What Does A Certificate III In Fitness Allow You To Do?
Thinking about enrolling in the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness? Knowing what kind of roles this course will prepare you for is the best way to make sure this is the right choice for you.
Here we’ll explore the jobs you could successfully apply for after graduating with a Certificate III in Fitness – and we’ll discuss the next steps involved if you’d like to take your education further and get qualified for other roles.
What can you do with a Certificate III in Fitness?
Depending on the specialisation you choose, the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness will prepare you to be either a group exercise instructor or gym instructor. Both specialisations have the same core units, but the course will differ slightly depending on your career ambitions.
Group Exercise Instructor
This specialisation includes 2 unique units:
- Instruct group exercise sessions (SISFFIT007)
- Instruct approved community fitness programs (SISFFIT011).
The course will equip you with the skills to lead classes in exercise programs.
You’ll be able to demonstrate techniques and motivate all types of clients. This includes tailoring your delivery to suit people of different ages and fitness levels. For example, you’ll be able to provide extra challenges for advanced participants or simplified movements for older members and beginners without losing any momentum during a class.
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness will enable you to confidently run exercise sessions in a variety of styles including circuit style, freestyle, and pre-choreographed routines.
This specialisation includes 1 unique unit:
- Conduct fitness appraisals (SISFFIT006).
The course will prepare you for working in a team environment – specifically a gym/fitness centre.
You’ll develop the skills and knowledge to advise members on the right way to use exercise equipment, and you’ll learn how to write exercise programs for clients with various needs and goals.
Completing the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness will also give you the skills to work effectively in a gym environment, contributing positively as part of a fitness team.
What else could you do with a Certificate III in Fitness?
Have you got your heart set on a specific career in the fitness space? The Certificate III is commonly used as a stepping stone towards completing the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness, which will open even more doors for you in this industry. Graduates who complete both certificates often go on to:
- Work as qualified personal trainers in a health club or fitness centre
- Run their own personal training businesses
- Launch new franchises of established fitness companies.
If you want to make your mark on the fitness industry and make a difference to your community’s health and fitness, completing both the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness is the perfect path to get you there.
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