Qualification details

HLT42807 - Certificate IV in Kinesiology (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2011

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to HLT42812 - Certificate IV in KinesiologyUpdated in V5 Updated core unit HLTFA311A Apply first aid Updated core WHS units 06/May/2012

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Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBWOR203A - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others N/A
HLTAP401B - Confirm physical health statusConfirm physical health status N/A
HLTCOM404C - Communicate effectively with clientsCommunicate effectively with clients N/A
HLTCOM405C - Administer a practiceAdminister a practice N/A
HLTCOM406C - Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriateMake referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate N/A
HLTCOM408C - Use specific health terminology to communicate effectivelyUse specific health terminology to communicate effectively N/A
HLTFA301C - Apply first aidApply first aid N/A
HLTHIR301B - Communicate and work effectively in healthCommunicate and work effectively in health N/A
HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and proceduresComply with infection control policies and procedures N/A
HLTKIN401B - Work within a kinesiology frameworkWork within a kinesiology framework N/A
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SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Complementary/Alternative Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Kinesiology Practitioner 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451511 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6395-13 Natural Remedy Consultant 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0619 Complementary Therapies 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 03/Sep/2009 
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This qualification covers the skills needed to be an independent kinesiology practitioner who works with balancing energy through acupuncture meridians and with simple bodywork such as stimulating reflexes and muscle movements. It provides skills in kinesiology health assessment and balancing.

This qualification offers the level of skill required for independent practice. However, practitioners may also be employed either by another practitioner or within a larger health service, clinic, aged care facility, or hospital.

The intent and application of this qualification is defined within the content of the units themselves. RTOs should examine this content when determining the appropriateness of this qualification. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Kinesiology practitioner
  • Natural therapist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules


15 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 15 core units, comprising 10 common units and 5 specialisation units

Core units 

Common units 

BSBWOR203A Work effectively with others 

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status 

HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients 

HLTCOM405C Administer a practice 

HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate 

HLTCOM408C Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively 

HLTFA301C Apply first aid 

HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes 

Specialisation units 

HLTKIN401B Work within a kinesiology framework 

HLTKIN402B Plan the kinesiology session 

HLTKIN403B Apply kinesiology assessment framework 

HLTKIN404B Perform the kinesiology health assessment 

HLTKIN405B Provide kinesiology balances 

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

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