Previous Version Version Effective: 6th of May, 2020
Version Effective: 6th of May, 2020

PDC54306 - Build an Outdoor Fitness Training Business

Course Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course outlines the key elements of operating a successful outdoor fitness training business as a fitness professional. Australian weather in most places presents a great opportunity to host an outdoor fitness program. Outdoor Fitness sessions have seen growth rates close to 40% over the past 10 years and provide a great way to bring in extra income to your fitness business and expose you to clients with other health and fitness preferences.

It is expected students have a fitness professional qualification of Certificate IV in Fitness or greater.

Normally $90.00, now FREE until the end of the financial year to support our industry and community during COVID-19 recovery

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course are expected to have successfully completed a fitness professional qualification of Certificate IV in Fitness or greater.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply For direct access to the course, visit
Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for health and fitness professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

If you are a Registered Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia as a Group Exercise/Gym Instructor or greater, you will also be eligible to attain Fitness Australia CECs on the successful completion of this course.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

4 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify the key elements of a successful outdoor fitness training business
  2. Reflect on the professional responsibilities and duty of care of the fitness trainer in managing clients
  3. Outline training session planning and delivery options in the outdoor setting
  4. Identify risk management procedures to consider in managing an outdoor fitness training business
  5. Gain an understanding of local population demographics
  6. Identify growing local health, fitness and community networks
  7. Develop high-level communication and client referral skills to enable collaboration across sectors.

Online Quiz

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