Working in the Fitness Industry, Screening and Appraisal Processes

SISXIND001 Work Effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport, recreation or fitness environment. Students will learn how to use industry knowledge to support the completion of day-to-day work activities.

SISXCCS001 Provide quality service

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to address needs and expectations of clients and colleagues, promote programs, services and facilities, and respond to conflict and client complaints.

SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to conduct routine maintenance and minor repairs on equipment. This unit applies to those who undertake equipment maintenance for a specific sport or activity, or general equipment maintenance as part of sport, fitness or recreation facility operations.

SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to identify client fitness requirements, administer a pre-exercise health screening questionnaire and advise clients of appropriate fitness programs, services and facilities.

SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to provide healthy eating information and support healthy attitudes to eating and body composition. This is undertaken in accordance with recommended guidelines within industry endorsed scope of practice.

SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to plan and conduct fitness appraisals, related to the health-related components of fitness. It requires the ability to determine positive behavioural change strategies in preparation for an exercise program and use fitness appraisal equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.

Health and safety considerations, Anatomy & Physiology and Fitness Programming

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This unit provides 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, including community and workplace settings.

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to identify risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the role. You will learn to take responsibility and provide guidance or to delegate aspects of these tasks to others.

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to incorporate an understanding of the human body structure and physiology into fitness instruction, programming and provision of fitness advice.

SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs

This unit provides the knowledge and skills required to plan, instruct and evaluate a variety of fitness programs and circuit sessions aimed at the health-related components of fitness. It involves programming and instruction of cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility programs for low or moderate risk clients who have completed industry endorsed pre-exercise screening and risk stratification procedures.

Group Exercise Specialisation and Working with Specific Populations

SISFFIT008 Instruct water-based fitness activities

This unit provides the knowledge and skills required to plan, instruct, monitor and evaluate group water-based exercise sessions. It requires the ability to use aquatic exercise and instructional techniques, and hydrodynamic principles to ensure safe and effective fitness outcomes. This unit does not apply to the provision of hydrotherapy.

SISFFIT001 Instruct approved community fitness programs

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to identify client fitness requirements, administer a pre-exercise health screening questionnaire and advise clients of appropriate fitness programs, services and facilities.

SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to plan, instruct, monitor and evaluate group exercise sessions, with or without music. It requires the ability to plan the selection, sequencing and progression of exercises and appropriate music to ensure safe participation in activities.

SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

This unit provides skills and knowledge required to recognise exercise considerations common to specific population groups. You will be able to consider different groups of people including, children, women, older adults, clients with a disability and CALD groups.

SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients

This unit provides the skills and knowledge required to plan, instruct and evaluate exercise for male clients aged forty five and over, and female clients aged fifty five and over. It requires the ability to provide instruction of exercise programs aimed at improving health and fitness for older clients, with consideration of aspects of healthy ageing. It also covers promotion of incidental physical activity to clients to minimise the risk of developing sedentary lifestyle behaviours.