Weight Management & Personal Trainer Course - FITNESS INSTITUTE

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3 Course Package




SIS30315-Certificate III in Fitness
SIS40215-Certificate IV in Fitness
10859NAT-Certificate IV in Weight Management





18 Months





Since 2009, Fitness Institute has coached, inspired and empowered trainers Australia Wide!

Our team is In the Industry – for the Industry. All staff at Fitness Institute have experience in the Sport, Wellness, Fitness and Recreation Industry. Even the Directors and Management Team are fully qualified Coaches and Trainers.

We have specifically designed our courses to give our students the best learning environment possible and to make sure you come out the other end as a confident and reputable fitness professional.

Completing the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is your first stepping stone towards a career in the fitness industry. It is perfect if you are looking to become employed or start working as:

  • Graduate as a Group Exercise Instructor & Gym Instructor
  • Instruct exercise to older adults
  • Personal Trainer in a gym, health club or leisure centre
  • Deliver exercise classes to a mix of fitness levels & different age groups
  • Provide pre-screens & develop resistance programs to clients
  • Build your own Personal Training business
  • Invest into an existing Personal Training franchise
  • Learn about the Fitness Industry, how to maintain a gym & customer service

Completing the SIS40215 Certificate IV combined with the Certificate III in Fitness you will be able to graduate as a fully reputable fitness professional:

  • Graduate as a Personal Trainer
  • Train individuals or groups of children & adults
  • Develop the skills to setup your own business in the Fitness Industry
  • Deliver fitness classes to children 5-12 years old and teens 13-17 years old
  • Strength & Conditioning programming & coaching



    With our online Certificate III & Certificate IV in Fitness, you can reach your full career potential to become a Personal trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Children & Teenager Instructor and a Strength & Conditioning Coach. Learn from experienced and specialised Personal Trainers, Sports GP’s, Physiotherapists, Dietitians & Exercise Physiologists.

    Completing this course qualifies you start a career as a Weight Management Coach, Weight Loss Consultant or a Health, Wellness and Nutrition coach.

    Our course is internationally recognised, get full unobstructed course access, set your own flexible schedule and graduate with the eligibility to be a registered & insured Personal Trainer.

    Our courses have been designed to suit anybody at any stage in life.

    SIS30315 – Certificate 3, SIS40215 – Certificate 4 in Fitness and 10859NAT Certificate IV in Weight Management are Nationally Accredited Qualifications through Fitness Institute (RTO 32089)

    You will be allowed 18 months to complete the 3 qualifications.

    If you do not complete, extensions can be purchased.



    There are no official entry requirements to the Certificate III in Fitness, however Fitness Institute will require the following for our course:

    • A small level of familiarity with gyms
    • Desktop or laptop computer (2 screens recommended for study, but not required)
    • Computer literacy
      • Able to process word documents, spreadsheets and presentation files
      • Able to send emails and attach documents or link to web files
      • Able to take pictures or videos on smartphones and upload to the web
    • Year 10 or equivalent completed. Year 11 minimum if in school (note 18 + is recommended)
    • Ability to participate in physical activity or work out a suitable plan with your mentor (if injured)
    • Commercial gym membership and access to be able to complete your practicals and experience different group fitness classes
    • A mentor with at least a Certificate IV in Fitness and relevant experience (you may use multiple mentors if you like)
    • If you believe that you may have learning difficulties with this course, please contact Fitenss Institute first on 1300 434 863 and we can advise our support options including the VIP Support Pack


    • Covers additional support for Cert III & IV in Fitness
    • 20 Scheduled 30 minute outbound calls with a Fitness Professional
    • Extensive feedback on assessment items
    • Video observation and feedback of practicals
    • Students with limited access to industry support and guidance or who need help with assessments due to course Learning, Literacy and Numeracy requirements are recommended to add the VIP Support pack
    • Only an additional $990
      • ACCELERATE with VIP – $5,480 for VIP Paid in Full
      • FREEDOM A with VIP – $6,340 for VIP Investment Plan ($340 First payment + $77 remainder weekly payments)
      • FREEDOM B with VIP – $6,340 for VIP Investment Plan ($340 First payment + $154 remainder fortnightly payments)


