Course summary information

The Qualification

Statement of Attainments, which acknowledges completion of six accredited units of competency from the Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10537NAT). This is not a formal qualification outcome but a grouping of units drawn from the Diploma.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Pilates Matwork Instruction units, you will be granted full Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) towards the Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10537NAT) for the units you have already studied.

The Certificate in Pilates Matwork Instruction is accredited by Physical Activity Australia (PAA).

What will you learn?

The Certificate In Pilates Matwork Instruction course provides an accredited outcome of six units of competency drawn from the Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10537NAT). As a student of this course you will learn how to:

  •  Develop, conduct and evaluate Pilates Matwork programs
  • Instruct the Pilates Method Matwork and small apparatus repertoire from introductory to intermediate level
  • Instruct and assess clients who are apparently healthy or requiring postural address
  • Lead and instruct clients of low risk / apparently healthy nature including general conditioning and postural correction
  • Incorporate the use of Small Apparatus into the delivery of Matwork exercise for clients who are apparently healthy or require postural address
  • Contribute to Workplace Health and Safety requirements in the Pilates workplace.
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Course Delivery

The Certificate in Pilates Matwork is delivered either online-only or face-to-face.

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Face to face delivery

Students undertaking the face-to-face delivery of this course will get access to all learning materials for the six units of competency that comprise the Certificate in Pilates Matwork Instruction.

Students are required to undertake:

  • 130 hours of directed distance learning
  • 54 hours of Self-Directed Learning (SDL)

Students are also required to attend:

  • 2 x full-day contact days
  • 4 x 5-hour practicums
  • 1 x full-day workshop

Students completing face-to-face studies must also undertake 100 hours of either simulated or real work experience, comprising:

  • 30 hours observation
  • 70 hours teacher training
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Online training delivery

Students undertaking the online delivery of this course will get access to all learning materials for the six units of competency that comprise the Certificate in Pilates Matwork Instruction. 

Students are required to undertake:

  • 130 hours of directed distance learning
  • 54 hours of Self-Directed Learning (SDL)

Students can choose to attend contact days, assessment days, practicum days and workshops at an additional cost.

Students completing online only studies must also undertake 100 hours of either simulated or real work experience, comprising:

  • 30 hours observation
  • 70 hours teacher training

Work experience

The work experience component is an essential phase of your training. Being able to put all of your knowledge into practice before you leave the course ensure that you are confident and ready to take on work as an instructor in a professional studio environment.

The work experience hours for this course are part of the delivery schedule and completed through “on-the-job” assisting hours and real time hours at one of our affiliate studios.

Note that you are still under the supervision of a qualified and experienced practitioner during your work experience.

100 hours of work experience is compulsory to gain accreditation

Australia’s most experienced faculty

Our faculty educators all share a passion for the Pilates Method and its incredible benefits and we can’t wait to share it with you.

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Enjoy free studio access

All students enrolled in the Certificate in Pilates Matwork Instruction course also get access to:

  • Our fully equipped studios in Moonee ponds, Richmond or Melbourne CBD
  • 24/7 access to online learning materials
  • 24/7 access to repertoire videos
  • Our large network of affiliated studios<
  • Complimentary matwork classes with our current NPT students at our CBD studio
  • Complimentary studio sessions with our current NPT students all Aligned For Life studios

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