EDUCATION & TRAINING


Become a Fitness Instructor
(Certificate III Fitness)

Want to work in a Fitness Centre or become a Group Fitness Instructor? Certificate III in Fitness is an essential qualification to becoming a Gym Instructor (Certificate 3 in Fitness) and is a pre-requisite for other study such as Certificate IV and Specialised Courses of Fitness Study.

Do you love Health and Fitness and want to work in an industry with lots of opportunity? Well start off with a Certificate III in Fitness with FIT College and see where it takes you!!

Fitness 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.

Gym Instructor (Certificate lll in Fitness)        
                    
Those who have completed the Certificate III in Fitness at FIT College are able to register with Fitness Australia in the category of Gym Instructor. You may 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.

The Gym Instructor is able to:

  • Works within predictable settings such as a fitness facility, recreation or community facilities
  • Provides individually tailored client assessments, program development, program demonstration and client reviews
  • Provides 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)

 Typically reports to a manager but is not always directly supervised during work duties

Exercise Instructor - Gym: Plan, lead and instruct basic exercise programs and activities for
aerobic conditioning, flexibility and strength, and perform fitness assessments for individuals.

Group Fitness Instructor: Gain the skills and performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to plan and instruct group exercise session to music. It focuses on the planning, selection,
sequencing and progression of exercises and appropriate music, and instructing and monitoring client to ensure safe conduct of activities

 
 


What are my job opportunities with a Certificate III in Fitness? 
After completing a FIT College course. YOU have the opportunity to work as:

  • Gym Instructor
  • Outdoor fitness instructor
  • Circuit trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor 

Sample Transcripts
 

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For the sample FIT College Certificate III in Fitness
(SIS30310) transcript and course outline.

 

Want to advance your learning and experience? Combine the Certificate III in Fitness with the Certificate IV in Fitness and

BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER.


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