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SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
  • Awarded by
    Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
  • Qualification
    Certificate III
  • Study Mode
    Blended
  • Course Cost
    $1615 when you pay upfront OR Payment Plan: 52 Weekly Instalments of $39.71 (plus $250 deposit) when you choose the Student Selected Mentor stream
  • Duration
    Up to 12 months
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    Up to 12 months
  • Start Date
    Enrol today and start your online learning anytime
  • Location
    NSW, TAS, WA, VIC, QLD, SA, ACT
  • Career Outcomes
    Gym Instructor | Group Exercise Instructor

overviewCourse Overview

Kickstart your career in the fitness with this SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness from the Australian Institute of Fitness (AIPT) – designed to give you the hands-on experience needed to enter the fitness industry! 

This accredited course in fitness gives you the flexibility to complete the theory component in your own time and in the comfort of your own home, while the practical component of your course will be supported by fitness professionals, in gyms, at a campus location near you.

With this course you can choose to specialise as a Group Exercise Instructor or Gym Instructor, either way, you’ll receive a practical way of training to ensure you have the skills, confidence and know-how to help clients achieve their fitness goals.

Group Exercise Instructor
By opting to specialise in group exercise instruction, you’ll be able to demonstrate and lead a variety of sessions for a mix of ages and fitness levels. These sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. While group sessions have less individual interaction, you are there to ensure participants work up a sweat and get results!

Gym Instructor
Does poor form make you sad? Make your specialisation in gym instruction and ensure a safe workout zone that’ll give real rewards and benefits. Learn to offer gym clients tailored assessments, technique correction and how to develop and demonstrate programs, as well as how to maintain a gym facility and handle customer enquiries. 

Practical Work Placement

To successfully complete this course, you must undertake a total of 30 hours of practical work experience with a mentor in order to gain real-world skills. AIPT will pair you with one of their expert mentors – a fitness professional – in their gym or fitness studio. Alternatively, you will have the opportunity to select your own AIPT-approved mentor.

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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government’s National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that’s recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

In this fitness course, the units of competency you may study include:

Core Units

  • SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
  • SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
  • SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
  • SISXCCS001 Provide quality service
  • SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities
  • SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

Group Exercise 

  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid*
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT011 Instruct approved community fitness programs

Gym Instructor 

  • BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • HLTAD003 Provide first aid*
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals

Why study withWhy Study With Australian Institute of Personal Trainers

As far as nutrition, fitness and wellness goes, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) has got it all down pat! Learn from one of the best in the fitness education industry and gain a qualification that is widely recognised when you study with AIPT.

They’ve been qualifying countless students since 1999 and offer over 150 campuses and a huge network of mentors Australia-wide. With a dedication to raising the bar and profile of personal trainers, and a post-graduate employment rate that’s well above the industry average, you can trust AIPT to help give you the skills and knowledge to succeed.

From enrolment through to completion, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has a number of support services to help you along your learning journey.

Stay on track and focused with AIPT’s Student Support Officers; get coaching and assistance with course content from their Specialist and Technical Advisors; trust their Assessors to provide constructive feedback, and understand the practical elements of your course from on-campus Personal Trainers.

AIPT also offer graduates access to a range of career preparation tools including CV templates, job interview tips and more.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

  • Gym Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner

Student Selected Mentor

  • Payment Option 1: Pay $1,615 upfront in full
  • Payment Option 2: Start studying from $39.71 a week on a 12-month payment plan with a deposit of $250 (52 weekly repayments)

AIPT Mentor

  • Payment Option 1: Pay $2,390 upfront in full
  • Payment Option 2: Start studying from $54.62 a week on a 12-month payment plan with a deposit of $250 (52 weekly repayments)

Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for VET FEE Help or other assisted government funding.

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

Education
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Minimum Age
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Residency Status
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Computer Requirements

In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic or cable (Dial-up access will be significantly slower and is not recommended).
  • Windows :  Operating system – Windows XP or Vista 7 or above. Internet Browser – Internet Explorer 7 or higher or the latest version of Google Chrome
  • MAC :  Operating system: OS X 10.4 or later. Internet Browser – latest version of Google Chrome. 
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download

First Aid Certificate 

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency. This qualification needs to be completed through an external third party, and the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTO 3605) which provides First aid Training to AIPT students at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is an independent third party training provider. This is an additional service offered by AIPT; however, students are able to source their own training provider to suit their needs.

Working with Children Check

In order to complete your practical component, you must hold a current “working with children check” (card) issued by the relevant government department in the state or territory in which you will undertake this course. 

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