The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers’ Indigenous Scholarship was established to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers’ Indigenous Scholarship was established to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with the much-needed health and fitness knowledge and skills to help address the chronic health and socio-economic issues affecting the Indigenous community.
The 2021 Australian Institute of Personal Trainer’s Indigenous Scholarship awards two scholarships. The recipients will have the opportunity to study our nationally recognised Complete Personal Trainer^ Program.
This course covers topics such as:
- anatomy and physiology
- designing and delivering gym and exercise programs for special populations
- health assessment and screening
- client motivation and quality service
- occupational health and safety risk management
- business essentials including marketing.
Scholarship winners will be selected based on their passion and dedication to health and fitness as well as using their acquired knowledge to positively give back to their Indigenous community.
These scholarships are valued up to $5,890 each.
About the Course
The Complete Personal Trainer^ program gives scholarship recipients the comprehensive knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their fitness careers. By starting with the core units of the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness before launching into the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, the scholarship recipients will graduate with all the necessary knowledge and competencies required to be a successful Personal Trainer.
The Complete Personal Trainer^ Program comprises of two components:
- 1.THEORY: Online units of competency,
- 2.PRACTICAL: 52-40 hours of practical experience depending on your delivery mode.
Practical Delivery Mode Options
Face to Face On-Campus
52 hours of Face-to-Face practical delivered on-campus in a real gym, with theory components completed online, in your own time.
40 hours of face-to-face practical hours completed with an AIPT Mentor*, a qualified Personal Trainer, who will guide you through your course material and provide you with hands-on experience, with theory components completed online, in your own time.
*Dependent upon an AIPT mentor being available in your area.
Student Selected Mentor
Already know a qualified Personal Trainer? The scholarship recipients can choose their own Mentor – an experienced Personal Trainer – to guide them through the 40 hours of face-to-face practical components of their course. The Mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers and will assist the recipient in applying the concepts they are learning to real-world fitness situations.
How do you apply?
Download and complete the application form.
Applications can be lodged through any of the below methods:
- By email: email@example.com
- By fax: 1300 137 253
- By post: Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, PO Box 508, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Applications Close: 24th June 2021