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Privacy Policy

The Wellness Business Institute is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully, this relates to RTO compliance including the Standards for an NVR registered training organisation and VET regulations where we must supply Government bodies with training data. This is not used in a manner other than to collect information on training courses being delivered and the statistical information in relation to age, gender, education and qualifications being completed.

We collect information about you for two reasons: firstly, to process your order and second, to provide you with the best possible service.

We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent or subscribed to our Monthly Newsletter.

We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us or from another trader in the future, and you may unsubscribe from our newsletter and mail out at any time.

We will collect sensitive information about you with your explicit consent. This is to ensure that we can provide you with the best possible support in respect to your training delivery.

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by completing the personal information request form as per our participant’s handbook. 

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy the Standards for an NVR registered training organisation and the law.

We may use technology to track the patterns of behavior of visitors to our site. This can include using a "cookie" which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.

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Fitness Instructor

The Wellness Business Institute offers the Certificate III in Fitness (30313).  Contact us to find out our next course, pricing and enrolment.  

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. Qualification outcomes will depend on the elective grouping chosen and may include providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.

Work may be undertaken in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools and community facilities.

Job roles 

  • exercise instructor – gym
  • exercise instructor – group exercise
  • exercise instructor – aqua.




Provide first aid


Provide fitness orientation and health screening


Provide quality service in the fitness industry


Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery


Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context


Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines


Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities


Work effectively in sport and recreation environments


Follow occupational health and safety policies


Undertake risk analysis of activities




Instruct and monitor fitness programs


Plan and deliver group exercise sessions


Undertake client health assessment


Plan and deliver gym programs


Facilitate groups

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Resources to be added soon (e.g. useful links, etc.)

