Your fit education team

Fit Education specialises in professional fitness courses for ambitious people

You can’t become a great coach without the very best teachers. All our courses are taught by experts who don’t just teach fitness – they live and breathe it.

We’ve been delivering fitness courses in Australia for over 17 years. Talk to us today about becoming the next Fitness Industry Professional.

Ari Balducci


Ari has been in the Sports and Fitness Industry since 2003 professionally, he always played sport during his school years, he struggled to gain weight no matter what he did. So he decided to study Sport and Fitness to become a Personal Trainer to help himself.

He gained further education in 2015 completing his Diploma of Fitness, and in 2020 he studied a Diploma of Sport and the current version of Diploma of Fitness at the same time whilst working full-time.

Giovanni Capello


Gio is an experienced strength and conditioning coach and gym manager / owner. As a teacher he draws upon many examples / stories providing students with a practical and enjoyablelearning experience.

Craig Walker


Fitness plays an important part in Craig’s life. He can often be seen dropping “watt bombs” on his bike, along the Coro Drive bike way and at the Nundadome. His signature move is the brake check, His other passion is pumping out bicep curls in the squat rack during his lunch break.

Christine Wilson


In the 80s and 90s, Christine would be found spending every minute on the netball court or in aerobics classes. Lately she has found a love of running and especially on the trails around South East Queensland making sure to avoid any snakes! Christine has completed 2 marathons and 1 ultra (that’s 50kms!) and loves the friendships and comradery of the running community. She keeps active to counteract the effects of her other love of all things sweet, especially chocolate and wine .

Amelia Davis


Amelia is in her fourth year of clinical exercise physiology at UQ. She loves exercise, more specifically swimming and basketball, and is so excited to see where her knowledge will take her.


Anthony Burke


Anthony originally chose a career as a Personal Trainer because he wanted to feel good about the service that he was selling, and wanted to know that he was helping people improve their lives. As a Personal Trainer he has helped clients, friends and family to improve their general health, self-esteem and to achieve their sporting goals.

Aitor Satrustegui


Aitor is head of poetry, geography and history at Fit Education. He also speaks and can write poetry in Italian, Spanish, French and Australian. Aitor’s mantra is based around the deep squat feelings.

Belinda King


Belinda combines both trainer and assessor and administration skill sets, ensuring she is very supportive of the entire student experience and strives hard to ensure that all queries are resolved as efficiently as possible. Belinda also loves to run, with lofty ambitions at the Gold Coast Marathon this year.


Brian Kerle


Brian Kerle has spent a lifetime playing basketball, selecting and nurturing great talent. Over 13 seasons he coached 456 NBL games. twice winning Coach of the Year, two successive NBL titles with St Kilda (1979 and 1980) and a fifth place at the World Club Championships (1981). He took the Brisbane Bullets to five NBL grand finals in seven seasons, winning two championships (1985 and 1987).

Dundee Kim


Initially learning the art of boxing to protect himself from bullies, Dundee Kim harnessed his skills to become a two-time amateur boxing champion in South Korea.



Rob Cranfield


Rob has a keen passion for health and fitness after his own personal success story losing 13kg and changing his lifestyle.

With 3 years of Training experience under his belt he has made the recent change to functional fitness which is pushing himself further in the gym and learning new lifts to master.

Chris Weier


Chris is very passionate about cleaning. His favourite cleaning apparatus is the vacuum cleaner. He can often be seen watching himself vacuum in front of the mirror.



Katerina Buzinova


Katerina is head of Personal Training at Fit Education. She is passionate about helping others with their health and fitness. Also known as the Czech Chainsaw… to those that know.


Katrina Robertson


Katrina has a broad range of skills and experience. Holding both nursing and psychology degrees as well as numerous world records for power lifting, Katrina consistently inspires and assists those around her to see and achieve great things.

Lauren Sheppard


Lauren is in her fourth year of clinical exercise physiology at UQ. She loves sport, particularly running and dancing, and enjoys sharing her knowledge of exercise through the fit education courses.


Certificate III/IV in Fitness bundle is our most popular course package, allowing you to work as a gym instructor and personal trainer in Australia. Fit Education offers a comprehensive learning package for the full Certificate III and IV in Fitness, which prepares you for success in the fitness industry.

The Diploma of Fitness is designed for industry current Personal Trainers who are looking to take the next step in their career. From building your PT business; to recruiting staff and trainers; to being a Franchisor or Franchisee; to managing a gym or multiple gyms; the Diploma of Fitness teaches the skills needed to take your career to the next level.

The Diploma of Sport teaches you skills to work with athletes and advanced personal training clients. Learn about drugs in sport; sports nutrition; sports psychology; strength and conditioning; technology in sport; sport development, sport leadership and sport ethics.  Gain practical experience from sport professionals.

Certificate II in Sport and Recreation allows you to work as a Community Coach or Recreation Assistant. Use this course to start your sport coaching career. Learn what it takes to be a great coach; fundamental motor skills; coaching practices; and what it takes to work in sport and recreation.


Our team has a wide variety of experience in the health and fitness industry: from strength and conditioning professional sporting teams across Australia and internationally; to working with elite athletes; teaching at university; running successful personal training businesses; and working with a variety of schools. Be inspired and motivated by our team.


Our goal is to produce graduates that are in demand. Fit Education combines highly practical courses, with a strong theoretical background, to prepare you for a successful career in the sport and fitness industries. Fit Education graduates are successfully improving the health and performance of people / athletes around the world. They include World Champion coaches and strength and conditioning staff (and athletes): award winning personal trainers; international level crossfit athletes and coaches; successful fitness business owners; fitness influencers; group fitness instructors; part-time personal trainers; and more…


Fit Education is a complete fitness & wellness company. Our team’s extensive experience and knowledge in the fitness industry allows us to provide the most modern and effective training techniques. We cater to people of all ages and fitness levels.

The team at Fit Education have worked with many professional sporting teams, including the Australian Wallabies, Brisbane Broncos, Queensland Reds, Brisbane Bullets, North Qld Cowboys, London Irish Rugby, London Broncos, Bordeaux Beagles, and Fulham Football Club. In addition, we consult to many corporate clients and secondary schools on a range of health & fitness topics.


Our courses: Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215); Diploma of Fitness (SIS50215)Diploma of Sport (SIS50319) are delivered from the National Training Package (SIS – Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package). Our courses are nationally and internationally recognized. Once you complete your course, you can register and work anywhere in Australia. Want to work abroad? So far, our courses have helped people find work in England, UAE, Scotland, Portugal, Canada and New Zealand. Our Diploma courses are Austudy approved and articulate with leading Australian Universities.