Qualification Details

Certificate III in Fitness

Are you interested in the human body and how to make it stronger? The Cert III in Fitness is a great qualification that will help you learn the basics of anatomy & physiology, strength and conditioning, identifying and overcoming barriers to staying fit and healthy as well as how to get the best out of others. Concentrating on group fitness, you'll have the opportunity to work with others who would like to improve their fitness levels. 
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Units Included

SIS30315 - Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor)

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

BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT007 - Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT011 - Instruct approved community fitness programs
BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

Education Pathway and Job Opportunities
We love to link our Cert IIIs and Cert IVs into a pathway program to ensure that our students are moving in the right direction towards their future. Once you have completed the Cert III in Fitness, and you can show us that you have passed Year 10 English and Maths, you are able to move onto the Cert IV in Science (Biology) Exercise Science Focus. Completion of Cert IV will allow you to satisfy University Entry Requirements to most Universities. 

According to seek.com.au, the Cert III in fitness also opens up opportunities for you to gain work in a variety of different fitness based businesses.

Minimum Requirements
Students are provided content, videos, podcasts, activities, excursions, incursions as well as case studies and scenarios in our online environment, followed by time in the classroom to put their knowledge and skills into practice. You must have your own device (tablet or laptop etc) to access your course.

If you are at school: 
It's preferable that students wishing to study with us need to have​ achieved a C grade minimum in English in year 10. Talk to us if you don't meet this requirement.​To start the process, you will need to get in contact with your school's VET Coordinator to request their support for you to complete this qualification. You will need to complete the Student Application Pack and get their signature on it and then forward it to us for approval. We run our programs on either a Thursday or Friday during school terms. If your school does not release students on these days - please get in contact to discuss your situation and hopefully we can help find a solution!
If you are not in school: 
You must satisfy minimum competencies that can be completed in the following ways:
  • Evidence of previous education within the last 3 years.
  • Previous certificate/qualification completion.
  • Completion of a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test.
  • This certificate on its own is $2000. 
  • If you enrol for a dual qualification (Cert III followed by a Cert IV) there is a $300 discount ($4100 for both). 
How to apply:
  1. Complete the Student application Pack and gather all supporting documentation and signatures. 
  2. Come back to this webpage and click APPLY. 
  3. Complete the requested information and upload your supporting documentation. 
  4. You’ll receive a confirmation email that your application has been received. Please make sure you receive this as it may be an indication that you have input your email address incorrectly. Make sure you check spam/junk. 
  5. Letters of offer will be sent out in September with instructions on how to enrol into the course.