Applications opening for CFA (Country Fire Authority)

CFA (Country Fire Authority) Applications

CFA (Country Fire Authority) are looking for candidates to join Victoria’s fire and rescue services. Applications open on Friday 8th February 2019 at midday.

They will be accepting 3600 applications, however they expect places to fill very quickly and encourage anyone that is interested in applying to submit an application as soon as recruitment opens.

Applications will only be accepted via the Recruit Applications Form on the CFA Website – https://firefighter.vic.gov.au/recruit-applications/

All candidates will be required to complete the following questions to apply for the 2019 firefighter selection process:

  1. First name
  2. Surname
  3. Email address
  4. Phone number
  5. Gender
  6. Postcode
  7. Centrelink Health Care Card CRN (if eligible)
  8. Centrelink Health Care Card expiry date (if eligible)
  9. Did you undertake and successfully pass the ACER Written Selection Test on 4 March 2018? (Y/N)

You can only submit one application per person. Any individual who submits more than one application will be disqualified.

To make the application process more straightforward there have been several changes to the process. These include:

Less information required to apply
No requirement for a resume or driver’s licence to be uploaded at the application stage
No requirement to nominate a preferred agency at the initial application stage

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF A FIREFIGHTER

  1. You must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen who has entered Australia on a valid passport.
  2. You must have held your driver’s licence for two years by the 1 June 2019 (this does not include a learner’s permit). Green probationary licences are acceptable.
  3. Applicants who have incurred eight or more driving demerit points at the time of their application and at any stage up to an offer of employment will be disqualified.
  4. You must comply with the criminal history and driver history policies. Please refer to these policies to check your eligibility.
  5. All applicants need to undergo a National Police Record Check.
  6. Medical clearance: All applicants are required to obtain a medical clearance from their doctor prior to undertaking the physical assessment components of the selection process. Prior to all job offers, a thorough pre-employment medical is conducted by the Brigade Medical Officer.
  7. Once applicants receive an offer of employment they will be required to obtain a Heavy Rigid licence. Further details will be provided with your offer of employment.
  8. CFA applicants must be prepared to be stationed at any of CFA’s integrated stations on completion of the recruit course. Although your preferences are taken into consideration, CFA ultimately makes placement decisions based on operational need.
  9. The full recruitment process can be viewed on the CFA website – https://firefighter.vic.gov.au/recruitment-process/

    Fitness Requirement – Shuttle Run / Beep Test

    The shuttle run / beep test, also known as the multi-stage fitness test, 20m shuttle run or bleep test has always been one of the harder test that potential recruits struggle with when applying to join the Fire brigade. Over the years we have trained a huge number of clients who were wanting to join one of the Emergency Services (Police, Fire Brigade, ADF) and each and every client has had the same question.

    How Do I Improve My Beep Test!

    MFBF / CFA Fire Fighter Multi-Stage Fitness Test

    Current Standard: Level 9.06 – 78 shuttles and is 1560m and 9 minutes and 02 seconds of running.

    So what is the Beep Test?

    The beep test is used to estimate your maximum oxygen uptake better known as VO2Max. The test involves running continuously between two points that are 20 metres apart and you must time your running speed to match a pre-recorded audio tape, CD or laptop which plays beeps at set intervals. As the beep test proceeds, the interval between each successive beep reduces, forcing the runner to increase their speed between the shuttles, until it is impossible to keep in sync with the recording. The test finishes when participants either becomes too tired and stops running or they record two consecutive misses at reaching the lines in time for the beep.

    Are you planning on putting in an application? We would love to hear your thoughts below?

    If you are looking to join any of the Emergency Services you should take your preparation seriously. Learn more about our Emergency Service Fitness Training

    To find out more check out: https://firefighter.vic.gov.au/


    MaxNRG Personal Training is a mobile personal trainer company in Melbourne, VICTORIA. All our fitness trainers are highly qualified and are the types of trainers who are willing to go above and beyond to be excellent and truly help people reach their fitness and exercise goals. Our goal is provide the best personal training services available in Australia.

    To learn more about how we can help you, simply fill out our easy online contact form or call us on 0403-741-278 and a member of our personal training team will discuss how we can provide the best possible support for you to succeed.

