Kickstart your fitness career with our Certificate III in Fitness


Course Title & Code:

SIS30315 –
Certificate III in Fitness


Up to 12 months


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Nationally Accredited.

The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is a Nationally Accredited Qualification, giving you peace of mind and credibility as you launch your fitness career.

Certificate III in Fitness course overview

Launch your new career with the SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness.

This is an entry-level qualification and is the first step in launching your career in the fitness industry.

You’ll learn:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology
  • Health and pre-exercise screening
  • Program writing and exercise instruction
  • Communication and business skills to work within the fitness industry
Certificate III in Fitness course overview

Career pathways with a Certificate III in Fitness

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As a Gym Instructor, you can work in a range of gym facilities from studios to large gym chains, where you’ll:

  • Supervise gym members
  • Prescribe programs to clients
  • Maintain the gym equipment
  • Provide excellent customer service to members

Group fitness classes are a popular offering for many gyms, so being a skills and qualified instructor will keep you in-demand with clients & employers alike. As a Group Exercise Instructor, you’ll:

  • Be a group exercise leader, motivating and instructing your group
  • Deliver classes indoors (e.g. within gyms and community centres)
  • Guide your group with safe instruction and easy to follow cues
  • Cater your classes to different community groups
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To become a Gym Instructor or Group Exercise Instructor in Australia the minimum educational requirement is the Certificate III in Fitness.

Upon successful completion of your course you’ll be awarded with the SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness.

As a Registered Training Organisation delivering this Nationally Recognised Qualification you can feel assured that your training and certification with Onfit is of a high standard and meets industry and government requirements, so you can start your career as a Gym Instructor and Group Exercise Instructor with confidence!

Why study with Onfit?

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Flexible, Quality Online Courses

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Extensive Support from our Expert Team

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Industry Relevant Theoretical Knowledge

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In-Demand Fitness Business Skills

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  • All course resources provided (no textbooks needed)
  • Relevant and up-to-date lesson content, filled with videos & interactive features to keep you engaged
  • Fit your studies around your schedule with self-paced delivery and no set due dates
  • Be supported by our Circle of Support, 7 days a week


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

SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals

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

SISFFIT007 – Instruct group exercise sessions

SISFFIT010 – Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed group exercise to music

SISFFIT011 – Instruct approved community fitness programs

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid*

* this unit of competency is not included in the course and needs to be completed through an accredited provider at an additional cost

This course is designed for people who don’t have any previous qualifications in fitness. As an entry level qualification, there are no entry requirements for the Certificate III in Fitness.

To receive your Certificate III in Fitness you will need to complete the unit HLTAID003 Provide First Aid and provide Onfit Training College a copy of your Statement of Attainment prior to completing your course.

You’ll have the flexibility to complete your Theory & Practical Assessment, when it suits you, whether you’re balancing studies with work, family or other passions, our courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle.

With online course access 24/7, you can complete your lessons & assessments at your own pace.

  • Theory Assessment

Your Theory Assessment will include Multiple Choice Quizzes, Short Answer Quizzes & Case Studies, which can all be completed online.

  • Practical Assessment 

Your Practical Assessment involves Practical Assessment Role Plays to help ensure you’re prepared for your work placement and career. These can be submitted via film or can be completed by attending a practical assessment session in Brisbane. 

  • Work Placement

Your course requirements include 30 hours of Industry Work Placement.You can choose the qualified supervisor you wish to complete your placement with, at a location that suits you. We can provide assistance with this, if required.

Get started with our low deposit Payment Plans, or you can choose our Cash Advantage option that gives you added savings.

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