Personal Training Specialist
- Course Name
- Personal Training Specialist
- Qualification Outcome
- Diploma of Fitness (SIS50213)
- Study Mode
For the next step in your personal training career, The Institute’s Personal Training Specialist will provide students with metabolic conditioning, advanced programming, and strength and conditioning skills.
You’ll become familiar with the latest trends in the fitness industry such as body weight training, ‘The Obesity Paradox’, the concept of TOFI (thin on the outside, fat on the inside), and how metabolic conditioning should be the cornerstone of client training sessions.
The course will make you re-think pre-conceived ideas about fat, health and fitness, and challenge you to change your approach. Packed with awesome strategies to implement with your clients while you do the course, we give you the platform to be a pacesetter in the fitness industry.
Eligible students may now apply for VET FEE-HELP assistance to cover all or part of the course fees for this course. VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme. View the schedule of VET FEE-HELP tuition fees.
Who Should Attend?
- Those who want to stand out from other Personal Trainers
- Personal Trainers wanting to know the latest in metabolic conditioning, advanced programming and strength and conditioning.
Why Should I Do The Course?
This is the only Diploma of Fitness in Australia that focuses on metabolic conditioning and advanced programming techniques for both the fit and unfit client. It will challenge you to not only re-think your ideas about fat, health and fitness, but also to change your approach.
This course is hands-on from day one. You’ll learn the latest practical and innovative research methods (including the latest in technology and social media) you can use while continuing your business.
Your Coaches are all university qualified in exercise science, coaching, or physiology, and hold a teaching qualification. They have vast amounts of practical experience and know-how in the fitness industry, and will give you the research-based information you need to ensure you get results with your clients.
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"There is very little else that is as satisfying as helping your clients achieve their goals."
Institute graduate and owner of Field Golds Personal Training
Personal Training Specialist
To be eligible for this course, students must hold a Master Trainer certification (OR Certificate IV in Fitness, plus a conditioning or programming PD course, OR a related degree), plus current registration, first aid and insurance. Students must also have a computer and internet access, and meet the Institute’s acceptance criteria.
Training and Assessment
This course is a combination of face-to-face and online delivery, using a variety of training and assessment methods to apply knowledge and practical skills. Students are encouraged to apply their skills within their own personal training position. It is a course requirement that students attend in-house practical training and assessment days as well as external assessments. Course components include eChecks, online, written tasks and practical tasks.
AREAS COVERED IN THIS COURSE
- Metabolic conditioning
- Strength and conditioning
- Advanced programming
- Training the recreational athlete
- Training the fit and unfit older client
- Fitness for prevention
- Management of risk factors for cardiorespiratory, metabolic and musculoskeletal conditions
- Current concepts, such as TOFI (thin on the outside, fat on the inside)
- Latest fitness trends in body weight training
- Using social media and technology to catapult your PT business
Units of Competency
Diploma of Fitness (SIS50213)Print Table
|Competency Code||Competency Title||Training Package|
|Core (8 units of competency)|
|SISFFIT523A||Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with cardiorespiratory conditions||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISFFIT524A||Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with metabolic conditions||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISFFIT527A||Undertake health promotion activities to decrease risk factors and prevent chronic disease||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISFFIT528A||Apply research findings to exercise management strategies||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISXIND405A||Conduct projects||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISFFIT525A||Advise on injury prevention and management||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISFFIT526A||Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with musculoskeletal conditions||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISXCCS404A||Address client needs||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|Electives (4 units of competency)|
|SISFFIT531A||Deliver prescribed exercise to older clients with chronic conditions||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISSSC0513||Plan and implement high-performance training and recovery programs||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|SISXIND408||Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
|CUAWHS501||Maintain a high level of fitness for performance.||Sport, Fitness and Recreation|
Please note: HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid will be externally provided.