Plan and instruct online exercise sessions (Release 1)

This unit, SISFFIT046 Assess client movement and provide exercise advice, covers what is required to plan and instruct online exercise sessions for individuals or groups of clients. Online exercise activities are diverse in nature and could involve live or pre-recorded on demand sessions.

The elements and performance criteria include:

  1. Establish technology requirements for online exercise sessions.
    1.1. Source technologies that support delivery of live and other types of online exercise sessions.
    1.2. Research costs, features and capabilities of basic technologies and determine suitability for own fitness instruction activities and client technology capabilities.
    1.3. Select technology suited to online exercise activities based on research outcomes.
    1.4. Establish and set up hardware and software for effective operation according to technology requirements.
  2. Assess safety risks associated with online exercise sessions.
    2.1. Identify common and foreseeable hazards for clients and others present during online exercise activities.
    2.2. Assist clients to identify environmental and equipment hazards in their exercise location.
    2.3. Analyse type and level of risk posed by identified hazards.
    2.4. Determine ways to eliminate and control risks during delivery of online exercise sessions.
    2.5. Confirm suitability of clients for online exercise sessions based on outcomes of pre-exercise screening and available fitness assessments.
    2.6. Document outcomes of risk assessment and proposed actions to eliminate and control risks.
    2.7. Determine legal and business consideration specific to online exercise delivery.
  3. Plan online exercise sessions.
    3.1. Determine type of session and fitness goals to be targeted.
    3.2. Plan all activities according to documented risk assessment outcomes.
    3.3. Select exercises and exercise combinations that take account of instructional and monitoring limitations of the online environment.
    3.4. Select exercise equipment that will be safe and accessible to clients in their exercise location.
    3.5. Identify and incorporate other resources that support and complement the online exercise experience of clients.
    3.6. Document session plans according to organisational format.
  4. Instruct online exercise sessions.
    4.1. Set up own online instruction environment and equipment according to session plan and exercise demonstration requirements.
    4.2. Use and optimise technology features during all session phases.
    4.3. Support clients with clear advice on technology use for effective participation.
    4.4. Brief clients about risk management requirements for a safe physical environment for participation.
    4.5. Combine clear and accurate verbal instructions and exercise technique demonstrations suitable for online viewing.
    4.6. Monitor participant technique and safety in live sessions and provide corrective instruction based on observations.
  5. Evaluate online exercise sessions.
    5.1. Seek and acknowledge feedback from clients and evaluate satisfaction with sessions.
    5.2. Evaluate effectiveness of technology and own performance and identify areas for improvement in online instruction.
    5.3. Complete session documentation and evaluation according to record keeping procedures.

Purchase the materials:

  • Supplementary Notes;
  • Powerpoint Slides;
  • Learner’s Assessment Workbook;
  • Assessor Guide / Benchmarks;
  • RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant);
  • Third Party Report; and,
  • Matrix

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