Fitness and Conditioning

    Unit set code: SMIFIT | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
    Footscray Park


    Students develop knowledge and skills in fitness and conditioning, resistance training and exercise prescription outside of their specialisation in exercise and sport science. By completing this minor in combination with the core units in your course, students can apply for accreditation as an exercise instructor (gym instructor) and personal trainer with Physical Activity Australia.

    Unit set structure

    For a minor study students must complete 48 credit points of study comprising:

    • 48 credit points (4) Specialist Area units
    What is a unit?

    A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
    Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


    'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
    Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

    As part of a course

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