The role as defined by Fitness Australia for a Certificate III Fitness – Gym Instructor is:
- Works within predictable settings such as a fitness facility, recreation or community facilities
- Provides individually tailored client assessments, program development, program demonstration and client reviews
- Provides supervision of a facility or service (i.e. observing client use of facilities, providing technique correction as needed, keeping equipment clean/tidy/well-maintained, being available for customer inquiries or assistance)
- Typically reports to a manager but is not always directly supervised during work duties
Professional Scope and Boundaries:
A Registered Exercise Professional as outlined by Fitness Australia with the category of a Gym Instructor and/or Group Exercise Instructor has a scope of practice that includes:
Pre-exercise health screening
Safety and risk assessment and management
Application of first aid to clients where required
Fitness assessment and analysis in accordance with knowledge and skill obtained through qualification and/or continuing education
Development of safe, effective and appropriate exercise programs tailored to client or group needs
Exercise delivery inclusive of demonstrating, instructing, monitoring, reviewing and modifying program content including technique, method and progression
Working within professional limitations to provide basic healthy eating information and advice through the application of nationally endorsed nutritional standards and guidelines.
Provision of general nationally endorsed public health information that will educate and support positive client health outcomes
What is the target audience?
This traineeship is designed to give a working knowledge and understanding of the fitness and how to train clients effectively to reach their goals.
This traineeship is aimed to provide skills in order for trainees to work with clients to support and promote their fitness.
- Students 0 student
- Duration10 week
- Skill levelall
- Re-take courseN/A
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