Qualification details

SIS30313 - Certificate III in Fitness (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 14/Dec/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIS30310 - Certificate III in FitnessIntent of the qualification remains unchanged. HLTFA301C Apply first aid replaced with HLTAID003 Provide first aid in the core. SISFFIT332 Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed community group exercise programs and SISFFIT333 Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed group exercise to music classes added to General electives. CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children removed from the General electives. 13/Dec/2013
Is superseded by SIS30315 - Certificate III in FitnessNot Equivalent. Revised qualification structure. Number of units required for completion increased from 15 to 16 units. Specialisations introduced. 02/Sep/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Core
SISCAQU202A - Perform basic water rescuesPerform basic water rescues Elective
SISCAQU308A - Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skillsInstruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills Elective
SISFFIT301A - Provide fitness orientation and health screeningProvide fitness orientation and health screening Core
SISFFIT302A - Provide quality service in the fitness industryProvide quality service in the fitness industry Core
SISFFIT303A - Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise deliveryDevelop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery Core
SISFFIT304A - Instruct and monitor fitness programsInstruct and monitor fitness programs Elective
SISFFIT305A - Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness contextApply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context Core
SISFFIT306A - Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelinesProvide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 452111 Fitness Instructor 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6396-11 Fitness Instructor 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 452111 Fitness Instructor 05/Mar/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6396-11 Fitness Instructor 05/Mar/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 05/Mar/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 14/Dec/2013 
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Modification History

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Release 

Comments 

1

Replaces and is equivalent to SIS30310 Certificate III in Fitness.

Intent of the qualification remains unchanged.

HLTFA301C Apply first aid replaced with HLTAID003 Provide first aid in the core.

SISFFIT332 Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed community group exercise programs and SISFFIT333 Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed group exercise to music classes added to General electives.

CHCIC301E Interact effectively with children removed from the General electives.

Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of exercise instruction situations and activities. Qualification outcomes will depend on the elective grouping chosen and may include providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs.

Work may be undertaken in locations such as gyms, fitness facilities, pools and community facilities.

Job roles 

  • exercise instructor - gym
  • exercise instructor - group exercise
  • exercise instructor - aqua.

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

Communicating with clients and colleagues to determine and interpret their specific requirements; understanding verbal and written information on fitness products and services; preparing accurate records of client details; providing clear verbal pre-screening instructions; empathising and negotiating acceptable solutions to client requests and complaints to ensure a positive fitness experience.

Initiative and enterprise

Showing initiative and independence in delivering fitness sessions that meet or exceed client expectations; identifying and discussing a range of product or service enhancements to improve client satisfaction or business profitability.

Learning

Knowing the structure of networks within and sources of new information on the fitness industry; accessing professional development opportunities to regularly update fitness product and service knowledge and skills; sharing information with colleagues.

Planning and organising

Collecting, analysing and recording client, product or service information to allow for the efficient planning and delivery of fitness sessions; setting work priorities and scheduling own daily work activities to meet deadlines; following organisation policies and procedures to guide planning and delivery of fitness sessions.

Problem-solving

Identifying hazards and risks that may arise during fitness activities; mitigate problems by making variations to the activity that are within scope of responsibility; clarifying the extent of, and resolving problems through negotiating with clients in a sensitive and culturally appropriate manner; taking responsibility for seeking assistance from colleagues to resolve issues; adhering to organisation policies and procedures to guide solutions to problems.

Self-management

Understanding and complying with the legal and ethical responsibilities that apply to own role in the fitness industry; understanding the boundaries of own role and correctly determining when referral to colleagues or medical or allied health professionals is required; reviewing and reflecting on own work performance; seeking and acting on feedback from colleagues and clients to improve service delivery.

Teamwork

Working as a skilled team member, giving and receiving instructions and understanding own role in delivering fitness sessions and servicing client needs; supporting other team members to provide quality fitness experiences for clients.

Technology

Understanding the operating capability of computer systems and software that assist in selling, planning and delivering exercise products and services; safely using and maintaining fitness equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and organisation policies and procedures.

Packaging Rules

15 units must be completed:

  • 10 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • all the units in any one of Groups A to C
  • the remaining units to make up the required 5 elective units from General Electives; up to 2 of these remaining units may be selected elsewhere in SIS10 or any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 3 or 4.

In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

SISFFIT301A

Provide fitness orientation and health screening

SISFFIT302A

Provide quality service in the fitness industry

SISFFIT303A

Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery

SISFFIT305A

Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context

SISFFIT306A

Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines

SISXFAC207

Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities

SISXIND101A

Work effectively in sport and recreation environments

SISXOHS101A

Follow occupational health and safety policies

SISXRSK301A

Undertake risk analysis of activities

Electives 

Group A - Aqua Instructor 

SISFFIT304A

Instruct and monitor fitness programs

SISFFIT310A

Plan and deliver water based fitness activities

Group B - Group Exercise Instructor 

SISFFIT304A

Instruct and monitor fitness programs

SISFFIT309A

Plan and deliver group exercise sessions

Group C - Gym Instructor 

SISFFIT304A

Instruct and monitor fitness programs

SISFFIT307A

Undertake client health assessment

SISFFIT308A

Plan and deliver gym programs

General electives 

Aqua 

SISCAQU202A

Perform basic water rescues

SISCAQU308A

Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills

Cross-Sector 

SISXCAI306A

Facilitate groups

SISXCCS202

Process entry transactions

Fitness 

SISFFIT307A

Undertake client health assessment

SISFFIT308A

Plan and deliver gym programs

SISFFIT309A

Plan and deliver group exercise sessions

SISFFIT310A

Plan and deliver water based fitness activities

SISFFIT311A

Deliver approved community fitness programs

SISFFIT312A

Plan and deliver an endurance training program

SISFFIT313A

Plan and deliver exercise to apparently healthy children and adolescents

SISFFIT314A

Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions

SISFFIT332

Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed community group exercise programs

SISFFIT333

Deliver pre-choreographed or prescribed group exercise to music classes

Imported  

BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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