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Diploma of Fitness SIS50213

Stop at nothing to strengthen your fitness career

 

Increase your knowledge of strength and conditioning, high performance training and work with allied health professionals.

Be the reason people change their lives for the better with the Diploma of Fitness SIS50213. At the end of a successful fitness career you can walk away proud that you have made a difference to the outcome of future generations, embedding healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Our Diploma of Fitness goes beyond the basics of personal training, equipping you with the skills to develop specialised health training and exercise plans for high-performance athletes and sporting groups, as well as those with metabolic/cardio-pulmonary conditions and musculoskeletal conditions.

This course and our approach to learning is designed to build your confidence in the fitness sector. Facilitated by the industry’s best personal trainers and encouraged by a dedicated student support team, you’re guaranteed to receive the best quality education the industry has to offer.

Career Outcomes

Once obtained, the Diploma of Fitness will enable you to work as a Specialised Exercise Trainer.

It will also allow you to gain employment in fitness areas such as:

  • Health clubs
  • Your own personal training business
  • Personal training franchises

Course Overview

  • Delivery Options

     

    OPTION 1: FACE-TO-FACE  

    From enrolment to graduation, our campus study option ensures our students’ education, support and training journey is delivered in an entirely face-to-face manner. You will complete the theoretical and practical components of our course in a classroom-style environment alongside fellow students. The education you receive is taught by a qualified AIPT Mentor and when it comes to the practical components of your course, you’ll receive hands-on engagement with Allied Health Professionals.
    The Diploma of Fitness is available to study at a face-to-face location near you. Contact our Career Advisors on 1300 61 61 80 for more information.

     

    OPTION 2: SELF-PACED LEARNING

    Online theory delivered through our e-learning management system, eCampus, combined with 30 hours of practical placement with an Allied Health Professional of your choice.

  • Commencement Dates

     

    Depending on your chosen delivery option and your location, commencement dates for the Diploma of Fitness will vary.

    Contact us on 1300 61 61 80 for more information regarding commencement dates.

     

  • Course Length

     

    OPTION 1: FACE-TO-FACE

    On average, students can complete their course in 20 weeks.

    Please contact us on 1300 61 61 80 to find out the course structure for your location.

     

    OPTION 2: ONLINE IN YOUR OWN TIME

    Students have up to 12 months to complete their studies.

    Contact us on 1300 61 61 80 for more information regarding course length.

     

  • Entry Requirements

     

    Entry to the Diploma of Fitness qualification is open to those who have achieved the following units of competency and have significant vocational experience in the fitness industry:

    • SISFFIT415A – Work collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals
    • 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
    • SISFFIT421A – Plan and deliver personal training
    • BSBSMB401A – Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

    If you do not currently have these prerequisite units we offer a full program of study to include these units.

    Please contact us on 1300 61 61 80 to find out more.

     

  • Cost

    The cost of this qualification is $12,890 (online) or $14,990 (face to face).

  • Payment Options

     

    This course is VET FEE-HELP* approved, meaning you can start studying today with no upfront costs.

    Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and the support you receive from our Education Team.

    Enquire now and ask one of our friendly Career Advisors about other payment options, or how you can start studying a Diploma of Fitness with VET FEE-HELP.

    * VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government Student Loan Scheme. Eligibility criteria apply.

     

  • Qualification

     

    Diploma of Fitness SIS50213

     

Course Structure

  • SISFFIT523A - Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with cardiorespiratory conditions
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to deliver prescribed exercise programs to stable clients with cardiorespiratory conditions, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals.
  • SISFFIT524A - Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with metabolic conditions
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to deliver prescribed exercise programs to stable clients with metabolic conditions, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals.
  • SISFFIT525A - Advise on injury prevention and management
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide information to fitness clients about exercise related injuries, their prevention and management.
  • SISFFIT526A - Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with musculoskeletal conditions
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to deliver prescribed exercise programs to stable clients with musculoskeletal conditions, in collaboration with medical or allied health professionals.
  • SISFFIT527A - Undertake health promotion activities to decrease risk factors and prevent chronic disease
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and deliver exercise to promote general health and well-being, and decrease risk factors and chronic disease. The unit outlines appropriate exercise levels within the context of public health recommendations on physical activity.
  • SISFFIT528A - Apply research findings to exercise management strategies
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to source and evaluate evidence based research information and apply findings to the prescription of exercise management strategies. These strategies support the long and short term goals of clients with various identified medical conditions or musculoskeletal needs.
  • SISXCCS404A - Address client needs
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage ongoing and sometimes complex relationships with clients. The unit focuses on exploring which possible outcomes will best promote client satisfaction. The unit requires the learner to be familiar with service-provision options that can be negotiated with the client and customised to meet the client’s needs.
  • SISXOHS402A - Implement and monitor occupational health and safety policies
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies, procedures and programs within the context of an established organisational OHS system.
  • SISXRSK502A - Manage organisational risks
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, implement and evaluate a risk-management program for an organisation. It incorporates an assessment of potential risks facing the organisation and the development of strategies and procedures to mitigate risk situations according to the current Australian and New Zealand Standard.
  • BSBSMB405 - Monitor and manage small business operations
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement a business plan and modify operations as required. It applies to individuals who operate a small business which stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skilful communicators and interpret numerical data with ease.
  • BSBSMB406 - Manage small business finances
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis. It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skilful communicators and interpret financial reports and other numerical data with ease.
  • SISXIND405A - Conduct projects
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and conduct projects in specific activity areas. It also involves undertaking contingency planning to enable the achievement of project outcomes.
  • HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aid
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. Please note that this unit needs to be completed with an external provider.

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