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DIPLOMA OF FITNESS

DIPLOMA OF FITNESS

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.

SIS50210 Diploma of Fitness

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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.

This qualification is designed for those existing fitness professionals have considerable experience in exercise delivery. Entry to this qualification is open to those who have achieved the following units of competency and have significant vocational experience (Min. 12 Months) in the fitness industry:

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  • SISFFIT415A Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals
  • SISFFIT416A Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals
  • SISFFIT417A Undertake long term exercise programming
  • SISFFIT418A Undertake appraisals of functional movement
  • SISFFIT419A Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise
  • SISFFIT420A Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes
  • SISFFIT421A Plan and deliver personal training
  • BSBSMB401A Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

While the nature and duration of the individual’s vocational experience may vary according to the fitness business activity undertaken, evidence of the programming and delivery of a diverse range of fitness services to clients is required.


Units of Competency

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
SISIND405A Conduct projects
HLTFA402B Apply advanced first aid
SISFFIT313A Plan and deliver exercise for apparently healthy children and adolescents
SISFFIT314A Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions
SISSSTC301A Instruct strength and conditioning techniques
SISSSTC402A Develop strength and conditioning programs