Certificate III in Fitness

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

This qualification is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres.

Course Fee:

Australian: $3,895

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

16 units: 9 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide health screening and fitness orientation; Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations; Instruct fitness programs; Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming; Provide healthy eating information; plus more. Elective: Provide first aid; Perform basic water rescues; Instruct water-based fitness activities; plus more.

Further information:

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Related Careers:

Fitness Instructor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) No info No Full time 0.5 year
Adelaide (St Francis) No info
Canberra (Signadou) No info
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) No info
Ballarat (Aquinas) No info
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No info No Full time 6 months
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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