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17 03, 2017

Carly Allen – living the dream!

By |2018-08-27T13:47:37+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Carly Allen – living the dream!

Personal Trainer and Business Owner of Infinite Fitness I truly am living my dream right now! Living in paradise and doing something I absolutely love.  I grew up in Auckland until I was 12, good old Dad thought it was a good idea to get out of the city to the bustling metropolis of Ngatea, where [...]

17 03, 2017

Alan Jansen – the journey is challenging & rewarding….

By |2018-08-27T13:49:04+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Alan Jansen – the journey is challenging & rewarding….

Personal Trainer, Business Owner and Les Mills BODYATTACK and RPM Instructor Wow, it has been a long and challenging road to where I am now. Starting in 2008 I was 134kgs and a good kick up the butt, kick started my journey of a healthier life and to that I thank the team at My Family [...]

17 03, 2017

Jacques Casino – PT, Group Instructor and lovin’ it!

By |2018-12-12T20:42:39+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Jacques Casino – PT, Group Instructor and lovin’ it!

Video Highlights with Jacques - Personal Trainer and Les Mills Instructor (Body Pump, Body Attack and GRIT) I completed this course and it taught me everything I have needed to know. I am now a full time personal trainer and group fitness instructor and loving it!!! Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online [...]

17 03, 2017

Jared Peever – graduating & starting work at the same time!

By |2018-08-27T13:50:49+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Jared Peever – graduating & starting work at the same time!

Personal Trainer at Jets Townsville. Completed my course with Fitness Institute this year and loved it! Sandie and Haylee have a great understanding of the industry and make it incredibly easy to understand everything. As soon as I finished my course I walked straight into a Full time job as a Personal Trainer! Thanks again guys, [...]

17 03, 2017

Tanya Carter – Coach Carter Fitness

By |2018-12-12T20:37:46+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Tanya Carter – Coach Carter Fitness

Personal Trainer and Les Mills RPM and BODYPUMP Instructor at Coach Carter Fitness. The major benefit of completing my PT training through the Fitness Institute in Townsville was the hands on experience I gained training clients in the gym under the guidance of the Instructional Staff and experienced trainers. I recommend the Fitness Institute to anyone [...]

17 03, 2017

Brendan Cortabitarte – PT & Crossfit Trainer

By |2018-08-27T13:52:52+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Brendan Cortabitarte – PT & Crossfit Trainer

Personal Trainer and CrossFit Trainer at Strand Fitness. Completing my Certificate III & IV through the Fitness Institute was excellent! Great instructors to learn from whilst gaining valuable experience through training your own clients. Completing the course was the best thing I’ve done as it has given me a pathway to a new career.  I’m now [...]

17 03, 2017

Christopher Rigano – PT, Sports Trainer & S &C Coach

By |2018-08-27T13:53:46+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Christopher Rigano – PT, Sports Trainer & S &C Coach

Sports Trainer and Rugby Union Strength and Conditioning Coach at Ignatius Park College and Rugby Union Townsville Doing my Personal Trainer Certification has enabled me to further my knowledge with my sporting teams as well as enhancing my anatomical knowledge as a Sports Trainer. The course was not only informative, but was fun as well and [...]

17 03, 2017

Kirsty Nugent – PT & BOOTCAMP instructor

By |2018-08-27T13:54:55+10:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Kirsty Nugent – PT & BOOTCAMP instructor

Personal Trainer at Naracoorte, South Australia Getting my Cert III and IV in Fitness with the Fitness Institute has given me the tools and certification to quickly find a new job in the Fitness Industry. I run a personal training business from home and I have a gym set up with lots of great equipment and [...]

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 [...]

11 10, 2016

Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro – PT & Boxing title holder!

By |2018-12-14T11:34:35+10:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Kurtis “Dingo” Pegoraro – PT & Boxing title holder!

Congratulations to Fitness Institute graduate Kurtis "Dingo" Pegoraro for his win at the River City Rumble in Brisbane. Kurtis completed his Cert III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute in February 2011 and is currently Head Trainer at Corporate Box Gym in Ipswich. With a professional fighting career of over 10 years, Kurtis has experience with Muay [...]

