Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor) (SIS30315)
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Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363)
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.
The Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor) (SIS30315) is designed to give you the hands-on experience needed to enter the fitness industry.
By completing 30 hours of face-to-face training with an Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) expert mentor or approved alternative mentor, you will gain first-hand experience monitoring group classes and tailoring them to the needs of your client.
The course also involves online learning modules that cover theory components of the course to be completed in your own time. On successful completion of the course, you will have a well-rounded skill set allowing you to deliver freestyle, choreographed or circuit style training sessions to clients at different ages and levels of fitness.
Practical work placement
To successfully complete this course, you must undertake a total of 30 hours of practical work experience with a mentor in order to gain real-world skills. AIPT will pair you with one of their expert mentors - a fitness professional - in their gym or fitness studio. Alternatively, you will have the opportunity to select your own AIPT-approved mentor.
There are no educational prerequisites for entry into this course however, in order to complete the practical component of the course, applicants must hold a current Working With Children Check.
Areas of study
In this fitness course, the units of competency you may study include:
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid*
SISFFIT004 - Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT001 - Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT006 - Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT005 - Provide healthy eating information
SISXCCS001 - Provide quality service
SISXFAC001 - Maintain equipment for activities
SISXIND001 - Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
SISFFIT003 - Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT002 - Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT014 - Instruct exercise to older clients
SISFFIT012 - Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBRSK401 - Identify risk and apply risk management processes
SISFFIT011 - Instruct approved community fitness programs
SISFFIT007 - Instruct group exercise sessions
*You must complete this unit with an external provider
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Fitness (Group Exercise Instructor) (SIS30315) from the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
The skills and experience gained through this course will allow you to seek employment as a fitness trainer or gym instructor in a range of fitness industry contexts.
RTO 32363 The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) are experts in wellness, nutrition and fitness, and equip their students with the best in online and face-to-face education. Established in 1999 alongside their partner Registered Training Organisation, Foundation Education, they have grown from a handful of campuses in Queensland to over 100 campuses and an extensive network of Mentors Australia-wide. When you study with AIPT you have access to:
Dedicated student support Access to a dedicated team of Support Officers to make the transition into study as straightforward as possible.
Over 100 campus locations With over 100 campuses nationwide, you can find AIPT in a location near you.
Flexible delivery options AIPT caters to all learning styles and offers flexible study options to suit everyone’s schedules, with a focus on practical learning and hands-on experience.
Throughout your studies as an AIPT student, you will have complete access to their expert education team – a group of mentors who are dedicating to answering any of your questions or study queries. Mentors are seasoned fitness professionals with years of experience in the industry, and can be contacted via email, online or over the phone. AIPT also provides its students with an eCampus learning portal to connect you with your mentors, study materials and fellow classmates.
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