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Completion of the Certificate III in Fitness qualification provides career pathways to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs. Attainment of this qualification offers a maximum of 100 SACE points.

The Certificate III in Fitness SIS30321 incorporates the following Units of Competence:

Core Units

  • SISFFIT033 Complete Client Fitness Assessments
  • SISFFIT032 Complete Pre-Exercise Screening and Service Orientation
  • BSBOPS304 Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers
  • SISFFIT040 Deliver and Instruct Gym Based Exercise Programs for Individual Clients
  • SISFFIT036 Instruct Group Exercise Sessions
  • BSBPEF301 Organise Personal Work Priorities
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in Workplace Health and Safety
  • SISFFIT035 Plan Group Exercise Sessions
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (not included in this course)
  • SISFFIT052 Provide Healthy Eating Information
  • SISFFIT047 Use Anatomy and Physiology Knowledge to Support Safe and Effective Exercise

Elective Units

  • BSBOPS403 Apply Business Risk Management Processes
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely
  • SISCCR0001 Plan and Conduct Recreation Programs for Older Persons
  • BSBXTW301 Work in a Team

$1,695.00 - (this cost includes course workbooks and participation in the individual course. An initial deposit of $565.00 is required to secure enrolment with a further 2 instalments of the same amount to follow.

Please refer to our Refund Policy


The Certificate III in Fitness must be completed within 12 months.

An additional 6 month extension is available for a set fee.


Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course. Please visit for more information.

Course Accreditation

This course is nationally recognised and meets all AQTF requirements.

Students can complete the course at 16 years of age.

Physical Requirements



In addition, students will be required to complete a minimum of 30 hours practical field experience hours and complete workbooks containing theory assessments. It is critical for students to align themselves with a qualified and experienced mentor (Certifcate IV in Fitness plus a minimum of 1 years industry experience) throughout the practical field experience hours.

NOTE: Prior to commencing Field Experience, Fitness Student Insurance will be required. This insurance can be obtained by going to and applying on-line. The insurance is FREE and offers coverage for up to 12 months.

Last updated: 3 Apr 2023, 12:33:43 pm
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