Instruct advanced 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 SISFFIT030, 'Instruct advanced 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. Establish participant needs and expectations.

1.1 Consider and confirm client needs, expectations and preferences using suitable questioning techniques.

1.2 Review and advise client of outcomes of pre-exercise screening procedures and fitness appraisal.

1.3 Refer client to medical or allied health professionals as required.

1.4 Conduct appropriate baseline fitness and/or functional assessments relevant to the client goals.

1.5 Identify potential barriers to achieving needs and goals.

1.6 Develop and document client profile for re-evaluation purposes.

2. Develop program plans.

2.1 Analyse and evaluate a variety of advanced training methods and program variables including intensity, volume, frequency, load, repetitions and rest intervals.

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

2.3 Develop client personalised strategies to overcome identified barriers to participation and enhance exercise adherence.

2.4 Develop and document program incorporating core training principles, key instructional information, and guidance from a medical or allied health professional as required.

2.5 Select appropriate program assessment techniques.

3. Conduct advanced exercise sessions.

3.1 Allocate sufficient space, assemble equipment and resources and conduct safety and risk assessments.

3.2 Explain any precautions for exercise relevant to client as determined through pre-exercise screening and assessment results.

3.3 Provide clear and accurate exercise instruction and demonstration, including correct use of equipment and confirm client understanding.

3.4 Monitor participation and performance to identify signs of exercise intolerance and modify as required.

3.5 Monitor client intensity, techniques, posture and safety, and modify program as required.

3.6 Seek ongoing guidance from, or refer to, a medical or allied health professional, as appropriate.

3.7 Select and use motivational techniques that increase client performance and adherence to exercise.

3.8 Respond to clients experiencing difficulties and answer questions as required.

3.9 Educate client to monitor and maintain own records of training and progress, relevant to established goals and program plan.

3.10 Complete session documentation and progress notes.

4. Evaluate advanced exercise program.

4.1 Evaluate exercise program at appropriate intervals.

4.2 Measure progress using re-evaluation fitness and/or functional testing procedures.

4.3 Request and respond to feedback from client.

4.4 Identify exercise program or fitness components needing emphasis, attention or modification.

4.5 Review own professional performance and identify areas needing improvement.

4.6 Implement modifications to future sessions and discuss program changes with client.

4.7 Maintain records of evaluation and modification of program.