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Fitness Instructors direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing's.
 
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Fitness Instructors
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
27,600
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$692
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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
  • maintaining current first aid certificates.

Job Titles

  • Fitness Instructor

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert III in Fitness
  • Certificate IV in Fitness
  • Diploma of Fitness

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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