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


2 year format


$365 p/p


2 year format


$365 p/p


How it works

$365 p/p (Cert II entry qualification = $265 + Cert III Gap Fee = $100).

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 $1,500.
  • 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. See here ➜
  • First Aid – for school to deliver.
  • Interactive and engaging online learning resources for students and teachers via our state of the art Binnacle Lounge platform.

Find out more about Binnacle Training and our Discovery Days.

School requirements

Teacher (Program Deliverer)
  • A current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Certificate IV in Fitness with a collective period of at least two years working in fitness instruction.
Fitness Facility (Gym)
  • Cardio and free weight equipment
  • Fitness assessment equipment
  • Access to real clients within the school community to undertake fitness training – including female adults, male adults and clients aged 55 years or over

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
  • Planning and instructing fitness programs
  • Providing a service to a range of clients
  • Delivering group fitness programs
  • Exercise science and nutrition

Career pathways

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

  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Gym Fitness Instructor
  • Stepping stone to personal training, enabling you to progress into a Certificate IV in Fitness at another RTO