Dual Qualification - SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness & SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
The two essential courses to launch you into a career as a personal trainer in the fitness industry.
The SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness is your entry into fitness industry and qualifies you to work as a Gym Instructor and Group Fitness Instructor on completion. This qualification enables you to work as a fitness instructor, assessing, designing and delivering fitness programs, conducting circuit classes and helping people achieve their health and fitness goals. You can also register as a Group Fitness Instructor, conducting and choreographing a variety of different streams of classes.
The SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness is the course for those wishing to become a registered Personal Trainer. You will develop the specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups in a variety of settings. As a Personal Trainer you can work your own hours or become your own boss in the industry.
This packaged course will provide you with the skills that you need to motivate, educate and be a part of clients’ health and fitness journey.
Online + classroom + work placement.
This course is self-paced; however, students will have a maximum of 24 months to complete.
12 months for SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and 12 months for SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
This SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness includes 16 units of competency (9 core and 7 elective) to meet the requirements of both Gym Instructor and Group Fitness Instructor. Units have been grouped into 9 learning modules as outlined below.
The SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness requires completion of 20 units of competency (12 core and 8 elective) to meet the requirements of a qualified personal trainer. Units have been grouped into 9 learning modules as outlined below.
SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness
* Unit is attained by credit transfer
SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness
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* SISFFIT012 is an optional elective unit and not required for completion of SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. Students that complete the unit will add to their scope of practice upon graduation and be able to work with children aged 5-12 years.
Students are required to complete a minimum of 70 hours of guided work placement over the duration of the courses. That is, 30 hours for the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and 40 hours for the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
Work placement allows students to put their learning into practice, gain some industry experience and build confidence to ensure students are job ready at its completion.
Where possible, Fernwood Learning will assist students to find a suitable work placement at a Fernwood Women’s Health Club.
Fernwood Learning run practical workshop weekends for training and assessment within the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness and SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness. These 3-day face-to-face workshops involve practical training and observation of some assessment tasks. Workshops are optional, however a fantastic learning and networking opportunity. Students that do not attend the workshop will be required to complete the practical observation assessments via video.
A pre-training review is used to determine your suitability for the qualification and to ensure you are capable of completing the course – other than this, there are no pre-requisites required.
There are not pre-requisites for this program, however the SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness must be completed prior to commencing the SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness.
Graduates may also choose to diversify their skills and knowledge by undertaking continual education courses within the fitness industry in order to expend their scope of practice. Graduates may also wish to undertake bachelor level qualifications such as a bachelor of exercise science to become an exercise physiologist.