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International Course Info

Certificate III in Fitness

  • National Code: SIS30315
  • CRICOS Code: 092403G

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. You will learn to assess, train and supervise clients in fitness centres and gyms.

The qualification outcome will depend on the elective grouping chosen in order to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for groups or gym programs. They work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure,aquatic and community centres where risks are managed through pre-existing risk assessment and hazard control processes.

Students need to be able to relate to clients of differing ages and backgrounds, have a keen interest to assist clients to research their exercise goals, have good problem solving skills, sound literacy and numeracy skills.

The learners' physical attributes may influence their ability to complete the training and assessment. Assessment and training requires students to be physically capable of performing a range of fitness activities and to use a range of gym equipment. Manual handling is also required.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid is a core unit of this qualification to successfully complete this unit you must be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for 2 minutes on the floor.



Subject area: Sports and Fitness

Course code:
R12410
Course fee:
A$7,430 - A$7,660
0.5 Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Students are supervised completing work placement in the campus gymnasium and must participate in 30 hours of workplace experience as part of their training. The purpose of this is to give students the opportunity to practise skills and apply knowledge obtained through their training as well as provide exposure to a variety of clients and scenarios. Work experience will be recorded in the work placement diary which will enable students to record their work experience hours and reflect on their practice and evaluate their own performance.
  • The students will be rostered onto shifts over the teaching timetable to a total of 30 hours. Work placement covers working with clients from the general public and undertaking client screening,gym instruction and programming.Students also conduct gym maintenance and promotional activities.
  • In order to complete the practical component,you must hold a current 'Working With Children Check' (card) issued by the relevant government department for work within NSW. https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW or equivalent
  • COURSE INTAKES

    FOR 2019

    Kingswood Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Meadowbank Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Northern Beaches Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb
    Randwick Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Shellharbour Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Sutherland/Loftus Total course fee: A$7,430 Enrol: Feb , Jul

    FOR 2020

    Kingswood Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Meadowbank Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Northern Beaches Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Port Macquarie Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb
    Randwick Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Shellharbour Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Sutherland/Loftus Total course fee: A$7,660 Enrol: Feb , Jul
     

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive the Certificate III in Fitness students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS

    ARTICULATIONS

    When you finish this course you can apply to do the Certificate IV in Fitness R19648.

     

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Exercise instructor - gym and group exercise

    STUDY PATHWAYS

    TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.