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Become a Group Fitness Instructor!

Group Exercise Short Course

Written by Kristine Beissner

September 3, 2021


Looking to develop your own group fitness sessions and programs but didn’t complete this qualification as part of your Cert 3 in Fitness?
Then, the Group Exercise Instructor (GEI) short course is for you!


​Group exercise classes ​enjoy a high level of popularity ​worldwide ​as a means of improving fitness and increasing connections​. Group fitness is social, fun, there’s lots of variety, incentive​, motivation​ and training in a group helps people achieve more than they ​ever ​would training alone!

Trainers with Group Fitness skills are now highly sought-after in the fitness, recreation and leisure industry…

With Fitness Institute’s combination of industry recognised units, Instructors can learn how to design and develop their very own, unique group fitness and community programs and individualised exercise classes to suit a wide range of age groups and fitness levels!

Graduates not only obtain a set of very valuable fitness, recreation and leisure industry skills, they are also able to teach group fitness classes in community settings, recreation facilities, gyms, fitness centres and health clubs.

Completing this short course also qualifies instructors to deliver pre-choreographed and pre-designed programs plus freestyle and circuit-style classes.

Instructors who are registered with Fitness Australia can also earn 15 CEC’s (5 for each unit of competency)!

Fitness Institute’s GEI course brings together three complementary units of competency:

More information in the GEI short course is available HERE. 
More information on the group exercise qualification is available in the Australian Fitness Training package.


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