Course Title: Promote functional movement capacity

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Promote functional movement capacity

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2016


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assess client movement and exercise capacity and develop an appropriate exercise program. It requires the use of functional movement knowledge in day-to-day professional practice to encourage healthy posture, effective movement patterns and safe exercise technique for clients.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is not co-delivered. 

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SISFFIT018 Promote functional movement capacity


1. Consolidate understanding of functional movement.

2. Inform clients of importance of functional movement.

3. Recognise and analyse client functional movement.

4. Consider static posture.

5. Implement functional exercise strategies.

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

Skills Assessment 

AT 1.1 Postural Assessment .  

AT 1.2 All 7 movements skills assessment 


In Class assessment 

2.1 Overhead press & Overhead pull.  

2.2 Push & Pull.  

2.3 Thoracic Rotation and Lunge.  

2.4 Squat.