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SIS20319 / SIS30315

Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness

Dual award

Get your career in the fitness industry up and running and gain practical skills to work or volunteer as a coach with this dual qualification. 

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
TAFE at School Full Fee

Course overview

Get your career in the fitness industry up and running and gain practical skills to work or volunteer as a coach with this dual qualification. The sport and recreation industry is forecast to continue its already impressive growth with more than 50,000 jobs set to become available over the next five years.

In this course you will learn a range of basic coaching skills as well as how to program and instruct individual and group training sessions. The course also covers how to provide healthy eating information to clients and how to plan, instruct and evaluate exercise for older clients. Our teaching team have many years of industry experience and knowledge that will help you achieve your goals within the fitness industry. 

Successful completion of this dual qualification will allow you to seek employment as a qualified gym instructor or conduct coaching sessions in community-based sports clubs and organisations.

What can I do?

  • Gym Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Sports Coach
  • Gymnasium Instructor
  • Community Activities Assistant

Course outcome:

SIS20319 / SIS30315 Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness

TAFE at School

This course is offered under our TAFE at School program. Get a head start on your career while you're still at school with this course counting toward your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and giving you guaranteed entry into a diploma course at TAFE Queensland. Your certification will also help you enter the workforce sooner.

Job-ready training

We put theory into practice which is why we believe in real-world learning environments. With access to industry-standard and functioning professional gyms as your classroom, you'll graduate with confidence knowing you have all the skills you need to get straight to work.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of the two qualifications requires you to complete all core and 16 elective units from the list below.


  • SIRXWHS001
    Work safely
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow organisational policies and procedures for safe work practice.
  • Work safely

  • HLTAID003
    Provide first aid
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

  • Provide first aid

Ways to study
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
8 terms
Part time - 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $1,950

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Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness (SIS20319 / SIS30315)

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Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness

COURSE CODE: SIS20319 / SIS30315
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Resources Required

You may be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Need to know

Replacement qualification
These qualifications SIS20319 Certificate II in Sport Coaching has been replaced by SIS20321 Certificate II in Sport Coaching and SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness has been replaced by SIS30321 Certificate III in Fitness as of 9 November 2021. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 8 November 2022.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.


University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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