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With our partners at Skills Generation, CSF is dedicated to enhancing the quality of personal trainers and the fitness industry on a whole, with a strong focus in the fields of strength and conditioning, athlete performance, injury prevention and rehab, and functional movement. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, current coaching methodologies and applied sport and exercises sciences the CSF education program will be the most comprehensive program in the country.

Skills Generation RTO 41008

Posted by Core Strength Fitness on Tuesday, April 10, 2018


CERT 3 & 4 IN FITNESS


No Broscience! We have taken the best of exercise and health sciences to create a course based on the most up to date and effective research, scientific and coaching methods.

 

Learn from an internationally renowned teaching staff with experience in coaching professional and elite athletes, who actively conduct research in the fields of Exercise Science, Sport Science, Biomechanics, Neuroscience, Psychology, Nutrition, and Autoimmune disease.
Assess and correct movement and postural dysfunctions which are the primary cause of pain and injury.

 

Graduate with both theoretical and practical experience to become a leader in the Health and Fitness Industry.

Course Details


  • Internationally renowned teaching staff
  • 12 weeks (public holidays will extend course length)
  • 9am-4pm
  • Cert III ONLY – 6 Weeks
  • Cert IV ONLY – 6 Weeks
  • Free full access to ALL CSF classes & gym for the duration of the course
  • RTO 41008
  • http://www.skillsgeneration.com.au/

Certificate III & IV Breakdown & Weekly Overview


*Weeks may change, however this is the current proposed plan – The chevrons show the personal training process taught in certificate 3. Certificate 4 builds on concepts and ideas, whereas certificate 3 is teaching the foundations.

Certificate III  – 6 Weeks

Week 1

Overview

– Introduction to the course
– Learning how you learn, VARK and Myers Briggs behavioural styles
– Getting your client started, filling out indemnity forms and risk assessment
– Learning how to refer clients to allied health services.

Modules & Activities

SISXIND001 – Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments

BSBRSK401 – Identify risk and apply risk management processes

SISFFIT001 – Provide health screening and fitness orientation

Skills Taught

Understanding the PAR-Q and indemnity process

Learning how to assess risks and hazards in the gym

Learning how to write referral letters

Week 2

Overview

– Learning to program
– Applying exercise considerations to specific population groups – Elderly, women, children and those with culturally specific considerations
– Nutrition and personal trainers – how to provide guidelines whilst operating within your scope of practice
– Core exercises: how to demonstrate, instruct and coach exercises for the trunk musculature

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT002 – Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations

SISFFIT003 – Instruct fitness programs

SISFFIT005 – Provide healthy eating information

Foundational Movements of the Trunk and Core

Assisting Heart Health – working alongside allied health practitioners

Skills Taught

Students will learn a series of core and trunk based exercises. They will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate coach and instruct each movement.

How to refer your client to allied health services, what each service provides and how to best utilize them.

Week 3

Overview

– Learning to work with client’s who require assistance from allied health
– Planning, creating and implementing training programs
– Soft tissue release and Self Myo-fascial Release (SMFR) techniques

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT014 – Instruct exercise to older clients

SISXCCS001 – Provide quality service

SISXFAC001 – Maintain equipment for activities

Foundational Movements – Self Myo-fascial Release

Assisting Heart Health – working alongside allied health practitioners

Skills Taught

Students will participate and shadow AEPs in client sessions and provide support and technical assistance to clients.

Students will continue to learn the foundational skills required to create and implement programs for elderly, children, women, general population and athletes.

Students will learn a series of SMFR based exercises. They will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate coach and instruct each movement. Students will learn how to release and loosen stiff muscles and structures in the body using a variety of methods including stretches, dynamic movement and using release tools such as foam rollers, bands and release instruments.

Week 4

Overview

– Conducting fitness appraisals and utilizing the results to assist in goal setting and programming of clients
– Group personal trainer – how to plan, instruct and review group personal trainer sessions
– The hip hinge – how to demonstrate, instruct and coach exercises which assist or utilize a hip hinge pattern
– Heart Health – students continue to assist AEPs in group PT sessions

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT007 – Instruct group exercise sessions

SISFFIT006 – Conduct fitness appraisals

SISXCAI006 – Facilitate groups

Foundational Movements – The Hip Hinge

Assisting Heart Health – working alongside allied health practitioners

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to conduct a fitness appraisal by assessing clients through a series of baseline tests which look at basic fitness levels. Students will learn an appraisal and then also create an appraisal of their own.

Students will be taught how to plan, instruct, conduct and review group exercise programs. They will create and deliver group-training sessions and be assessed on their capacity to select appropriate movements, regress or progress movements as needed by clients and their ability to engage their audience.

Students will learn a series of hip hinge based exercises. They will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate coach and instruct each movement. Students will learn the importance of the hip hinge and understand why this is one of the foundational human movements required for a healthy life.

Week 5

Overview

– Anatomy – introduction to human anatomy and personal training
– Applying exercise science principles – understanding human movement, injury prevention and reflexive stability
– Exercises which act on the knee and quadriceps – how to demonstrate, instruct and coach exercises which assist or utilize a squat or lunge pattern

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT004 – Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming

SISFFIT019 – Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming

Foundational Movements – Squat and Knee Extension Exercises

Assisting Heart Health – working alongside allied health practitioners

Skills Taught

Students will first learn how to understand anatomy and how to apply anatomical language and understanding to exercise and programming. Developing a base level understanding of anatomy is integral to having higher-level conversations with allied health as well as assists students to formulate their understanding of human movement.

Students learn the overarching principle of “Do no harm” to their clients by recognizing injury prevention methods and learning how to adopt this preference to build their philosophy.