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Female Personal Trainer Port Melbourne

Personal Training in Port Melbourne VIC

Port Melbourne – City of Melbourne VIC

MaxNRG Personal Training now has a mobile fitness trainer Pia Marshall operating throughout Port Melbourne and the surrounding areas, so if you hate going to the gym, we’re the best solution for you. Pia is a great female personal trainer, and runs 1 on 1 personal training, boot camps and corporate fitness programs.

For more information visit:

Female Personal Trainer in Port Melbourne

Pia is a fun, energetic mobile personal trainer in Port Melbourne, VIC 3207 and is the perfect fit if you are looking for a female personal trainer near Port Melbourne.

Pia not only trains small and large corporate groups, or boot camps, but has worked extensively 1 on 1 with females to help them achieve weight loss and improve overall fitness and health.

Personal Trainers in Melbourne

Our main objective is to help you change your lifestyle, lose weight, and feel good about yourself. We ensure at MaxNRG Personal Training that you get what you pay for and more! All our trainers are highly qualified exercise & fitness professionals that will go above and beyond to create a fitness program that matches your current fitness level and personal goals.

Read more about the personal training services we offer near Port Melbourne:

  • Personal Training – Our one-on-one personal fitness training is perfect for those who wish to train alone and receive their trainer’s absolute focus and attention.
  • Outdoor Boot Camps and Group Training – Looking for outdoor group fitness sessions near Port Melbourne? Group fitness sessions are an enjoyable, motivational and cost effective way to experience personal training
  • Private Group Training – Personal Training does not mean you have to do it alone! We encourage people to get together in small groups with friends, family or work colleagues to train together with our private group training sessions.
  • Corporate Fitness Training – Do you own a business in Port Melbourne or you work for a company located near Port Melbourne? Our MaxNRG corporate fitness program ensure to shift your staff out of their chairs and into shape! Increase the morale and productivity of your staff by beginning a corporate fitness program.

Pia services the following areas near Port Melbourne: Port Melbourne, South Melbourne Albert Park, St Kilda, Prahran, Windsor, Elwood, South Yarra, Richmond, East Melbourne, North Melbourne, Docklands, South Wharf, Fitzroy, Parkville, Collingwood and the other inner suburbs around Melbourne.

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Run for the Kids

Less than a month away before this years Run for the Kids

Alexandra Ave, Alexandra Gardens, MELBOURNE
Sunday 24th March, 2013

It’s time for everyone to sign up for the main fun run event in Melbourne for 2013. That event of course is The 2013 Herald Sun/CityLink Run for the Kids.

This is the biggest fun run event in Melbourne each year and helps raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
In 2013, we hope to raise more than ever for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Every little bit helps provide the Hospital with funds for new equipment or facilities.

Find out more about the event here: http://www.maxnrgpt.com.au/melbourne-fun-run-2013/run-for-the-kids/

Giving on Good Friday – ‘that they may grow’ is a Victorian tradition, with television sets tuned in to the 18 hour long telethon; perhaps for the chance to hear a special donation read out, or to learn of the miracles that happen at the hospital. It is all about helping those who are our smallest and most vulnerable.

The great strength of the Appeal lies with the thousands of people from all walks of life, who volunteer their time, expertise and creativity to organise fundraising activities throughout the year.

It is a non denominational, non political organisation that exists solely to raise funds for The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.

Find out more about the event here: http://www.maxnrgpt.com.au/melbourne-fun-run-2013/run-for-the-kids

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Focus on Fitness Training

Boxing Fitness Training

What is it?
A great way to let off steam and a great way to get fit. Boxing certainly brings out the best in you. In boxing sessions you will learn different types of punches, kicks, footwork and combos. These sessions do not mean you are in the boxing ring getting punched up! It’s all a mixture of cardio, stamina and endurance.

Types of punches: jab, cross, hook, uppercuts, rolling & rips
Types of kicks: straight kicks, round house & knees

Combine these types of exercises into combos, runs and drills you will definitely get the blood pumping and the arms and legs burning. Core work can also be a major part of your boxing session with a variety of sit up and crunch punch combos and some laying down bag kicks and leg raise kicks.

In a group boxing session you will work with a partner and go through various drills and exercises including running, body weight and core work together and you will also have to be the pad holder, which can be a workout itself.

