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Online CEC Courses for Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals

Choose the perfect CEC course to suit you, whether you’re wanting to learn more about a particular demographic, a specific piece of equipment or to help you grow your business our courses will help you upskill and become an expert in your field.
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Why Should You do Our CEC Courses?

In the Fitness Industry, Certificate III and IV are your entry-level qualifications. They will get you a “start in the industry” and a job. However, if you want a successful career as a fitness professional it’s essential that you are continuing to upskill. On top of this, if you’re registered with AUSactive (formerly known as Fitness Australia), you need to complete a minimum of 20CECs every 2 years.

Our CECs can be put into two broad categories.

Category 1: Courses around Exercises?

Examples of these types of courses include

Equipment Based CEC Courses
(e.g. Kettlebell courses, Medicine Ball courses, Battle Rope courses, etc.)

Population-Based CEC Courses
(e.g. courses around Training Pregnant Women, courses around Training Older Adults, courses around Training Children, etc.)

These courses are a great way to have a specialty. Without a specialty, you are just like any other Personal Trainer and it’s hard to get ahead in the industry. On the flip side however, if you can further upskill and educate yourself in a particular area, it’s much easier to get ahead because you’ll be known as the go-to Personal Trainer in that field.

Category 2: Courses around Business?

Examples of these types of courses include

Business Based CEC Courses
(e.g. courses on how to use Social Media, courses on how to run a successful Bootcamp, courses on how to market yourself as a Personal Trainer).

These courses are a great way to improve your fitness business skills because chances are if you’re going to work in the Fitness Industry, you’re going to be running your own business. You can be a good Personal Trainer but if you don’t know how to market yourself and no one knows about you, it’s going to be hard to succeed.

As your provider of CEC training courses in Australia, Fitness Education Online gives you the following perks:

Lifetime access to all your coursework and resource materials
Self-paced learning format
No expiration on all courses
Fast delivery of CECs and certificates (within three business days of finishing a course)
Recognition by Fitness Australia
Recognition by institutions around the world
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Why should you do Fitness Education Online’s CEC Courses?

Fitness Education Online is one of the largest providers of online continuing education courses in the world. We currently have over 40 online courses registered with AUSactive (formerly known as Fitness Australia) and many of our courses are also registered internationally with organisations such as REPSNZ (New Zealand), Canfitpro (Canada), NASM and AFAA (both in the USA). On top of this many of our courses are also registered with other exercise bodies such as ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia) and ASCA (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association).

Our founders are Jono Petrohilos and Travis Mattern both who have extensive experience in the industry. They are both:

  • International Speakers – having spoken at the largest Fitness Industry Conferences in the world including FILEX (Australia), FITEX (New Zealand), Activate (Canada) and The Fitness Conference (Greece).
  • Award-Winning Fitness Educators – having won the Australian Fitness Educator of the Year Award and were a Finalist in the Exercise New Zealand Educator of the Year Award.
  • Best Selling Authors – having co authored the Amazon Best Selling book “The Bootcamp Blueprint”
  • Podcasts Hosts – hosting one of the most popular Fitness Business podcasts in the world “The Fitness Education Online Podcast”.
  • Admins of the largest Facebook Group in the world for Fitness Professionals “The Fitness Education Online Community”. This Group has over 15,000 members all Fitness Professionals.

Along with having 30 years combined experience in the industry, Jono is also a qualified Exercise Physiologist and Travis is a University educated Teacher.

Who have designed the Courses

Majority of the CEC courses have been written and designed by either Jono or Travis. The courses that have not been designed by them have been written by world leading educators such as Michelle Wright (2021 Fitness Australia Educator of the Year), Kristen Beck (2021 Fitness Australia Educator of the Year Finalist), John Polley (2019 Exercise New Zealand Educator of the Year) and Kirstyn Campbell (2021 Exercise New Zealand Educator of The Year).

As your provider of CEC training courses in Australia, Fitness Education Online gives you the following perks:

  • Lifetime access to all your coursework and resource materials
  • Self-paced learning format
  • No expiration on all courses
  • Fast delivery of CECs and certificates (within three business days of finishing a course)
  • Recognition by Fitness Australia (now known as AusActive)
  • Recognition by institutions around the world
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The courses we offer are created by experienced health and fitness professionals. You will receive course outlines and modules to guide you through your self-studies.
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What Other Personal 
Trainers Are Saying

It’s all well and good to know all the different exercises BUT as a Trainer, we want to be able to program these exercises together in a fun, safe and effective way. For this reason, we provide a wide range of workouts, drills and games you can do with these two pieces of equipment in both one one and group / bootcamp settings.

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