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Fitness Instructor

Directs, instructs and guides individuals or groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing.


Tasks Include:


  • consulting with various Health Professionals to develop and design fitness programs
  • designing individual fitness programs based on assessment of the client's age, level of fitness, goals and abilities
  • delivering group exercise classes and personal tuition in a variety of fitness activities in a safe and creative manner
  • demonstrating and teaching body movements and skills used in fitness routines
  • setting up and monitoring fitness equipment and ensuring that equipment is safe, clean and in working condition
  • teaching and advising on the use of fitness equipment
  • ensuring clients are aware of and adhere to safety and injury prevention procedures
  • reporting accidents and preparing accident reports
  • maintaining a working knowledge of current health and safety standards and ensuring working practices and procedures conform to current legislation
Specialisations
  • Aerobics Instructor
  • Gym Instructor
  • Physical Fitness Trainer
Job prospects for Fitness Instructors in Victoria

Occupation in the Fitness Instructors group include Fitness Instructor

Employment prospects
There are currently 7,600 Fitness Instructors in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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