Australian Catholic University

Certificate III in Fitness

SIS30315

Melbourne, Brisbane

This starter certificate explores essential learning, from client motivation through to exercise techniques and program development to prepare you for employment as a gymn instructor.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Fitness with Australian Catholic University

  • $2,250*

    + $200 fees

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    VIC

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $3,300*

    + $200 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    VIC

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Melbourne

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $3,500*

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    QLD

    Price includes all known fees*

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Brisbane

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Language literacy and numeracy, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Exercise Instructor
  • Aqua Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Gym Instructor

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Fitness with Australian Catholic University, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

9 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Provide health screening and fitness orientation
    SISFFIT001

  • Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
    SISFFIT002

  • Instruct fitness programs
    SISFFIT003

  • Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
    SISFFIT004

  • Provide healthy eating information
    SISFFIT005

  • Instruct exercise to older clients
    SISFFIT014

  • Provide quality service
    SISXCCS001

  • Maintain equipment for activities
    SISXFAC001

  • Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
    SISXIND001

Elective Units

7 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes
    BSBRSK401

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

  • Conduct fitness appraisals
    SISFFIT006

  • Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
    SISFFIT012

  • Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
    SISFFIT013

  • Maintain sport, fitness and recreation facilities
    SISXFAC002

Course Provider

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a not-for-profit university that's open to people of all beliefs as well as international students.

Learning is anchored under four main faculties - Learning is Education and Arts - Law and Business - Health Sciences - Theology and Philosophy

ACU has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield. It also has a learning centre in Rome, Italy.

Registered
1996
Courses
16
Provider Type
Religious
Restrictions

No Restrictions