Anatomy and physiology, functional kinesiology and concepts and components of fitness:

• Nutrition for exercise, health and fitness

• Lifestyle and medical factors that affect wellbeing

• Analysis of client information using the most accepted techniques

• Assessment of a client’s current health and fitness status

• Planning and conducting physical activity sessions, within a variety of environments using multiple resources

• Client consultations using the most accepted methods and providing strategies for successful behaviour change

• Communication skills to effectively build successful relationships with their clients and other healthcare professionals

• Legal and professional requirements for personal training

• How to set up and manage a personal training business on a self-employed basis if they wish to

• How to manage, evaluate and improve own performance