Our policies and guidelines are designed to give direction and support to health and fitness professionals and business owners. We want nationally recognised health and fitness industry standards and best practice in the Australian health and fitness industry to be met.
These policies and guidelines also express AUSactive’s position and policy directions for the health and fitness industry.
AUSactive Professionals have a duty of care to prevent harm, which could reasonably be expected to occur in the course of providing advice or instruction to clients. The professional standards and guidelines we’ve developed help you exercise your duty of care and mitigate risk.
If a AUSactive Professional is alleged to have breached their of duty of care, we’ll examine their compliance with our standards and guidelines.
Review the Pre-Exercise Screening Tool and User Guide for adults to help determine and manage specific individual health risks for exercise.Read More
Aqua Exercise Instructors will use these best practice standards to safeguard people using aquatic based exercise services.Read More
Ensuring continuing education and current First Aid & CPR certifications.Read More
The Code is a mandatory list of professional expectations.Read More
AUSactive Complaint, Appeals and Disciplinary Procedure.Read More
Guidance for boxing, kickboxing & MMA.Read More
Recommendations for cardiovascular exercise prescription.Read More
Recommendations for best practice service delivery.Read More
CEC approval guidelines for education & professional development.Read More
Read important information regarding liability and duty of care regarding client referrals.Read More
Read about the National Fitness Industry Code of Practice and why you should apply it to your health and fitness business in Australia.Read More
REPs need to ensure that when they are giving nutrition advice to clients they are doing so within their professional Scope of Practice.Read More
Best practice standards & risk management for the outdoor setting.Read More
Review the Pre-Exercise Screening Tool for young people to help determine and manage specific individual health risks for exercise.Read More
Read about our recommendations for unsupervised health and fitness facilities for the purposes of risk management and mitigation.Read More
A foundation for the approval of kettlebell CEC programs.Read More
Defining the roles, responsibilities and professional boundaries for AUSactive Professionals.Read More
Read about how as a professional, you can effectively and sensitively engage with clients suffering from eating disorders.Read More
Guidelines for delivering virtual exercise services.Read More