Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals

Making Work Experience Work for RTOs, Employers and Students.

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An example of the new work experience profiles on HealthyPeople. Note ‘WORK EXPERIENCE’ on the ribbon at top right, ‘Student’ near the name and the RTO logo next to the job categories. Note also the link to the student’s FITREC Student Profile.

In a recent post about how changes to fitness education will impact on recruitment, one of the key recommendations was that employers embrace the opportunity to take on work experience students.

HealthyPeople has since been modified to make it easier for students looking for work experience to find willing employers and for employers to tap into new local talent. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Businesses, People

How Changes to Fitness Education will Impact Industry Recruitment

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When it comes to recruiting Personal Trainers, “it’s going to be harder to find them and harder to keep them.” – Ryan Koski, VFA Learning.

I’m grateful to have had a recent catch-up with Ryan Koski of VFA Learning. He outlined for me the recent changes to the Fitness training packages. It’s clear that these changes are going to have a significant impact on the way in clubs and studios recruit their fitness teams in the future.

If you’re not already aware of key changes, note the following; Continue reading

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No Qualifications, No Problems – Your Questions Answered.

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Among our ads for Personal Trainers, some mention additional opportunities to get started without qualifications.

These are opportunities to gain your fitness qualifications in the midst of a successful fitness business.

Rather than operate out of a single venue or online, AIPT has sourced ‘campuses’ all over Australia. These campuses can provide you with valuable on the job experience while completing your fitness certifications.

Following are some answers to the more common questions… Continue reading

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