This blog post was written by Tess Wilson, a Membership Consultant with Australian Fitness Network. A former competitive swimmer, Tess is passionate about healthy living and the life-enhancing power of healthy, nourishing and delicious real food.
Can you tell where a food product comes from by reading the label? In most cases the answer is not as clear as it should be. Food labels are regularly awash with perplexing and misleading terminology; making it almost impossible to tell where a product is made or produced.
You may have just qualified as a fitness professional in Australia – getting your cert III and/or cert IV in fitness.
You’ve heard mixed and confusing messages about having to register and become a member of some fitness organisations before you can start working. And something about insurance too.
Let’s clear up the confusion.
What are ‘Fitness Australia’, ‘Physical Activity Australia’ and Fitrec?
Fitness Australia and Physical Activity Australia and Fitrec are industry registration bodies for fitness professionals in Australia. Most fitness facilities will require you to be registered with either one of these bodies before they will employ you.