This qualification 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.

SISFFIT027 Conduct health promotion activities

Peter is able to plan and incorporate education activities that promote physical activity and other healthy lifestyle recommendations. He is able to deliver appropriate exercise levels within the context of public health recommendations in order to decrease risk factors and prevent chronic disease.

SISSSCO513 Plan and implement high performance training and recovery programs

Peter is able to apply sport-specific knowledge to implement a high-performance training program designed to refine the skills and performance of individuals participating at a high level.

SISFFIT028 Apply evidence-based practice to exercise programs

Peter is able to source and evaluate evidence for contemporary exercise programs and apply findings to the prescription of exercise.

CHCLAH004 Participate in planning leisure and health programs for clients with complex needs

Peter is able to understand and work with individuals and groups with complex needs when participating in planning for leisure and health service provision.

SISFFIT029 Apply anatomy and physiology to advanced personal training

Peter is able to incorporate a progressed understanding of anatomy and physiology to exercise programming within scope of practice.

SISXCCS003 Address client needs

Peter is able to manage ongoing and sometimes complex relationships with clients. He has the ability to match client services to client needs and to be familiar with service provision options that can be negotiated with the client and customised to meet their needs.

SISFFIT030 Instruct advanced exercise programs

Peter is able to plan, instruct and evaluate advanced exercise programs for clients in both controlled and uncontrolled environments within scope of practice.

SISFFIT031 Implement injury prevention strategies

Peter is able to incorporate an understanding of injury prevention into fitness instruction, programming and provision of fitness advice. He has the knowledge to support the encouragement of healthy posture, effective movement patterns and safe exercise technique.

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

Peter is able to undertake financial management within a work team in an organisation. He can plan and implement financial management approaches, support team members whose role involves aspects of financial operations, monitor and control finances and review and evaluate effectiveness of financial management processes.

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

Peter is able to execute tasks associated with the recruitment cycle and apply in-depth knowledge of the work of the organisation, and how recruitment and selection practices fit with other human resources functions.

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

Peter is able to manage the performance of staff who report to them directly. Development of key result areas and key performance indicators and standards, coupled with regular and timely coaching and feedback, provide the basis for performance management.

BSBMKG514 Implement and monitor marketing activities

Peter is able to apply and observe marketing plan objectives and action necessary improvements.

BSBPMG522 Undertake project work

Peter is able to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. He can develop a project plan, administer and monitor the project, finalise the project and review the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects

BSBRSK501 Manage risk

Peter is able to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting.

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

Peter is able to apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust.

CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice

Peter is able to evaluate and enhance own practice through a process of reflection and ongoing professional development.

HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

Peter is able to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

HLTPOP402C Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change

Peter is able to recognise the importance of behaviour as a health determinant within the context of broader social determinants of health