Don’t wait to start your new career as a Personal Trainer. Our flexible study options allow you to study completley online or you can experience our Premium Delivery Workshops where a blend of online and Practical workshops are included where you learn alongside other students under the guidance of our Master Educators and Trainers.

At PT Academy, we combine Certificate III in Fitness & Certificate IV in Fitness to give you the skills you need to stand out. Our experienced educators and trainers will provide you with quality education and help you build your personal trainer career.

If you’re craving a career that can allow you to help others be their best, but you are worried that you can’t fit a personal training school into your busy schedule, you can consider our flexible online course that is blended with practical, hands-on, and face-to-face experience. In our certificate III and IV in fitness, you are supported by Master Educators and Trainers. In fact, we work with some of the best personal trainer educators in Australia.

After you have successfully earned your Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness, you will be able to train and create programs for your clients. Additionally, you will be able to prescribe appropriate training, recovery, and workouts.

What will the training will cover?

Which delivery option suits you?

We have two delivery options to work with your schedule and the level of support you require

Essentials Delivery:

You complete your theory on our eLearning platform and complete a designated number of practical hours in a gym or fitness facility that’s convenient for you under the guidance of a qualified Personal Trainer.

Premium Delivery:

You complete your theory on our eLearning platform and complete a designated number of online and practical workshops alongside other students under the guidance of our Master Educators and Trainers

Where will you use this knowledge?

After you successfully complete the Certificate III and IV in Fitness, you will be qualified to work in the health and fitness areas. By itself, Certificate IV qualifies you to start and run a successful personal training business or work in all health club fields. You can work in fitness centres, gyms, boot camps, Crossfit gym, small group training, Personal Training studios, holistic lifestyle centres, sports coaching, and cruise ships, among many others.

Why Get Your Certificate III & IV at PTA?

Proactive learning

PT Academy is a family run business that is fully committed to providing world-class learning. We have a dedicated team that supports students with learning that is encouraging and enjoyable. At PTA, we believe that when personal development is powered by engagement and excitement, the final results will be greater.

Although we often advocate for face to face learning, this isn’t always possible. For this reason, we have blended workshop days and an online training program where you can access your learning texts, receive support, engage with peers, and submit your written materials. This option has become very popular because:

Receive training from industry experts

Part of what makes PT Academy different is our team of dedicated, highly experienced, and educated lecturers who provide comprehensive and personal approaches to your learning. Our instructors will ensure that you start your career with confidence, knowing that the knowledge and skills you have received are those needed in the fitness industry.

More job opportunities

While you can get employment with a Certificate III in Fitness, most businesses in the fitness industry look for graduates with a Certificate IV. Apart from opening up more job opportunities, this certification course is also a pathway to further studies. For example, if you plan to pursue a Diploma of Fitness, you will need a Certificate IV in Fitness and some experience working in this industry.

At PT Academy, we also go the extra mile to set up interviews for our students with some of the most reputable fitness facilities in Australia. For instance, Virgin Active, Fitness First and Snap Fitness, among several others.

Powerful Business Skills - Power Up 8 Program

At PT Academy, we know that getting certified is just the beginning of your journey. That’s why we developed our Power Up 8 Program, which includes eight specific modules designed to give you the skills, templates, and confidence to establish your PT business quickly and effectively.

Our Power Up program is unique because it is tailored to the specific needs of Personal Trainers who are just starting out. Here’s a brief overview of what you’ll learn in each of our eight modules:

Activate Your Vision & Goals – Discover your true gifts and talents, and unlock the motivation you need to achieve your BIG goals. Our language modules will help you think and speak in a way that sets you and your business up for success.

PT Confidence Hack – Develop a growth mindset and learn how to reframe any limiting beliefs that may be holding you back. Create a pre-session ritual that gets you in the best state for your client and your business.

Time & Energy Management – Boost your productivity through energy management. Identify and prioritise tasks that have the biggest impact on your business for supercharging your productivity!

Selling Without the Push – Selling is not a dirty word; learn how to boost your sales by committing to inner and outer work using the “assistant buyer” technique. Understand the key role that quality services play in converting sales.

Streamlining Client Services – Delivering exceptional client service is vital to maintaining client retention. Learn how to use the tools (including Kaizen 6 Feedback) that will ensure you provide ultimate service to clients, resulting in better retention and results.

Lead Generation – Filling your funnel with potential leads is key to your business’s success. This module will provide you with multiple channels and prospecting techniques and approach new members on the floor effectively, which will generate a continual stream of leads in and out of the gym.

Engineering “Wow” Experiences, Not Just Workouts – Learn to create the ultimate first session for your clients, using the structure and process that creates an exercise experience, not just a workout.

Understanding Your Client – Utilize a powerful tool to create a personalised experience for your clients. Learn about your client’s likes and dislikes, build quick rapport, & create a bond before each session.

By enrolling in our Power Up 8 Program, you’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to start your PT business on the right foot. You’ll be equipped with valuable tools and techniques that will enable you to streamline your services, generate leads, and create a personalised experience for each client. Invest in yourself and your business by enrolling today!


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What our Graduates say

“As someone who has had the pleasure of completing both Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness with PTA, I can not speak highly enough of them. Personal Training Academy have created a fantastic culture, one I’m proud to be part of. They are by far the industry leaders in fitness education. Course facilitators are extremely knowledgeable and go the extra mile to ensure their students enter the industry as future leaders. Great work PTA and thank you.”

Certificate III & IV in Fitness



If that sounds like you and you’re ready to start learning from qualified professionals, call one of our knowledgeable course advisors. Note that you can begin your course immediately after completing your enrollment process and pre-training review.

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Arrange a visit or talk to one of our experienced course advisors on 1300 556 540. 

If you’re looking at online learning, you can contact us directly at any time to discuss costs, duration, or answer any questions you may have.

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