referral Process
Instructing Exercise for Children and Adolescents
Instructing Exercise for Older Adults
Instructing Exercise Programs
Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology
Selling your Services
Sports Injuries and Injury Management
Programming for Strength and Conditioning
Understanding Fitness Industry Employment Agreements and Contracts
Understanding Heart Rate Variability