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  • About Lavanda Elite


LaVanda Elite are the experts in personal trainer certification, and CEC certified courses. We offer the best in personal training education, using current, science-based knowledge, and best practice techniques.


We offer the following online courses:

  • Certificate III in Fitness
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Diploma of Fitness.


We also run personal trainer CEC courses, including:

  • LaVanda Elite Assessment and Corrective Exercises (ACE) — levels 1, 2, and 3
  • LaVanda Elite Kettle Bells — levels 1 and 2
  • LaVanda Elite Mentor Program — a comprehensive, structured program providing you with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills, to ensure professionalism in your business.

Drawing on our 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, our courses have been tailor-made to ensure you make a positive difference to the health of others, while building an exciting and successful business.


Why choose us

LaVanda Elite is owned and operated by Ken LaVanda, a highly-qualified and certified trainer, with over 20 years’ experience in the fitness industry.

Ken’s commitment to the industry sees him at the forefront of the latest developments and research in the realms of sports, training and fitness. His extensive network of medical practitioners and allied health professionals, means that LaVanda Elite can provide knowledge, training and expertise not available elsewhere.

Ken has worked as a gym and studio owner, a training and development lecturer, and a strength and conditioning coach. He has also managed over 150 personal trainers and personal training managers.

Working across all levels of fitness, Ken specialises in functional movement, rehabilitation, nutrition, and weight management. His background in various massage techniques means he has a thorough understanding of the body and how it moves in response to training.

Ken leads a highly-skilled, and dedicated team of health and fitness professionals, who are committed to helping you on your way to a successful and fulfilling career in the personal training industry.


How we support you

We do more than just offer you personal trainer certification. We support you the whole way. Using modern technology including email, text, Face time and Skype, help is only a click or two away. And most of the time, we’ll get back to you within 24 hours, with an answer or solution to your problem.


Employment after qualification

We offer a small number of employment opportunities to those who gain their personal training certification through LaVanda Elite — meaning you can start earning money shortly after you’re qualified.


Entry Requirements

This course is designed for people who don’t have any previous qualifications in fitness. As an entry level qualification, there are no entry requirements for the Certificate III in Fitness.

In order to receive your Certificate III in Fitness you will need to complete the HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate prior to completing your course and supply a copy to LaVanda Elite.


Course Details

Timeline: Maximum 12 months to complete Delivery: Online through our interactive study portal Assessments: Online theory exams,
animated 3D case studies, work experience & practical video evidence.


Get Started Fitness Pack

 Whilst working in the ever-growing high turnover industry we believed personal trainers needed all the tools to help them with their new and exciting Fitness career and not be just another statistic.

This is why we have put an exclusive list together with what is needed for you to fast track your way into the industry. 


Who Should Attend?

  • Those who want to help people improve their fitness goals and change lives
  • Those who are looking for a career change, and have a passion for health and fitness
  • Those who are eager to expand their own health fitness knowledge



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