Plan and deliver an endurance training program

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 SISFFIT312A, 'Plan and deliver an endurance training program'.
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 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. Develop an endurance training program.

1.1. Identify and document goals of client for an endurance training program.

1.2. Incorporate a varied repertoire of training methods appropriate to the characteristics and goals of the client.

1.3. Allocate phases of the session within the exercise program.

1.4. Identify required equipment and confirm its availability and serviceability according to organisational policies and procedures.

2. Prepare for program delivery.

2.1. Access client pre-exercise screening information prior to participation according to organisational policies and procedures and legislation and regulatory requirements.

2.2. Redirect non screened participants according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.3. Evaluate the exercise environment to ensure client safety according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.4. Arrange equipment according to exercise program and legislation and regulatory requirements and organisational policies and procedures.

3. Deliver the program.

3.1. Explain and demonstrate endurance training exercises using appropriate instructional techniques and anatomical terminology.

3.2. Demonstrate and instruct correct use of equipment during endurance training sessions according to organisational policies and procedures and manufacturer instructions.

3.3. Continuously monitor the client's performance and correct any potentially harmful practices.

3.4. Provide ongoing feedback to clients and apply motivational techniques to maximise adherence to the endurance program.

3.5. Recognise signs and symptoms of overtraining and implement appropriate intervention and prevention strategies.

4. Evaluate endurance training program.

4.1. Evaluate the program according to client feedback and self evaluation.

4.2. Implement modifications to the program where relevant to meet identified client needs and preferences.

4.3. Periodically review the endurance training program and adjust to allow for clients to adapt to the program.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISFFIT312A appears in the following qualifications: