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
Once both courses are successfully completed, Diabetes Qualified will provide you with 12 months of support including:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org