Certificate III in Fitness — SIS30315

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. 

Packaging Rules

15 units must be completed:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of :
  • all the units in any one of Groups A to C
  • the remaining units to make up the required 5 elective units from General Electives; up to 2 of these remaining units may be selected elsewhere in SIS10 or any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 3 or 4. 
  • In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).
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SISXCAI306A Facilitate groups (Superceded SISXCAI006)
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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