|Teaching time||3400 (mins)|
|Self paced activities||5500 (mins)|
|Break time||200 (mins)|
|Total time||6 (no. days)|
|Course price||$1000.00 (payment plans available )|
|Approval term||08/08/2017 - 07/08/2019|
|Course type||Face to face & Distance|
|Course provider||YMCA Awards|
The Award aims to equip the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to plan and instruct programmes for exercise referral.
Overview of knowledge, skills and understanding
Learners will cover:
Knowledge and understanding relating to the Award
The principles of collecting information to plan an exercise referral programme, the principles of risk stratification in exercise referral, and the principles and procedures of record keeping.
How to identify goals with exercise referral clients and instruct, adapt and review exercise session with these clients. How to plan, prepare, monitor and adapt an exercise referral programme with clients and understand the importance of long-term behaviour change for these clients.
The current healthcare systems in Australia, the exercise referral process, the roles and responsibilities of the professional within an exercise referral scheme, and the role and importance of exercise referral, related policies and key documents.
The concept of a client-centred approach.
The clinical features of medical conditions relevant to exercise referral programmes, the relationship between exercise and specified exercise referral medical conditions, the accepted methods for treatment/management of medical conditions relevant to exercise referral programmes, and how to programme safe and effective exercise programmes for clients with specified exercise referral medical conditions.
Skills relating to the Award
Collect information about exercise referral clients and prepare clients and resources for exercise referral sessions.
Instruct, adapt, conclude and review exercise referral sessions. Agree goals, plan, manage, review progress and adapt an exercise referral programme with exercise referral clients.
Future employment possibilities
This Award can lead to employment as an ‘Registered Personal Trainer engaging in Exercise Referral’ or in any role that involves tailoring exercise for people with medical conditions covered by the Award.
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