Australian Sports Academy

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

Australian Sports Academy

Course details

CRICOS course code: 094027M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

This qualification reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialisation chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua 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.

Individuals who specialise in Aqua Exercise Instruction deliver water-based exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. They also have the skills to rescue a client in distress, and an appropriate level of pool deck fitness and endurance.

Individuals who specialise in Group Exercise Instruction deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction.

Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Course Outline (Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 16

  • 9 core units
  • 7 elective units

Job Opportunities

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors.

Individuals who specialise in Group Exercise Instruction deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction.

Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Study Pathways

This qualification has pathways for further study in:

  • SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
  • SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

Intakes

This course offers rolling starts to suit the availability of your learning schedule. Student orientation is held every Monday.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 10,250 for the entire course (includes 250 non-refundable application fee)
Start date: To suit the client/individual
Duration: 52 Weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Australian Sports Academy

10 Scarborough Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have the following skill set:

  • Students must be 18 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective students who provides an AQF Certificate III or above in any discipline will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements
  • Prospective International students who provide an IELTS of 5.5 or its equivalent will be deemed as meeting the English language entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.

Address

Australian Sports Academy
10 Scarborough Street
Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia