Course Code: SIS31015
Duration: 12 months
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work in aquatic facilities or environments, and recreation facilities. These individuals are competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a swimming teacher, pool lifeguard, or recreation leader.
The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.
|Units of Competence||Nominal Hours|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||18|
|SISFFIT006||Conduct fitness appraisals||30|
|SISFFIT003||Instruct fitness programs||50|
|SISXEMR001||Respond to emergency situations||18|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes||50|
|SISXCAI001||Provide equipment for activities||10|
|SISXCAI003||Conduct non-instructional sport, fitness or recreation sessions||20|
|SISFFIT011||Instruct approved community fitness programs||40|
|SISXMGT001||Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships||20|
|SISXRES002||Educate user groups||25|
|SISXIND001||Work effectively in sport, fitness and recreation environments||25|
|SISXCCS001||Provide quality service||25|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development||30|
SBAT Certificate Ill in Aquatics and Community Recreation students are required to complete an average of 7 hours of supervised placement per week over the duration of their course.
The aim of completion work placement hours is to gain knowledge and skills required of those who work in this industry and participate in the daily routine of the allied health service.
The skills and Knowledge the student should gain from completing these supervised placement hours are as followed:
Gym/Facility orientation and induction
Open and Closing procedure
Emergency evacuation plan and risk reduction procedures
Equipment Audits and maintenance
New client induction procedure
Health Screening and fitness testing
Administration duties, including filing, answering the phone and taking bookings
Gym show through
Client interaction on the gym floor
Upselling and product promotion
Personal training/ coaching
Rostering and procedure for sick or absent staff
Strategies to increase member numbers
Technique and approaches to correct client technique
During these placement hours students are also required to complete placement tasks, e.g. observations to demonstrate competency and placement book work. The student will work in partnership with the staff acknowledging that it is a privilege to be given a placement opportunity. Students will liaise with staff and determine the best time for weekly discussions. Students will openly discuss job requirements and written work.