Fitness Centre Manager Vetassess Skills Assessment
What is the requirement of a Fitness Centre Manager Vetassess Skills Assessment?
A Fitness Centre Manager organises, controls and promotes the activities, facilities and resources of a fitness centre. May coach, instruct and train clients.
Occupations and specialisations not considered
by VETASSESS under this ANZSCO code:
- Sports Centre Manager
- Sports Instructor
What’re the Requirements for Skills Assessment
This occupation requires
a qualification assessed as comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or higher, in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation.
If the qualification is in a field highly relevant to the occupation, then at least one year of highly relevant post-qualification employment at an appropriate skill level is required, completed in the last five years.
If the qualification is not in a highly relevant field, two years of highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level is required, completed in the last five years; this is reduced to one year if there is an additional qualification at AQF Certificate IV level in a highly relevant field.
If employment is pre-qualification, then three additional years of highly relevant employment are required. This is in addition to one year of highly relevant employment within the past five years.
A positive assessment of both qualifications and employment is required for a positive
What’s the requirement for Qualification
AQF Diploma or higher
Highly relevant fields of study are Fitness Studies or Business Management.
Subjects may include:
- Business Management
- Sports Management
- Recreation Management
- Business Management
- Event Management
- Sport and Recreation
- HR Management
- Sport Science
What’s the requirement for Employment
Pre-qualification employment can be considered for this occupation.
Fitness Centre Managers generally work in centres or clubs that contain a fitness suite or gym and some or all of the following:
- swimming pool
- sports halls or courts
- spa, sauna or therapy area
- catering and other recreational facilities.
Responsibilities usually cover the broad areas of marketing the facility and any special events, managing staff and dealing with the technical aspects of fitness provision and health and safety. The manager is also accountable for the overall profitability of the centre.
Large centres may have a team of several managers who specialise in certain areas.
Highly relevant tasks include
but are not limited to:
- planning and organising the range and mix of fitness programs to be offered by the centre
- organising publicity to promote facilities and attract clients
- scheduling games and competitions
- selecting, training and supervising staff
- ensuring facilities are properly maintained and conform to safety standards
- may undertake coaching, fitness instruction and training of clients
- may plan and organise catering facilities