- This Fee-for-Service program is NOT available for Government funding
A Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315) qualifies you to work as a gym floor instructor or group exercise instructor after graduation. Helping new members learn how to use equipment and taking small groups through basic programming – each day offers you new opportunities to test your skills.
Throughout this qualification, you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of exercise instruction and programming while studying anatomy, physiology and healthy eating guidelines. Our graduates love that they get paid to workout, motivate and be a part of their clients’ healthy new lifestyle.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Gym Instructor
- Group Exercise Instructor
- Older Adults Instructor
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
- Melbourne CBD
- New South Wales
- Sydney CBD
Duration Study Load
- Up to 13 weeks
- Up to 26 weeks
- Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent and be able to provide evidence of such
- Achieve competency in Exit Level 2 score and working at Level 3 within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessment in Literacy and Numeracy
Online students must complete a 15-hour workplace internship with a gym instructor of their choice. This internship is a pre-requisite for attendance at the practical assessment.
On-campus students will complete all practical hours whilst on campus.
Students will be required to complete a series of online assessments for each unit of study. These assessments come in the form of multiple choice, short answer assessments and case studies. In addition to this, students must also complete 30 hours of workplace activity.
If you study with us face to face, you will complete all of these hours during your class time. The final two days of your course will involve practical assessment in which you will be involved in role play of various trainer-client interactions in screening, gym inductions and group exercise delivery.
If you study online, you will be required to complete a 15-hour workplace internship prior to attendance at the two-day practical assessment to support you in the completion of this assessment task. This internship will require experience in client screening, gym inductions and group exercise delivery.
About FIA Fitnation
FIA Fitnation is Australia’s longest running fitness education provider with over 45 combined years’ experience. We’ve equipped thousands of fitness professionals to pursue an exciting and rewarding career in the health and fitness industry. Our graduates chose us because we offer the most up to date teaching, the highest quality educators, and have excellent graduate career outcomes. Whether you choose to study on campus or online we look forward to assisting you in your study and career journey.
How we focus on empowering and equipping you to be the fitness professional you know you can be:
People come first
We understand that every student has unique motivations for studying and varying life commitments.
To allow you to fit study around work and life you can study online/on campus or a combination.
Industry best educators
We carefully select educators to ensure our students are learning from highly qualified and experienced industry professionals. All our staff are committed to fitness and health so you’ll receive inspired and passionate teaching, drawn from a wealth of technical knowledge and applied experience. Our educators come from diverse backgrounds and include Exercise Physiologists, Sports Scientists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists and Chefs.
We’re proudly independent
Though we’ve got close industry ties and partnerships with organisations like NSWIS, Vision Personal Training, Fitness First, Snap Fitness, Health Wise and more, we’re not tied to one organisation. This means you’ll receive the most unbiased information and opportunities.
Career outcomes and pathways
Our Careers Consultants will help you choose the qualification for the career you want.
FIA Fitnation is a trading name of Australian College of Natural Medicine Pty Ltd which is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 31489)