SISSSTC402A - Develop strength and conditioning programs

Unit code: SISSSTC402A | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Park


This unit describes the performance outcomes, knowledge and skills required to develop, implement and evaluate a strength and conditioning program. It focuses on the skills needed to develop a program which meets the needs of individual athletes or groups of athletes according to their sport-specific needs or those undertaking fitness programs to achieve personal fitness goals.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and 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:

  • liaise with other coaches and trainers;
  • give and receive feedback from athletes;
  • problem-solving skills to select appropriate techniques and strategies for the program to meet the stated objectives;
  • planning and organising skills to schedule the strength and conditioning program;
  • technology skills to assess the fitness and condition of athletes and other participants;
  • document evaluation methods;
  • record feedback, and;
  • read and understand policies and procedures information.

Required reading

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

As part of a course

This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):

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