The Certificate III in Fitness is a great starting point for anyone wishing to build a career in the fitness industry. Upon completion of the Certificate III, you will have the skills and knowledge to competently screen and supervise a variety of clients and begin to

This program provides the knowledge and skills to confidently enter the fitness industry as qualified Gym Instructor and Group Fitness instructor.

The program provides students with the convenience of Self-Paced study combined with scheduled Coaching and Assessment workshops, that provide opportunity for students to undertake face to face coaching and perform the final practical assessment tasks in front of an assessor.

Learn in the comfort of your own home, or even on the go with our fully mobile learning platform.  You can view our classroom presentations and learning guides at your own pace and leisure, and if you are a little unsure about studying online, don’t worry we have you covered.  Our program also comes with your very own study coach support service, ensuring that you get the support you need, when you need it.

You will complete a series of practical activities that give you the confidence to pre-screen clients, prepare and send referral letters to appropriate Allied Health, Medical Professionals and to develop and modify a variety of exercise programs for a range of diverse client groups.

If you are looking for an online study option with all the key support features that you would expect from an on-campus course, then this online program is definitely for you…


Course Commencement

You can commence your study with us at any time throughout the year and simply book into any of the scheduled Skill Centre sessions.

Course Duration

Students have 12 months to complete this program from time of enrolment. This course is self-paced and able to be completed in a time frame that suits your study goals and work/life commitments.

Career Opportunities

  • Work in Gyms, Fitness Clubs
  • Work in Community and Sporting Centres
  • Use as a study pathway to Higher Education and Learning

Qualification Attained

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness – Qualified Personal Trainer

Payment Options

We have multiple payment options available to suit every budget:

  • Zipmoney offering 12months interest free finance;
  • Payment plans through direct debit; or
  • Payment upfront (Visa, Mastercard, bank transfers)

Your Learning Experience

  • Receive access to your online learning platform the same day you enrol
  • Your study coach connects with you to ensure you have everything you need to get started
  • Read, listen, watch your way through the course learning resources
  • Complete online activities and engage with other students through our online community hub
  • Attend 1 x weekend skill assessment workshop at our Skill Centre of Excellence
  • Complete 30hours of work experience with a qualified Personal Trainer – We can arrange placement for you through our careers placement program or you can nominate a qualified Fitness Trainer of your choice and complete the nominated hours with them.

Provide First Aid – (HLTAID003)

Students must hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate as a requirement of this course program.  Fitness Industry Training delivers first aid courses on a regular schedule and enrolled students are offered discount rates when completing their first aid training with us.

Program Entry Requirements – (selected units from the Certificate III in Fitness qualification)
SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities
SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
 BSBRSK401  Identify risk and apply risk management processes
 HLTWHS001  Participate in workplace health and safety
 SISFFIT006  Conduct fitness appraisals
 SISFFIT007  Instruct group exercise sessions
 SISFFIT011  Instruct approved community fitness programs
 SISXFAC002  Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities

*Students will also need to hold a current First Aid and CPR certificate (HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid)