Qualification details

HLT51507 - Diploma of Kinesiology (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by HLT52415 - Diploma of KinesiologyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant change to core units Removal of entry requirements. Minimum clinic requirement of 200 hours. 05/Aug/2015

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 07/May/2012
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2011

Units of competency

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BSBMGT502B - Manage people performanceManage people performanceSupersededN/A
BSBWOR502B - Ensure team effectivenessEnsure team effectivenessSupersededN/A
CHCAC318B - Work effectively with older peopleWork effectively with older peopleSupersededN/A
CHCCS411C - Work effectively in the community sectorWork effectively in the community sectorSupersededN/A
CHCORG428A - Reflect on and improve own professional practiceReflect on and improve own professional practiceSupersededN/A
CHCORG525D - Recruit and coordinate volunteersRecruit and coordinate volunteersSupersededN/A
CHCORG611C - Lead and develop others in a community sector workplaceLead and develop others in a community sector workplaceDeletedN/A
CHCORG627B - Provide mentoring support to colleaguesProvide mentoring support to colleaguesDeletedN/A
CHCPOL403B - Undertake research activitiesUndertake research activitiesSupersededN/A
CHCPOL505B - Manage research activitiesManage research activitiesDeletedN/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 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Complementary/Alternative Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Kinesiologist 

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 421 Diploma 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable


This qualification provides competence in kinesiology practice and practitioners at this level are expected to have advanced skills in a specialised area. They may be self-employed as independent practitioners, work within a larger health service or be involved in undertaking research activities.

Workers at this level are expected to have knowledge of interactions with other treatments and skills of critical appraisal. Practitioners at this level may “dispense” vibrational medicine and may supervise support staff. The intent and application of this qualification is defined in the content of the units of competency. RTOs should examine this detail to determine the appropriateness of this qualification.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Kinesiologist
  • Specialist kinesiology practitioner

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

To gain entry into HLT51507 Diploma of Kinesiology a candidate must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following units of competency from the HLT42812 Certificate IV in Kinesiology:

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTCOM404C Communicate effectively with clients

HLTCOM406C Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate

HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTKIN401C 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

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

Employability Skills Summary

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

Packaging Rules


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

  • 11 core units comprising 6 common units and 5 specialisation units
  • 3 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages

Core units 

Common units

CHCORG428A Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTAP501C Analyse health information (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTCOM502C Develop professional expertise

HLTCOM503D Manage a practice

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

HLTSHU509C Maintain personal health and awareness as a professional responsibility

Specialisation units

HLTKIN506B Perform an advanced kinesiology health assessment

HLTKIN507B Plan an advanced kinesiology session

HLTKIN508B Apply an advanced kinesiology assessment framework

HLTKIN509B Monitor and evaluate kinesiology balances

HLTNUT610B Provide basic dietary advice

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.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Other elective units are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

Recommended electives include:

BSBMGT502B Manage people performance

BSBWOR502B Ensure team effectiveness

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

CHCCS416A Assess and provide services for clients with complex needs

CHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteers

CHCORG611B Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace

CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues

CHCPOL403B Undertake research activities

CHCPOL505B Manage research activities

HLTCOM509B Provide services for people with a life challenging illness

HLTCOM510B Provide services to clients with chronic diseases or conditions

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment