Deliver the Lift for Life Program
To deliver a Lift for Life® program you must first complete the requirements of a Lift for Life® training workshop.
Date: Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th November 2017
Where: Brisbane, Qld - TBC
Time: 9am - 4pm
Date: 29th & 30th June 2017
Where: Geographe Leisure Centre. 1 Recreation Ln, West Busselton WA
Date: 30th & 31st March 2017
Where: Crowne Plaza Melbourne, 1-5 Spencer St, Melbourne, VIC
Register your interest for future Lift for Life workshops
- The training is run over two consecutive days, generally from 9am - 4pm on both days.
- Prior to the training, participants are asked to watch a few online videos and answer some accompanying questions that need to be handed in at the training workshop.
Following the training, participants have one month to complete a short assessment based on the information presented.
The training is comprised of ten learning modules:
- The Lift for Life® Market
- Common Chronic Conditions
- Diabetes Explained
- Current Resistance Training Research
- Strength Training Guidelines
- The Lift for Life Program
- Exercise Pre-Screening, Assessment & Prescription
- Safety Considerations
- Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Who is eligible to attend the training?
Hold a Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer), AND have a minumim of two years work experience as a registered exercise professional
OR be an accredited
- Exercise Physiologist
- Physiotherapists, or
Trainers need to complete ongoing education every two years to maintain delivery of the Lift for Life program.
This training workshop is an approved Continuing Education course with Fitness Australia (15 CECs).
Note: Lift for Life® is licenced to Fitness Australia and developed by Baker Diabetes & Heart Institute. Fitness Australia administers a national registration system that is open to registered exercise professionals who have successfully completed the Lift for Life workshop requirements. Completion of the Lift for Life® workshop does not oblige participants to become registered to deliver the Lift for Life® program.
I find that G.P’s are quite impressed with the participant's progress report I send them and this helps them believe in the program and refer more clients to our facilities.
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