6 Things you should know if you want to study and work as a Personal Trainer in Australia

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  1. How can I become a Personal Trainer?

Personal Trainers require two nationally accredited qualifications a Certificate III and IV in Fitness,  with these two qualifications you are then able to gain membership with the leading fitness associations – Fitness Australia or Physical Activity Australia.


  1. Can I study and work in Australia?

Absolutely! Normally Fitness programs are provided two or  three times per week. Many of the students work and study at the same time.


  1. What kind of subjects are you studying in this program? fitness fundamentals, nutritional guidance, anatomy, physiology, how to prescribe exercise as well solutions for a range of groups and special populations (including older adults and children), administration duties at fitness centre gyms, among others


  1. What are the pre- requisites for studying Certificate III  and IV in Fitness?

English level: IELTS 5.5, Completion of year 10 (Australia) or equivalent, interest in getting fit and keeping fit and desire to learn and teach others about fitness.


  1. What are the opportunities to get a job in Australia as a Personal Trainer?

Check the following info:

a) Employment for Fitness Instructors/Personal Trainers to 2018-19 is expected to grow very strongly. Employment in this large occupation (27 600 in November 2014) rose moderately in the past five years and rose very strongly in the long-term (ten years), according to the Job Outlook website.


 b) Personal Trainer Education Levels

Source: *Job Outlook Government website. ABS Labour Force Survey, DEEWR trend data to November 2012 and DEEWR projections to 2019. Estimates have been rounded.

6. What is the average salary for a Personal Instructor?

c) The average salary for Personal Instructor related jobs is $51,561 per year or $26 per hour. This is around 0.9 times less than the Median wage of the country. Entry level positions start at $36,000 while most experienced workers make up to $72,000.

Source: https://au.neuvoo.com/salary/?k=personal+instructor&l=&f=&p=1&r=&duc=&v=&source=&sort=Date


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