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Cert 3 Course Overview

Units of Competency

The Certificate 3 in Fitness (SIS30315) Qualification includes 16 units of competency covering everything from client health screening, instructing group fitness sessions to fitness orientation. After you successfully complete the Certificate 3 in Fitness (SIS30315) you will gain access to an additional 2 certifications including kettlebell level 1 and power bags.

Study Pathway

Students who successfully complete Certificate III In Fitness (SIS30315) may enrol into the Certificate IV In Fitness (SIS40215) course.

Career Pathway

This is a nationally accredited qualification suited to those wanting entry into the fitness industry as a fully qualified and approved gym instructor and group fitness trainer, but NOT Personal Training. Upon successful completion of your Certificate 3 in Fitness you will be able to work in gyms, health clubs and functional studios across the country.


  • Self Paced (between 3-months and 12-months)
  • Enrolment up to 12-months
  • Extensions are available if requested


Students must;

▪ Be 15 or over to participate in the Cert 3 in Fitness.

▪ Have access to a gym to complete the practical assessments.

▪ Have an internet connection

(There are no pre-requisite units for the Cert III in Fitness.)


The course is delivered with a blended learning approach that consists of online study from using our e-Learning platform and the support and guidance from your very own tutor every step of the way.

You can choose to complete the certification completely online or by attending our Sunshine Coast campus for 50 hours of practical face-to-face training.


Option 1: Online

The price for the Certificate 3 (SIS30315) online theory is $2450.

Option 2: Face-To-Face

The price for the Certificate 3 face-to-face practicals + online theory blended learning is $2450.

Payment Options

Please contact us for more information regarding our competitive personal training course prices and a member of our team will walk you through the available payment options and payment plans.

Cert 3 Course Competencies


These units are compulsory units for Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)

  • SISFFIT001: Provide Health Screening & Fitness Orientation
  • SISFFIT002: Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
  • SISFFIT003: Instruct Fitness Programs
  • SISFFIT004: Incorporate Anatomy and Physiology Principles into fitness programing
  • SISFFIT005: Provide Healthy Eating Information
  • SISFFIT014: Instruct Exercise to older clients
  • SISXCCS001: Provide Quality Service
  • SISXFAC001: Maintain Equipment for Activities
  • SISXIND001: Work effectively in sport, fitness & recreation environments


Through industry engagement The Dangerously Fit Academy have selected the following elective units for study

  • BSBRSK401: Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • SISSSTC401A: Develop strength and conditioning programs
  • SISSSTC301A: Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
  • SISFFIT007: Instruct group exercise sessions
  • SISFFIT006: Conduct fitness appraisals
  • HLTWHS001: Participate in workplace health and safety
  • SISFFIT011: Deliver approved community fitness programs