Certificate 3 in Fitness

Certificate 3 in Fitness

Course: Certificate III in Fitness

Code: SIS30321

Outcome: Nationally Recognised Training

Career: Gym instructor / Group Exercise Instructor

Study methods: Online, on campus, or a combination

Payment methods: Pay up-front (discounts apply) or flexible payment plan

Cert 3 Fitness

Launch Your Fitness Career with the Cert 3 in Fitness

Ready to turn your passion for health and wellness into a fulfilling career? Our Certificate III in Fitness is your steppingstone to becoming a gym instructor, fitness instructor, or group exercise instructor in Australia and beyond.


Who Is the Cert 3 in Fitness For

Whether you’re eyeing a career change or simply passionate about fitness, this course is a perfect fit. No prior fitness experience or specific fitness level is required—just meet our basic language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) requirements, and you’re good to go.

What You Will Learn In the Certificate 3 in Fitness Course:

  • Learn how to conduct a health screening.
  • Teach anatomy and physiology.
  • Test a client’s fitness level.
  • Design exercise programs.
  • Instruct group fitness programs.
  • Provide healthy eating information to clients.
  • Motivate clients.
  • Help people achieve their fitness goals.
  • Train Children.

Cert 3 in Fitness Course Modules

Click on items to see Individual Units

SISXFAC007  Maintain clean facilities

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

SISFFIT047  Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise

BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

SISFFIT032   Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation

SISFFIT033   Complete client fitness assessments

SISFFIT052 Provide healthy eating information

SISFFIT040   Develop and instruct gym based exercise programs for individual clients

SISXCAI009 Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

BSBPEF301  Organise personal work priorities

SISFFIT037 Develop and instruct group movement programs for children

SISFFIT035 Plan group exercise sessions

SISFFIT036 Instruct group exercise sessions

BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

Flexible Learning, Your Way

Whether it’s fully online or blended learning by attending one of our CRAM Courses and PRAC Days in Brisbane, we’ve got you covered. You will have a dedicated trainer to guide you. Study at your own pace and with total flexibility.

Nationally Recognised

The Certificate III in Fitness is the industry standard, once you complete your studies you can work anywhere in Australia as a qualified fitness instructor, gym floor instructor or group fitness instructor.

In-Demand Career Opportunities

The fitness industry is booming, and our graduates are in high demand. With a solid network of industry partners, we can assist in making valuable connections to kick start your career.


Stand Out with Fit Education

Our Certificate III in Fitness includes Gym Instructor and Group Exercise Instructor electives, and it’s optimised for greater employment outcomes.

Ready to shape your future and others?

Enrol now or email us at courses@fiteducation.edu.au for more details.