Equipment needed for a great boxing session:
Boxing gloves/mitts
Focus pads
Exercise mats
Cones
Kick bags

Boxing is surprising enjoyable with most clients getting into it straight away, and once you have learnt the basics you will soon realise how much the session takes it out of you and pushes you to your limits. I think we all want to let out our frustrations and what better way to do that than participating in a boxing fitness program.

Who can do it?
Anyone! All ages and fitness levels are able do boxing, in you session to get the best workout try and partner up with someone your size and fitness level, that way you can work together at your own pace and feel comfortable throughout your workout.

Example Boxing Fitness Program

Warm Up
– Jab/Crosses x 30 seconds + run to cone
– Hooks x 30 seconds + run to come
– Uppercuts x 30 seconds + run to cone

Combos 1 & 2
– 2 x jabs + 1 cross repeat x 30 seconds
– jab + cross then one hard uppercut x 30 seconds

Drill 1
– In pairs countdown – 50 x jab/crosses + run to cone (gloves) / star jumps (pad holder) then countdown 40, 30, 20, 10
– 50 x hooks + run to cone (gloves) / jump squats (pads) & countdown 40, 30, 20,10
– 50 x uppercuts + run to the cone (gloves) / mountain climbers (pads) & countdown 40, 30, 20, 10
Then SWAP with your partner

Combos 3 & 4
– 10 x hooks + 10 x round house kicks (both sides)
–  jab + cross + left uppercut + right uppercut + light knee + right knee

Boxing Core
– Sit up punches – 10 x jab cross sit ups
– Leg raise bag kicks x 10
Repeat x 3

 

Want to get into boxing?
MaxNRG Personal Training offer boxing for one on one personal training, small private training, group training and corporate training throughout Melbourne. All of our trainers are qualified in boxing and kick boxing and have the skills to run quality sessions that are effective and very enjoyable. We want you to train hard, stay committed and we will be the motivation you need get the results you want to achieve.

Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online enquiry form to get started today!

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Beep Test Changes for Vic Police

Police Fitness Test Scores Lowered

The Victorian Police recruit application process has just been made a little easier with police lowering the physical standard of it’s toughest fitness test, the dreaded Beep Test.

The beep test, also known as the multi-stage fitness test, 20m shuttle run or bleep test has always been the hardest test that potential recruits struggle with when applying to join the Victorian Police. Over the years we have trained a huge number of clients who were wanting to join one of the Emergency Services (Police, Fire Brigade, ADF) and each and every client has had the same question.

How Do I Improve My Beep Test!

Since its introduction as a fitness requirement, successful recruits needed to achieve a 6.10 level to become a police officer, compared to level 9.6 to become an MFB firefighter or join the CFA. The fitness requirement has now been lowered to 5.10 and has already received criticism from exisiting officers and new recruits who have previously put in all the hard effort and training to reach the old 6.10 requirement.

Victorian Police Multi-Stage Fitness Test

New Pass Standard: Level 5.01 – 33 shuttles and is 660m and 4 minutes and 18 seconds of running.
Old Pass Standard: Level 6.10 – 51 shuttles and is 1020m and 6 minutes and 20 seconds of running.

MFB Fire Fighter Multi-Stage Fitness Test

Current Standard: Level 9.06 – 78 shuttles and is 1560m and 9 minutes and 02 seconds of running.

A police spokeswoman said the change has been made to align the fitness entrance requirement for police and PSOs with other police jurisdictions across Australia.

“The agreement was approved on 1 December, 2011 with the implementation of the Enterprise Bargaining Agreement which took affect at the start of July, 2012. Applications from those who did not meet the previous fitness standard between those dates are being reviewed,’’

So what is the Beep Test?

The beep test is used to estimate your maximum oxygen uptake better known as VO2Max. The test involves running continuously between two points that are 20 metres apart and you must time your running speed to match a pre-recorded audio tape, CD or laptop which plays beeps at set intervals. As the beep test proceeds, the interval between each successive beep reduces, forcing the runner to increase their speed between the shuttles, until it is impossible to keep in sync with the recording. The test finishes when participants either becomes too tired and stops running or they record two consecutive misses at reaching the lines in time for the beep.

Have the new standards been set too low? We would love to hear your thoughts below?

