Strength and Conditioning ASCA Level 1

Strength and Conditioning ASCA Level 1

Strength and Conditioning ASCA Level 1

Become an accredited strength and conditioning coach with ASCA’s Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course through Fit Education. This nationally accredited training will extend your training knowledge and position you as an expert in the industry.

As a professional personal trainer in Australia, the Level 1 Strength and Conditioning course will teach you how to design and apply specific training programs to improve the performance of athletes from club to regional level. You will learn how to evaluate and analyse the performance of individuals or groups, in a variety of settings, to help them achieve their performance goals.

Fit Education and the ASCA have teamed up to deliver industry relevant content to professionals, providing you with the resources to continually improve the service you offer to your clients. If you have already acquired Certificate III and IV in Fitness, this accreditation is a perfect complement to your qualification and offers a range of advantages including the ability to work in the same capacity in many countries.

Who is this course for?

The ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning complements the following careers:

Fit Education is a Registered Industry Provider for the Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coaching Accreditation with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA). After graduating from Fit Education with the relevant and current fitness qualifications, you may be eligible to become a Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach with ASCA.             

Entry requirements

Entry to this course is open to individuals who have completed a Certificate III (SIS30315) and Certificate IV (SIS40215) with Fit Education, and who hold a current first aid and CPR certificate.

What you’ll get out of this course

  • Position yourself as an industry expert
  • National accreditation
  • Work with athletes from club to regional level
  • Ability to work in the same capacity in many countries
  • Eligibility to become a Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach with ASCA

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Are You Looking For The Best Strength And Conditioning Courses?

Then the Fit Education range of courses has everything you’re looking for whether you want to start your career in fitness or further your skills and branch out into a specialised area. If you have an interest in strength and conditioning then why not consider making a career out of it? With the current explosion of interest in personal health and fitness, there is now a large demand for fully qualified strength and conditioning instructors across a wide range different fields from schools and universities to gyms and sports clubs. Training in strength and conditioning is an excellent way to set yourself apart from other fitness professionals; it is also the perfect stepping stone toward working in sports development.

Become A Specialist In Fitness

Students who qualify from our Certificate 3 and 4 in fitness courses will emerge with skills and competencies to work in strength and conditioning. However, Fit Education also provides the specialised Strength and Conditioning ASCA (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association) Level 1 course which trains health professionals to be experts in the field. This course is essential to anyone who has the desire and the drive to work as a:

With this qualification, you can position yourself as an industry expert and work with athletes from club to regional level in Australia and many other countries. You will learn how to evaluate and analyse the performance of individuals or groups, in a variety of settings, to help them achieve their performance goals.

Learn From The Very Best

The Strength and Conditioning level 1 course is devised with the close assistance of ASCA so that graduates are equipped with the most relevant knowledge and skills to work in the field. ASCA accreditation distinguishes semi-professional and professional coaches within recognised sporting structures. This course also comprises 12-month membership with ASCA giving successful candidates the very best in personal development opportunities. Only students who have already attained the cert III and IV qualifications through Fit Education in conjunction with First Aid and CPR qualifications are eligible to take the Strength and Conditioning level 1 course.

Strength and Conditioning Courses Available in Brisbane or Online

‘The body beautiful’ is something that both men and women strive to achieve throughout the world. Instagram and other social media platforms that promote images have played a major part in pushing this desire to such a point where the global fitness and health industries are thriving beyond the wildest expectations of most analysts.

Wanting the perfect physique and knowing how to achieve it are two very different things, though. Strength and conditioning courses are, therefore, in high-demand today, since the potential to create a sustainable career in this field alone has never been more realistic.

At Fit Education, we have taken considerable practical learning and experiences that our collective team have in this field and designed courses that are ideal for those with a passion for health and fitness. We believe in producing graduates that go on to become the most in-demand in their respective marketplaces and to do this, we deliver highly practical courses that are bolstered by a strong theoretical grounding.

Undertaking one of our industry-recognised certificates and diplomas is very simple. Instant access to your course material and classes is available online or here in Brisbane. You can choose to work to your own schedule and achieve at your own pace, safe in the knowledge that you will gain the knowledge and feedback that is essential to developing confidence in your own abilities. We have launched over five thousand careers to date and there is no better place to learn in Australia when success is what matters to you.

