Certificate IV in Fitness - Physical Activity Australia


Key information


Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

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  • Functional Human Anatomy HSE102
  • Principles of Sport Coaching HSE105
  • Motor Learning and Development HSE204
  • Exercise Prescription for Fitness and Health HSE301
  • Exercise Programming HSE302
  • Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise HSE309
  • Applied Sports Science 1 HSE311
  • Exercise and Sports Science Practicum HSE312
  • Applied Sports Science 2 HSE314
  • Exercise in Health and Disease HSE320
  • Evidence of completion of the following core business modules via an RTO (Registered Training Organisation) must also be supplied.

    BSBSMB401A - Establish legal & risk management requirements of small business

    BSBSMB403A - Market the small business

    BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning

    These modules can be undertaken through any RTO, however through negotiations by PAA on behalf of Deakin students the following RTO’s provide a tailored solution to enable completion of the above business modules. Please contact these RTO’s to discuss the process for completion:

    eFit academy Pty Ltd

    The College of Health and Fitness

    Please refer to the attached information for further information about registration. Students are able to complete both the Exercise Science – ESSA sequence and Certificate IV in Fitness – Physical Activity Australia specialisations.

    Professional recognition

    Eligibility to register for equivalency at the level of Certificate IV in Fitness with Physical Activity Australia (PAA), is based on the successful completion of the units listed below.