This exciting course is the fitness industry’s entry-level qualification and it provides a thorough education on the human body, and the best & safest techniques for maximising its potential.
With a Certificate III in Fitness you will gain the knowledge, skills and qualification you need to work as a registered Fitness Instructor. This is the fitness industries base qualification and allows you to work with groups. This qualification will then allow you to gain your certificate IV which is the qualification that most people enrol in to be able to work in all capacities of the industry.
This dynamic course provides an in-depth understanding of the human body as well providing life-skills that will set you up for a successful and fulfilling fitness career. Most people choose to complete our specialised Certificate III & IV combined course giving them all the necessary qualifications and skills so that they can take advantage of any opportunity including personal training which requires the certificate IV qualification.
Certificate III in Fitness
On campus- Face to face
Full time (8 weeks)
Part time (14 weeks)
Certificate III In Fitness SIS30315
Up to 12 months to complete the full qualification.
Gym & Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor, Aqua Instructor
Start Date and Payment Plans
NHFA offers different starting dates and payment plans to suit you and your budget
For more information on our certificate III in Fitness SIS30315 course, please download our course guide.
Below is a sample of some of the topics you will cover when you undertake a Certificate III Personal Training Course with the National Health & Fitness Academy:
Anatomy – the human body, how it functions and what we can do to achieve the best possible results when training
Exercise Physiology – energy systems, how they work and the impact they have on exercise programming
Exercise Programming – how to develop exercise programs to achieve maximum results in the shortest possible time
Nutrition – the basics of food and nourishment, how the body uses energy and what happens to food in the body as it breaks down. This is the base for our Cert IV in Advanced Nutrition.
Fitness Assessment – fitness tests, monitoring client performance and progress
Resistance Training – correct techniques for strength training and how these can be effectively communicated to your clients
Goal Setting – the importance of goal setting and how to set effective and measurable goals
Communication – how to effectively communicate with different types of clients and ultimately grow a successful PT business
The Certificate III also provides all of the foundations you need to pursue further study in the health and fitness industry, including becoming a fully qualified Personal Trainer. After acquiring your Cert III you will have fulfilled the prerequisite to advance to our Cert IV fitness course.
Certificate III course available at our Nerang or Robina campus training facilities located on the Gold Coast, QLD.