SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness (Current)

The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. This qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group and gym programs.

SIS30315 Certificate III Fitness Instructors work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres where risks are managed through pre-existing risk assessment and hazard control processes.
On completion of the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness you will be able to register with Fitness Australia or Physical Activity Australia in the category of Exercise Instructor.

Elective Choices

Group A: Aqua Exercise Instruction

Individuals who specialise in Aqua Exercise Instruction deliver water-based exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. They also have the skills to rescue a client in distress, and an appropriate level of pool deck fitness and endurance.

Group B: Group Exercise Instruction

Individuals who specialise 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.

Group C: Gym Instruction

Individuals who specialise 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 enquiries.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Students do require access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection.

RPL

If you are interested in Recognition of Prior Learning for the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness please contact us on (02) 6674 2274 or email us at [email protected]. Note that fees do apply for RPL.

Course Units

The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness requires 16 units be completed:

  • 9 mandatory core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
    • all units in group A, B or C
    • remaining units to make up the required 7 elective units from Group D; maximum of 2 units may be selected elsewhere in SIS Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

Packaging Rules for each specialisation:

  • All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Fitness (Aqua Exercise Instructor)
  • All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor)
  • All Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor).
Unit Code Unit Name
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

The elective units that are provided within our packages provide you with the skills that are highly sought after within the fitness industry to enhance your prospects for employment, as well as providing the pre-requisite units required for Certificate IV in Fitness.

The electives include:

Unit Code Unit Name

Group A

Aqua Exercise Instructor

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (Release 3)
SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
SISCAQU008 Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
SISFFIT008 Instruct water-based fitness activities
SISFFIT022 Instruct aquatic sessions for specific population groups
HLTAID003 Apply First Aid (Release 6)**
** This course contains a unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Fit Dimension Education has an  agreement in place with First Aid Accident and Emergency (RTO ID 32508) which allows students to receive training for this unit. First Aid Accident and Emergency is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Fit Dimension Education. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.  (see also First Aid Requirements)

Group B

Group Exercise Instructor

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (Release 3)
SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions
SISFFIT011 Instruct approved community fitness programs
SISXCAI006 Facilitate Groups
HLTAID003 Apply First Aid (Release 6)**
** This course contains a unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Fit Dimension Education has an  agreement in place with First Aid Accident and Emergency (RTO ID 32508) which allows students to receive training for this unit. First Aid Accident and Emergency is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Fit Dimension Education. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.  (see also First Aid Requirements)

Group C

Gym Instructor

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety (Release 3)
SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
HLTAID003 Apply First Aid (Release 6)**
** This course contains a unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Fit Dimension Education has an  agreement in place with First Aid Accident and Emergency (RTO ID 32508) which allows students to receive training for this unit. First Aid Accident and Emergency is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Fit Dimension Education. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.  (see also First Aid Requirements)

RTO