SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness Course Overview
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is your first step into the fitness industry. Now you can become a Fitness Instructor and get paid to do what you love.
Fitness instructors work independently to assess, train and supervise clients in fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres and gyms.
After you complete your course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, confidence and practical experience to work as a fitness or exercise instructor anywhere in Australia. You’ll learn the principles of physiology, the latest in healthy eating trends, how best to motivate and instruct clients and assign relevant programs to meet your clients’ needs, goals and fitness abilities.
Fitness Generation, partnered with Core Strength Fitness, is dedicated to improving the quality of instructors in the fitness industry with a focus on fitness, strength and conditioning, athlete performance, injury prevention, rehabilitation and functional movement.
Our training is based on a multidisciplinary approach, proven coaching methods and science-based exercise practices to bring you a comprehensive Fitness Course.
Launch your group fitness instructor, aqua or gym instructor career
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is a comprehensive and practical course that will provide you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to conduct fitness assessments, design and instruct fitness programs within the fitness industry.
This course is an essential minimum requirement to work at a gym or as a group exercise instructor. You’ll learn the knowledge and skills needed to provide fitness program instruction, healthy eating information and even exercise for children, adolescents, adults and senior clients.
Who Is This For?
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness course is written and delivered by registered industry professionals and is continually updated to give you current information and best practices.
This course is for you if you want to:
- Work in the fitness and health industry
- Work in a range of fitness industry businesses - including fitness centres, leisure centres, aquatic centres, community facilities and gyms
- Work in open spaces and conduct outdoor group fitness classes (for example, Bootcamp session in a park)
- Work as your own boss and be paid to live an active lifestyle
This course is delivered online with practical training you can do at your local gym. We can discuss helping you set up a relationship with your local gym.
If you live in the Sunshine Coast, you will have free access to all Core Strength Fitness classes and gym equipment for the duration of the course.
This course is designed for self-paced online learning with professional trainer support. This means you’ll be able to progress through the course at your own pace, using interactive lessons designed specifically for online learning.
Timeline: 12 months course access
Assessments: Online Theory Assessments, Work Placement (30 Hours SIS30315 Certificate III) and Practical Evidence
Nationally Accredited: Yes. Skills Generation (RTO 41008)
Course Code: SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness
Austudy Approval: Yes
DESBT Subsidised: Yes, but conditions apply. For more information, refer to the Certificate 3 Guarantee Student fact sheet
Once you’ve completed your course, you’ll receive our Nationally Accredited SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
You need to complete Year 10 or equivalent.
You need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18, your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
You need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent. If you’re not an Australian resident or on a pathway to get residency or citizenship, then click on the link to get in touch with our staff. Our staff can assist in determining your eligibility.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Students
Recognition of Prior Learning is available to all students on commencement of the program. Should you have significant working background, training or professional development in your area of study you may be eligible to access this form of assessment. Please speak to your trainer on commencement of your program.
If you wish to find out more this option, please click on the “learn more” button to discuss your options with our staff.
Cost and Funding
The full cost of the online SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness course is
If you are eligible for Queensland State Government funding, this will reduce to $700 (if you have a Concession Card) or $1,270 as your co-contribution to funded training.
Fitness Generation is a Queensland Government Skills Assure Supplier that can provide subsidised training services. Find out if you’re eligible for up to a $2,300 saving off the course price.
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness attracts Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding through the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business and Training because it’s a course that builds skills in a growing industry.
If you’re eligible for funding, you could receive a saving of $1,730 for Non-Concession student or $2,300 for a Concession student.
To find out if you are eligible for these savings, click on the “Learn More” and we will be in touch with you shortly.
Are You Interested in a Dual Qualification?
Special Bundled Offer - SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
Fitness Generation’s special offer combines the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness courses for a discounted price of
This is a $1,000 saving.
With this dual qualification, you will learn the essential knowledge and skills to instruct personal training programs, group personal training, exercise for children, adolescents, adults and senior clients as well as how to operate your own personal training business
To find out about our special bundled offer, click on the “Learn More” and we will be in touch with you shortly.
Fitness Generation offers payment plan options to allow you to pay for the course as you progress through your studies.
The payment plan options are set up through the Smart Pay system. This payment system is a hassle-free way to make payments with direct debits. The payments are scheduled to ensure your course is paid in full when you complete your course.
If you want more information about finance options or how the Smart Pay system can work for you, click on the “Learn More” and we will be in touch with you shortly
Upon successful completion of your course, you’ll be awarded the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 41008) delivering this Nationally Recognised Qualification, you can have confidence knowing that your training and certification meets industry and government requirements.
Why Choose Fitness Generation?
Fitness Generation has partnered with Core Strength Fitness to give you the latest in exercise, fitness and health sciences. Our course is based on comprehensive, up-to-date training, relevant research and proven coaching methods.
Our mission is to raise the standard of fitness professionals, one student at a time. We do this by:
- Ensuring you are successful. We keep working with you to make sure you can achieve competency because we believe that your success is our success.
- Providing professional trainers who are skilled, personable and passionate about the fitness industry.Ensuring our course is written, delivered and continually updated by accredited industry professionals.
- Giving you access to Core Strength Fitness ‘gym/studio’ environment and gym equipment for practical training. (for Sunshine Coast locals)
- Supporting you whenever you need us. We’ll get back to your emails within 24 hours (up to 72 if it’s the weekend!) but never longer. We want you to progress through your course without delays, so if we don't pick up the phones after hours, we'll get back to you the next working day.
- Giving you study flexibility. You can complete your course, as quickly or as slowly as you want, within the defined course parameters. This means you choose the learning path that suits you.
- Providing nationally recognised and accredited training. Fitness Generation is part of Skills Generation, a registered training organisation (RTO 41008) and the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is a nationally recognised qualification.
The result is that you will graduate with the theoretical and practical experience to become a leader in the Health and Fitness Industry.
Your course is assured with our industry affiliations
The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the policy for regulated qualifications in the Australian education and training system. The AQF underpins the national system of qualifications in Australia, encompassing higher education, vocational education and training (VET), and schools.
The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is the national professional body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing and communicating research and statistics on the Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector.
The Skills Assure system provides a central register of pre-approved registered training organisations (RTOs) for the delivery of training subsidised by the Queensland Government through the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.
Core Strength Fitness is a member of Fitness Australia, a peak industry association with over 30,000 fitness industry members. This means you will benefit from the latest industry support.
Fitness Generation is part of Skills Generation, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 41008) authorised to deliver Nationally Recognised Vocational Education and Training in all states and territories of Australia.
The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) is the peak body representing independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors.
Meet Your Trainer
Matthew is passionate about fitness, living a healthy lifestyle and teaching others to be certified fitness instructors and personal trainers. He is certified to develop, train and instruct SIS30315 Certificate III and SIS40215 IV in Fitness Courses as well as certified as a Functional Movement System Level 1 instructor.
Matthew combines his unique experience and discipline in winning international level sports with his leadership skills to motivate his students and encourage his clients.
When Matthew isn’t training his clients or instructing his students, he can be found enjoying:
- rock climbing
- bike riding
- mixed martial arts
- hiking or
- competing in Tough Mudder and Spartan races