Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30313)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: SIS30313
Study mode: Online
Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
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.

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About this course

Studying a Certificate III in Fitness program with Open Colleges will provide you with the skills and training necessary to work and instruct in a gymnasium. You can also enjoy the convenience of studying whenever and wherever you want with this online fitness course.

Upon completion of this course you will gain the fitness credentials necessary to become a gym instructor. You will also get training in valuable First Aid practices, be able to provide nutrition and health advice, and safely and effectively operate fitness equipment.

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Eligibility

There are no formal education requirements for this course, so anyone can apply. Applicants however, must have strong writing skills and must have completed English to an Australian year 12 standard, or equivalent.

Work placement

This online fitness course includes mandatory work placement. Workplace assessments and training must be undertaken in workplace organisations that are suitable for the course. You will also need to have completed and hold a current full Senior or Level 2 First Aid certificate, issued by an accredited provider.

Areas of study

While studying this online course, you will learn how to:

  • Provide quality service in the fitness industry
  • Work effectively in sport and recreation environments
  • Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
  • Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
  • Provide fitness orientation and health screening
  • Undertake client health assessment
  • Instruct and monitor fitness programs
  • Plan and deliver gym programs
  • Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities
  • Undertake risk analysis of activities
  • Follow occupational health and safety policies
  • Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
  • Plan and deliver an endurance training program
  • Deliver approved community fitness programs

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

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How will this course advance my career?

There is a great demand for qualified gym class instructors with the education and training to succeed in the growing fitness industry. This program will provide you with entry-level requirements to work effectively and safely in this expanding field.

You will gain valuable leadership and client liaison skills that will help you advance your career in the fitness world or start off on your own two feet.

The fitness education you will receive through theory and practical placements will also be applicable to your everyday life.

How else will I benefit from this certificate?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised qualification: SIS30313 Certificate III in Fitness.
  • You will become eligible for leadership roles in this growing industry.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through Austudy.
  • Assistance will be provided in identifying possible work placement opportunities.
  • Insurance cover is offered for mandatory work placement.
  • Extra learning materials provided, including textbooks.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

Finance options

You may be eligible to receive Austudy for this course.

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This course is delivered by Open Colleges, RTO Code: 90796.

RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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