SISXCAI005 - Conduct individualised long-term training programs

    Unit code: SISXCAI005 | Study level: TAFE
    Footscray Park


    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply sport or activity-specific knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate long-term training programs designed to develop individual sporting skills or physical capacity.This unit applies to sport, fitness or recreation professionals working with individuals, groups or teams. These individuals undertake work according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • plan, conduct and evaluate at least five long-term training programs for participants with different individual sporting skills or physical capacity, incorporating:
    • explanation and demonstration of:
    • suitable skills-related exercises/drills and techniques
    • progressive skill acquisition and whole or part skills drills
    • warm-up and cool-down exercises/techniques
    • tactical, competition or performance
    • a variety of appropriate training methods for:
    • specificity
    • rest and recovery
    • reversibility
    • frequency
    • intensity
    • duration
    • periodisation
    • tapering
    • peaking
    • individuality
    • maintenance.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

    This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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