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SIS30321 - Certificate III in Fitness

Get the jump on your fitness career. If you love seeing people get more out of life, and enjoy the vibe of personal achievement, now is the time to join the fitness industry as a fitness instructor or group exercise trainer.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, On-campus

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

Bundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Mixed Mode, Rockhampton

UNITS/CREDITS

15 units

JOB PROSPECTS

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres. 

This qualification reflects the role of group and gym fitness instructors. These fitness instructors may plan and deliver group exercise sessions and develop gym-based programs for individuals where the level of personalised instruction and ongoing client monitoring is limited. They work in predictable environments under general supervision. When instructing groups or interacting with clients, they use discretion and judgment to solve routine issues within the parameters of clearly defined organisational policies and procedures.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Mixed Mode

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course if enrolling at the start of a term. As this course has a number of intake periods, please refer to VET Course Planners for the recommended study sequence for each intake period for this course.

Core
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT033Complete client fitness assessments
BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
SISFFIT032Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT035Plan group exercise sessions
SISFFIT036Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT040Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
Elective
SISCCRO001Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
BSBXTW301Work in a team
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities

STN - Start TAFE Now

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course if enrolling at the start of a term. As this course has a number of intake periods, please refer to VET Course Planners for the recommended study sequence for each intake period for this course.

Core
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT033Complete client fitness assessments
SISFFIT032Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
SISFFIT036Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT035Plan group exercise sessions
BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities
SISFFIT040Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
Elective
SISCCRO001Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
BSBXTW301Work in a team
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations

Traineeship Course Structure

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course if enrolling at the start of a term. As this course has a number of intake periods, please refer to VET Course Planners for the recommended study sequence for each intake period for this course.

Core
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
SISFFIT033Complete client fitness assessments
SISFFIT032Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT036Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT035Plan group exercise sessions
BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities
SISFFIT040Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
Elective
SISCCRO001Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
BSBXTW301Work in a team
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations

On Campus

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over a 6 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course if enrolling at the start of a term. As this course has a number of intake periods, please refer to VET Course Planners for the recommended study sequence for each intake period for this course.

Core
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
SISFFIT033Complete client fitness assessments
SISFFIT032Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT036Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT035Plan group exercise sessions
SISFFIT040Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information
BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
Elective
SISCCRO001Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations
BSBXTW301Work in a team

Start TAFE Now (STN) - High School Memorandum of Understanding

Duration:

This program is typically delivered over an 18 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience.

Core
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT036Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT035Plan group exercise sessions
BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
SISFFIT033Complete client fitness assessments
SISFFIT032Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information
BSBPEF301Organise personal work priorities
SISFFIT040Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
Elective
SISXEMR001Respond to emergency situations
SISXFAC002Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
SISCCRO001Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
BSBXTW301Work in a team

Mixed Mode

2022 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 AugustBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 SeptemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 NovemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 MarchBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 AprilBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 MayBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 JuneBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 AugustBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 SeptemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 NovemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton

STN - Start TAFE Now

2022 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 AugustBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 SeptemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2022 NovemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 MarchBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 AprilBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 MayBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 JuneBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 AugustBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 SeptemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 OctoberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton
2023 NovemberBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City, Rockhampton

On Campus

2022 JulyMackay City
2022 AugustMackay City
2023 FebruaryMackay City
2023 MarchMackay City
2023 JulyMackay City
2023 AugustMackay City

Start TAFE Now (STN) - High School Memorandum of Understanding

2023 FebruaryBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City
2023 MarchBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City
2023 JulyBundaberg, Cairns, Mackay City
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

There are no current Training Package entry requirements into this qualification, however students should note the following important information:

  • Students are required to complete the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment unless they have completed an equal or higher-level course

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres. 

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$3,105.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee$945.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee$240.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$207.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit$63.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$16.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$12.00 (2022)
Fee for service$3,240.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee$1,395.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee$765.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit$216.00 (2023)
Subsidised full fee per unit$93.00 (2023)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$51.00 (2023)
TAFE Priority Skills Fund/Training Program fee per unit$38.20 (2023)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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