This qualification is part of the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. These individuals have substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate advanced exercise programs using principles of program design, and progressed anatomy and physiology knowledge to support delivery of functional, effective and safe exercise programs. Individuals who specialise in Fitness Service Coordination develop collaborative programs across various health and wellness sectors. They have knowledge of relevant local and national health networks, and the skills to build and maintain stakeholder relationships. Individuals who specialise in Management manage and support a team of fitness professionals. This involves mentoring staff on business skills and technical skills. These individuals have skills and knowledge in marketing and sales; business analysis; time and financial management; recruiting and retaining personal trainers.

Course Fee:

$3,650.00

Entry Requirements:

Certificate IV in Fitness; Current first aid and CPR certificate; Minimum 1 year post qualification industry experience.

Structure:

18 units: 5 core; 13 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Conduct health promotion activities; Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs; Apply anatomy and physiology to advanced personal training; Instruct advanced exercise programs; Implement injury prevention strategies. Specialist: Fitness Service Coordination; Management. Plus electives.

Related Careers:

Fitness Instructor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info No Full time 1 year
Melbourne No info No Part time 1.5 years
The Australian College of Sports Therapy is a Registered Training Organisation. They offer professional qualifications in Sports therapy, Fitness, Myotherapy and Remedial therapy. Located in the heart of Melbourne, convenient to public transport, the Australian College of Sports Therapy aims to be dedicated to education, research and the promotion of health in the growing areas of sports medicine and complementary therapies. All courses offered are government accredited and nationally recognised. VET FEE-HELP is available for Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs.

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