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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 [...]

16 08, 2019

Our Top Ten Quotes for Mentors!

By |2019-08-16T11:41:34+10:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Our Top Ten Quotes for Mentors!

We are so fortunate to be in an industry where motivating, supporting and lifting others is ingrained in its people focused culture. Mentors are not only essential to the growth of the sport, fitness and recreation industry, they are essential to the training and development of our next generation of instructors, trainers, service [...]

15 08, 2019

Diploma of Fitness = Top Priority Industry Skills!

By |2019-08-16T09:27:06+10:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Diploma of Fitness = Top Priority Industry Skills!

Good news for those studying the Diploma of Fitness! Not only is the Diploma of Fitness qualification highly sought after by Registered Training Organisations delivering fitness qualifications for roles such as Presenting, Training and Assessment, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) recently highlighted several "top priority" skills required across the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industries [...]

1 08, 2019

It’s Fitness Institute’s Tenth Anniversary!

By |2019-08-02T09:21:26+10:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on It’s Fitness Institute’s Tenth Anniversary!

Fitness Institute Celebrates Ten Years!  That's 120 months, 522 weeks, 3652 days, 878600 hours, 5258880 minutes and 315567360 seconds of helping people Embrace the Opportunity, Boost their Skills and Make the Change to a fitter, healthier lifestyle and career! Time sure flies when you're having fun, taking action, keeping moving and getting stronger!  From very [...]

16 07, 2019

Ethan’s Story – turning a pastime into a career!

By |2019-08-23T11:47:28+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Ethan’s Story – turning a pastime into a career!

With a background in college rugby league, then afterwards, Rugby Union, Ethan enrolled into the Certificate III & IV in Fitness to be able take his enjoyment of sports, strength and conditioning training into a career. Ethan is keen help people with the tools they need to live their best life. Along the [...]

9 07, 2019

Hannah’s Story – Fitness Makes Me Happy !

By |2019-08-23T11:59:26+10:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Hannah’s Story – Fitness Makes Me Happy !

"If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you."  Finding her passion for fitness, Hannah overcame some big challenges and fell in love with CrossFit and group training whilst in high school. Inspired by some very motivated Trainers, Hannah has learned important lessons like never giving up on yourself and to keep pushing and trying [...]

2 07, 2019

Edith’s Story – Positivity & Persistence!

By |2019-07-24T10:15:17+10:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: |Comments Off on Edith’s Story – Positivity & Persistence!

It's not just that Edith has halved her body weight through diet and exercise and it's not just that Edith has been battling her own life threatening health crisis whilst continuing to care for others. This is all about how, through it all, Edith has maintained her belief in the value of being positive, persistent [...]

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 [...]

18 06, 2019

Demand for Fitness Instructors continues to rise!

By |2019-06-18T14:33:22+10:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Demand for Fitness Instructors continues to rise!

There's never been a better time to consider a full or part time career in the Sports, Fitness and Recreation Industry. We're seeing lots of information lately about the "exponential growth" of the fitness sector due to an overall increase in health consciousness and need to move in our communities. Figures provided by Fitness Australia show [...]

21 05, 2019

Finding Work in the Fitness Industry

By |2019-05-28T10:28:53+10:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Finding Work in the Fitness Industry

There are certainly more opportunities now in the Sport, Recreation, Fitness, Wellness and Leisure Industries than ever before, a snapshot of which can be seen on national employment website's SEEK FITNESS JOBS , Fitness Australia's Job Board and Healthy People's Job Search. Fitness Australia's most recent Fitness Industry Workforce Report tells us that the number of [...]

1 05, 2019

Employing certified fitness professionals makes ACSM Top 20!

By |2019-05-01T16:33:05+10:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Employing certified fitness professionals makes ACSM Top 20!

The results are in and wearable technology takes the top spot! We're also excited to see the employment of certified fitness professionals, making the top 10 - at #6 no less! The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently released its annual survey findings of Top Fitness Trends 2019. Fitness Institute Trainer and Assessor Boris Bojanovic [...]

30 04, 2019

Anthony Kruze – making a difference

By |2019-08-23T13:09:54+10:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , |Comments Off on Anthony Kruze – making a difference

Anthony has always had a keen interest in sport and fitness. With sporting achievements that include representing Townsville and Queensland in basketball, winning state titles and a national championship as well as being part of the Australian junior basketball program at the Australian Institute of Sport, the completion of a Certificate III and IV in [...]

23 04, 2019

Fitness Institute – Lights, Camera, Action! 

By |2019-04-24T08:32:15+10:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on Fitness Institute – Lights, Camera, Action! 

Making the Magic Happen! We had so much fun putting our recent promo together, we want to share it with everyone! Here's another one of our attempts at making a professional video.... It may have taken a few takes to get our promo right, but we got there in the end....and had a great time [...]

17 04, 2019

Work Experience & Mentors for Fitness Students

By |2019-04-18T12:41:23+10:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Work Experience & Mentors for Fitness Students

The Fitness Training Package is structured to introduce up and coming instructors and trainers to the industry in which they will soon be making their career. Fitness Students completing the Certificate III and IV in Fitness and Diploma of Fitness must complete practical assessments plus additional work experience hours in the sport, fitness, leisure and recreation [...]

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, [...]

10 04, 2019

Dani’s Story – Challenge makes Change!

By |2019-08-23T10:49:44+10:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dani’s Story – Challenge makes Change!

From working in the family business as an office manager to obtaining a Certificate III and IV in Fitness and CrossFit Level 1, Dani has been working towards achieving her goal of becoming a fully qualified Personal Trainer in order to help others achieve their health and fitness goals. A firm believer in the quote [...]

10 04, 2019

Dave P Morgan – in it for the Right Reasons!

By |2019-08-23T12:13:10+10:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dave P Morgan – in it for the Right Reasons!

David is working fulltime in a hospital as both a theatre technician and orderly. At 40 years of age, being a Personal Trainer is a goal he has been looking forward to for some time. With a passion for fitness, David is now looking forward to learning more about rehab and weight management and helping [...]

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