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EP induction sessions

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EP induction sessions

  1. 1. Induction Outline <ul><li>About Fitness Australia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who we are and what we do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 . Professional Registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your professional credential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting your professional credentials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Insurance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3. Navigating the Fitness Australia website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User login details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Updating contact details including CPR/First Aid expiry dates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CEC Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.startexercising.com.au </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Contacting Fitness Australia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST Team, Twitter, Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fitness Australia Groupsite – creating an account </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. About Fitness Australia?
  3. 3. Our Core Activities <ul><li>Administer the National Register of Exercise Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Provide services to our registered exercise professionals and business members </li></ul><ul><li>Develop structures and guidelines for the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Advocate on behalf of the industry to government and non-government agencies. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Registration with Fitness Australia <ul><li>Registration with Fitness Australia is a Professional Credential (eg. CPA, ADA). </li></ul><ul><li>Registration provides the public with confidence in the services that are provided and an assurance of quality. It is your ‘license to work’ as an exercise professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Registered exercise professionals are bound by Fitness Australia’s Code of Ethics . </li></ul><ul><li>As an exercise professional you are required to maintain current CPR and First Aid certificates and complete an ongoing learning requirement to maintain the currency of your credentials. . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Promoting your Professional Credential <ul><li>All Registered EP’s receive a wallet sized ID card, iron-on patches displaying your Level of Registration; and, a certificate of registration. </li></ul><ul><li>Fitness Australia promotes the use of registered exercise professionals by the general public and we encourage you to promote and display your professional credentials to your existing and prospective clients. </li></ul><ul><li>The register of exercise professionals is publicly accessible and can be viewed via the Fitness Australia website and startexercising.com.au. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Professional Liability Insurance <ul><li>Fitness Australia works in partnership with Guild Insurance to deliver an insurance package that is specifically tailored for registered exercise professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>At a cost of $192.50, the exercise professional receives a 2 year insurance cover, with $10 million public liability and $5 million professional indemnity. These figures can be increased on request. </li></ul><ul><li>You must be operating within your scope of practice in order to be insured. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise Professional insurance can be purchased via the Fitness Australia website. (link to be added) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Navigating the Fitness Australia website <ul><li>www.fitness.org.au </li></ul><ul><li>User login details – accessing your online portal </li></ul><ul><li>Updating contact details – professional competencies, CPR/First Aid expiry </li></ul><ul><li>CEC Directory – how to search for a course </li></ul><ul><li>CEC Diary – how to log details of your completed courses </li></ul><ul><li>Resource Library – accessing forms, publications, guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Directory – finding a registered Exercise Professional/registered business </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer site: www.startexercising.com.au </li></ul>
  8. 8. Keeping in touch with your Industry Association <ul><li>Industry Support Team – 1300 211311 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter – twitter.com/fitnessorgau </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook - Facebook.com/fitnessorgau </li></ul><ul><li>Groupsite www.fitnessaustralia.groupsite.com </li></ul><ul><li>- create an account (engage and contribute) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Questions? Andrew McCallum Relationship Manager – Queensland Contact: [email_address] Twitter: @_AndrewMcCallum

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