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The Team

The WISE Academy is fortunate to have a team each having over 15 years experience in their chosen field. Their stories and case studies they have to share are amazing – and TRUE!  The team will share what to do … and also what NOT to do!
If you are passionate about creating professionals in the industry,making a difference and would like to be considered to be part of our experienced team, contact us!
dr dion kleinDr Dion Klein, Founder / CEO /Director (Gold Coast / Canberra)
Dr Dion has been involved in the health, fitness and wellness industry for over 30 years starting his career out in the USA as a physical educator, coach and massage therapist. He migrated to Australia in 1994 where he was in charge of the Sports Administration program at the University of Canberra where he had the opportunity to teach in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Sports Institute and in Fiji to the executives of the Oceanic National Olympic Committee in the lead up to the 2000 Olympic Games.  After purchasing a gym in Canberra and running his corporate health business, he became heavily involved in the fitness industry serving as President of Fitness ACT as well as being on the Board of Fitness Australia. He was accepted to the Honor Roll of Fitness Australia in 2012 for his contribution to the Australian Fitness industry. Being passionate about training and education, Dr Dion launched The WISE Academy in 2007 focusing on being the business school for the health and wellness industry.  The company was accepted to travel with the ACT Chief Minister to trade missions to India and also the United Arab Emirates to pursue exporting opportunities.  WISE also was successful in being awarded the CanberraBusinessPoint Business Plan Award 2009 and was a Finalist for the Sales Growth Award 2009.
clarence tanDr Clarence Tan (Gold Coast)
Dr Clarence Tan studied electrical engineering at the University of Southern California specialising in computing and completed a dual masters, namely an MBA in Finance and a Masters of Science in Industrial and System Engineering in Robotics. He then joined Citibank in New York and was among 14 people selected to join its North American Investment Banking Associate Programme. He was awarded a full scholarship at Bond University to do a PhD in artificial neural network applications in finance and was chair of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), Gold Coast Chapter for some years and was later made a Fellow. Clarence's passion is exponential technologies that are happening now and how they can be used to impact society and industries; technologies that are accelerating at an exponential rate such as 3D Printing, synthesis biology, artificial intelligence, internet of things, etc. He received the Queensland government’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Fellowship for 2010 and has been inducted into the Queensland Science and Innovation Champion Hall of Fame in 2014 as a Queensland Innovation Champion. He runs a private equity fund and is an Adjunct Professor at Bond University and Griffith University on the Gold Coast. Find out more about Clarence on his LinkedIn Profile.  
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Donna Louise Attard (Gold Coast/Bali)
With over 25 years experience as a meditation facilitator, healer, and owner of a clinical hypnotherapy and life-coaching clinic, Donna-Louise Attard is well versed in the power of the mind and how to create reality, either positive or negative, through thoughts, beliefs and attitudes. Donna is a professional Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certified Life Coach, 20 years experience as a Meditation and Personal Development facilitator, qualified Holistic Counsellor and Reiki Master. Donna is also trained in a number of other health therapies including; aromatherapy, numerology, Kirlian diagnosis, Reiki and is a certified Angel Intuitive, having trained with Doreen Virtue in 2002.  She also specialises in the health and well-being of pregnant mums (check out  
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Wendy Brookman (Canberra) 
Wendy has been involved in the sport, health, fitness and wellness industry for 20 years, as a Sales manager, an instructor, personal trainer, mentor and assessor and in 2009 purchased her own gym. During school Wendy was involved with track in field and had a passion for health and fitness for women after an injury affected her competing.  Wendy’s other passion is working with in her community and helping people through health and fitness who are less fortunate. Wendy also likes to chat with local kids about “closing the Gap’, affects with drug and alcohol, and how to stay on track helping children look to have goals.   Check out this great article about Wendy!  
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Margaret Stamatis-Everett (Canberra)
Margaret has over 25 years fitness and health industry experience. Margaret started in the industry as a group fitness instructor and over the years has held many roles within a number of businesses and organisations in the public and private sector and 15 years of teaching students to become instructor within the industry. With a passion for helping people Margaret enjoys helping all people reach their fitness and health goals either through learning or helping them in their health and fitness club, Body Basics, which she has owned since 2015 which has been a 20 year ambition.  
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Jonathan Movitz (Melbourne / Gold Coast)
Jonathan is the Creator and Founder of ‘Conscious Leadership’, an organization committed to training, teaching and facilitating ‘change and transformation’ strategies with the vision to expand conscious awareness and create leaders with heart and soul all across the globe.Jonathan has been practicing and pursuing the journey to divine enlightenment for 33 years and has studied under an enlightened master for well over 20 years.  
In Memoriam – Judy Croston (Canberra)
judy crostonJudy Croston was in the fitness industry for over 30 years.  Backed by a Bachelor of Home Economics (Nutrition) from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, Judy had worked in Canberra as a gym manager, a fitness instructor, Head Adviser, fitness leader and nutritionist for the Mental Health Foundation and a personal trainer and consultant for Healthy Worksites (another one of Dr Dion's businesses). She also worked very much with Darren's Den, Arthritis Australia (ACT) and Nutrition Australia. Judy specialised in nutrition and weight management, specific populations including those with mental health issues, and older adults.  Judy unfortunately passed away due to melanoma in June 2017.  Having been a lead trainer / instructor for The WISE Academy, she will be extremely missed.  Her passion and dedication to the Canberra community and fitness industry was immeasurable.   A scholarship has been established in her name.

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As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88136), we deliver the following qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)
  • Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215)
  • Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315)
  • Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB42615)

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General Info

We strive to provide you with the highest standards in training and encourage you to use all the resources available to have a rewarding learning experience. Our staff are fully qualified and have a wide range of national and international experience in various industries to support you in your study.

To find out our tuition fees, please contact us.  Please note, fees are subject to change without notice.




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Do you want to earn some part-time income or maybe change your career in 2016?  If so, the wellness industry is exploding with heaps of opportunities for you! 

Enrol in the Certificate III in Fitness at the regular tuition price.  You will then be able to enrol in the Certificate in Fitness for only $500 (a savings of $2000).  We will also waive the administration fee ($400).  

Enrol in the Certificate III in Fitness for $2500 and we will cover the costs (up to $2500) of your Certificate IV in Fitness (conditions apply).  Note: Each student will have to pay a one-off administration fee of $400.



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Contact Dr Dion directly on 0403 715 385 or email him today to discuss your program!

The Wellness Business Institute offers the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313) and the Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210) as well as short courses pertaining to health and wellbeing.  Contact us to find out more. 

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The WISE Academy offers a qualifications in the business area including a Certificate III in Micro Business Operations (BSB30315) and a Certificate IV in New Small Business (BSB4261). WISE also offers business skills sets and short courses in the areas of business, marketing, customer service and more.

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