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Fitness appraisers

OaSIS code 54100.02

Fitness appraisers conduct fitness tests and assessments and design, develop and deliver fitness programs.

Overview

Also known as

  • Certified fitness appraiser
  • Fitness appraiser

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Assess individual’s physical fitness through fitness tests and assessments and design fitness programs based on results
  • Provide information to the public and individuals on lifestyle and methods to improve and maintain physical fitness and weight
  • Measure and record individuals' bodily proportions, weight and body mass index
  • Handle equipment to conduct fitness tests and assessments and deliver exercise programs.

Additional information

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Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Other instructors (43109)
  • Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors (41406.03)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

5 – Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

TEER

4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training

Major group

54 – Support occupations in sport

Sub-major group

541 – Support occupations in sport

Minor group

5410 – Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

Unit group

54100 – Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness

Occupational profile

54100.02 – Fitness appraisers

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Assisting and Caring for Others
4 - High Level
Coaching and Developing Others
3 - Moderate Level
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
3 - Moderate Level
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics
3 - Moderate Level
Getting Information
3 - Moderate Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
1 - Less than 35 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
4 - Close (at arm’s length)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
2 - Less than half the time
Standing
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
3 - About half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
3 - Important
Frequency
2 - Once a month or more but not every week

Workplaces/employers

  • Community centres
  • Federal government
  • Health and sports organizations
  • Municipal governments
  • Provincial governments
  • Recreational institutions
  • Self-employment
  • Sports and fitness consulting firms

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Auditory Attention
3 - Moderate Level
Body Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Dynamic Strength
3 - Moderate Level
Fluency of Ideas
3 - Moderate Level
Information Ordering
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Evaluation
3 - Moderate Level
Instructing
3 - Moderate Level
Learning and Teaching Strategies
3 - Moderate Level
Social Perceptiveness
3 - Moderate Level
Coordinating
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Concern for Others
5 - Extremely important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Leadership
4 - Highly important
Social Orientation
4 - Highly important