This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
FIAFitnation's Certificate III (SIS30313) & IV (SIS40210) in Fitness Combo Pack is your head start in the fitness industry. The dual program endows you with the skills and qualifications you need to become a certified gym floor instructor and personal trainer. The Certificate III in Fitness is your first step, providing you with a solid understanding of fitness and exercise science.
In this course you will learn how to plan fitness programs, provide client health assessments and utilise and maintain fitness equipment. From there you will advance onto the Certificate IV in Fitness which is designed to give you a deeper understanding of fitness principles and provide you with the administrative skills to succeed as a self-employed personal trainer.
You will learn how to effectively liaise with allied health professionals, plan exercise programs for the elderly, and provide health programs to help clients achieve their health and fitness goals. The combo pack is available to study both on campus and online, providing you with a flexible pathway toward employment within the fitness industry.
Flexible study modes
This combination pack offers a number of flexible delivery modes that can be tailored around your lifestyle. Options include:
Full-time: Three days a week with classes being held from 8.30am-3pm
Full-time (evenings): Two evenings a week from 6.30pm-9.30pm plus one practical weekend.
Full-time (weekends): Delivered on campus over 13 weeks. Classes held on Saturday, except for week 1 & 13 which are held on Sunday from 9am-4pm
Online: Self-paced with up to 6 months to complete
Students will be required to complete 20 hours of work experience with a personal trainer.
If you'd prefer to study this course on campus or via blended delivery, you can choose between one of the following locations:
Brisbane - 269 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Melbourne - Level 3, 368 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Sydney (CBD) - Level 3, 815 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Sydney (Homebush) - 8 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
Perth - Level 1, 170 Wellington Street, East Perth WA 6004
To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:
Have successfully completed Year 10 in Australia or equivalent; OR
Demonstrate that you have the capacity to successfully complete this course by achieving an Exit Level 3 score within the Australian Core Skills Framework assessments in reading and mathematics. This will be demonstrated through two short tests as a part of the enrolment process.
Areas of study
In this fitness course, the subjects you may study include:
Certificate III in Fitness:
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 S
SISXOHS101A - Follow occupational health and safety policies
SISXRSK301A - Undertake risk analysis of activities
HLTAID003 - *Provide first aid
SISFFIT304A - Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT307A - Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT308A - Plan and deliver gym programs
SISFFIT312A - Plan and deliver an endurance training program
SISSSTC301A - Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
Certificate IV in Fitness:
BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB403A - Market the small business
BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planning
SISFFIT415A - Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals
SISFFIT416A - Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive two nationally recognised, accredited qualifications from FIAFitnation: Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313) and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40210).
This program gives you the skills and accreditation to pursue roles as a gym floor instructor and personal trainer, making you eligible for employment in Australia's fitness industry.
RTO 31489 FIAFitnation is dedicated to empowering its students with outstanding fitness education at every stage of their career. With a suite of nationally recognised vocational education courses that cover everything from personal training and nutrition to remedial massage, FIAFitnation can help anyone get career fit. Thanks to a team of passionate tutors that includes physiotherapists, nutritionists and sports scientists; as well as strong industry ties with organisations like the NSW Institute of Sport and Sydney Academy of Sports, FIAFitnation graduates walk away with industry-focused training, and strong employment prospects.
Campus locations Brisbane – 269 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 Melbourne – Level 3, 368 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 Sydney (CBD) – Level 3, 815 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Sydney (Homebush) – 8 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127
FIAFitnation students who are studying online will be able to access support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through a range of student support services. For course-specific questions, students can reach their tutors via email, or post their questions on the ‘Tutor Frequently Asked Questions’ section of the eLearning space. A friendly team of Support Services staff are also on-call to help with administrative questions and technical support.
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