Available courses

SISXIND002 (R1) v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update current and emerging information on the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This unit requires the ability to source and comprehend general sport, fitness and recreation industry information and develop a required knowledge base.

This unit applies to individuals working in any sector, and in any location, of the sport, fitness and recreation industry that require an essential and broad knowledge to support all work activities.

SISXEMR001 (R1) v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond appropriately in emergency situations, such as those caused by fire, accident or weather. It requires the ability to maintain participant welfare when responding to emergency situations. 

This unit applies to individuals who work in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes after-school or holiday-care programs; those assisting with coaching activities, as attendants at sporting grounds or facilities; or undertaking a role in indoor and outdoor recreation activities, such as camps and other guided activities. This unit also applies to those working in aquatic centres, such as instructors, operators or lifeguards. 

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures. 

SISXIND001 v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport, recreation or fitness environment. The unit requires the ability to use industry knowledge to support the completion of day-to-day work activities.

This unit applies to key personnel working in customer service roles in gyms, aquatic centres, community centres or indoor activity centres. It also applies to individuals working as instructors, trainers or guides and volunteers in indoor and outdoor settings with a range of client groups.

These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXCAI002 v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist a leader or supervisor to prepare, conduct, monitor and evaluate activity sessions.

This unit applies to assistants under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes assistants in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXCAI001 v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, demonstrate, use and store equipment for activities.

This unit applies to assistants under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes assistants in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXFAC002 v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain facilities within a sport, fitness and recreation context.

This unit applies to activity or administration assistants who work under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This includes providing support in the provision of grounds and facilities maintenance; routine housekeeping; or administrative assistance in locations such as fitness centres, aquatic centres, or outdoor sporting grounds or complexes. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisation policies and procedures.


SISXCCS001 (R1) v1.1

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to address needs and expectations of clients and colleagues, promote programs, services and facilities, and respond to conflict and client complaints.

This unit applies to individuals working in a range of customer service roles in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes individuals working in gyms, aquatic centres, community centres or indoor activity centres, as well as to those working as instructors, trainers or guides and volunteers in indoor and outdoor settings.

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HLTWHS001 - Participate in Workplace Health and Safety v1.1

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

BSBPEF202 - Plan and Apply Time Management (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement time management processes to organise and complete work tasks. It also addresses skills and knowledge to seek and review feedback for performance improvement regarding time management and use technology appropriate to the task.

The unit applies to individuals working under direct supervision. These individuals apply basic skills and knowledge in a broad range of work settings.

BSBCMM211 - Apply Communication Skills (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply basic communication skills in the workplace, including identifying, gathering and conveying information along with completing assigned written information.

The unit applies to individuals working under direct supervision, who are developing basic skills and knowledge of workplace communication in preparation for working in a broad range of settings.

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

BSBXTW301 - Work in a Team (Release 2)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as part of permanent or project based teams in a workplace within an industry.

This unit applies to a wide range of workers, but has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for workers with limited responsibility for others.

BSBWHS332X - Apply Infection Prevention and Control Procedures to Own Work Activities (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake work activities in compliance with organisational procedures that prevent and control infection. It involves implementing standard and transmission-based precautions, identifying infection hazards, and assessing and responding to infection risks.

The unit applies to all workers required to undertake their activities in compliance with the infection prevention and control procedures in place in their workplace.


BSBOPS403 - Apply Business Risk Management Processes (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify business risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the work role.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of risk analysis or project management who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or delegate aspects of these tasks to others. Risks applicable to own work responsibilities and area of operation may include projects being undertaken individually or by a team, or operations within a section of the organisation.

BSBSUS211 - Participate in Sustainable Work Practices (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices.

The unit applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions. These individuals work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.


Test HLTAID011

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

BSBCMM211 - Apply Communication Skills (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply basic communication skills in the workplace, including identifying, gathering and conveying information along with completing assigned written information.

The unit applies to individuals working under direct supervision, who are developing basic skills and knowledge of workplace communication in preparation for working in a broad range of settings.

SISXFAC002 - Maintain Sport, Fitness and Recreation Facilities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain facilities within a sport, fitness and recreation context.

This unit applies to activity or administration assistants who work under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This includes providing support in the provision of grounds and facilities maintenance; routine housekeeping; or administrative assistance in locations such as fitness centres, aquatic centres, or outdoor sporting grounds or complexes. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisation policies and procedures.


SISXCCS001 - Provide Quality Service

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to address needs and expectations of clients and colleagues, promote programs, services and facilities, and respond to conflict and client complaints.

This unit applies to individuals working in a range of customer service roles in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes individuals working in gyms, aquatic centres, community centres or indoor activity centres, as well as to those working as instructors, trainers or guides and volunteers in indoor and outdoor settings.

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SISXCAI001 - Provide Equipment for Activities

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, demonstrate, use and store equipment for activities.

