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Dual Qualification: Certificate III in Fitness + Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (SIS30315 + SIS20115)


2 year format


$290 p/p


2 year format


$290 p/p


How it works

$290 p/p (Cert II entry qualification = $210 + Cert III upgrade = $80).

Available in a 2 year format.

Includes entry qualification: SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (scheduled for completion at the end of Term 4).

Students deliver fitness programs within their school community. Programs include:

  • Community fitness program
  • Strength and conditioning for athletes and teams
  • Group fitness sessions
  • Personal training adults (e.g. teachers and other staff).

Binnacle provides all the resources and support to allow teachers the scope to do what they do best – TEACH!

Binnacle provides

Professional Development & Training
  • Vocational Competence Update (VCU Fitness) for Teachers
  • Access to Certificate IV in Fitness RPL for Teachers delivered by FIT College (RTO: 31903) from just $1,250.
  • Annual resource induction for all participating teachers, inclusive of Fitness industry-specific and VET professional development.
  • Ongoing PD and in-servicing.
  • ALL program materials are developed for you – including unit plans, assessment tasks, and marking guides. We save you time!
  • Binnacle Lounge (learning management system) – the centrepiece for all program resources, learning, assessment and up-to-the-minute student progress reporting.
  • First Aid – for school to deliver.

School requirements

Teacher (Program Deliverer)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or TAE40116).
  • Certificate IV in Fitness, or above (Bachelor degree in Human Movement or similar, but not straight Physical Education).
Fitness Facility (Gym)
  • Cardio and free weight equipment
  • Fitness assessment equipment
  • Access to real clients within the school community to undertake fitness training

What students achieve

  • Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315)
  • Entry qualification: Certificate II in Sport and Recreation (SIS20115)
  • First Aid qualification and CPR certificate
  • Direct pathway into Certificate IV in Fitness with FIT College (RTO: 31903) – Binnacle graduates receive a $500 discount!
  • Maximum 8 QCE Credits (QLD schools)
  • Students may be able to improve their chances of gaining tertiary entrance. See here ➜

Skills acquired

  • Client screening and health assessment
  • Instructing and monitoring fitness programs
  • Working with specific population clients
  • Exercise science and nutrition

Career pathways

A Certificate III in Fitness offers a range of job pathways.

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Stepping stone to personal training, enabling you to progress into a Certificate IV in Fitness