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Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)

Launch your exciting career as a fitness instructor! Fitness instructors work in a variety of settings and are largely responsible for the implementation and supervision of members and clients during exercise programs conducted on the gym floor.

Qualification

Certificate III in Fitness - SIS30315

RTO code

#31489

Career opportunities

Gym Instructor
Group Exercise Instructor
Older Adults Instructor

On campus study

Yes (view locations)

Online study

Yes

Duration

13 - 26 weeks.

Study load

Full time, Part time

Upfront payment $200 off

$2,190 $1,990

Instalment plan

$2,190
Full time: $300 deposit + $145.38 x 13 wks
Part time: $300 deposit + $72.69 x 26 wks

Course overview

A Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) qualifies you to work as a Gym Floor Instructor or Group Exercise Instructor after graduation. Helping new members learn how to use equipment and taking small groups through basic programming – each day offers you new opportunities to test your skills.

Throughout this qualification, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of exercise instruction and programming, while studying anatomy, physiology, and healthy eating guidelines. Our graduates love that they get paid to workout, motivate and be a part of their clients' healthy new lifestyle.

Course details

Upfront Payment

$2,190 $1,990
Price shown includes a discount.

Instalment Plan

$2,190

Full Time Payment Plan
$300 deposit payable immediately on enrolment.
Weekly repayments of $145.38 x 13 wks.

Part Time Payment Plan
$300 deposit payable immediately on enrolment.
Weekly repayments of $72.69 x 26 wks.

Standard Course Fees

$2,190 (view fees schedule)
Course fees do not include the Provide First Aid component of the course which is a requirement to complete the Certificate III in Fitness. Provide First Aid training can be purchased via the FIAFitnation enrolment form and is provided by Re:VIVA First Aid and Resuscitation Training Pty Ltd or Vital First Aid and Training Services, depending on your campus location.

Course Duration

13 - 26 weeks.
Course duration is dependent on the study mode selected. If you select a full time study mode you will have up to 3 months to complete, and if you select online part time study you will have 6 months to complete.

Course Outline

The Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) is the entry level course for the fitness industry, covering 5 units of study, plus a first aid qualification.

  • AFP310 - Anatomy and Physiology for Fitness
  • HEG311 - Healthy Eating Guidelines
  • FSW312 - Fitness Screening & WHS
  • EIP313 - Exercise Instruction and Programming
  • PSP314 - Programming for Specific Populations

Course Competencies

There are 16 Units Of Competency: 9 core and 7 elective.

  • SISFFIT004 - Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT005 - Provide healthy eating information
  • SISFFIT001 - Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT006 - Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service
  • SISXIND001 - Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
  • BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT003 - Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT007 - Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT011 - Instruct approved community fitness programs
  • SISXFAC001 - Maintain equipment for activities
  • SISXDIS001 - Facilitate inclusion for people with a disability
  • SISFFIT014 - Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISFFIT002 - Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid *
* At an additional cost HLTAID003 Provide first aid is a requirement to complete the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

Pre-requisite

View entry requirements.
Direct Entry. No pre-requisites required.

Course Brochure

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Terms & Conditions

Course intakes, calendars, sessions and business seminars

Online intakes (2018)

Up to 3 months to complete full time and 6 months part time. Must attend campus for practical assessment on one weekend from 9am-5.30pm.

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29 26 26 30 28 25 30 27 24 29 26 17

On campus intakes (2018)

Day

5 weeks, 3 days per week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8.30am – 3.00pm.

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 15 19 26 30 4 9 13 17 22 19
Melbourne 15 19 26 30 4 9 13 17 22 19

Evening

13 weeks, Monday and Wednesday Evening from 6.30pm-9.30pm plus an additional Saturday and Sunday at the end of the course from 9am-5.30pm.

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 22 23 23 17
Melbourne 22 23 23 17

Weekend

13 weeks, 13 Saturdays, plus two additional Sundays in weeks 1 and 13 from 9.30-4.00pm.

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 17 19 18 10
Melbourne 17 19 18 10

Assessment - Practical Weekend (for online, evening and weekend students)

Saturday & Sunday, 9.00am-5.30pm

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 20/21 24/25 24/25 21/22 12/13 2/3 21/22 11/12 29/30 20/21 10/11 8/9
Melbourne 20/21 24/25 24/25 21/22 12/13 2/3 21/22 11/12 29/30 20/21 10/11 8/9
Brisbane 24/25 12/13 29/30 8/9
Perth 24/25 24/25 21/22 8/9

Optional online teaching days (2018)

In order to support the learning requirements of online students within the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, FIAFitnation recognise that the opportunity for practical experience in key curriculum areas is beneficial. The teaching days listed below allow online students the opportunity to join our weekend cohorts at different points throughout the course to gain exposure to the key practical aspects of the course, in preparation for both assessment and the industry. Whilst not compulsory, we highly recommend attendance at these sessions to enhance the learning experience and outcomes of online students.

Screening - Weekend (online students only)

This session will cover all theory and practical elements of the client screening process. Saturday, 9.30am-4.00pm

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 3 2 1 24
Melbourne 3 2 1 24

Exercise Instruction - Weekend (online students only)

These sessions will introduce students to resistance training, analysing key technical aspects of the main exercises and how these can be effectively coached. It is recommended that online students attend both sessions. Saturday, 9.30am-4.00pm

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Location Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sydney (CBD) 10 23 22 15
Melbourne 10 23 22 15
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