Certificate III in Fitness

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Overview

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

The Certificate III in Fitness provides you with the training and skills you need to excel in the competitive world of fitness.

This qualification reflects the role of group and gym fitness instructors.

These fitness instructors may plan and deliver group exercise sessions and develop gym-based programs for individuals where the level of personalised instruction and ongoing client monitoring is limited. They work in predictable environments under general supervision.

When instructing groups or interacting with clients, they use discretion and judgment to solve routine issues within the parameters of clearly defined organisational policies and procedures.

Course Outcomes

One course offers many courses of action and pathways for you.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315).

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres.

Entry Requirements

What do I need before I start?

There are no formal prerequisite units required for entry into this course.

You will however require basic English language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Before commencing this course, you will be required to undertake an Online LLN ASSESSMENT. You can check your LLN level right now.

If you are completing the course via an online or RPL delivery mode, you will need access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Completion of LLN assessment
  • Payment

Units of Competency

To complete this course you must demonstrate competency in a total of 16 units. These units have been selected to give you the most comprehensive overview of the skills required to work in the fitness industry.

Core Units

  • SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
  • SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
  • SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities
  • SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

Elective Units*

  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • BSBSUS201Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT011 Instruct approved community fitness programs

You can view the full list of units available to study within this qualification on training.gov.au.

Delivery Options

This qualification is superseded.

We are not currently accepting enrolments into this course. To be added to the waitlist for future courses, please enquire here. 

Pathways

After completing this course you may wish to further your studies with:

  • SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Other relevant Certificate IV qualifications

Testimonial

“My trainer was amazing, inspiring and engaging. I would highly recommend him to anyone who wishes to do this course. The college was supportive when I needed extra assistance with some of the course content as well.”

Lauren Spackman

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