If you are looking to join any of the Emergency Services you should take your preparation seriously. Learn more about our Emergency Service Fitness Training


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To learn more about how we can help you, simply fill out our easy online contact form or call us on 0403-741-278 and a member of our personal training team will discuss how we can provide the best possible support for you to succeed.

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Win 6 months of FREE Personal Training

Win 6 months of FREE Personal Training

 

Hooked Healthy Seafood are currently running a competition with the winner receiving Six Months worth of FREE personal training with the team at MaxNRG Personal Training as well as a healthy seafood feast for you and three other people.

Hooked – Healthy Seafood is a Melbourne based seafood eatery, with stores in Windsor and Fitzroy. Far from your average fish and chips Hooked offers deliciously healthy seafood options including fish taco’s and grilled barramundi burgers. You can enjoy your meal seated around the popular communal tables, catch a ray in the sunny courtyard at the Fitzroy store or order to go.

Hooked is currently running its ‘Healthy Hook Up’ competition in which it’s fans have a chance to Win 6 months of personal training, provided by the great team at MaxNRG, as well as a healthy seafood feast for four people.

The Healthy Hook Up competition was launched alongside the Healthy Seafood poster campaign, a concept that HUB group created in collaboration with Hooked.

You can enter the competition by either visiting Hooked’s Facebook Fan Pages, clicking ‘Like’ and entering your details on the Healthy Hook Up tab or by visiting your favorite store and filling out your details on a postcard.

Competition closes on 30th March 2012 and the winner will be drawn on 31st March 2012.

For more information visit:

Windsor Store – facebook.com/hookedwindsor
172 Chapel St
Windsor, VIC 3181
Ph. (03) 9529-1075

Fitzroy Store – facebook.com/captainhooked
384 Brunswick St
Fitzroy, VIC 3065
Ph. (03) 9417-7740


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MaxNRG Personal Training is a mobile personal trainer company in Melbourne, VICTORIA. All our fitness trainers are highly qualified and are the types of trainers who are willing to go above and beyond to be excellent and truly help people reach their fitness and exercise goals. Our goal is provide the best personal training available in Australia.

To learn more about how we can help you, simply fill out our online enquiry form or call us on 0403-741-278 and a member of our personal training team will discuss how we can provide the best possible support for you to succeed.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Sub-Contractor Personal Trainer

Attention all Personal Trainers in Tullamarine/Greenvale/Craigieburn

Due to ever increasing demand for our mobile training services we require an experienced personal trainer to join our highly skilled team.

We are seeking a reliable and committed Personal trainer to join our mobile personal training team that have a strong dedication to the fitness industry.

In particular we are looking for experienced mobile trainers to service Tullamarine, Westmeadows, Attwood, Greenvale, Roxburgh Park, Craigieburn, Mickleham and surrounding suburbs in Hume.

Trainers must have the following attributes:

Minimum Certificate IV in Fitness
Reliable car and valid license
Availability in peak times, both mornings and nights
Enthusiasm and self drive
Professionalism and reliability
Dedication to the fitness industry
Want to make a difference helping people change their lives

If this sounds like you, send your resume to employment@maxnrgpt.com.au or call David on 0403 741 278 for more information.

Protective Services Officer Fitness Training

Protective Services Officers Fitness Testing

Are you looking for a career change?

Do you see yourself protecting the community and making a difference? Do you have the drive and motivation to help create a safer environment at our train stations in Victoria?

If that sounds like you, the Victorian Police want to hear from you!

Over the next three years the Victorian Government is looking for 940 of the best Protective Services Officers to protect and serve the community and 400,000 people who travel on our railways each day.

To be eligible to become a Protective Services Officer you must meet specific requirements and pass certain testing criteria first and one of those is the standard police fitness testing.

For many applicants the fitness test is a little daunting, but it is all about being prepared!

It’s important that you know all the requirements and go ahead and test yourself to make sure you are fit enough before you apply.

What is the Protective Service Officer Fitness Requirements?

There are only six test in the Protective Services Physical Fitness Test. The test requirements are the same as applicants wishing to enter the police force except for a 100m swim that is excluded from the testing.
1. Grip Strength
2. Illinois agility run
3. 20 metre shuttle run
4. Push Ups
5. Prone Hold
6. Obstacle Climb

Learn more about Protective Services Officer Fitness Requirement.

