Diploma of Fitness

(Note: This qualification is superceded – go to SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry, including working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals in a broad range of settings, such as fitness facilities, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces.

Those with this level of competency will be expected to provide exercise training to individual clients with specific needs, on a one-on-one or group basis, and may include older clients and children with chronic conditions. Persons with this level of competency will have the ability to implement, evaluate and modify the exercise prescription provided by medical or allied health professionals for clients with specific conditions, within an agreed scope for progression as recommended by referring medical or allied health professionals.

Specialised exercise trainers will have the ability to monitor client progress and, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals, utilise an evidence-based approach to deliver solutions by applying knowledge of physiology and anatomy and the pathology of specific medical conditions.

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HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
SISFFIT523A  Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with cardiorespiratory conditions
SISFFIT524A  Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with metabolic conditions
SISFFIT525A  Advise on injury prevention and management
SISFFIT526A  Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with musculoskeletal conditions
SISFFIT527A  Undertake health promotion activities to decrease risk factors and prevent chronic disease
SISFFIT528A  Apply research findings to exercise management strategies
SISXCCS404A  Address client needs
SISXIND405A  Conduct projects

SISFFIT313A  Plan and deliver exercise for apparently healthy children and adolescents
SISFFIT314A  Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions
SISFFIT529A  Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with a disability or neurological impairment
SISFFIT530A  Deliver prescribed exercise to children and young adolescents with specific chronic conditions
SISFFIT531A  Deliver prescribed exercise to older clients with chronic conditions
SISSSTC301A  Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A  Develop strength and conditioning programs

Sport Coaching
SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high-performance training and recovery programs

SISXFAC404A  Coordinate facility equipment acquisition and maintenance
SISXIND406A  Manage projects
SISXOHS402A  Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies
SISXRSK502A  Manage organisational risk

BSBADM502B  Manage meetings (Superceded BSBADM502)
BSBMKG501B  Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
BSBWOR501B  Manage personal work priorities and professional development
HLTAQU413C  Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program

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