Role and key duties
Fitness instructors are involved in the assessment, teaching, training and supervision of a variety of people in health and fitness clubs, gymnasiums, sports centres and community recreation organisations.
Duties may include: assessing the needs and capabilities of individuals through weighing, measuring and conducting fitness tests to check blood pressure, heart rate and lung capacity; providing training and assistance to individuals and groups by preparing a routine of exercises to music; providing advice to individuals on the correct method of exercising with weightlifting equipment,exercise bikes, treadmills and other training and exercise machines; devising personal exercise programs for individuals according to age and level of fitness; and providing instruction in a variety of fitness activities.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Certificate III or IV in Fitness.
Diploma in Fitness.