This unit of competency SISXCAI006 Facilitate Groups, is either a core or an elective for a number of qualifications in the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Packages. It is an elective in the Certificate III in Fitness SIS30315. It describes describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and facilitate the effective functioning of a group of people participating in an activity.
This unit applies to individuals who work autonomously in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes program staff working in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Plan for group establishment.
1.1. Establish activity goals of individuals and group.
1.2. Identify group dynamics and potential barriers to group development and performance.
1.3. Establish and document a group performance plan to meet needs and activity outcomes.
2. Develop group commitment and cooperation.
2.1. Develop group effectiveness through active participation of all group members.
2.2. Establish systems and mechanisms to monitor and review group development and performance.
2.3. Develop and implement strategies to reduce and eliminate barriers.
2.4. Establish trust, confidence and ownership in group decision-making, feedback and problem-solving processes.
3. Facilitate group processes and performance.
3.1. Collaborate with group to develop effective working relationships.
3.2. Facilitate individual and collective engagement while maintaining group cohesion.
3.3. Devolve responsibility and accountability to group members, where appropriate.
3.4. Implement effective conflict-resolution strategies where required.
3.5. Communicate with group using appropriate mediums.
3.6. Monitor, adjust and record the performance of group members using established review systems.
Purchase the materials:
- Learner’s Assessment Workbook (21 pages);
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (27 pages);
- Supplementary Notes (8 pages);
- Powerpoint Slides (46);
- RPL Kit (Assessor Guide and Participant Kit); and,
- Assessment Matrix
Price: AUD $200.00 + GST
Corresponding textbook: The Essential Guide to Fitness: For the Fitness Instructor by Rosemary Marchese.