Certificate III in Fitness

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. Qualification outcomes will depend on the elective grouping chosen and may include providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.   Work may be undertaken in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools and community facilities. 

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Core (10)
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SISFFIT301A Provide fitness orientation and health screening
SISFFIT302A Provide quality service in the fitness industry
SISFFIT303A Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
SISFFIT305A Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
SISFFIT306A Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
SISXFAC207 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities
SISXIND101A Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities

Electives (5)
Aqua Instructor (A)
SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT310A Plan and deliver water based fitness activities

Group Exercise Instructor (B)
SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT309A Plan and deliver group exercise sessions

Gym Instructor (C)
SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT307A Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT308A Plan and deliver gym programs

General electives
SISCAQU202A Perform basic water rescues
SISCAQU308A Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups
SISXCCS202 Process entry transactions
SISFFIT311A Deliver approved community fitness programs
SISFFIT312A Plan and deliver an endurance training program
SISFFIT313A Plan and deliver exercise to apparently healthy children and adolescents
SISFFIT314A Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children
SISFFIT332 Deliver pre-choreiographed or prescribed community group exercise programs
SISFFIT333 Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed group exercise to music classes

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