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Certificate IV in Fitness

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  • Objectives
    This course is structured to give students the theoretical and practical skills to pursue further employment in the fitness industry. This nationally accredited course provides a higher level of qualification than has previously been available in the fitness industry, and provides qualification requirements for those wishing to register as a Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer or Fitness Trainer of specialised groups such as older adults or people with disabilities.
  • Entry requirements
    Certificate III in Fitness
  • Academic Title
    Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Course description
    Course Outline
    This course is structured to give students the theoretical and practical skills to pursue further employment in the fitness industry. This nationally accredited course provides a higher level of qualification than has previously been available in the fitness industry, and provides qualification requirements for those wishing to register as a Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer or Fitness Trainer of specialised groups such as older adults or people with disabilities.

    Campus
    Cranbourne and Frankston

    Study Mode
    Part-time

    Duration
    6 months (1 day per week)
    Commencement Date
    February and July

    Application Process
    Apply direct to Sport and Recreation Department, Berwick or Frankston campus.
    Prerequisites Certificate III in Fitness or current registration as a Fitness Instructor with either Fitness Australia or Kinnect (formerly Vicfit)

    Study Areas

    CORE MODULES

    Business Communication (65 hours)
    BSBCMN301A Exercise Initiative in a Business Environment
    BSBCMN402A Develop Work Priorities
    SRXOGN001A Conduct Projects
    Examines the business and administration aspects of the Sport and Recreation industry, particularly organisation of time and resources, working with a team and individuals, communication skills, leadership and developing ideas.

    Client Services (50 hours)
    SRXGCS001A Create Client Relationship
    SRXGCS002A Deal with Client Feedback
    SRXGCS006A Address Client Needs
    SRXGCST05A Co-ordinate Client Service Activities
    Dealing with client services with in the Sport and Recreation industry, exceptional customer service, dealing with complaints and difficult clients and assessing the client’s needs.

    Industry Knowledge (42 hours)
    SRXINU002A Apply Sport and Recreation Law
    SRXINU003A Analyse Participation Patterns in Sport and Recreation
    SRXINU004A Promote Compliance with Laws
    Introduces the infrastructure of the Sport and Recreation industry and investigates the associated laws, policies and guidelines to ensure quality and professionalism.

    OH&S/Risk (30 hours)
    SRXOHS001B Follow Defined OH&S Policies and Procedures
    SRXOHS002B Implement and Monitor the Organisation’s OH&S Policies and Procedures
    SRXRIK001A Undertake Risk Analysis of Activities
    Looks at recognised policies and procedures of Occupational Health & Safety in a Sport and Recreation environment, identification of potential risks and elimination of risks.

    Technology (60 hours)
    ICAITU006C Operate computing packages
    Understanding the role of technology in the Sport and Recreation industry and undertaking projects using computers and information technology.

    STREAM MODULES
    Fitness (150 hours)
    SRFFIT007B Undertake Advanced Exercise Planning and Programming
    SRFFIT008B Utilise a Broad Knowledge in Exercise Planning, Programming and Instruction
    SRFFIT009B Undertake postural appraisal of low risk clients
    SRFFIT010B Utilise a Broad Range of Fitness Equipment
    SRFFIT011B Provide exercise for clients with special requirements
    SRFFIT012B Utilise an understanding of motivational psychology
    SRFFIT013B Provide information related to nutrition and body composition
    These units cover the theoretical knowledge which allows the participant to understand human anatomy, physiology, fitness testing and screening, and apply those skills to the programming of exercise.

    SPECIALISATION MODULES
    Personal Training (30 hours)
    SRFPTI001B Plan and deliver personal training
    Focuses on the necessary industry skills to plan and deliver personal training programs to a variety of clientele.

    Endurance Training (25 hours)
    SRFETP001A Plan and instruct an endurance training program
    Focuses on the necessary industry skills to plan and deliver endurance training programs.

    ELECTIVE MODULES
    Coaching and Instruction (60 hours)
    SRXCAI008B Plan and Prepare Long Term Program
    SRXCAI009B Conduct, Monitor and Adjust Long Term Program
    SRXCAI010B Evaluate, Analyse and Modify Long Term Program
    Developing the skills to plan, prepare and conduct long term training programs.

    Assessment
    Traditional methods of assessment, such written reports, exams, and presentations. Practical and group projects form a large part of assessment requirements.

    Career Opportunities
    Fitness Instructor, Gymnasium Supervisor and Administrator, Personal Trainer

    Further Study
    Diploma of Fitness, University degree courses in Exercise Science, Physical Education and Human Movement.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/RCC
    There is an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for:
    • Previous study
    • Knowledge
    • And/or skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to the course
    Contact the department for further details

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