Health and Aged Care

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is suited to those looking to work with clients as a fitness instructor within a fitness centre, or conduct group activities such as aerobic classes and gym instructing. Organisational and administrative work may also be included in the job role. A range of competencies are included such as basic anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology and planning and instructing fitness programs. Thirty hours of industry based work placement is included in this program.

You will learn about:

  • working with clients as a fitness instructor
  • conducting group activities such as aerobic classes and gym instructing
  • basic anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology and development fitness programs

Location, dates and times

Campbell Street Campus, Hobart

  • Next Intake: February 2020

Information and Application Session

Campbell Street Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10am
Room A2.60, Level 2, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart
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Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake:  February 2020

Information and Application Session:

Devonport Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10am
Room B2.08, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
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Learning Options

This course may be delivered on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • demonstration in a work or simulated work environment
  • open and closed book assessments
  • assignments
  • portfolios
  • case studies
  • workplace projects

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

  • A memory stick or some kind of portable memory device is highly recommended.
  • TasTAFE has computer labs which are open for students to access during normal business hours
  • Appropriate fitness clothing and footwear
  • Practical sessions undertaken in local fitness centres
  • All other fitness equipment is supplied

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

Yes, there are other fees – Excursions, equipment and resources  $300

Essential Requirements

As per the Industry Skills Council Companion, volume V2.0, page 47.

The following qualifications in the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package are not suitable for learners under the age of 18 years.

  • SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • an ability to undertake biology/science units
  • at least basic levels of literacy and numeracy


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness.

Qualification Requirements

16 units of competency must be successfully completed.  This qualification consists of 9 core (compulsory units) and 7 elective units.


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