SIS40215 Certificate IV in Fitness

Australian Sports Academy Australian Sports Academy

Course description

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children. They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation. They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably. The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional. Job Opportunities Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. This qualification equips you to be a Personal Trainer. It provides you with the skills and the knowledge to train individual clients on a one-on-one basis, which include older adults and children. In addition, students who complete this qualification can construct and deliver strength and conditioning training. Study Pathways This qualification has pathways for further study in SIS50215 Diploma of Fitness. Core Units SISFFIT013 Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years SISFFIT015 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations SISFFIT016 Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour SISFFIT017 Instruct long-term exercise programs SISFFIT018 Promote functional movement capacity SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming SISFFIT020 Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals SISFFIT021 Instruct personal training programs SISFFIT023 Instruct group personal training programs SISFFIT025 Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients SISFFIT026 Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program SISXRES001 Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

  • Start date To be confirmed
  • Duration 52 weeks
  • International Cost AUD $15,250 for entire course (includes AUD $250 non-refundable application fee)
  • Qualification Certificate IV
  • Study mode Full time