“PLEASE NOTE: Enrolment and completion of the Beat It Trainer course DOES NOT automatically qualify you to deliver NDSS-funded Beat It programs. Delivery of NDSS-funded programs is subject to availability and an application process. Further information can be found under the ‘Funded Program Opportunities’ section.”
About the Beat It Trainer Program
Beat It Trainer is an evidence-based online program designed for exercise professionals so they can develop the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver safe and effective group-based physical activity and lifestyle programs. These programs are for participants who may be overweight or obese, and living with or are at risk of diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic conditions.
The course is a two part education program suitable for:
- Accredited Exercise Physiologists
- Exercise Scientists
- Certificate IV Personal Trainers
Beat It Trainer has been accredited for 19 total CPD points by ESSA and 18 AUSactive (formally Fitness Australia) CEC’s (part 1 =10 and part 2 = 8).
Part 1: Diabetes and Exercise online course (12 hours at your own pace)
The Diabetes and Exercise learning program provides exercise professionals with extensive knowledge of how to ensure exercise prescription is safe and effective for people living with diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic conditions.The course has 13 modules, with 4 assessments. You will be enrolled online and can complete it at your own pace.
This online course is accredited for 11 CPD points from ESSA and 10 AUSactive (formally Fitness Australia) CEC’s.
Part 2: Beat It Trainer Face-to-Face training (1 day)
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Beat It face-to-face training days are currently being held online via Zoom.
The next training sessions will be held on:
- Tuesday 5th December 2023
- Tuesday 5th March 2024
Please note – enrolling in the course does not automatically book you in to the face-to-face training. This is a second step once you have enrolled and is subject to availability. Please email us at email@example.com if you have any queries about this process.
Beat It Trainer is a face to face interactive training day that provides you with all the materials, content and support to initiate and run Beat It group physical activity programs. The training will cover:
- Diabetes and the Beat It program
- New technology
- Latest research
- Consultations and exercise assessments
- Practical case studies
On successful completion, you will be a registered Beat It Trainer and have access to prospective clients, ongoing support and resources from Diabetes Qualified.
Funded Program Opportunities
Join the Beat It Team
We are looking for like-minded exercise professionals who are passionate about improving the quality of life for those living with diabetes in their local community.