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:
✔ Strength and Conditioning coach
✔ Sports Coach
✔ Personal Trainer
✔ PE Teacher
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 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
ASCA Level 1 – STrenght 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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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
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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