Course Details


$1695.00 (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.

Extensions will only be considered for extenuating circumstances.  Applications for an extension must be by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course.  Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ 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.

Delivery Mode

Self - paced studies



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 http://fitness.org.au and applying on-line. The insurance is FREE and offers coverage for up to 12 months.

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 SIS30315 incorporates the following Units of Competence:

Core Units

  • 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

Elective Units

  • BSBRSK401    Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • HLTAID003      Provide First Aid (not included in this course)
  • HLTWHS001   Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT007     Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT011     Instruct approved community fitness programs
  • SISFFIT006     Conduct fitness appraisals
  • SISXCAI006    Facilitate groups