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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 – self directed

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.

Online + supported ‘in person” scheduled sessions

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 tutorials, repertoire practise sessions, 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
  • Downloadable resources and tools
  • Repertoire workbooks
  • Repertoire practise sessions *
  • Tutorials*
  • Teaching clinics (work placement hours)*
  • Upon enrollment with NPT you will be automatically enrolled with Ausactive as a student member
  • NPT students are eligible for 18 months free student membership with the PAA

 

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

Course cost:

Matwork only

Weekly: $219-$300 /week
Total: $4,865

Reformer and Matwork bundle package

Please enquire for enrolment and access

  • 100% Online – Self Directed $5,165
  • Supported In-person  $6,565

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

Start dates:

Applications close 18th May 2022 for June intake.

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

Duration:

14-17 weeks

100% online only – self directed , start today, any time, anywhere.

Enrolments

Name Cost
100% Online – Self Directed Enrol Anytime $3,565.00
September 2022 Supported In-Person Delivery $4,865.00

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
  • Physical Activity Australia – 6 PDP’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)
  • 20 hours of self mastery

Students are also required to attend:

  • 2 x tutorials
  • 3 x repertoire practise sessions
  • 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

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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