Maintain equipment for activities

treadmill equipment

This unit of competency SISXFAC001 Maintain equipment for activities, is part of the core units for the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315).  It describes the performance outcomes, 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. These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

Elements and Performance criteria include:

1. Perform routine equipment maintenance.
1.1 Access and interpret maintenance schedules and manufacturer instructions.
1.2 Examine and check equipment according to maintenance schedules.
1.3 Check serviceability of emergency equipment.

2. Conduct equipment repairs.
2.1 Conduct minor repairs to maintain safe and effective use of equipment, within scope of responsibility.
2.2 Report repairs which cannot be carried out to supervisor.
2.3 Tag and isolate faulty equipment.
2.4 Check maintenance equipment in a regular and timely manner.

3. Store equipment to maintain serviceable condition.
3.1 Store and handle equipment according to manufacturer instructions.
3.2 Maintain storage facilities in a clean and tidy condition.
3.3 Maintain access and egress of storage facilities in the case of an emergency.
3.4 Secure storage facilities.
3.5 Complete records of routine maintenance and repairs.

To find out more details about this Unit of Competency, go to

Purchase the training and assessment materials that include:

  • Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (27 pages);
  • Learners Assessment Workbook (26 pages);
  • Powerpoint Slides (28);
  • RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant Guide); and,
  • Assessment Matrix.



Recommended Textbook: 

complete guide to fitness 4e

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