This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and instruct online exercise sessions for individuals or groups of clients. Online exercise activities are diverse in nature and could involve live or pre-recorded on demand sessions.
The focus of this unit is on the specific considerations for the delivery of online exercise sessions. It requires the ability to research, set up and use basic technologies for online instruction and to assess and manage session related safety risks. Exercises are selected based on their suitability for the online environment.This unit applies to fitness instructors who use considerable discretion and judgement to deliver online sessions as part of a fitness operator’s service delivery. It has particular application to personal trainers working independently with clients.
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:
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.
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.