Established in 1993, the Australian Fitness Academy specialises in the delivery of nationally accredited fitness and personal training qualifications.
AFA has assisted thousands of graduates to create rewarding careers as exercise professionals. We have delivered the SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness for more than 29 years, with flexible study options allowing students to choose whether to complete their course either face-to-face or online.
As the leading online fitness education provider in the country, we have developed a course that is interactive, engaging and insightful, equipping you with the knowledge and skills required to become a fully-qualified Gym Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer.
We also work with a large range of organisations across the fitness industry to support our students throughout their entire learning journey with us, from enrolment right through to graduation.
PARTNERING WITH LEADERS IN AUSTRALIAN FITNESS
At AFA, we have built up a strong network of fitness industry relationships which help connect students to the industry through work placement and employment. Our partners include:
Gym/Group Exercise Instructor
Certificate III in Fitness
It all starts with choosing a quality training provider to help you get certified and job-ready as you enter the fitness industry.
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Certificate IV in Fitness
Fast track your career as a Personal Trainer with this streamlined course, including the Certificate IV in Fitness + Fitness Fundamentals.
Certificate III & IV in Fitness
Take your career to the next level and turn your passion for fitness into the role of a fully-qualified Personal Trainer.
Upskill in niche fitness areas to help you define yourself as an exercise professional and gain/retain your industry memberships.
Explore the effects of fatigue and identify key methods fitness professionals can use to help facilitate recovery to improve exercise and sport performance.
TAKE THE FIRST STEP TO YOUR NEW CAREER IN FITNESS!
Stop thinking and start doing! Turn your dream into a reality and fulfil your ambition of working in the fitness industry. Make the best decision of your life that will help establish a successful future!
There are so many great reasons to work in fitness
Australian Fitness Academy is all about getting you there
- Flexible payment options (from $50 per week)
- Low upfront costs (starting with just a $100 deposit)
- Readily available support from our team of world-class educators
- Course material constantly updated by our dedicated course development team
- Powerful industry relationships with potential employers
- Industry placement for enhanced practical skill development
- ASQA Accredited and Fitness Australia Approved Training Provider
We share your passion for fitness
We have helped thousands of Australians just like you get started
Training for over 29 years
Over 30,000 graduates
Australia’s leading online fitness training provider
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I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at AFA. The course coordinator (Xavier) was an absolute champion. The facilities are great... read moreMarkos Batzias
I highly recommend these guys. I have completed my Cert 3 and have learned soo much. I feel like I... read moreWilliam Pires
Highly recommended institute. Great atmosphere, highly educated staff and if someone is thinking to start a career or need fitness... read moreDan K
Currently studying with AFA, and I am thus far impressed with all areas of the academy and course.Nico Kent
Took a bit longer than what I should have, I still enjoyed the course and am very pleased that I... read moreSteve Hegarty
The courses are in detail and offer tons of teachings/info on becoming a Confident PT- AFA has an awesome Team... read moreFaisal Manj
I've done several courses through the Australian Fitness Academy over the last few years and have nothing but positive feedback... read moreJ Yates
I have completed Cert III and IV, it's been great that the AFA team had been very supportive throughout my... read morelvly lvly
After completing my Cert 3 & 4 in Fitness at AFA, I felt fully equipped with the knowledge and experience... read moreMoy K
Very helpful to students especially those struggling to get their studies done due to poor health. The content is up... read moreKristian Gay
Thank you Australian Fitness Academy for all your great support throughout my wonderful journey completing Certificate III. I am... read moreBernadette Mizzi
Fantastic courses, very comprehensive! Great support for Online students.Emma Hargreaves
My experience as a student in AFA was beyond amazing, I've never wanna make it for a class so bad... read morechol akot
I've had a great experience here, the teachers and admin team are excellent, definitely recommendAdam Zammit
I completed Cert 3/4 withAustralian Fitness Academy, I really enjoyed it, got a lot of knowledge. Every time I got... read moreMiglius Mudenas
Knowledgeable tutors, exceptional student support staff and a great learning environment!!!Jack Hemnani
I highly recommend AFA as THE place to learn personal training. I am currently studying my Cert 3 face to... read moreLiv Medina
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Acknowledgement of Country and Traditional Owners
At the Australian Fitness Academy, we acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we work, live and meet and conduct the business of the Academy across Australia. We respectfully acknowledge their Ancestors and Elders, past, present and future. We value cultural diversity, believe all staff and students should be treated with dignity and respect and seek to contribute to creating a nation that provides equal life chances for all.