Certificate 3 in Fitness

 

When you graduate with a Certificate III in Fitness from FIT College you can apply to register with Fitness Australia in the category of Gym Instructor. You will be involved in the assessment, training and supervision of a variety of people in health and fitness centres, gyms, sports centres and community organisations. Gym Instructors are trained in fitness activity specific competencies to instruct individuals and group clients in specified work environments, under predictable circumstances. They can work under the guidance of a higher qualified professional.


A Gym Instructor is able to:

  • Work within predictable settings such as a fitness facility, recreation or community facility,
  • Provide individually tailored client assessments, program development, program demonstration and client reviews,
  • Provide supervision of a facility or service (i.e. observing client use of facilities, providing technique correction as needed, keeping equipment clean/tidy/well-maintained, being available for customer inquiries or assistance),Gym Instructor Course
  • Typically reports to a manager but is not always directly supervised during work duties.


You may be employed as:

  • Gym Instructor
  • Outdoor fitness isntructor
  • Circuit trainer
  • Group fitness isntructor

 

 

The topics and competencies covered in the FIT College Certificate III Fitness (SIS30313) are listed below. 

Topic Title

Unit Code

Unit Title

The Fitness Industry

ICAWEB201A

Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

SISXIND101A

Work effectively in sport and recreation environments

SISXOHS101A

Follow occupational health and safety policies

SISXRSK301A

Undertake risk analysis of activities

SISXFAC207

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities

Foundation Fitness Science

SISFFIT305A

Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context

The Client Journey

SISFFIT301A

Provide fitness orientation and health screening

SISFFIT307A

Undertake client health assessment

Healthy Eating

SISFFIT306A

Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines

The Gym Instructor

SISFFIT302A

Provide quality service in the fitness industry

SISFFIT308A

Plan and deliver gym programs

SISFFIT304A

Instruct and monitor fitness programs

Groups & Specific Populations

SISFFIT309A

Plan & deliver group exercise programs

SISFFIT303A

Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery

First Aid

HLTFA311A

Apply first aid