Business Fundamentals

SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming (core)

This unit covers developing and reviewing a business plan and defines the standard required to: set strategic goals, targets and directions for the enterprise; determine clear and measurable indicators of operational performance; identify and design risk management and mitigation strategies; develop appropriate operational plans; document the business plan; monitor the business plan to identify strengths, weaknesses and areas for improvement.

SISXIND003 Maintain legal knowledge for organisation governance

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update legal knowledge to ensure compliance with legislation across sport, fitness and recreation organisations. This unit requires the ability to research, understand and use legal information relevant to organisational governance. This is combined with a general knowledge of the legal framework in which organisations in different sport, fitness and recreation contexts operate. This unit applies to committee and board members, and senior personnel responsible for ensuring overall compliance of an organisation with legislative and regulatory requirements in the sport, fitness and recreation industries.

BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation’s productivity and profitability plans. Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation’s operational plan. This unit applies to individuals who manage the work of others and operate within the parameters of a broader strategic and/or business plan.

BSBFIM601 Manage finances

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting and to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity.
It applies to individuals who have managerial responsibilities which include overseeing the management of financial and other resources across a business unit, a series of business units or teams, or an organisation. It covers all areas of broad financial management. In a larger organisation this work would be supported by specialists in financial management.

BSBRSK501 Manage risk

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. It applies to individuals who are working in positions of authority and are approved to implement change across the organisation, business unit, program or project area. They may or may not have responsibility for directly supervising others.

Marketing and Development

BSBMKG523 Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and evaluate the range of marketing communication options and media, to design an integrated marketing communication plan, and to develop a marketing communication brief and creative brief reflecting client needs and preferences. It applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management marketing or advertising role, within a marketing or advertising team or media organisation.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project. The unit does not apply to specialist project managers. For specialist project managers, the other units of competency in the project management field (BSBPMG) will be applicable.

SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply strategic management skills to expand participation in a sport, fitness or recreation service. It requires the ability to act on recommendations to attract non-participants, by use of information compiled for the development of strategies. This unit applies to operations managers, program managers or adventure guides, or those working in a sport development role such as program developers in the sport, fitness or recreation industry. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

Health & Safety; First Aid

HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and evaluate work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and programs in the relevant work area, according to WHS legislative requirements. This unit applies to workers who have responsibility for WHS as part of their role, including workers with obligations under WHS legislation, persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs), or their officers (as defined by relevant legislation).

HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

Human resource management

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions. This unit applies to individuals who support recruitment, selection and induction functions under the direction of a human resource manager.

BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships. It applies to individuals in leadership or management who have a prominent role in establishing and managing processes and procedures to support workplace relationships taking into account the organisation’s values, goals and cultural diversity. At this level work will normally be carried out within complex and diverse methods and procedures, which require the exercise of considerable discretion and judgement, using a range of problem solving and decision making strategies.

Stakeholders and Clients

SISXMGT001 Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain an effective relationship with key stakeholders who contribute to and influence the delivery of services. This unit applies to managers or program coordinators who work with some autonomy. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXCCS002 Coordinate client service activities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate client service activities. The unit focuses on the application of service standards to maintain and improve the level of service activities provided to clients. This unit applies to individuals who work in customer contact roles such as activity assistants or customer service assistants in locations such as community recreation centres, indoor recreation facilities, sporting complexes, fitness venues, and leisure and aquatic centres. It may also apply to those working on-site during sport, fitness and recreation events. These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

Event Management

SITXEVT602 Develop event concepts

Events are diverse in nature and this unit is relevant to any type of event coordinated in any industry context, including the tourism, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. Sometimes the concept development phase is undertaken in parallel with feasibility analysis or the event bidding process. This unit applies to event managers who operate with significant autonomy and who are responsible for making a range of strategic event management decisions. They may work in event management companies, in event venues, or in organisations that organise their own events. The unit does not include the specialist concept development undertaken by experts such as writers, technical specialists or lighting, sound, exhibition, set or costume designers. Consultation with relevant experts, however, may be a key aspect of overall event concept development.

SISXIND006 Conduct sport, fitness or recreation events

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise and conduct a sport, fitness or recreation event. It requires the ability to plan, setup and conduct an event, supervise the event team, and monitor and evaluate the event outcomes. Event team members may be paid employees or volunteers. It applies to event organisation and coordination requirements at a single site or venue.
Event coordinators must consistently and responsibly conduct events according to relevant legislation and organisational policy and procedures, and within the framework of the event managing organisation or sport controlling body.

Sport and Fitness

SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply sport-specific knowledge to implement a high-performance training program designed to refine the skills and performance of individuals participating at a high level.

SISFFIT027 Conduct health promotion activities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and incorporate education activities that promote physical activity and other healthy lifestyle recommendations. It requires the ability to deliver appropriate exercise levels within the context of public health recommendations in order to decrease risk factors and prevent chronic disease. This unit applies to advanced personal trainers working in a sport, fitness, recreation or aquatic environment. They work autonomously according to relevant legislation and regulatory requirement and organisational policies and procedures.

SISFFIT030 Instruct advanced exercise programs

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, instruct and evaluate advanced exercise programs for clients in both controlled and uncontrolled environments within scope of practice. It requires the ability to provide a variety of fitness and conditioning programs that are targeted at individuals or groups who have completed industry endorsed pre-exercise screening and risk stratification procedures. This unit does not apply to the delivery of strength and conditioning coaching or outdoor recreation activities. This unit applies to advanced personal trainers who typically work autonomously in controlled and uncontrolled fitness environments. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISFFIT028 Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and evaluate evidence for contemporary exercise programs and apply findings to the prescription of exercise. It requires the ability to identify, analyse, synthesise and action data from relevant information sources to plan and implement current approaches supported by evidence. This unit applies to advanced personal trainers who typically work autonomously in controlled and uncontrolled fitness environments. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.