SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness

Domestic

Description

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.

Job Prospects

  • Specialised exercise trainer

Entry Requirements

  • Students must be 16 years of age or over.
  • Students are required to successfully complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy test and achieve Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skill. Prospective students who have completed year 12 or provide an AQF Certificate III or above in any discipline may be deemed as meeting the LLN entry requirements.
  • Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine student’s suitability for the chosen course.
  • Students are required to have access to a computer and internet in order to complete assessments and read information on the units of competency.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate:

  1. Have achieved a Certificate IV in Fitness; and
  2. Have at least 1 year post qualification fitness industry experience in Australia in the application of the skills and knowledge of the Certificate IV in Fitness.

Intakes

This course offers rolling starts to suit the availability of your learning schedule. Student orientation is held every Monday.

Course Fees

Please contact ASA for course fee information.

Course Mode of Delivery and Duration

Domestic students: The course is provided through face-to-face delivery or distance; however blended learning is an option with block delivery. The course will be delivered and assessed in 1 – 2 years.

International students: Training will be delivered 2.5 days per week for 20 hours over a period of 52 weeks.

Locations

Gold Coast
10 Scarborough St
Southport, Gold Coast
Queensland 4215
1300 656 693

Sydney
Level 2, 39 Queen St
Auburn, Sydney
New South Wales 2144
1300 083 832

Pathways

After achieving SIS30310 Certificate III in Fitness, learners may undertake SIS40210 Certificate IV in Fitness or other Sport Qualifications. This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Course Outline (Units of Competency)

Total number of units = 18

  • 5 core units
  • 13 elective units

SISFFIT027 Conduct health promotion activities
SISFFIT028 Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs
SISFFIT029 Apply anatomy and physiology to advanced personal training
SISFFIT030 Instruct advanced exercise programs
SISFFIT031 Implement injury prevention strategies

Please select one of the following elective streams
Fitness Service Coordination
BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
CHCCCS007 Develop and implement service programs
CHCCOM002 Use communication skills to build relationships
CHCMGT003 Lead the work team
CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTPOP402C Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
SISCCRD001Facilitate community recreation initiatives
SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies
Management
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance
BSBMKG514 Implement and monitor marketing activities
BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTPOP402C Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development
SISCCRD001 Facilitate community recreation initiatives
SISXIND007 Develop and implement participation strategies

How to Enrol

Applying to Australian Sports Academy (ASA) is easy. You can submit your enrolment application at any time. Also, you can call Gold Coast Campus on 1300 656 693 or Sydney Campus on 1300 083 832.

If your application is successful, we will send you a Letter of Offer including all the enrolment conditions. When you accept it and return a signed copy, we will secure your place in your chosen course. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer is offered at the time of enrolment. For additional information relating to RPL or Credit Transfer for this course, please contact us.

Delivery and Assessment Arrangements

You are able to use a combination of pathways such as self-paced, classroom/workshop/tutorial and on or off the job to complete the qualification. Competency based assessment is used during all assessment activities. Competency is achieved through demonstrating your knowledge and practical application of skills. The “assessment activities” will include but are not limited to such things as written/oral questions, third party feedback where applicable, activities, and scenarios of knowledge and practical application of skills.


Financing Option

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