Course Outline: What You Will Cover

This course provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced fitness professionals. It also allows you to obtain valuable skills in one of the fastest growing professions while at the same time making a real difference to your current or future clients health, well being and confidence.

1 Exercise Physiology
2 Exercise Principles
3 Human Biomechanics
4 Risk Assessment
5 Aqua fitness, exercise, routines, and equipment
6 Fitness Program Design
7 Delivering A Fitness Program
8 Ergogenic Aids to Performance
9 Safety & Injury
10 Nutrition
11 Fitness Programs for Special Groups
12 Principles of Fitness
13 Human Anatomy
14 exercise Science
15 Client Communication
16 Motivation
17 Fitness Programming
18 Nutrition

How Will You Benefit?

  • Fast track your career as a personal trainer
  • Learn the inside secrets of how to become a personal training pro in months not years!
  • Study a personal training course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
  • Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
  • Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
  • Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
  • Easy interest free payment plans from as low as $49 per week

Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!

Career Prospects

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Employment opportunities are diverse within the personal training industry. You will be able to seek employment in the following areas:

  • Your own personal training business
  • Gyms, fitness centres and health clubs
  • Specialised personal training studios
  • Swimming complexes
  • Sports clubs
  • Outdoor fitness
  • Corporate Gyms

The fitness industry is currently booming. People want to look and feel good. As a personal trainer you will train, motivate and keep your clients accountable. You will assist and guide them with your knowledge on the human body and most effective exercise and training techniques. Measuring results and creating personalized exercise plans based on objectives will be a common task you will perform.

The fantastic reality about this personal training profession is that you won’t be stuck in an office but constantly on your feet interacting with new people every day and contributing to their well being and making a real difference to the health, happiness and confidence of your clients. On top of this you can expect to be billing anywhere from $14 to $35+ for a one hour session. The chances of getting a job as a persona trainer / fitness instructor are good due to the increasing demand for their services.

According to the Bureau of Statistics, a career in personal training has an incredibly bright outlook. The projected career growth is 20% faster then other professions.

With fitness and health gaining more awareness amongst people of all walks of life coupled with the bright prospects for employment, a job as a personal trainer should be rewarding and fulfilling!

Jumpstart your career as a Personal trainer by enrolling in our course now!

Course Levels Explained

This course leads to the awarding of a Executive Diploma. This qualifications recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.

Prerequisites

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into the program. Students may enrol directly into the course without any previous experience or training.

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is 31 weeks.

Completing your course is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready. Students have a maximum of 2 years to complete the Master Personal Trainer course.

Study Mode: Online Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

Enrolments statistics reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience at ICI:

  • Government, business & industry employers 32%
  • High school leavers 20%
  • Individuals looking to start a business or change career paths 18%
  • Individuals already in the industry looking to formalise and/or update knowledge and seek a promotion 11%
  • Military personal 11%
  • Stay at home mothers 8%

Recognition & Accreditation

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ICI is accredited and recognised by the International Accreditation and Recognition Council. IARC is a system that provides recognition, approval and endorsement of institutions provided they meet and satisfy a set of academic, ethical and operational standards.

Various government departments and business’s have enrolled their own staff with ICI for further training and development and is a strong indicator of acceptance and recognition by employers and industry.

The following is a partial list of companies and government departments which have enrolled or sponsored staff into ICI courses:
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Sports Centre, University of Kent
  • Department of Tourism, Regional Development & Industry
  • The Placement People
  • Skill Hire
  • Metcash Trading Ltd
  • Navman Technologies
  • The European Fund
  • Employment Directions Network
  • The Salvation Army
  • Calvin Klein
  • John Paul College
  • Legal Aid Commission
  • Melton Council
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • HSBC
  • American Express
  • Clayton UTZ
  • Hennikers Solicitors
  • Villari Lawyers
  • Prisoners Education Trust (HM Prison Service)
  • Uniting Care Institute of Family Practice
  • Workplace Authority
  • Centacare Employment Group
  • Employment Directions
  • MAX Employment
  • Gunnebo (Security)
  • Brookfield Multiplex
  • Coles Myer Ltd

What Do I Get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

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  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback from those working in the persona industry
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs
  • Student ID card giving students access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas! Save on transport, accommodation, communications, food, shopping, movies and more!

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

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  • A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a personal trainer
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, EDipPT
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program (Click to learn more).

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Cut Off Date

  is the next enrolment cut off date. Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

Your enrolment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of the Institute receiving your application. You can expect to receive your course within days of enrolling. When you start your ICI course its at your own pace and you determine when you finish. Don’t miss out. Enrol today!

Course Investment & Payment Plans

How do I get started?

Click on one of the Enrol Now buttons below and you could be working on your first lesson – and towards a new career – in a matter of days!

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Course Level Course Fee Pay Upfront
Save 10%
Weekly Instalment Plan
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EXECUTIVE DIPLOMA $2450 10% Off = $2205 ENROL NOW $49 x 50 weeks ENROL NOW

Take the first step towards pursuing your dream of becoming a Personal Trainer NOW.

Simply click on one of the Enrol Now buttons that corresponds with the course level and payment plan you wish to select (see above table).

How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1 The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2 Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3 Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4 Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%) Letter Equivalent Rating
100 - 80 A Outstanding level of achievement
79 - 60 B High level of achievement
59 - 50 C Satisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40 D Marginal level of achievement
0 - 39 F Failed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.

5 Graduation

Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.