Study From The Comfort Of Your Own Home Anywhere In The World

The Online Certificate 3 & Certificate 4 Fitness Qualifications Consist Of Home Study With On-Going Daily Support From Your Very Own Tutor​


My name is Dan Clay – CEO of The Dangerously Fit Academy (DFA).

Our goal is to create World class fitness professionals that stand head and shoulders above the fitness industry norm.

We achieve this by combining interesting online theory with a unique set of courses and cutting-edge business skills that give you all the tools you need to become a highly sought after personal trainer!

The DFA take enormous pride from producing the best trainers in the fitness industry with a policy of providing education that goes far beyond the Certificate 3 and Certificate 4 industry standard.

Unlike many other fitness education providers that churn out fitness trainers on a large production line, the DFA enrol fewer students per tutor ensuring you receive the best support and guidance possible.

When you enrol with the DFA you’re NOT just another student with a student number, we get to know all of our students personally and are here to help you every step on your journey to achieving your dream job of becoming a personal trainer.

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Dan Clay - CEO of the DFA


Certificate 3 and Certificate 4 Fitness Qualifications Are Delivered Online With A World Class Online E-Learning Platform & Daily Support Form Our Team Of Tutors.


Become A Globally Accredited Personal Trainer With A Qualification Recognised By All ICREPS Member Bodies Allowing DFA Students To Work Worldwide.


Enrol In Our Certificate 4 Master Functional Personal Trainer Certification And Get An Additional 10 Functional Training Courses To Grow Your Skill-set.

Discover How To Build a Successful Personal Training Business

So… you’ve graduated and you’re a certified personal trainer, now what?

Do you possess the knowledge required to build a successful personal training business?

Once you graduate from the DFA you’ll be automatically enrolled into our fitness business course… ‘PT Business Supremacy’.

Inside ‘PT Business Supremacy’ you’ll discover skills showing you how to generate a flood of new leads from Google, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Email… and how to covert those hot leads into paying clients using effective sales strategies – all available for you free of charge upon your graduation!

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With the option of interest free payment plans becoming a personal trainer has never been so affordable or convenient.


If you’re currently working full time or have a busy family life, study part time in your own time and choose the hours that suit you.


Have more time in your weekly schedule? Power through our self-paced courses and fast track your personal trainer graduation.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you would like to work as a group fitness instructor the minimum requirement is the SIS30315 Certificate 3 in Fitness Qualification.

If you would like to work as a 1-1 personal trainer the minimum requirement is the SIS40215 Certificate 4 in Fitness Qualification.

To commence your personal trainer certification studies you will need to be at least 15 years old.

Depending on your weekly time commitment to study, each qualification can take anywhere from 12 weeks to 52 weeks,

Yes, you will need to get the HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid certificate.

The Certificate 3 in Fitness is the entry level qualification into the fitness industry, this qualification allows you to instruct group training classes. Upon graduation of your Certificate 3 in Fitness, you can choose to further your studies by enroling in the Certificate 4 in Fitness Qualification.

The Certificate 4 in Fitness allows you to train clients 1-1 and includes business skills, strength and conditioning and delves deeper into nutrition and other important subjects.

Our Master Functional Personal Trainer certification includes the Certificate 3, the Certificate 4 and 10 Functional Training Certifications.