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Certificate III in Fitness
SIS30313
This qualification offers you an interactive and hands-on approach to learning, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to conduct fitness assessments and design and deliver fitness programs that help people achieve their fitness goals.

Certificate III in Fitness

Launch you fitness career as a qualified Gym Instructor

Kick-start your fitness career with a Certificate III in Fitness SIS30313 and turn your passion into your career where you choose your own hours and build your own client base.

This qualification offers you an interactive and hands-on approach to learning, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to conduct fitness assessments and design and deliver fitness programs that help people achieve their fitness goals. From the moment you graduate you will possess a comprehensive understanding of fitness and training fundamentals including anatomy and physiology principles. You will also be equipped to provide healthy eating advice and implement motivational strategies to assist new members in their fitness and health journey.

This course gives you the flexibility to complete the theory components online, in the comfort of your own home, while the practical components of your course will be taught by real fitness professionals, in real gyms at a campus location near you.

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

See our other fitness courses.

 

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers are currently transitioning to the new Certificate III in Fitness (SIS 30315) and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215) which will be released in October 2016. Students who intend to graduate after 1 March 2017 will be automatically transitioned to the new qualification.

Qualification

Certificate III in Fitness

Delivery

AIPT Mentor - Certificate III in Fitness & Student Selected Mentor - Certificate III in Fitness available

Length

Up to 12 months

Study Load

AIPT Mentor : 15 practical hours
Student Selected Mentor : 15 practical hours

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

The Certificate III in Fitness will enable you to undertake work in a range of fitness environments as a qualified Exercise Instructor. It may allow you to gain employment in fitness areas as a:

Fitness Instructor

Assess clients and provide tailored fitness programs in-line with their personal goals.

Gym Instructor

Work as part of a team of fitness professionals in a gym providing advice on using gym equipment and writing exercise programs, while also contributing to daily operations.

Delivery Options and Length

AIPT Mentor - Certificate III in Fitness

15 hours of face-to-face practical completed with an AIPT Mentor, a qualified Personal Trainer, who will guide you through your course material and provide you with hands-on experience, with theory components completed online, in your own time.

Up to: 12 months

Student Selected Mentor - Certificate III in Fitness

Choose your own mentor* to guide you through 15 hours of face-to-face practical. Theory components are completed online, in your own time.

*Your chosen Mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Call us on 1300 61 61 80 for course costs.

Course Structure & Prerequisites

SISFFIT305A

Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply an understanding of human body structure and systems and terminology as they relate to exercise instruction. It applies to fitness professionals who may operate with some level of autonomy or under limited supervision and incorporates the self directed application of knowledge and skills.

SISFFIT301A

Provide fitness orientation and health screening
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify clients' general fitness requirements though the use of a screening form and advise clients on appropriate fitness facilities and services.

SISFFIT307A

Undertake client health assessment
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to review client screening information, discuss fitness goals with the client, and conduct a basic fitness appraisal in preparation for a exercise program.

SISFFIT306A

Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake a risk-management process in relation to an activity and in accordance with an organisation's risk-management policies and procedures. In this context, the risk-analysis process is conducted using structured analysis methodology according to the current Australian and New Zealand standard.

SISFFIT303A

Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
This unit covers the skills and knowledge to provide appropriate advice to specific population clients on participation in fitness appraisals and fitness activities. It covers the pathology of the more common disease states and conditions encountered within the fitness industry and the limiting effects of the condition on exercise performance and functional capacity.

SISFFIT308A

Plan and deliver gym programs
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, demonstrate, supervise and monitor a range of gym programs customised for clients with specific fitness requirements and respond appropriately to the changing needs of clients.

SISFFIT304A

Instruct and monitor fitness programs
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, instruct, supervise and evaluate fitness programs for a range of fitness clients, including older adults and older adolescents.

SISFFIT312A

Plan and deliver an endurance training program
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver indoor and outdoor endurance training programs for a range of clients, utilising a broad range of equipment as well as motivational and instructional techniques.

SISFFIT302A

Provide quality service in the fitness industry
This unit describes the performance outcomes, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills and knowledge required to work in the fitness industry. It requires the ability to use appropriate communication techniques, maintain high personal presentation standards, establish rapport with clients, determine and address client needs and expectations and deal with complaints.

SISXIND101A

Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport and recreation environment. The unit focuses on the application of industry knowledge and organisational work practices to support the completion of day-to-day work activities.

SISXFAC207

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake routine maintenance and minor repairs on sport, fitness and recreation equipment.

BSBSMB306

Plan a home-based business
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to employ useful strategies to set up a business from home. It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business, providing self-employment.

SISXOHS101A

Follow occupational health and safety policies
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply general Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements in the workplace. It describes generic OHS responsibilities applicable to employees without managerial or supervisory responsibilities.

SISXRSK301A

Undertake risk analysis of activities
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to undertake a risk-analysis process in relation to an activity and in accordance with an organisation’s risk-management policies and procedures. In this context, the risk-analysis process is conducted using structured analysis methodology according to the current Australian and New Zealand standard.

*HLTAID003

Provide first aid
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. *Learners are required to obtain the unit of competency HLTAID003 through another provider, as part of this qualification. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement with St John Ambulance for our students to receive training in the First Aid unit. Please contact us for more details.

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Why choose us?

Dr Joanna McMillan AIPT

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I had heard lots of good feedback about the simplicity of the course layout, ease of access to study materials

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I work off a high intensity interval training philosophy and include lots of plyometric work and minimal equipment.

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Olivia Amourgis student testimonial

Biggest thing for me was coming into an environment where I knew that one-on-one contact was making that difference.

Olivia Amourgis
Complete Personal Trainer^
Dr Joanna McMillan AIPT
AIPT Reviews Ben Doyle
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Olivia Amourgis student testimonial
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