Statement of ethical standards
KettleFit professionals discharge their duties and responsibilities, at all times, in a manner which professionally, ethically and morally compromises no individual with whom they have professional contact, irrespective of that person’s position, situation or condition in society.
KettleFit’s code of ethics is founded on honesty, veracity, confidentiality, justice, respect and autonomy.
KettleFit will provide a training environment that is at all times safe, friendly, inclusive and flexible.
Relationships with and responsibilities to clients
Beyond the necessary sharing of information with professional colleagues, KettleFit professionals will safeguard confidential information relating to clients in accordance with privacy laws.
KettleFit professionals shall not enter into personal relationships, which may damage the establishment and maintenance of professional trust.
Respecting client’s rights
KettleFit professionals uphold their responsibility to always promote and protect the dignity, privacy, autonomy and safety of all people with whom they come into contact in their professional practice.
KettleFit professionals will inform all clients of financial cost of any goods and services. Fees will be fair and reasonable, reflecting the services provided.
Professional integrity Advertising
KettleFit professionals may advertise in connection with their professional practice if the advertising is not false, misleading, deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive, is not vulgar or sensational, and does not claim or imply superiority of the professional over any or all other exercise professionals. The advertisement may contain a statement of the studio’s areas of expertise.
KettleFit professionals will not discriminate in their professional practice, on the basis of ethnicity, culture, impairment, language, age, gender, sexual preference, religion, political beliefs or status in society.
Personal abuse of alcohol or other drugs
KettleFit professionals should not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, which adversely affect the performance of their professional duties.
Professional relationships and responsibilities Loyalty
KettleFit professionals shall be loyal to their professional organisation and their fellow members of the profession, and shall respect and uphold their dignity.
KettleFit professionals will ensure, when publishing or posting articles or comments, that it is clear whether they are representing the profession or whether they are making personal comment.
KettleFit professionals shall respect the needs, traditions, practices, special competencies, and responsibilities of their own and other professions, as well as those of the institutions and agencies that constitute their working environment.
KettleFit professionals assume an individual responsibility to maintain their own level of professional competence and each of them will strive to continually improve and update their knowledge and skills. As members of the exercise profession, KettleFit trainers shall promote and maintain practice based on current knowledge and research, and develop this body of knowledge as appropriate.
KettleFit professionals have a responsibility to contribute to the continuing development of the profession by critical evaluation of professional practice, research, apprenticeships, continuing education and membership of the professional association.
Professional standards Competence
KettleFit professionals shall provide services for which they are qualified by training and experience.
KettleFit professionals shall keep records and reports clearly and concisely for the information of clients, professional colleagues, legal purposes and to record fitness services.