Certificate in Strength and Conditioning
This course provides the knowledge and skills required to use drills, exercises, and activities to instruct strength and conditioning techniques. Topics in this course include:
- Physiological, psychological, and biomechanical changes that occur with strength and conditioning training
- Instructional techniques.
- Core lifts and exercises
- Warm ups and cool downs
- Program design
- Testing protocols
- Common types of injuries
- Speed Agility and Quickness
The delivery for the Certificate in Strength and Conditioning is five days (9am – 5pm).
This course provides the skills required to use drills, exercises, and activities to instruct strength and conditioning techniques to individual athletes or groups of athletes according to their sport-specific needs, or those undertaking fitness programs to achieve personal fitness goals.
Training for the course will be delivered using one or more of the following methods:
- Workplace-based training
- Distance (correspondence)
- Training workshops in small groups
- Blended options of training delivery
- All programs, leaning materials and assessments can be translated into the language required
Training methods are selected to best achieve the required elements of competence while considering the learning style of the participants. The provision of training may include a flexible combination of any of the above. Students studying at home have access to training via Skype, email, or phone.
Assessment methods can include one or more of the following:
- Questions and answers
- Role plays
- Written and/or oral examinations
- Projects and case studies
- Practical demonstration and assessment