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21 08, 2019

Business Admin to PT

By |2019-08-22T11:03:35+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Business Admin to PT

Need a career change? Become a personal trainer and help make a difference to the lives of others in your community... Specialise in a range of different markets for example, outdoor fitness, working with children, sporting teams and even athletes! Make The Change - today! See Fitness Institute's full range of courses [...]

21 08, 2019

Plumber to PT

By |2019-08-23T10:39:31+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Plumber to PT

Thinking of a career change? If you live in Townsville, North QLD, you have the opportunity to enrol in our face to face courses at Fitness Institute Headquarters in the CBD. Fitness Institute is the only locally owned Registered Training Organisation and we also offer the Certificate III Guarantee and Certificate III Guarantee Boost for [...]

21 08, 2019

Some of our N.Q. Success Stories

By |2019-08-23T10:40:24+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Some of our N.Q. Success Stories

Thinking of a career change? If you live in Townsville, North QLD, you have the opportunity to enrol in our face to face courses at Fitness Institute Headquarters in the CBD. Fitness Institute is the only locally owned Registered Training Organisation and we also offer the Certificate III Guarantee and Certificate III Guarantee Boost for [...]

21 08, 2019

Emily De Rooy – a uni gap year well spent!

By |2019-08-22T11:45:28+10:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Emily De Rooy – a uni gap year well spent!

Having been interested in becoming a personal trainer for quite a while before taking the opportunity to enrol in a course during a uni gap year, Emily found the Certificate III & IV in Fitness was good preparation for starting her Exercise Physiologist qualification... This is Emily's story.... Emily has been active her whole life [...]

28 06, 2019

Pain and Exercise Prescription with Allied Health Professional and PT Alex Rojas

By |2019-07-24T10:15:57+10:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Pain and Exercise Prescription with Allied Health Professional and PT Alex Rojas

  We'd like to thank Alex Rojas for coming to chat with our Personal Trainers and Certificate III & IV students at Fitness Institute Headquarters on Saturday!  Such a wealth of experience and so much learned! Alex believes it is essential to know the history, in order to understand the origin of the pain or condition [...]

11 04, 2019

Emily Davison – a youthful outlook

By |2019-08-22T11:48:31+10:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Emily Davison – a youthful outlook

Emily started studying Certificate III and IV in Fitness in year 10 and is part of our young student cohort. After overcoming some challenges and with much hard work, Emily completed both her Certificate III and IV in Fitness. The pathway to getting these qualifications wasn't easy and Emily faced many challenges along the way, [...]

21 03, 2019

Testing Strength & Fitness

By |2019-06-06T16:27:13+10:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: FITNESS TESTING, News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Testing Strength & Fitness

There are many ways to test your strength and endurance and many reasons to set time aside to work this important training tool into your schedule. These kinds of sessions can be referred to by a number of names like Fitness Assessments, Fitness Testing or Fitness Appraisals, but they are all designed to do the same [...]

20 02, 2018

Telea Dwyer – Personal Trainer, Group Instructor & Physique Competitor

By |2018-08-27T12:05:22+10:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Telea Dwyer – Personal Trainer, Group Instructor & Physique Competitor

I was one of the lucky PT students to be able to complete my course with a great group of fellow students in 2010. Since the course, I have competed in my own figure competition and helped to train others to prepare for competitions as well. I have furthered my list of skills by becoming a [...]

20 02, 2018

Christine Law – CrossFit Mount Isa

By |2019-08-23T10:52:56+10:00February 20th, 2018|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Christine Law – CrossFit Mount Isa

Christine Law, owner of CrossFit Mount Isa, talks about her experiences completing the Certificate III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute... "Fitness Institute were fantastic when I completed my Certificate III and IV in Fitness. The lecturers were there any time you needed support and the course was very much interactive which kept it fun. [...]

1 01, 2018

Jessie Brittain – Follow your Passion!

By |2019-08-23T11:32:04+10:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Jessie Brittain – Follow your Passion!

Jessie has always loved being outdoors and being active and this passion for fitness led her to studying the Certificate III & IV in Fitness After a few years of wanting to start, Jessie made the commitment to enrol initially for her own benefit and education and then, to help others live a fit and [...]

