Academic Courses

Diploma of Fitness

Course Overview

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry, including working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals in a broad range of settings, such as fitness facilities, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces.

Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide exercise training to individual clients with specific needs, on a one-on-one or group basis, and may include older clients and children with chronic conditions.

Persons with this level of competency will have the ability to implement, evaluate and modify the exercise prescription provided by medical or allied health professionals for clients with specific conditions, within an agreed scope for progression as recommended by referring medical or allied health professionals.

Specialised exercise trainers will have the ability to monitor client progress and, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals, utilise an evidence-based approach to deliver solutions by applying knowledge of physiology and anatomy and the pathology of specific medical conditions.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

ASA Certificate IV in Fitness


Language proficiency

Pass in ASA LLN Test or O Level Pass in English at C6 or higher or IELTS 5.0


Other requirements

Minimum age of 16.


1 year work experience in a related industry.




Approximately 12 months



Approximately 18 months

Career Options

Potential job roles include (but not limited to):

  • Specialised exercise trainer

  • Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer

  • Fitness Trainer / Instructor

  • Allied Educator with MOE

  • Sports Administrator

  • Gym and Operation Executive

  • Gym Membership Executive

  • Sports/Events Executive

  • Sports Trainer in Rehabilitation Centres


Tuition Fees 

Tuition Fees: S$11,877.00

Note: Course fees inclusive of GST. 

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