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Imagine a career, where you love your job, and change lives everyday…

  • Get started with Online Study via our Learning Management System!
  • Become a Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Children and Teenager Instructor & Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Learn from experienced Personal Trainers, Sports GPs, Physiotheraposts, Dietitians and Exercise Physiologists.
  • Graduates will all be eligible to be a registered and insured Personal Trainer.
  • Your choice of Industry Qualified Personal Trainers to obtain real life experience from those you trust and respect.
  • Internationally recognised in countries including Belgium, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Poland, United Arab Emirates, the UK and USA!
  • Full unobstructed course access so you can set your own flexible schedule.
  • Get the best Career outcome with the Full SIS30315 – Certificate 3 and SIS40215 – Certificate 4 in Fitness.
  • Nationally Accredited Qualifications through Fitness Institute (RTO 32089)



SIS30315 – Certificate III in Fitness

  • Program Stage 01 – Course Introduction and 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
  • 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**
  • 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
  • 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


SIS40215 – Certificate IV in Fitness

  • Program Stage 07 – Group training and 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 and Conditioning and Endurance Training
    • SISFFIT024 — Instruct endurance programs
    • SISSSTC301A — Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
    • SISSSTC402A — Develop strength and conditioning programs

You will be allowed 14 months to complete the 2 qualifications.

If you do not complete, extensions can be purchaed based on how many program stages you have remaining. 


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. 
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    Emil SA

    positive review  Great support from the fitness institute team for the online course and student portal very easy to use with very good material to use online - 03/04/20

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    Nikou Ahmadi

    positive review  They made it very easy for me to do my course online and from another state. They were willing to help with any questions or issues I had. Very kind,... read more - 07/02/20

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    Lynne Cozzi

    positive review  Fitness provides a high level of commitment to their training. They are student results driven, along with quality trainers and assessors they more than meet industry standards. - 02/12/19

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    Rubi Lee

    positive review  Highly recommend the Fitness Institute. Phil and the team have been so accommodating and helpful while I have studied my qualifications both online and face to face. Great facility &... read more - 20/09/19

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    Tasha Page

    positive review  GET Fit feel Healthy= Make new Friends= Great gym equipment+ Providing good health educators, + Establish a healthy routine= Increased energy Levels + Challengers =Motivational - 12/09/19

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    Katie Hardy

    positive review  Fantastic Learning Institute! Having a great time 😉 - 27/08/19




  • 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 – $3,580 for VIP Paid in Full
    • FREEDOM A with VIP – $3,980 for VIP Investment Plan ($280 First payment + $70 remainder weekly payments).
    • FREEDOM B with VIP – $3,980 for VIP Investment Plan ($280 First payment + $140 remainder fortnightly payments).