BEAT IT Refresher

Cost: $195

 About BEAT IT Trainer Refresher Online

This program is for exercise professionals who have previously completed the two day face-to-face BEAT IT training course. As with the original BEAT IT training course, the Refresher is an evidence-based program for Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists and other Exercise Professionals. It is designed to review and revise the skills and knowledge required to deliver safe and effective group-based physical activity and lifestyle programs for people with or at risk of diabetes and/or other lifestyle-related chronic diseases.

BEAT IT Trainer Refresher – Online includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practicing Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators.  The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added features of advertising and ongoing support from Diabetes NSW & ACT.

Mode of delivery: Online

Course length: 4 to 5 hours

Points avaliable: ESSA 5 CPD Points | Fitness Australia 4 CEC’s

Prerequistes: Prior completion of BEAT IT face to face program and current first aid certificate

Eligibility: Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists, Physiotherapists and Cert IV Personal Trainers


BEAT IT Support package to grow your business

Once both courses are successfully completed, Diabetes Qualified will provide you with 12 months of support including:

  • Access to support materials such as the BEAT IT program manual and additional resources
  • Assistance in establishing an initial client base via electronic mail-out to up to 700 potential clients in our database (NSW & ACT only)
  • Opportunity to network online with fellow BEAT IT trainers via an online community platform
  • Website listing for any BEAT IT programs you are currently running
  • Promotion of your BEAT IT programs at our local community events (NSW & ACT only)
  • Use of BEAT IT program branding within your facility
  • Access to additional professional development opportunities

BEAT IT sub-contracting opportunity

In 2017 Diabetes NSW & ACT will be funding a limited number of BEAT IT programs in various locations around NSW and ACT. This funding is intended to increase access to the BEAT IT program within the broader community, with a particular focus on areas with a high service need or low access to diabetes specific support services. To be eligible for Diabetes NSW & ACT program funding you need to fulfil certain eligibility criteria. For more information, email info@diabetesqualified.com.au

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It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the initial face to face program before completing this Refresher program, otherwise you are not eligible to become a BEAT IT Trainer. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators. The content covers chronic disease in Australia, the physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute & chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising and ongoing support. A mark of greater than 80% in required in order to successfully complete the program requirements.

Prior to registering into the online course, it is your responsibly to ensure you have a current CPR certificate and have completed the BEAT IT Trainer face to face program.