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Certificate IV in Fitness

National Course Code: SIS40215

TAFE NSW Course Number: SIS40215-01V02

Nepean College, Kingswood Campus

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Start Date:
31 Jul 2018


36 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $9,530
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,750

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children.

They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation.

They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

You will be required to login and complete tasks throughout during each topic area. Additionally, there are 3 Saturdays to attend. These date will be determined early in the semester. Alternatively, video and film submission of assessment is an option. If you have any enquires please call the Health and Fitness section on (02) 9208 9339.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate and have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency:

SISFFIT001 Provide health screening and fitness orientation
SISFFIT002 Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
SISFFIT003 Instruct fitness programs
SISFFIT004 Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT005 Provide healthy eating information
SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
SISFFIT014 Instruct exercise to older clients
SISXCCS001 Provide quality service

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
SISFFIT013 Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years
SISFFIT018 Promote functional movement capacity
SISFFIT023 Instruct group personal training programs
SISXRES001 Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
SISFFIT012 Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years
SISFFIT017 Instruct long-term exercise programs
SISFFIT021 Instruct personal training programs
SISFFIT026 Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
SISFFIT016 Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour
SISFFIT020 Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals
SISFFIT025 Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients
BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
SISFFIT015 Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context
SISFFIT019 Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming
SISFFIT024 Instruct endurance programs

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,360
Second qualification$2,750
Non-government subsidised fee$9,530

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 31 Jul 2018

Flexible: 20 hours per week x 36 Weeks

Classes are Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3.30 pm for those wishing to attend.

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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