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SIS20319 / SIS30321

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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NEXT INTAKE TAFE at School: South Bank Start date: 30 Jan 2023 Duration: 8 terms
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
TAFE at School Full Fee
$1,950

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 / SIS30321 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 5 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS001
    Participate in workplace health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others. The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in workplace health and safety

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

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBOPS304
    Deliver and monitor a service to customers
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBOPS304
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs, deliver and monitor customer service and identify improvements in the provision of customer service.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBPEF301
    Organise personal work priorities
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBPEF301
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise personal work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise personal work priorities

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT032
    Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT032
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to screen clients for participation in exercise programs and to provide general advice about programs and services suitable to clients.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Complete pre-exercise screening and service orientation

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT033
    Complete client fitness assessments
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT033
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess current fitness capabilities of clients using information from industry standard pre-exercise screening as the starting point
  • UNIT NAME
  • Complete client fitness assessments

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT035
    Plan group exercise sessions
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT035
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to plan group exercise sessions designed for participation by mixed ability groups, or by groups that predominately comprise a particular profile, for example, older people.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan group exercise sessions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT036
    Instruct group exercise sessions
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT036
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and deliver land-based group exercise sessions according to predesigned session plans which may have been developed by self or others.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Instruct group exercise sessions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT040
    Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT040
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop tailored gym-based exercise programs for individuals where the level of personalised instruction, ongoing client monitoring and program evaluation is limited.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and instruct gym-based exercise programs for individual clients

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT047
    Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT047
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify the role of anatomy and physiology knowledge in fitness instruction, and to use that knowledge to develop and instruct safe and effective exercise activities.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use anatomy and physiology knowledge to support safe and effective exercise

  • UNIT CODE
  • SISFFIT052
    Provide healthy eating information
    UNIT CODE :
    SISFFIT052
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide general, and not individualised, information about healthy eating to fitness clients.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide healthy eating information

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
8 terms
Part time - 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $1,950

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Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness (SIS20319 / SIS30321)

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Certificate II in Sport Coaching / Certificate III in Fitness

COURSE CODE: SIS20319 / SIS30321
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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
The qualification SIS20319 Certificate II in Sport Coaching has been replaced by SIS20321 Certificate II in Sport 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.

Pathways

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.

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

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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