1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    FITNESS INSTRUCTORS direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • consulting with various Health Professionals to develop and design fitness programs
    • designing individual fitness programs based on assessment of the client's age, level of fitness, goals and abilities
    • delivering group exercise classes and personal tuition in a variety of fitness activities in a safe and creative manner
    • demonstrating and teaching body movements and skills used in fitness routines
    • setting up and monitoring fitness equipment and ensuring that equipment is safe, clean and in working condition
    • teaching and advising on the use of fitness equipment
    • ensuring clients are aware of and adhere to safety and injury prevention procedures
    • reporting accidents and preparing accident reports
    • maintaining a working knowledge of current health and safety standards and ensuring working practices and procedures conform to current legislation
    • maintaining current first aid certificates

      452111 Fitness Instructor


    Directs, instructs and guides individuals or groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing.

    Skill Level: 4


      Aerobics Instructor
      Gym Instructor
      Physical Fitness Trainer

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