SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness

A Certificate III in Fitness is your pathway to becoming a fully qualified, successful group fitness instructor or gym instructor.

What is this FiT skill?

Fitness Industry Training SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness is a great starting point for anyone whose goal is to build a career in the fitness industry. You can choose your own hours and even be your own boss and learn how to deliver group exercise sessions and design gym based exercise programs.

The SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to confidently enter the fitness industry as a fully-qualified gym instructor or group fitness instructor.

You will be coached by our experienced and practising industry professionals, all with one goal to help you achieve your qualification. Fitness Industry Training will go above and beyond to make sure you have every opportunity to reach your goals in the industry.

This course will give you the ability to instruct a variety of exercise programs in fitness centres or outdoor environments. Training with FiT will prepare you to work with individuals and small groups, with skill levels ranging from beginner and intermediate through to advanced.

To qualify for the Certificate III in Fitness with Fitness Industry Training course, you must:

  • Be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or hold a permanent resident visa,
  • Be at least 15 years old; if you are under 18, you will need consent from a parent or guardian, and
  • Have passed a Language Literacy Numeracy (L.L.N.) test

When can I start?

You can start your study with us at any time throughout the year. You also have the opportunity to join any of our virtual interactive workshops.

What is the duration?

You can start your study with us at any time throughout the year. You also have the opportunity to join any of our virtual interactive workshops.

What will I receive?

Once you successfully complete this course you will receive a SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness.

At Fitness Industry Training, we have specifically designed our training to be as flexible as possible so that you will be ready to hit the ground running with your new qualification. Once you have completed the qualification you could start any one of these careers:

  • Gym floor instructor
  • Group exercise instructor
  • Outdoor fitness trainer
  • Assistant gym manager
  • Membership consultant
  • Sports Coach

Insurance requirements stipulate that you will need an SIS40221 Certificate IV in Fitness to expand your job opportunities in the fitness industry and to establish yourself as a fully qualified personal trainer.

We believe that to be truly successful in this industry, you need a unique and in-demand skill set to stand out from other graduates. Our course design prepares you to write effective programs and coach your clients to achieve impressive results.

The SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness includes a total of 15 units– 11 core units and 4 electives.

11 Core Units

BSBOPS304Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBPEF301Recognise and apply exercise consideration for specific populations
HLTAID011Instruct fitness programs
HLTWHS001Incorporate principles of anatomy and physiology into fitness programming
SISFFIT032Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT033Instruct exercise to older clients
SISFFIT035Provide quality service
SISFFIT036Maintain equipment for activities
SISFFIT040Work effectively in sport, fitness, and recreation environments
SISFFIT047Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
SISFFIT052Provide healthy eating information

4 Elective Units

SISXFAC002Maintain sports fitness and recreation facilities
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
SISXRES002Educate user groups
SISXIND009Respond to interpersonal conflict

You must hold a current first aid and C.P.R. certificate to complete the course. We deliver first aid courses on a regular schedule throughout the year that are open for all students to attend.

The course offers you the flexibility of self-paced learning, combined with a series of highly professional ‘hands-on’ virtual workshops.

Let’s break it down for you.

Certificate III in Fitness


Online, Virtual Face-to-Face

Full Time, Part Time


“FiT has the right mix of people – down to earth, very professional, knowledgeable, & understanding & they are so experienced. They make everything fun & easy to learn.”

– Marree, Current student