    PROGRAM STAGES - SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness
    Fitness Institute First Aid

    Program Stage 01 – Course Introduction & First Aid

    • HLTAID003 — Provide First Aid (required externally)
    • HLTAID001 — Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (highly recommended)**

    Program Stage 02 – WHS and Risk in the Fitness Industry

    • BSBRSK401 — Identify risk and apply risk management processes
    • HLTWHS001 — Participate in workplace health and safety

    Working in Fitness Industry

    Program Stage 03 – Working in the Fitness Industry

    • SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service**
    • SISXFAC001 — Maintain equipment for activities
    • SISXIND001 — Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments
    • Plus 5 hours Maintenance Log book
    • Plus 10 hours Customer Service Log book


    Program Stage 04 – Anatomy and Physiology

    • SISFFIT004 — Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming**

    Gym Instructor

    Program Stage 05 – Gym Instructor

    • SISFFIT001 — Provide health screening and fitness orientation**
    • SISFFIT002 — Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations **
    • SISFFIT003 — Instruct fitness programs**
    • SISFFIT005 — Provide healthy eating information**
    • SISFFIT006 — Conduct fitness appraisals
    • SISFFIT014 — Instruct exercise to older clients

    Group Fitness

    Program Stage 06 – Group Fitness

    • SISFFIT007 — Instruct group exercise sessions
    • SISFFIT011 — Instruct approved community fitness programs
    • SISXCAI006 — Facilitate groups
    • Plus 15 hours of attending group fitness classes log book
    • **Pre-requisites for the SIS40215 – Certificate IV in Fitness
    PROGRAM STAGES - SIS40215 – Certificate IV in Fitness
    Fitness Institute First Aid

    Program Stage 07 – Group Training &d Young People

    • SISFFIT012 — Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 -12
    • SISFFIT013 — Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 -17 years
    • SISFFIT016 — Provide the motivation to positively influence exercise behavior
    • SISFFIT019 — Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness
    • SISFFIT023 — Instruct group personal training programs

    Program Stage 08 – Deliver Personal Training

    • SISFFIT015 – Collaborate with a medical and allied health professional in a fitness context
    • SISFFIT017 – Instruct long-term exercise programs
    • SISFFIT018 – Promote Functional movement capacity
    • SISFFIT020 – Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
    • SISFFIT021 – Instruct personal training programs
    • SISFFIT025 – Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
    • SISFFIT026 – Support healthy eating through the eat for health program
    • SISXRES001 – Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

    Program Stage 09 – Develop a Small Business

    • BSBSLS408 – Present, Secure and support sales solutions
    • BSBSMB401 – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
    • BSBSMB403 – Market the small business
    • BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning

    Program Stage 10 – Strength & Conditioning and Endurance Training

    • SISFFIT024 — Instruct endurance programs
    • SISSSTC301A — Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
    • SISSSTC402A — Develop strength and conditioning programs
    PROGRAM STAGES - 10859NAT – Certificate iv in weight management
    • NAT10859001- Work effectively in the weight management industry
    • NAT10859002- Apply principles of psychology, mindset and behaviour modification to weight management
    • NAT10859003- Develop meal plans in consultation with clients
    • NAT10859004- Make exercise recommendations for weight management in consultation with clients
    • NAT10859005- Undertake initial weight management consultations
    • NAT10859006- Undertake regular weight management consultations
    • NAT10859007- Design, plan and deliver weight management clinics for groups
    • NAT10859008- Work collaboratively with networks
    • BSBCMM401- Make a presentation
    • BSBCUS402- Address customer needs
    • BSBSMB403- Market the small business

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