Certificate III in Fitness

cert III fitness
Course Code
SIS30310
Course Type
Accredited Course
Department
Sport Recreation and Fitness
Course Location
Warragul; Morwell
Course Duration
Part Time: 6 months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
Downloads
2014 - Application Form - Certificate III in Fitness (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Night)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • July 2014
Times
Monday and Wednesday (6.00pm - 10.00pm) Morwell campus
Enquiries
Brooke Donaldson
Phone: (03) 5622 85 32
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email:  brooked@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

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, community facilities and in outdoor environments.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Exercise Instructor

Entry Requirements

It is expected that applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to health and fitness through regular attendance at a Fitness Centre and be undertaking activities such as resistance training.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment is by a combination of internal, external and workplace theory and practical examinations and assessment activities, including: practical demonstrations, practical experiences, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, documents/folio, journals, interviews, case studies, projects, group discussions.

Opportunities For Further Study

In conjunction with the course students may complete further study in the following courses:

  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Diploma of Sport development
  • Bachelor of Sport Management

Course Structure

Unit Code
Unit Name
Core (10)
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
SISXFAC201A Maintain sport 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
HLTFA301C Apply first aid

SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT309A Plan and deliver group exercise sessions
SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT307A Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT308A Plan and deliver gym programs