Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)

Institution rating
From 18 weeksfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

This qualification reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor, Coach, and Retail Store Manager.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Coffs Harbour Education CHEC
  • Gosford
  • Kingscliff
  • Macquarie Fields
  • Meadowbank
  • Nepean, Kingswood

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, TAFE NSW can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit TAFE NSW's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate III in Fitness have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Personal Trainer
Fitness Instructor
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What are students saying?

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)
(7 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in FitnessTAFE NSW
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
pros: good teachers and students Cons: nothing really
Published Aug 2018
Certificate III in FitnessTAFE NSW
Graduation date2016
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Well structured
Published May 2018
Certificate III in FitnessTAFE NSW
Graduation date2009
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was great. Really informative, relatable and approachable teachers and an excellent amount of practical work to equip you to enter the industry. Strong education in an enjoyable atmosphere.

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You may wish to discuss the following with TAFE NSW:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor)

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