29 05, 2017

Life Changing Careers – Nicole Child

By |2019-08-23T12:40:42+10:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Life Changing Careers – Nicole Child

"We all go through our own struggle and it is great to be able to give people advice - my heart jumps for joy when I see people succeed." - Nicole Child With exercise and fitness two of her favourite hobbies, Nicole Child registered in the Certificate IV of Fitness with Fitness Institute in September [...]

27 04, 2017

Dawn Cartwright – Follow your dreams & don’t look back…

By |2019-08-23T12:30:44+10:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Dawn Cartwright – Follow your dreams & don’t look back…

We asked Personal Trainer, Dawn Cartwright to share her study and fitness industry experiences and here is what Dawn told us.... "I first came across the Fitness Institute during the FILEX exhibition in Sydney where I was lucky to be offered a place in the Certificate III & IV in Fitness. During the course, I received [...]

27 01, 2017

Dean Gilbert – successful studying on the move

By |2018-08-27T13:55:33+10:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Dean Gilbert – successful studying on the move

My name is Dean Gilbert, I am 22 years old and thanks to the Fitness Institute, I am now a qualified personal trainer. My journey started in January of 2016 where a work colleague, who ran a boot camp outside of our core working hours, inspired me to want to do something a little different. Being [...]

5 09, 2016

Fitness Australia Scope of Practice

By |2018-09-10T16:48:48+10:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fitness Australia Scope of Practice

Our friends at Fitness Australia always do a great job of presenting the scope of practice in nice clear language. You can check it out here off their website. For example, the scope of practice for a Personal Trainer is that they: Typically work independently (may be self-employed or an employee) and may support or lead other registered exercise [...]

26 08, 2016

Sarah Collins – Careers in Fitness

By |2018-09-10T16:49:30+10:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Sarah Collins – Careers in Fitness

Name: Sarah Collins Role at Fitness Institute: Careers Consultant Qualified in: Certificate III & IV in Fitness, Cert III in Business Interesting fact: I was a cheerleader for the Townsville Crocodiles. Passionate about: Dance and Fitness If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who would you chose? My familia Why did you choose to complete your Cert [...]

9 06, 2016

Stephanie Ullman (video highlights)

By |2019-07-24T11:12:12+10:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Stephanie Ullman (video highlights)

See video highlights of Stephanie's fitness journey! Be sure to check out our YouTube Channel and Video page to see more Fitness Institute videos! Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages. See more on our courses HERE.

16 05, 2016

Kellie Poppy – thanks her support network

By |2019-07-24T11:16:07+10:00May 16th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Kellie Poppy – thanks her support network

Congratulations to Kellie Poppy on completing her Cert III&IV in Fitness. We wish you all the best for the future! "Collected my certificate today, yay!!! There were so many people who helped me along the way that I would like to thank: Angie Corcoran, Julie Fraley, Ally Wiltshire, and Linda Fava for trusting me enough with [...]

9 05, 2016

Fitness Institute Crew at FILEX

By |2018-09-11T09:10:09+10:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Fitness Institute Crew at FILEX

The Fitness Institute crew spent quality time at Filex and Fitness and Health Expo in Melbourne to catch up on all of the latest and greatest in information and ideas for the future of Australia's Fitness Industry. Guest speakers were from all around the globe! All delegates agreed that the conference provided information that will be able to [...]

24 12, 2015

Susan McKenry – living remotely is no barrier…

By |2019-07-24T11:19:30+10:00December 24th, 2015|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Susan McKenry – living remotely is no barrier…

A big congratulations to Susan McKenry who has proven that living in a remote area should not hinder your ability to become qualified into a new career. A special thanks to Mentor, Lisa Cosson from Horsham, who assisted Susan in her Certificate III and IV in Fitness throughout 2015. Course: Certificate III and IV in Fitness Method: [...]

21 11, 2015

Adam Trama – Tactical Fitness

By |2019-08-23T13:02:59+10:00November 21st, 2015|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Adam Trama – Tactical Fitness

Congratulations to our Fitness Institute Alumni, Adam Trama for setting up his new business, Tactical Fitness! Adam completed our Certificate III and IV in Fitness in July 2012 and has since gone on to become a PTI in the Australian Defence Force before moving to Sydney to work as a Personal Trainer at Vision PT. Adam has [...]

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