Instruct long-term exercise programs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SISFFIT017, 'Instruct long-term exercise programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify client fitness goals.

1.1 Discuss client health-related and skill-related goals.

1.2 Explain the need to incorporate an increase in physical activity and a decrease in physical inactivity, as required, to clients.

1.3 Conduct pre-exercise health screening, and health assessment procedures as required.

1.4 Explain training adaptations expected when participating in long-term exercise program.

1.5 Develop objectives for long-term program and each phase of program, in consultation with client where required.

2. Develop program plans.

2.1 Determine type of training, training methods and equipment required to achieve client goals.

2.2 Calculate total training volume required to achieve client goals.

2.3 Develop and document a long-term exercise plan that incorporates key instructional information.

2.4 Develop customised and contemporary training sessions to meet client specific needs.

3. Conduct exercise sessions.

3.1 Allocate sufficient space, assemble resources and check equipment for safety and maintenance requirements.

3.2 Provide clear and accurate exercise instruction and confirm client understanding.

3.3 Demonstrate skills and techniques to client.

3.4 Observe and monitor participation and performance of client and adjust as required.

3.5 Select and use communication techniques that encourage and support client.

3.6 Monitor client for signs and symptoms of intolerance.

3.7 Seek feedback from client during exercise sessions.

3.8 Modify session as required, according to specific fitness outcomes, or for safety, using consideration of basic mechanics.

3.9 Respond to clients experiencing difficulties, and answer questions as required.

3.10 Complete session documentation and progress notes.

4. Evaluate program.

4.1 Monitor and evaluate exercise program at appropriate intervals.

4.2 Request and respond to feedback from client.

4.3 Identify aspects needing further emphasis or attention in future sessions.

4.4 Review own performance and identify areas needing improvement.

4.5 Implement modifications to future instruction and discuss changes to the client’s long-term exercise plan.

4.6 Maintain and store records of evaluation and modification of program.