Skills That Benefit Strength and Conditioning Coaches

There is no doubt that strength and conditioning courses provide an education that has many different applications in the health and fitness world. Whether you see opportunities working with groups, or with individuals, the ubiquity of technology combined with your knowledge and insights can quickly lead to positive word-of-mouth, particularly when clients start to see results.

While your education will provide you with the foundation you need to competently engage clients, it is important to keep one eye on the market and consider the uses and benefits, or negatives, associated with new technologies or training methods. Strength and conditioning is a specialist area that is approached in many different ways, but your commitment to learning and appropriate education will set you apart from the crowd.

Adaptability is a key skill for any personal trainer or instructor to embrace. Each person that you engage with comes to the gym with his or her own history and goals in mind. As such, your ability to pivot and create workable, realistic programs that deliver results is vital to sustaining a strong presence.

Personality is a big part of the industry, too. Don’t forget that your understanding of concepts and why certain routines are favoured over others is something that you have earned, but your client may not really understand. So, taking the time to educate and explain is always helpful and promotes positive attitudes toward the process, which over time will show the results that they want.

At Fit Education, we encourage you to take a look at the video testimonials from past students who have gone on to achieve great things. Our strength and conditioning courses are ideal for those that require a degree of flexibility when learning without having to worry about the quality of the content. So, if you are ambitious and want to achieve great things in health and fitness, get in touch with us to learn more.

Let Us Help You Take Your Next Step

So if you are interested in taking your fitness training to the next step and are looking for the very best strength and conditioning courses then make sure you check out Fit Education. We have something for everyone from the budding enthusiast to the dedicated working professional. We also offer a host of training resources to keep our students, graduates and teachers up to date and informed of the very latest in physical education research and best practices. If you are working in the industry or looking for a strength and conditioning role be sure to check the job listings hosted on our website. For more information and to enquire about enrolling for one of our courses why not call or email us today. We’d be delighted to advise on the next step in your career in health and fitness.

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  • ASCA Level 1 – Strength and Conditioning
  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Fitness Australia Approved (5 CEC points)
  • American College of Exercise Approved (1.3 CEC points)
  • Study methods: Online
  • Payment methods: Pay up-front (direct with ASCA)

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Course Modules

Detailed Course Information

  • Describe the ASCA Coach Education Programs and the ASCA professional Coach Accreditation Scheme.
  • Communicate the ASCA Scope of Practice.
  • Explain the ethical responsibilities of the S&C Coach.
  • Design, implement and review conditioning training programs to improve athletic performance in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Develop and apply appropriate coaching and teaching skills to match the physical and psychological development of the athlete to enhance sports performance.
  • Effectively develop communication strategies for improved athlete performance.
  • Outline coaching considerations when coaching special populations in a strength and conditioning context.
  • Develop and implement a safe resistance training for youth and children.
  • Design, implement, review and adjust a strength training program to improve athlete performance in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Design, implement and review a periodical energy system conditioning program appropriate for club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Implement testing protocols and benchmarking for improving endurance conditioning in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Design and implement training methods and testing protocols for improved flexibility and mobility in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Prepare warm up and warm down sessions for a wide range of beginner level athletes/sports.
  • Demonstrate practical application of stretching and mobility exercises.
  • Develop strategies for improved recovery from training and competition in club to regional level athletes/teams.
  • Define appropriate nutritional guidelines to enhance sports performance for club to regional level athletes/teams.

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Why study strength and conditioning with Fit Education?

Fit Education have partnered with the ASCA to support our graduates with further study in Health and Fitness, with the Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course delivered by ASCA. Fit Education courses are delivered from the National Training Package (SIS – Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package) and are nationally recognised and Austudy approved.

Once you complete your course, you can register your qualification with Fitness Australia and work anywhere in Australia. Want to work abroad? Our courses have helped people find work in England, Scotland, Portugal and New Zealand.

Visit the ASCA website for the most up to date information prior to enrolment.


ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning (Online Study): Upfront $184


  • 12 months ASCA membership
  • ID Card
  • Certificates

Depending on the experience and skills you obtained during this study, you can apply for exemptions from certain units in our other courses. If you think you have relevant experience, don’t hesitate to apply for Recognition of Previous Learning (RPL) for the Diploma of Sport or Diploma of Fitness with Fit Education. Other Continuing Education Courses for Fitness Australia reaccreditation are also available including the  Nutrition Short Course and Online Trainer Short Course.

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