Fitness Instructor Course – Certificate 3 in Fitness
The Certificate 3 in Fitness is the entry level fitness instructor course for those looking to work in the fitness industry.
Our delivery mode includes the flexibility of online theory content, videos, online support and face-to-face practical training.
Students are able to book in a time with a tutor to assist with theory modules. When it is time for prac, students book in for a training or assessment session with one of our expert staff.
A certified fitness instructor may be employed in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools and community facilities.
Graduates of the Global Fitness Institute SIS30321 Certificate 3 in Fitness will possess the appropriate industry recognized trainer qualification to work as a gym instructor or group fitness instructor.
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Students will complete the following units, developing skills and knowledge, such as the ability to :
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a team
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
BSBPEF401 Manage personal health and wellbeing
Qualification Description Certificate III in Fitness
This Certificate III in Fitness reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialization chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.
They work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centers where risks are managed through pre-existing risk assessment and hazard control processes.
Individuals who specialize in Group Exercise Instruction deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction.
Individuals who specialize in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.