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Course Summary

The Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction Pathway builds the skills and knowledge to understand the pilates method fundamentals, pilates matwork repertoire Intro- Intermediate level including small apparatus, use of small props, progressions and regressions, “hands on” cueing techniques, planning and programming, application of the original concepts and principles of Joseph Pilates.

The Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction Pathway is a comprehensive study of the Pilates matwork equipping the learner to be ready to be employed in a variety of settings including gym/fitness centres, community, professional sporting clubs, elite talent development specialised schools, secondary schools, Pilates studios, groupfit studios, personal training studios with group and or one to one matwork practicable skills and knowledge to build general strength, conditioning and fitness.

The Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction Pathway is an evidence based curriculum acknowledging current research, sports medicine updates and up to date clinical practise.

100%- Online 

This student will be 100% online, self directed, self paced for the 6 units of competency.

This student has chosen this method of delivery as someone who is autonomous, and likes to work independently, setting appropriate time aside to follow study guide recommendations. This self directed journey has the option of “add ons”- supported partial/whole “in person” schedules, for at an additional cost.

This student will be supported finding an appropriate work placement site. This student will gain the required knowledge in our NPT eLearn, the required practicable skills on site in a suitable professional work place, where access to mats, small props, are available.

The NPT ELearn is comprehensive, highly interactive including repertoire videos, repertoire workbooks, downloadable tools and resources, journals.

In-Person

This student will be self directed for the required knowledge acquisition in the NPT eLearn for the x 6 units of competency and supported for the required practicable skills with the “in person” scheduled sessions in the form of repertoire practice sessions, tutorials and teaching clinics (loggable work placement hours) working alongside peers, coached and mentored by our knowledgeable and highly experienced NPT faculty. This student, choosing this method of delivery, enjoys social contact, interacting with peers, receiving feedback, wants the support and coaching from our knowledgeable NPT faculty in reaching their desired outcome in a reasonable timeframe.

Inclusions: 

  • Intro to Pilates
  • Intro to Anatomy
  • Purpose built eLearn
  • Downloadable resources and tools
  • Repertoire workbooks
  • Repertoire Practice *
  • Tutorials*
  • Teaching clinics (work placement hours)*
  • Student membership- AUSactive
  • Student membership-  PAA

 

*Included with supported in-person delivery method and available for an additional cost for 100% online

Start Dates:

In-Person

Applications close 2 weeks prior to the start date.

 

Victoria 

  • NPT HQ – Melbourne – June 21st 2024
  • Brunswick, Melbourne – August 3rd 2024 
  • Greensborough, Victoria – 2025 COMING SOON

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW

 

New South Wales 

  • Hunters Hill, Sydney – 2025 COMING SOON
  • Central Coast, NSW – August 24th 2024

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW

 

Queensland 

  • Brisbane – July 12th 2024
  • Hervey Bay- 2025 COMING SOON
  • Townsville – 2025 COMING SOON

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW

 

Australian Capital Territory 

  • Canberra – July 6th 2024 

APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW

 

Online only

Applications open anytime

Delivery schedule available for in-person. Please contact Katrina Edwards on katrina@nationalpilates.com.au

 

Duration:

16-19 weeks

100% online, start today, any time, anywhere.

Locations:

 In-Person

Victoria 

  • Melbourne- National Pilates Training HQ
  • Greensborough – Alive Pilates Studio
  • Brunswick- Armature Pilates

 

Queensland

  • Brisbane – Boutique Pilates Method
  • Hervey Bay – Core Condition Pilates & Massage Studio
  • Townsville- Lighten Up

 

New South Wales 

  • Hunters Hill, Sydney – The Pilates Village 
  • Central Coast, NSW – Renae Blackmore Pilates Studio

 

Australian Capital Territory

  • Canberra – Pilates Canberra

 

Online Only

  • Global

Course cost:

Matwork only

In-Person
$219-$300 per week, total fees of $3,785

100%- Online
$219-$300 per week, total fees of $2,785

 

Reformer and Matwork bundle package

Please enquire for enrolment and access

  • 100% Online – Self Directed $4,585
  • Supported In-person  $5,785

 

Payment plan schedules available, please contact Katrina Edwards on katrina@nationalpilates.com.au

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Enrolments

Name Location Cost
2024 100% Online Only- Self Directed Enrol Anytime Online $2,785.00
Canberra July 2024 Matwork Pilates Canberra $3,785.00
Brisbane 2024 July Matwork Boutique Pilates Studio $3,785.00
Brunswick August 2024 Matwork Armature $3,785.00
Central Coast 2024 August Matwork Renae Blackmore Pilates Studio $3,785.00

Nationally recognised training

The Qualification

The Professional Pilates matwork Instruction is a cluster of 6 units of competency drawn from the Diploma of professional Pilates Instruction (10838NAT) for a professional outcome.

Upon successful completion of the Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction you will receive 6 statements of attainment pertaining to the Matwork articulating directly into the Diploma of professional Pilates Instruction (10838NAT).

The Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction pathway is an evidence-based curriculum that is both government accredited and industry endorsed.

Endorsed by:

  • Pilates Alliance Australasia (Peak body)
  • AUSactive – 15 CEC’s
  • ESSA – 15 CEC’s

What will you learn?

The Professional Pilates matwork Instruction provides an accredited outcome of six units of competency drawn from the Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10838NAT). As a student you will learn how to:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology principles and practical application to movement, through NPT’s pre-requisite gateway course introduction to Anatomy (or completion of HLTAAP001 Recognise Healthy Body Systems qualification or an equivalent)
  • 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 
  • Lead and instruct clients of low risk / apparently healthy nature including general conditioning 
  • Incorporate the use of Small Apparatus into the delivery of Matwork exercise for clients who are apparently healthy 
  • Contribute to Workplace Health and Safety requirements in the Pilates workplace.
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Course Delivery

The Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction is delivered either online-only or face-to-face.

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In person

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

Students undertaking the in person delivery of this course will have access to all learning materials and resources for all. 6 number of units of competency within our Learning management system (LMS) and our NPT eLearn.

Students are required to undertake:

  • 230 hours of directed learning
  • 170 hours of Self-Directed Learning (SDL)
  • 50 hours of self-mastery  (unsupervised & compulsory x2 weekly supervised sessions)

Students are also required to attend:

  • 1x repertoire practice
  • 2 x tutorials
  • 3 x teaching clinics

Students completing in person 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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100% online – Self directed

Students undertaking the 100% online – Self directed of this course will get access to all learning materials for the six units of competency that comprise the Professional Pilates Matwork Instruction.

Students undertaking the 100% online – Self directed delivery of this course will have access to all learning materials and resources for all. 6 number of units of competency within our Learning management system (LMS) and our NPT eLearn.

Students are required to undertake:

  • 230 hours of directed distance learning
  • 170 hours of Self-Directed Learning (SDL)
  • 20 hours of self mastery
  • 50 hours of self-mastery (unsupervised & compulsory x2 weekly supervised sessions)

Students can choose to attend to tutorials, repertoire practise sessions and teaching clinics (work placement hours) at an additional cost.

Students completing 100% online – Self directed studies must also undertake 100 hours of either simulated or real work experience, comprising:

  • 30 hours observation
  • 70 hours teacher training

Work placement

The work placement 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 environment.

The work placement hours for this course are part of the delivery schedule and completed through “on-the-job” assisting hours and real time hours at a nominated work placement site.

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

100 hours of work placement is compulsory to gain accreditation

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