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Australia’s population is generally healthier than those in other countries around the world, like the USA and UK. One of the reasons is the fondness for outdoor physical exercise. You can do your bit to help people maintain their healthy lifestyles by completing fitness courses and becoming a fully qualified and accredited health and fitness professional. There are an ever growing number of gyms and health centres in Australia that need experts who have completed a number of fitness instructor courses, as well as courses in wellness and nutrition. But, if you don’t fancy working for someone else you can always set yourself up as a personal fitness trainer. A Certificate IV in fitness course is ideal if you want to go it alone, as it includes units on business planning and marketing, which are essential if you want to succeed in the increasingly competitive industry. TAFE online fitness courses allow you to start putting your knowledge into practice – under the guidance of a mentor – so that you can earn while you learn.
If you don’t want to specialise in fitness per se, you can find your way into sports business management or physical therapy, which also allow you to open your own business, if you so choose. You might want to supplement these courses with something business-related, like small business administration or management, and maybe even some bookkeeping courses. That way you set yourself up for success no matter what it is you decide to do, or where in Australia you decide to do it.
Now Learning promotes a range of campus-based and online fitness courses in Australia. Our course providers offer nationally accredited courses that are part of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), so you can be sure of their quality. Browse Now Learning’s site to find the fitness and sport-related course that is right for you.