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Certificate III in Fitness Course

Stay in shape and help others reach their fitness goals with the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313). The acceleration of ...

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Stay in shape and help others reach their fitness goals with the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313). The acceleration of the health and wellbeing sector has increased demand for fitness experts, from public gyms to private instructors for all ages and abilities.

Join a growth industry and learn all you need to become a fitness instructor. Work in a variety of places such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools, community facilities and outdoors.

Please note the SIS30313 Certificate III in Fitness qualification has been superseded on the National Register www.training.gov.au, which means a new version of the qualification is available.  Students can continue studying the qualification for 12 months after the superseded date.

The Certificate III in Fitness is a comprehensive entry-level qualification that will enable you to start working as a personal trainer or group instructor at a fitness centre or gym.

The course will cover:

  • Fitness client services
  • Fitness risk and safety
  • Fitness instruction
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness assessment and programming
  • Strength and conditioning

Please note 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 can be purchased separately. 

Career pathways

Successful completion of the Certificate III in Fitness will allow graduates to become a fitness instructor, including providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.

This course can also lead to a career pathway in sports and fitness centre management as well as coaching, sports administration and complementary areas such as health and nutrition.

Entry requirements

Direct entry.  No pre-requisites required.

Course duration

The Certificate III in Fitness is available online, on campus (Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne) both full time and part time. 

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Delivery Methods Online
Finance Option Finance Available
Study Time 5 weeks - 6 months

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