This unit applies to assistants under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes assistants in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXCAI002 - Assist with Activity Sessions

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist a leader or supervisor to prepare, conduct, monitor and evaluate activity sessions.

This unit applies to assistants under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes assistants in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

HLTWHS001 - Participate in Workplace Health and Safety (Release 3)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

SISXIND001 - Work Effectively in Sport, Fitness and Recreation Environments

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport, recreation or fitness environment. The unit requires the ability to use industry knowledge to support the completion of day-to-day work activities.

This unit applies to key personnel working in customer service roles in gyms, aquatic centres, community centres or indoor activity centres. It also applies to individuals working as instructors, trainers or guides and volunteers in indoor and outdoor settings with a range of client groups.

These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

SISXEMR001 - Respond to Emergency Situations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond appropriately in emergency situations, such as those caused by fire, accident or weather. It requires the ability to maintain participant welfare when responding to emergency situations. 

This unit applies to individuals who work in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes after-school or holiday-care programs; those assisting with coaching activities, as attendants at sporting grounds or facilities; or undertaking a role in indoor and outdoor recreation activities, such as camps and other guided activities. This unit also applies to those working in aquatic centres, such as instructors, operators or lifeguards. 

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures. 

SISXIND002 - Maintain Sport, Fitness and Recreation Industry Knowledge

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and update current and emerging information on the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This unit requires the ability to source and comprehend general sport, fitness and recreation industry information and develop a required knowledge base.

This unit applies to individuals working in any sector, and in any location, of the sport, fitness and recreation industry that require an essential and broad knowledge to support all work activities.

SIS30321 BSBXTW301 - Work in a Team

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work effectively as part of permanent or project based teams in a workplace within an industry.

This unit applies to a wide range of workers, but has a specific focus on the teamwork skills required for workers with limited responsibility for others.

SIS30321 BSBWHS332X - Apply Infection Prevention and Control Procedures...

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake work activities in compliance with organisational procedures that prevent and control infection. It involves implementing standard and transmission-based precautions, identifying infection hazards, and assessing and responding to infection risks.

The unit applies to all workers required to undertake their activities in compliance with the infection prevention and control procedures in place in their workplace.


SIS30321 BSBSUS211 - Participate in Sustainable Work Practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to measure, support and find opportunities to improve the sustainability of work practices.

The unit applies to individuals, working under supervision or guidance, who are required to follow workplace procedures and instructions. These individuals work in an environmentally sustainable manner within scope of competency, authority and own level of responsibility.


SIS30321 BSBOPS403 - Apply business risk management processes

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify business risks and to apply established risk management processes to a defined area of operations that are within the responsibilities and obligations of the work role.

The unit applies to individuals with a broad knowledge of risk analysis or project management who contribute well developed skills in creating solutions to unpredictable problems through analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources. They may have responsibility to provide guidance or delegate aspects of these tasks to others. Risks applicable to own work responsibilities and area of operation may include projects being undertaken individually or by a team, or operations within a section of the organisation.

SIS30321 HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

SIS30321 - HLTWHS001

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

The unit applies to all workers who require knowledge of workplace health and safety (WHS) to carry out their own work, either under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility.

SISFFIT032 - Complete Pre-Exercise Screening and Service Orientation (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to screen clients for participation in exercise programs and to provide general advice about programs and services suitable to clients.

It requires the ability to utilise industry standard pre-exercise screening systems, questionnaires and guidelines to collect and evaluate health information, and to determine suitable levels of exercise intensity for clients. This includes determining risk factors and providing referrals to medical or allied health professionals for guidance.

Screening may occur prior to clients beginning an exercise program, before changes to programs and when their health status changes. Outcomes would be used by fitness instructors to plan client programs; skills for planning are covered in complementary units.

This unit applies to group fitness instructors, gym instructors and personal trainers. It can also apply to other fitness facility staff members who screen clients and provide service information prior to clients participating in exercise activities. They practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and homes and outdoor locations, depending on their role.

SISFFIT052 - Provide Healthy Eating Information (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide general, and not individualised, information about healthy eating to fitness clients. Information is based on the main recommendations of the current Australian national dietary guidelines which aim to promote optimal health and wellbeing for generally healthy people.

It requires the ability to recognise situations that are beyond the scope of practice for fitness instructors, and to provide information about appropriate types of medical and allied health professionals with expertise to advise on nutritional needs.

This unit applies to group fitness and gym instructors who practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres.

SISFFIT035 - Plan Group Exercise Sessions (Release 2)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to plan group exercise sessions designed for participation by mixed ability groups, or by groups that predominately comprise a particular profile, e.g. older people. It requires the ability to account for the participation of individuals from specific population groups and of diverse abilities, and allow for modifications that can be made during instruction.

It covers skills for evaluating and improving sessions in response to client and instructor feedback, noting that sessions might be delivered by self or others. Skills for instructing group exercise sessions are covered in a complementary unit.

Exercise sessions are diverse in nature. They could combine or specifically concentrate on cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility exercises, and be delivered with or without music.