Students will learn a series of squat and lunge based exercises. They will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate coach and instruct each movement. Students will learn the importance of the squat and the reasons why most people cannot correctly perform this foundational movement. Students will be taught a range of exercises and shown how to apply them to a variety of populations.

Week 6

Overview

– First Aid and CPR
– Upper body push and pull exercises – how to demonstrate, instruct and coach push and pull exercises of the upper body
– Heart Health – the final session for students working alongside AEPs in group sessions

Modules & Activities

HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety

HLTAID003 – Provide first aid

Foundational Movements – Upper Body Pushing and Pulling Exercises

Skills Taught

Students will learn first aid and CPR; this will take a full day.

Students will continue to learn programming techniques utilizing exercises science principles and injury prevention methods.

Students will learn a series of upper body push and pull exercises. e They will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate coach and instruct each movement. Students will learn how to execute and coach a variety of upper body exercises and recognize common limitations clients may have during these movements.

Students will have their final session with the AEP’s and the Heart Health group. They will be encourage this week to fully participate and will be assessed on their ability to deliver coaching at a professional standard.


Certificate IV  – 6 Weeks

Week 7

Overview

– Nutritional Guidelines – learning how to apply these guidelines to your clients and understanding which clients need referral
– Movement Screening – what existing screens are available and learning how to screen clients for movement dysfunction.

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT025 – Recognise the dangers of providing nutrition advice to clients

SISFFIT026 – Support healthy eating through the Eat for Health Program

SISFFIT015 – Collaborate with medical and allied health professionals in a fitness context

SISFFIT016 – Provide motivation to positively influence exercise behaviour

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to assess and interpret client food diaries and understand how to apply the current guidelines to their clients. Students will also learn which clients need to be referred and whom they need to be referred to. Understanding their limitations and scope of practice are key elements of this module.

A functional movement screen will be taught so that students will understand how to screen clients for movement dysfunction. This serves as an important tool that students can use to assess and then address dysfunction.

Week 8

Overview

– Training to influence body composition – how to stimulate change with physical activity
– Instructing personal training sessions – how to deliver great personal training and influence your clients exercise behavior
– Instructing group personal training – delivery methods, exercise selection and class conceptualization

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT020 – Instruct exercise programs for body composition goals

SISFFIT021 – Instruct personal training programs

SISFFIT023 – Instruct group personal training programs

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to utilize a variety of training methods to stimulate change in the human body. They will learn the 3 factors of hypertrophy and understand how the body adapts to it environment. This knowledge will then be applied to programming methods so students can work towards a range of goals for their clients.

Students will learn how to deliver personal training and group personal training sessions. Students will learn effective delivery techniques, how to motivate and influence their clients and they will also learn how to select the most effective exercises.

Students will also learn how to write and create group training sessions, looking at effective regressions and progressions of exercises.

Week 9

Overview

– Long term exercise programs: how to create, deliver and review long term training plans
– Promoting functional movement and incorporating exercise science principles into fitness programming: prioritizing movement, how to address dysfunction and preventative measures to injury

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT017 – Instruct long-term exercise programs

SISFFIT018 – Promote functional movement capacity

SISFFIT019 – Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to create long term programs based on the needs of their clients. Students are also taught how to interpret the results of training programs.

Students will learn how to assess and correct common dysfunctions, and will also learn how to program training around these limitations. Students will learn which exercises can be used to help minimize these issues.

Students learn how to program to prevent injury and learn how the human body works as a complete system.  

Week 10

Overview

– Training children aged 5-12 years old:how to program children and methods of delivery
– Training teenagers: how to effectively create programs and effectively deliver exercise programs to teenagers

Modules & Activities

SISXRES001 – Conduct sustainable work practices in open spaces

SISFFIT013 – Instruct exercise to young people aged 13 to 17 years

SISFFIT012- Instruct movement programs to children aged 5 to 12 years

Skills Taught

Students will learn a range of skills that will be utilized to train both children and teens. Each group has unique characteristics and students are taught how to create programs to suit their needs.

Students will learn to utilize various equipment and body-weight training exercises to create a activities, games and challenges to train children and teenagers.

Week 11

Overview

– Instructing and delivering endurance programs: how to create and program to suit endurance training
– Developing strength and conditioning programs – program structure and exercise selection, how to create strength and conditioning programs for specific goals.
– How to deliver and instruct strength and conditioning techniques

Modules & Activities

SISFFIT024 -Instruct endurance programs

SISSSTC301A – Instruct strength and conditioning techniques

SISSSTC402A – Develop strength and conditioning programs

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to create programs that are suitable for endurance athletes. This will cover exercise selection and program structure.

Students will learn a variety of strength and conditioning methods and learn how to program clients to improve strength. Intensity protocols, training methods, exercise selection and loading parameters are taught.

Week 12

Overview

– Sales and personal training – how to secure sales
– Marketing personal training in the current technological age
– Business management, planning and idea development : creating your own personal training brand
– CSF Tool Box: an author list and some parting words of wisdom and training methods to assist you on your journey

Modules & Activities

BSBSLS408 – Present, secure and support sales solutions

BSBSMB403 – Market the small business

BSBSMB404 – Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manage small business operations

Skills Taught

Students will learn how to undertake PT sales, from generating leads to closing sales. Students will learn the basic skills needed to secure customers.

Students will be taught how to utilize social media and online content to influence their future in the industry, how to network and interact with customer online will also be covered.

Students will also create their own business with the intention of using all or some of the content created to start their career. Basic business planning and management skills are also taught.

Students will be given an author list as well as some tools to help them with their businesses. Students will be shown a presentation outlining advanced training ideas and philosophies for students to build off.

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