Preparing for the Protective Services Officer Physical Fitness Test

Applicants should take their preparation seriously and practise, practise, practise!

Anyone looking for a career as a Protective Services Officer should attempt the tests to find out their strength and weaknesses before the official day (especially the Illinois agility run and beep test).

MaxNRG Personal Training has qualified exercise professional who has experience in preparing past recruits for the police force and other emergency services.

Preparing well in advance is essential!. If you leave your training until ‘the last minute’, you will have less opportunity to adapt physically and also less time to change your training if your fitness levels require it. If you need any help in preparing for the protective service officer fitness testing, MaxNRG can help.

Whether you need help passing the beep test, reducing your agility time or increasing your grip strength and push ups numbers MaxNRG Personal can personalise a training program for you.

So, if you want to pass any of these fitness test you must take your preparation seriously. Contact MaxNRG Personal Training today to discuss options.

Learn more about becoming a Protective Services Officer and the fitness requirement involved.

Protective Services Officers Fitness Test

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To learn more about how we can help you, simply fill out our online enquiry form or call us on 0403-741-278 and a member of our personal training team will discuss how we can provide the best possible support for you to succeed.

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High Skips – Exercise of the Week

High Skips – Exercise of the Week

The High Skips exercise is a dynamic stretching exercise you can use before each of your workouts. Dynamic stretching is used to increase the range of movement, blood and oxygen flow to soft tissues prior to exertion and helps reduce the chances of injury.

  • This exercise is used to not only warm-up but to develop correct leg and foot action in preparation for the foot strike with sprinting.
  • The purpose of the high skip is to prepare the body for explosive running and sprinting.
  • Perform this exercise by doing an explosive, exaggerated skip while emphasizing height rather than distance.
  • Emphasize a big arm swing and explosive knee lift.
  • View the images and video below to see this warm up exercise in action.

(Click each image for a larger view)

For more warm-up drills and other great exercise variations, visit the ‘MaxNRG Exercise of the Week‘ page or check out our Exercise Video Library

If you live in the North Western Suburbs and are looking for an expert personal trainer, give MaxNRG a call. MaxNRG Personal Training is a mobile personal trainer company in Melbourne, VICTORIA. All our fitness trainers are highly qualified and are the types of trainers who are willing to go above and beyond to help people reach their fitness and exercise goals. Our goal is provide the best personal training services available anywhere in Australia.
To learn more about how we can help you, simply fill out our easy online contact form or call us on 0403-741-278 and a member of our personal training team will discuss how we can provide the best possible support for you to succeed.

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Weekly Workout #2 – 300 Workout

The team at MaxNRG PT understand sometimes you would like to do your own workout at home, park or at your local gym. So we are now happy to provide our new ‘Weekly Workout’.

Each Wednesday we will be posting new workouts, exercise ideas and variations and some challenges that you can set for yourself.

The 300 Workout

The 300 workout is 300 repetitions of any certain exercises completed in the fastest time possible. Each exercise can vary from upper body, lower body, core or cardio exercise and is a great way to get the blood pumping and muscles burning and is one of the best tests you can do to track your fitness level.

How it works: set out a number of different exercises (normally 6 exercises x 50 reps = 300) and complete each exercise in any order and any number and keep track till you have completed each exercise and the whole 300. Make sure you time yourself as you can keep trying to beat your time each time.

Find an example of a basic 300 workout below and an example of how to attack it. Good Luck!

Equipment needed: Bench, mat and Dumbbells

1. 50 x Push Ups

Watch video here

2. 50 x Squats

Watch Video here

3. 50 x Dips



Watch Video here

4. 50 x Sit Ups

Watch Video here

5. 50 x Shoulder Press

Watch Video here

6. 50 x Star Jumps

Watch Video here

Try This!

As mentioned above you can do it in any order you choose as long as you get out all the reps, here is an example:

25 x Push ups
25 x Squats
25 x Sit Ups
25 x Shoulder press
25 x Star Jumps
25 x Dips
Then Repeat!

Don’t forget to to time yourself and try beat it everytime!

We look forward to giving up more workouts and challenges each week, Stay tuned!

For more information about how MaxNRG Personal Training can assist you with your fitness needs check out our Melbourne Mobile Personal Training website.

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