4521 FITNESS INSTRUCTORS
FITNESS INSTRUCTORS direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
consulting with various Health Professionals to develop and design fitness programs
designing individual fitness programs based on assessment of the client's age, level of fitness, goals and abilities
delivering group exercise classes and personal tuition in a variety of fitness activities in a safe and creative manner
demonstrating and teaching body movements and skills used in fitness routines
setting up and monitoring fitness equipment and ensuring that equipment is safe, clean and in working condition
teaching and advising on the use of fitness equipment
ensuring clients are aware of and adhere to safety and injury prevention procedures
reporting accidents and preparing accident reports
maintaining a working knowledge of current health and safety standards and ensuring working practices and procedures conform to current legislation
maintaining current first aid certificates