Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)

SIS30315

Course description

Duration

duration

1 yr

Study mode

studyMode

Blended

Start date

date

Start online anytime.

  • Get started in the fitness industry with this Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) (SIS30315)
  • Be mentored by an experienced fitness industry professional in a gym near you
  • Complete the theory compontent of the course online

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 10, OR Certificate II or higher, OR relevant industry experience; AND
  • Minimum 16 years old (if under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed a parent or guardian); AND
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent
Location
Blended
Start dates
Start online anytime.
Duration
Self-paced. Complete within 12 months.
Study mode
Blended
Education institution
Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
Price
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options
Prices include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for government assisted funding. To find out more, contact the course provider.

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Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)

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What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Providing exercise instruction and gym programs for groups
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health screening, assessment and orientation
  • Working in a gym environment and with gym equipment
  • Planning a home based business
  • Working with specific populations

Course content

16 units

  • SISFFIT004 - Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT001 - Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT006 - Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISFFIT005 - Provide healthy eating information
  • SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service
  • SISXFAC001 - Maintain equipment for activities
  • SISXIND001 - Work effectively in sport
  • SISFFIT003 - Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT002 - Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT014 - Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISFFIT012 - Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • SISXCCS003 - Address client needs
  • SISFFIT024 - Instruct endurance programs

* First aid requirement:
This course contains a core unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

Technical requirements:

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speaks or headphone points
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband ADSL, T1/T2 or fibre optic
  • Internet browser: Internet Explorer 7 or higher, or the latest version of Google Chrome
  • Operating system (Windows): Windows XP, Vista 7 or above
  • Operating system (Mac): OS X 10.4 or above
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office)

Recognition

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

You study part of this course online, and complete the practical component in a real gym with a qualified personal trainer.

Choose between two ways to study:

1. Choose your own mentor

  • Choose an experienced Personal Trainer to mentor you through the practical parts of the course - your mentor must be approved by the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers. 
  • 30 hours of practical experience with your mentor in a real gym.
  • Gain hands-on experience and observe real personal training sessions with clients.
  • 16 units to complete online at your own pace.
  • Start anytime.

2. Get paired with a mentor

  • Australian Institute of Personal Trainers will pair you up with a mentor who is a qualified Personal Trainer in your local area.
  • 30 hours of practical experience with your mentor in a real gym.
  • Gain hands-on experience and observe real personal training sessions with clients.
  • 16 units to complete online at your own pace.
  • Start anytime.

Support

  • Technical Advisors and Specialists provide one-on-one coaching sessions over the phone. They’re industry experts who will support you to complete each unit of the course. You can contact them 8am–6:30pm on weekdays.
  • Australian Institute of Personal Trainers have a Support Plan for each student, which ensures you’re contacted regularly and progressing through the course.
  • The team of Student Support Officers are dedicated to helping you graduate and will help you find a solution to any hurdles you’re facing.
  • You will receive a Study Plan that shows how long each unit will take to complete – a great tool to help you stay on track and plan your breaks from study.

Payment options

Prices include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for government assisted funding. To find out more, contact the course provider.

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

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