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Certificate III in Fitness

SIS30313

  • Meet the requirements to work as a Gym Instructor with this Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313)
  • Be mentored by an experienced fitness industry professional in a gym near you
  • Flexible payment options - pay as you study

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Provider

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
Career Opportunities
  • Exercise Instructor
  • Gym Instructor
Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Accredited by Fitness Australia and Physical Activity Australia

Prerequisites

None

Location

Australia wide - Study anywhere

Work placement

15 hours of practical experience

Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 1.5 hrs a week = finish in 1 year, 3 hrs a week = finish in 6 months). Complete within 12 months.
Study mode

Blended

Assessment
Quizzes, assignments & practical component
Start date

Start anytime.

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Provider
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
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Prerequisites

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can enrol no matter what level of education or work experience you have.

What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Providing exercise instruction and gym programs for groups
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health screening, assessment and orientation
  • Working in a gym environment and with gym equipment
  • Planning a home based business
  • Working with specific populations

Practical experience

This course includes a total of 15 hours of practical experience in a gym, mentored by a fitness industry professional.

You have the option to:

Course structure

15 units

Units

  1. SISFFIT305A - Apply anatomy & physiology principles in a fitness context

  2. SISFFIT301A - Provide fitness orientation & health screening

  3. SISFFIT307A - Undertake client health assessment

  4. SISFFIT306A - Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines

  5. SISFFIT303A - Develop & apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery

  6. SISFFIT308A - Plan & deliver gym programs

  7. SISFFIT304A - Instruct & monitor fitness programs

  8. SISFFIT312A - Plan & deliver an endurance training program

  9. SISFFIT302A - Provide quality service in the fitness industry

  10. SISXIND101A - Work effectively in sport & recreation environments

  11. SISXFAC207 - Maintain sport, fitness & recreation equipment for activities

  12. BSBSMB306 - Plan a home-based business

  13. SISXOHS101A - Follow occupational health & safety policies

  14. SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activities

  15. HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

First aid requirement:
This course requires you to complete a first aid course. You will need to organise to complete this training through an RTO such as St Johns Ambulance or Australian Red Cross.

Support and delivery

You study part of this course online, and complete the practical component in a real gym with a qualified personal trainer.

Choose between two ways to study:

1. Choose your own mentor

  • Choose an experienced Personal Trainer to mentor you through the practical parts of the course - your mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. 
  • 15 hours of practical experience with your mentor in a real gym.
  • Gain hands-on experience and observe real personal training sessions with clients.
  • 15 units to complete online at your own pace.
  • Start anytime.

2. Get paired with a mentor

  • Australian Institute of Personal Trainers will pair you up with a mentor who is a Personal Trainer – there are over 150 across Australia.
  • 15 hours of practical experience with your mentor in a real gym.
  • Gain hands-on experience and observe real personal training sessions with clients.
  • 15 units to complete online at your own pace.
  • Start anytime.

Support

  • Technical Advisors and Specialists provide one-on-one coaching sessions over the phone or Skype. They’re industry experts who will support you to complete each unit of the course. You can contact them 8am–6:30pm on weekdays.
  • Australian Institute of Personal Trainers have a Support Plan for each student, which ensures you’re contacted regularly and progressing through the course.
  • The team of Student Support Officers are dedicated to helping you graduate and will help you find a solution to any hurdles you’re facing.
  • You will receive a Study Plan that shows how long each unit will take to complete – a great tool to help you stay on track and plan your breaks from study.

Payment options

Payment plan

You can pay for this course gradually by paying a deposit and making weekly or fortnightly payments as you study.

The duration of your payment plan will depend on your course delivery mode, and you will need to pay the full amount by the time you finish the course.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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