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(Note: This qualification is superceded – go to SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness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