SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

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Course description

The Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) is a pathway to working as a fitness instructor at gyms, fitness and recreational centres. Students begin by leaning how to conduct fitness screenings and administer pre-exercise health questionnaires (to keep their clients safe). And follow up with the practical skills necessary for giving exercise instruction to a broad range of clients. Student also learn how to maintaining fitness equipment.

The Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Work placement

Students will need to complete work placement supervised by qualified staff. Students will attain real-world understandings of the expectations and skills required to work in this field to prepare you for the workforce.

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Education and Training

You have a passion for teaching and education.

Gross Body Coordination

Move your arms, legs, and body together.

Instructing

Teaching people how to do something.

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

SISFFIT001
Provide health screening and fitness orientation

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify client fitness requirements, administer a pre-exercise health screening questionnaire and advise clients of appropriate fitness programs, services and facilities. This involves using industry endorsed risk stratification procedures when determining the provision of suitable advice regarding services and referral requirements.

SISFFIT002
Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise exercise considerations common to specific population groups. It requires the ability to understand anatomical and physiological considerations and apply that understanding to client exercise participation aimed at improving health-related components of fitness. This unit does not apply to provision of exercise to higher risk specific population clients, or inappropriate exercise prescription for moderate risk clients.

SISFFIT003
Instruct fitness programs

This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to plan, instruct and evaluate a variety of fitness programs and circuit sessions aimed at the health-related components of fitness. It involves programming and instruction of cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility programs for low or moderate risk clients who have completed industry endorsed pre-exercise screening and risk stratification procedures.

SISFFIT004
Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate an understanding of the human body structure and physiology into fitness instruction, programming and provision of fitness advice.

SISFFIT005
Provide healthy eating information

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide healthy eating information and support healthy attitudes to eating and body composition. This is undertaken in accordance with recommended guidelines within industry endorsed scope of practice.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness:

Australian College
Online
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
Online / On Campus
TAFE Queensland
On Campus
North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
Australian Fitness Academy
Online / On Campus
The College of Health and Fitness
Online / On Campus
FIT College
Online / On Campus
FIAFitnation
Online / On Campus