5 10, 2016

Jo Scott – Optimal Body Fitness

By |2018-09-10T16:38:23+10:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Jo Scott – Optimal Body Fitness

Empowering you with tools to succeed! Jo Scott is  the owner of Optimal Body Fitness in North QLD and if the past is anything to go by, the future is looking very bright!! Jo is specialising in empowering women and passing on the right balance of fitness and healthy eating in order to achieve the best results! Fitness [...]

20 09, 2016

Jeremy Wearne – graduated & employed in same week!

By |2018-09-10T16:42:38+10:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Jeremy Wearne – graduated & employed in same week!

"Employed within a week!!!" Congratulations to Jeremy for securing his first job as a Qualified Fitness Professional! Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages.   Learn more about our courses HERE. 

19 09, 2016

Paul Sheppard – achieving his dream!

By |2018-08-27T13:58:55+10:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Paul Sheppard – achieving his dream!

  What have you enjoyed most about studying with Fitness Institute during the face to face course? " I enjoyed meeting people who have the same passion and interest as me and also the practical assessments that have brought me outside my comfort zone!" "When I started, confidence is what has held me back, however it [...]

16 09, 2016

Peter Brandt – from graduate to guest presenter!

By |2018-09-10T16:44:10+10:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Peter Brandt – from graduate to guest presenter!

'What was your motivation behind wanting to study Cert III/IV in Fitness?' To formalize my years of personal learning and help others in fitness. The 20 years experience in Martial Arts has helped towards having the motivation to complete the course. Graduation Photo - January 2017 - Since Graduation, Peter set about completing his Diploma of Fitness [...]

13 09, 2016

A very Fitness Institute Course Wrap up!

By |2018-08-27T14:03:20+10:00September 13th, 2016|Categories: News, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A very Fitness Institute Course Wrap up!

Here's a few pics from our last day of class with face to face students (yes, that is an ice-bath!). We took the opportunity to ask our students what they liked about the course - see below for some of their responses.... Thanks for coming on the journey with us! Meet more Fitness Institute students [...]

9 09, 2016

Mel Booth – setting goals is essential!

By |2018-09-10T16:45:43+10:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mel Booth – setting goals is essential!

'Where do you see your fitness career heading after completing your studies?' I initially plan to get a job at a gym. I would love to own my CrossFit box that has its own cafe and provides advice on nutrition. Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages. [...]

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 [...]

22 08, 2016

Jai Hunter – Yoga Trainer & FI Presenter

By |2018-09-10T16:53:19+10:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Jai Hunter – Yoga Trainer & FI Presenter

Name: Jai Hunter Role at fitness Institute: Guest Presenter Qualified in: Accountancy, Yoga, Personal Training and Punch Fit Business:  Currently have a thriving Yoga Company - Y_Yoga Greatest Achievement: Qualified Chartered Accountant at 24 Passionate about: Forrest Yoga If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who would you chose? Neill my partner, as I don't get [...]

19 08, 2016

Meet some 2016 F2F graduates!

By |2018-08-27T14:33:09+10:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Comments Off on Meet some 2016 F2F graduates!

Congratulations to our recent students who completed their Cert III/IV in Fitness course at our Townsville campus; Jack Campbell, Krystal Part, Mark Carrington, Kozza Smith, Stephanie Ullman & Kezza West.  We took the opportunity to ask their thoughts about completing the course and you can see their responses below... Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and [...]

19 08, 2016

Janine Smith – PT & FI Guest Presenter

By |2018-09-11T08:57:27+10:00August 19th, 2016|Categories: Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Janine Smith – PT & FI Guest Presenter

  Name: Janine Smith How long have you been teaching for? 12 years - started with Tafe Port Macquarie, teaching Cookery. Then Move to Townsville and taught in remote locations teaching Cookery to apprentices, eventually moving to Fitness Institute in 2015. Qualified in: Personal Training, Chef, Business Owner PT Business experience: HUB Fitness - started in 2014 which [...]

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