Certificate III

Thinking about turning your love for fitness into a career? The Certificate III in fitness from PT Academy is the entry-level into the fitness industry. After successfully completing this certification, you will qualify to work as a gym floor instructor. Your key responsibility will be to help clients to use gym or fitness equipment and take small groups through programming.

Certificate III in fitness offered in sydney, melbourne, and other major cities in australia

At PT Academy, Certificate III in Fitness offers you a hands-on approach to learning while studying physiology, anatomy, and nutrition. Our master educators and trainers will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to conduct independent fitness assessments and design fitness programs that can help people to actually achieve their health and fitness goals.

If you have already completed the Certificate III in Fitness and you’re planning to advance your fitness career, check out the PT Academy Certificate IV or the other numerous PT courses we offer.

Why Get Your Certificate III at PTA?

Proactive learning

PT Academy is a family run business that is fully committed to providing world-class learning. We have a dedicated team that supports students with learning that is encouraging and enjoyable. At PTA, we believe that when personal development is powered by engagement and excitement, the final results will be greater.

Although we often advocate for face to face learning, this isn’t always possible. For this reason, we have blended workshop days and an online training program where you can access your learning texts, receive support, engage with peers, and submit your written materials. This option has become very popular because:

Receive training from industry experts

Part of what makes PT Academy different is our team of dedicated, highly experienced, and educated lecturers who provide comprehensive and personal approaches to your learning. Our instructors will ensure that you start your career with confidence, knowing that the knowledge and skills you have received are those needed in the fitness industry.

More job opportunities

At PT Academy, we also go the extra mile to set up interviews for our students with some of the most reputable fitness facilities in Australia. For instance, Virgin Active, Fitness First, Fit N Fast, Evolution outdoor training, Snap Fitness, among several others.


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What our Graduates say

“As someone who has had the pleasure of completing both Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness with PTA, I can not speak highly enough of them. Personal Training Academy have created a fantastic culture, one I’m proud to be part of. They are by far the industry leaders in fitness education. Course facilitators are extremely knowledgeable and go the extra mile to ensure their students enter the industry as future leaders. Great work PTA and thank you.”

Certificate III & IV in Fitness (SIS30315 + SIS40215)

Enroll for the Certificate III in Fitness


Before you get started, there are a few requirements, including a pre-training review, language literacy, and numeracy assessment. We also prefer students that have an interest in health and fitness, and a hunger to learn the new trends in this dynamic industry. Keep in mind that PT Academy doesn’t have school terms or specific enrollment dates. Once you complete the enrolment process and pre-training review, you can begin your training.

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Review our course options and delivery modes or arrange a call with one of our experienced course advisors on 1300 556 540. 

If you’re looking at online learning, you can contact us directly at any time to discuss costs, duration, or answer any questions you may have. or 

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