Certificate IV in Fitness
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Sport Recreation and Fitness
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: 6 months
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- 2014 Application Form (pdf)
- Study Modes
- Part Time (Night)
- Starting Date
- July 2014
- Monday - Wednesday
Phone: (03) 5622 85 32
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewThis qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions within the Fitness industry, including working independently in a broad range of settings, such as within fitness centres, gyms, pools, community facilities and in open spaces.
Those with this level of competency will be expected to train individual clients, on a one-on- one basis, and may include older clients and children.
Persons with this level of competency will have the ability to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training, provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff and possibly deal with unpredictable situations.
Exercise Trainers will have the ability to monitor and manage business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.
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- Personal Trainer
- Fitness Coach
- Strength and Conditioning Coach
- Aqua Trainer
- Program Coordinator
Applicants must be holders of Certificate III in Fitness, and current First Aid Certificate and CPR certificate and who have achieved the following units of competency;
SISFFIT301A Provide fitness orientation and health screening
SISFFIT302A Provide quality service in the fitness industry
SISFFIT303A Develop and apply an awareness of specific populations to exercise delivery
SISFFIT304A Instruct and monitor fitness programs
SISFFIT305A Apply anatomy and physiology principles in a fitness context
SISFFIT306A Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines
SISFFIT307A Undertake client health assessment
SISFFIT308A Plan and deliver gym programs
SISXOHS101A Follow occupational health and safety policies
SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is by a combination of internal, external and workplace theory and practical examinations and assessment activities, including: practical demonstrations, practical experiences, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, documents/folio, journals, interviews, case studies, projects, group discussions.
Opportunities For Further Study
This course provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Sports Management from the University of Ballarat.
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|SISFFIT416A||Apply motivational psychology to provide guidance on exercise behaviour and change to meet health and fitness goals|
|SISFFIT417A||Undertake long term exercise programming|
|SISFFIT418A||Undertake appraisals of functional movement|
|SISFFIT419A||Apply exercise science principles to planning exercise|
|SISFFIT420A||Plan and deliver exercise programs to support desired body composition outcomes|
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|Strength and Conditioning
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|SISSSTC402A||Develop strength and conditioning programs|
|Group B – Children’s Trainer|
|CHCIC301E||Interact effectively with Children|
|SISFFIT313A||Plan and deliver exercise to apparently healthy children and adolescents|
|Group C – Older Clients Trainer|
|SISFFIT314A||Plan and deliver exercise to older clients with managed conditions|