Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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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 SISFFIT306A, 'Provide healthy eating information to clients in accordance with recommended guidelines'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Explain the relationship between healthy eating, health and fitness to clients.

1.1. Discuss with clients, the adverse effect of poor nutrition on health and identify common chronic diseases.

1.2. Briefly explain the general features of healthy eating to clients.

1.3. Convey the concept of a well balanced diet and regular exercise to promote good health when providing information to clients.

1.4. Explain the interaction between healthy eating options and physical activity and obtain information about current nutritional intake and physical activity levels of clients.

2. Provide basic information to clients about the fundamental principles of healthy eating.

2.1. Provide information to clients about the fundamental principles of healthy eating to improve overall health.

2.2. Apply knowledge of the general principles of healthy eating to provide basic information to clients about healthy eating options and requirements for exercising individuals.

2.3. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of current dietary trends appearing in the media with clients.

2.4. Observe the industry standards for giving healthy eating information to clients and refer clients with healthy eating or dietary concerns to suitably qualified accredited practising dieticians.

3. Provide healthy eating information to clients regarding body composition management.

3.1. Evaluate information collected in the fitness appraisal of clients about current body composition using relevant body composition measures.

3.2. Provide basic information about the relationship between diet and the management of body composition to clients.

3.3. Describe briefly the role of the body's energy systems in the storage and utilisation of energy substrates for energy production.

3.4. Refer clients requiring more extensive dietary information to a suitably qualified accredited practising dietician

4. Support fitness clients with body image issues.

4.1. Implement strategies to promote body satisfaction when providing information about exercise, fitness testing and healthy eating options.

4.2. Provide information about healthy eating options that fosters a positive attitude towards food and eating.

4.3. Recognise indicators of poor body image and discuss body satisfaction with clients, providing referral to an appropriate medical or allied health professional, if required.

4.4. Show sensitivity to cultural and social differences.

5. Refer clients to medical or allied health professionals for further information or consultation.

5.1. Recognise and acknowledge the current legal and ethical limitations of a fitness instructor in providing healthy eating information.

5.2. Identify gastrointestinal disorders or other medical conditions, disclosed by the clients during a screening process, which may affect nutritional intake, and refer clients to a suitably qualified medical or allied health professional.

5.3. Identify healthy eating or dietary concerns and refer clients to contact suitably a qualified accredited practising dietician or medical or allied health professional in accordance with organisational policies and procedures maintaining confidentiality of clients.

6. Provide information about the structure and function of the digestive system.

6.1. Use knowledge of the structure and function of the digestive system when providing information to clients.

6.2. Describe to clients the process of digestion and absorption, including the production and action of enzymes during the breakdown of foodstuffs for energy.

6.3. Explain the process of energy metabolism in relation to muscle contraction.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISFFIT306A appears in the following qualifications: