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.

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Related Careers:

Fitness Instructor,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Macquarie Fields No info No
Each year, more than 50,000 students enrol at colleges in South Western Sydney Institute. Students choose from more than 650 courses at Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.

Training is conducted at ten colleges (Bankstown, Campbelltown, Chullora, Granville, Lidcombe, Liverpool, Macquarie Fields, Miller, Padstow and Wetherill Park), in workplaces, community locations and in overseas classrooms. The Institute continues to improve links with universities and schools to enhance pathways and provide maximum recognition of students' knowledge and skills.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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