Levels of Fitness Accreditation
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SIS30313 - Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)
The Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) provides the skill and knowledge for the fitness professional to work in gyms and fitness facilities; this qualification is your entry level into the fitness industry. "Start your new career today"
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SIS40210 - Certificate IV in Fitness (Fitness Trainer)
The Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Fitness Trainer) is your next level of Certification. Start your own business and enjoy working in a gym or out doors in a one on one situation with your clients or with sporting teams.
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SIS50213 - Diploma of Fitness (Specialist Fitness Trainer)
The Diploma of Fitness (Specialist Fitness Trainer) if for those wanting to move into the specialist area of fitness known as rehabilitation. Work with special populations under the guidance of an allied health professional.
WHY CHOOSE MARK McGAW INSTITUTE OF SPORTS SCIENCE
Unlimited technical support. Phone, email, face to face and Skype or face time.
Our mentors have gained many years practical experiences in the fitness and sporting arenas
We have strived to bring each student the most comprehensive fitness science course materials.
NO FAIL POLICY
Only work that needs to be reviewed will need to be resubmitted, not entire exams.
Practically learn your professional fitness trade in a simulated & real life environment.
Mark McGaw was the first to introduce distance learning into Australia for fitness.
TALK WITH THE CEO
Mark McGaw (CEO) is part of the mentor team and accessible any time that suits both parties.
STUDY WITH A PARTNER
Pair up and study with like minded students. Complete the course anywhere, anytime.
20 years Professional Experience
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Rugby League Coach
Coach Mark is passionate about passing on his combined education and experience from his Professional Rugby League career to develop up and coming players.
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Australian "Kangaroo" Rugby League Representative
Mark played over 200 games professionally as a Rugby League player. Mark is best known as "Sparkles", playing for Cronulla Sharks, followed by South Sydney Rabbitohs. He went on to become City Origin representative, NSW State of Origin and represented Australia with the Kangaroos. This level of competition was the main stay behind Mark's progression into fitness education. Click on the "Turn Back Time" link and view some old clips of some great moments of Mark's NRL career.
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'Hammer' in the TV Show "GLADIATORS"
Mark enjoyed his time as a contestant as 'Hammer' in the Channel 7 TV hit series 'Gladiators'. Luckily for Mark he was already in peak condition at the time of the show. He understands that conditioning for many events can be challenging. Click on the 'Gladiator' link to view some memories.
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Fitness Workplace Assessor
Mark has dedicated his life to fitness education. He has completed many formal courses but the real education was with his Mentor, Dr Fred Hatfield PHD (aka Dr Squat), who has broken over 30 world records in powerlifting using science. Dr Squat inspired Mark to go to the highest level of how the body works through 'in the trenches' exercise. Quote: “I have to try out the science and what better way than in a professional sport environment”. Mark has been a Fitness Workplace Assessor for over 20 years and continually adds to his knowledge base. He is passionate about passing on his knowledge and fitness philosophy to his students and clients.
Sports Performance Centre
Mark understands what really works for muscle growth, fat loss & sports performance and the key is to always look at new science and methods. Mark's Sports Performance Centre was a way to educate students and non-students in fitness techniques. Mark continues to customise programming on a face-to-face level to evaluate progression of the program and exercise techniques that Mark has developed over the years and is well known in the industry for. Pictured is "The Miz" who dropped in one day to check us out.
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MMISS - Personal Training Institute
Mark McGaw Institute of Sports Sciences (MMISS) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering education and issuing government accredited certification. We are fully accredited to teach Certificate III in Fitness, Certificate IV in Fitness and Diploma of Fitness. Back in 1995 Mark applied for Distance Learning mode of delivery for fitness and after many challenges was approved and the FIRST to introduce Distance Education into Australia. Mark has been educating students ever since.
Shevon Gee Fitness Competitor
I am a fitness competitor… the MMISS course was invaluable in helping me further my understanding of how the body adapts to exercise and nutrition… this inturn has helped me in my endeavours as a fitness professional The MMISS staffs were invaluable resource and support. I now run my own fitness trainer business and love it!
Tristan T Student
Hi Mark, just to let you know… I've started work on Certificate IV in Fitness, Personal trainer course already... I have found it much more in depth than the Certificate III in Fitness, Gym Instructor course which requires more reading time. I'm reading up on periodisation, rehabilitation and sport specific training etc. Currently I'm reading the text you supplied and the basic strength/conditioning manual, your workbooks are very in depth and truly separates the men from the boys. ……Excellent stuff!!!!