Provide healthy eating information
This unit, SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information, is a core Unit of Competency for the Certificate III in Fitness (SIS30315). It describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide healthy eating information and support healthy attitudes to eating and body composition. This is undertaken in accordance with recommended guidelines within industry endorsed scope of practice.
The elements and performance criteria for this unit are:
1 Provide healthy eating information.
1.1 Access and provide information regarding healthy eating, health and fitness to clients.
1.2 Explain adverse effects of poor nutrition to clients.
1.3 Show sensitivity to cultural and social differences influencing food choices.
1.4 Identify and refer clients with specific dietary requirements or dietary concerns to an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian or General Practitioner, as required.
1.5 Maintain records of client consultations.
2 Administer pre-exercise health screening questionnaire.
2.1 Discuss with clients the relationship between body composition and physical and mental health.
2.2 Incorporate an understanding of the relationship between attitudes to eating and physical and mental health in client interactions.
2.3 Model healthy eating behaviours and attitudes in personal practice.
2.4 Refer client to an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian or General Practitioner, as required.
Purchase the Materials which include:
- Assessor Guide / Benchmarks (39 pages);
- Learners Assessment Workbook (32 pages);
- Supplementary Notes (16 pages);
- Powerpoint Slides (59);
- Third Party Report Form;
- RPL Kit (Assessor and Participant); and,
- Assessment Matrix.
Corresponding textbook: The Essential Guide to Fitness: For the Fitness Instructor, 4th edition by Rosemary Marchese, Julie Taylor and Kirsten Fagan.