This unit applies to group fitness instructors and personal trainers who use discretion and judgment when planning sessions to meet diverse participant needs. Instructors practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and other locations, depending on their role.

SISFFIT033 - Complete Client Fitness Assessments (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess current fitness capabilities of clients using information from industry standard pre-exercise screening as the starting point. It requires the ability to complete assessments using a range of activities and measurements and to document outcomes.

Assessment may occur prior to clients beginning an exercise program, before changes to programs and when their health status changes. Outcomes are used by fitness instructors to plan client programs. Skills for planning are covered in complementary units.

This unit applies to gym instructors and personal trainers, who work unsupervised when interacting with clients using discretion and judgement to provide individually tailored client assessments. They practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and homes and outdoor locations, depending on their job role.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

SISFFIT040 - Develop and Instruct Gym-based Exercise Programs for Individual Clients (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop tailored gym-based exercise programs for individuals where the level of personalised instruction, ongoing client monitoring and program evaluation is limited. Clients are provided with initial instruction and then largely self-manage their own exercise sessions at the gym, according to the program, without ongoing one-to-one instruction.

It requires the ability to integrate information from pre-exercise screenings, fitness assessments, and any medical guidance that may have been received for particular clients, to design suitable programs.

This unit applies to gym instructors and gym-based personal trainers who work unsupervised when interacting with clients using discretion and judgement and are guided by policies and procedures. They practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, and leisure and community centres.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.


SISFFIT047 - Use Anatomy and Physiology Knowledge to Support Safe and Effective Exercise (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify the role of anatomy and physiology knowledge in fitness instruction, and to use that knowledge to develop and instruct safe and effective exercise activities.

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology underpins effective performance in a range of work functions for fitness instruction. This unit has direct links to, and supports, a range of units for planning and instructing group and personalised exercise programs.

This unit applies to group fitness instructors, gym instructors and personal trainers. They practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and homes and outdoor locations, depending on their role.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

SISFFIT036 - Instruct Group Exercise Sessions (Release 1)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and deliver land-based group exercise sessions according to predesigned session plans which may have been developed by self or others. It requires the ability to use exercise instructional techniques, and cater for different participant needs in a mixed ability group situation within the confines of session guidelines.

Skills for planning group exercise sessions are covered in a complementary unit.

Exercise sessions are diverse in nature. They could combine or specifically concentrate on cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility exercises, and be delivered with or without music.

This unit applies to group fitness instructors who work unsupervised when instructing groups, using discretion and judgement to solve routine problems but are guided by plans, policies and procedures. It also applies to personal trainers working independently with groups. Instructors practise in settings such as fitness facilities, gyms, leisure and community centres, client workplaces and other locations, depending on their role.


BSBOPS304 - Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs, deliver and monitor customer service and identify improvements in the provision of customer service.

The unit applies to those who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts. In this role, individuals often exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate knowledge of customer service. They provide technical advice and support to customers over short or long-term interactions.


BSBPEF301 - Organise Personal Work Priorities (Release 1)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise personal work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.

The unit applies to individuals who exercise discretion and judgement and apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts.

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (SIS30321 V2)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

SISXIND001 Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments (SIS30321 V2)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a sport, recreation or fitness environment. The unit requires the ability to use industry knowledge to support the completion of day-to-day work activities.

This unit applies to key personnel working in customer service roles in gyms, aquatic centres, community centres or indoor activity centres. It also applies to individuals working as instructors, trainers or guides and volunteers in indoor and outdoor settings with a range of client groups.

These individuals work under supervision and according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXEMR001 Respond to emergency situations (SIS30321 V2)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond appropriately in emergency situations, such as those caused by fire, accident or weather. It requires the ability to maintain participant welfare when responding to emergency situations. 

This unit applies to individuals who work in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes after-school or holiday-care programs; those assisting with coaching activities, as attendants at sporting grounds or facilities; or undertaking a role in indoor and outdoor recreation activities, such as camps and other guided activities. This unit also applies to those working in aquatic centres, such as instructors, operators or lifeguards. 

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures. 

SISXCAI001 Provide Equipment for Activities (SIS30321 V2)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, demonstrate, use and store equipment for activities.

This unit applies to assistants under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness or recreation industries. This includes assistants in after-school or holiday-care programs, those assisting with coaching activities, or undertaking a support role in fitness activities, indoor and outdoor recreation activities such as camps and other guided activities.

These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

SISXFAC002 Maintain Equipment for Activities (SIS30321 V2)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain facilities within a sport, fitness and recreation context.

This unit applies to activity or administration assistants who work under direct supervision in a range of roles and settings in the sport, fitness and recreation industry. This includes providing support in the provision of grounds and facilities maintenance; routine housekeeping; or administrative assistance in locations such as fitness centres, aquatic centres, or outdoor sporting grounds or complexes. Work is performed according to relevant legislation and organisation policies and procedures.