Version Effective: 4th of July, 2022
Version Effective: 4th of July, 2022

SIS30321 - Certificate III in Fitness

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of group and gym fitness instructors. These fitness instructors may plan and deliver group exercise sessions and develop gym-based programs for individuals where the level of personalised instruction and ongoing client monitoring is limited. They work in predictable environments under general supervision. When instructing groups or interacting with clients, they use discretion and judgment to solve routine issues within the parameters of clearly defined organisational policies and procedures.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Entry Requirements

There are no current Training Package entry requirements into this qualification, however students should note the following important information:

  • Students are required to complete the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment unless they have completed an equal or higher-level course


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $3,105.00 (2022)
Subsidised Full Fee $945.00 (2022)
Subsidised Concession Fee $240.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $207.00 (2022)
Subsidised full fee per unit $63.00 (2022)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $16.00 (2022)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit $12.00 (2022)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Health
  • Start TAFE Now
Skill Area
  • Fitness Sport and Recreation
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a fitness instructor in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres. 

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 11 core units
  2. Complete 4 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Mixed Mode

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

  • Mixed Mode
Core
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons More Information Training.gov Details
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities More Information Training.gov Details
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW301 Work in a team More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
2 SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
2 SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
2 BSBOPS304 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
3 SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
3 SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
3 SISCCRO001 - Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
4 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
4 SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
4 SISXFAC002 - Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
5 SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations
7 BSBPEF301 - Organise personal work priorities
7 BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
8 SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information
8 HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


STN - Start TAFE Now

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required. 

  • Mixed Mode
Core
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons More Information Training.gov Details
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities More Information Training.gov Details
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW301 Work in a team More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
2 SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
2 SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
2 BSBOPS304 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
3 SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
3 SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
3 SISCCRO001 - Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
4 SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
4 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
4 SISXFAC002 - Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
5 SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information
5 SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations
6 BSBPEF301 - Organise personal work priorities
7 BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
8 HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


Traineeship Course Structure

This program is typically delivered over a 12 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

  • Mixed Mode
Core
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons More Information Training.gov Details
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities More Information Training.gov Details
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW301 Work in a team More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
2 SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
2 SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
2 BSBOPS304 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
3 SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
3 SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
3 SISCCRO001 - Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
4 SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
4 SISXFAC002 - Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
4 SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations
5 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
6 SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information
7 BSBPEF301 - Organise personal work priorities
7 BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
8 HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


On Campus

This program is typically delivered over a 6 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience. Students can extend their study duration and access educational support if required.

  • On-campus
Core
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients More Information Training.gov Details
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons More Information Training.gov Details
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities More Information Training.gov Details
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW301 Work in a team More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
2 BSBOPS304 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
2 SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
2 SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
3 SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
3 SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
3 SISCCRO001 - Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
3 SISXFAC002 - Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
4 SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
5 HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
5 SISXEMR001 - Respond to emergency situations
6 SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information
7 BSBPEF301 - Organise personal work priorities
7 BSBXTW301 - Work in a team
8 HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid


Start TAFE Now (STN) - High School Memorandum of Understanding

This program is typically delivered over an 18 month period. Enrolments for this program are spread over the study duration to provide the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge. Some units with similar outcomes have been clustered to enhance the learning experience.

  • Mixed Mode
Core

HLTWHS001 - will be credited from SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

HLTAID011 - will be credited from SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety More Information Training.gov Details
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT047 Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT032 Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT033 Complete client fitness assessments More Information Training.gov Details
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers More Information Training.gov Details
SISFFIT040 Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients More Information Training.gov Details
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

SISXFAC002 and SISXEMR001 will be credited from SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations More Information Training.gov Details
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities More Information Training.gov Details
SISCCRO001 Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons More Information Training.gov Details
BSBXTW301 Work in a team More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 SISFFIT047 - Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
1 SISFFIT036 - Instruct group exercise sessions
1 SISFFIT052 - Provide healthy eating information
1 SISFFIT035 - Plan group exercise sessions
1 SISFFIT032 - Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
1 SISFFIT033 - Complete client fitness assessments
1 BSBOPS304 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
2 SISCCRO001 - Plan and conduct recreation programs for older persons
3 SISFFIT040 - Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
3 BSBPEF301 - Organise personal work priorities
3 BSBXTW301 - Work in a team

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations
SISXFAC002 Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Project
Practical Task
RPL
Written/Electronic Assessment
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to this course.

Domestic 2022 Availabilities

Mixed Mode

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

STN - Start TAFE Now

Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time

Traineeship Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

On Campus

On-campus

Mackay City

July: Full Time/Part Time
August: Full Time/Part Time

Start TAFE Now (STN) - High School Memorandum of Understanding

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
More Details
No additional details have been provided.