Studio Instruction Pathway

Complete your Pilates toolbox.

Love Pilates learning? Complete your existing Matwork and or Reformer qualification by adding the Studio Instruction Pathway to your mix. Learn how to intelligently and creatively apply the full complement of Pilates apparatus in the Studio environment, and up-skill to work with special conditions, including pregnancy, post-natal and spinal conditions!

Grow into a career with Pilates, and graduate with the complete Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (10838NAT) qualification.

The Diploma is a nationally accredited, Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 qualification with a professional and internationally recognised outcome.

Studio Instruction.

Why add Studio?

The Specs.

The Professional Studio Instruction Pathway adds core Studio-specific units of competency to your Statement of Attainment, equipping you with a complete 10838NAT Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction. The Diploma is a nationally accredited, Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 qualification with a professional and internationally recognised outcome. An accredited qualification has quality assurance and is yours for life. The Diploma is recognised and preferred by employers at home (Australia) and overseas.

The Math.

Matwork Instructors + Studio: 12-months | + three (3) Reformer and 11 Studio units.

Reformer Instructors + Studio: 12-months | + six (6) Matwork and 11 Studio units.

Matwork and Reformer Instructors + Studio: Six-months | + 11 Studio units.

Finance your Future.

We are the only Pilates training organisation in Australia offering finance. Why? Following your dream shouldn’t come down to dollars and cents. Learn more at Study Loans, assess your eligibility or use their loan calculator to find a payment structure that works for you!

The Studio.

When want more from your qualification: add Studio to elevate and round out your professional Pilates skills to include all approaches. This Pathway is a natural progression for Pilates ITC Graduates in:

  • Professional Matwork and Small Apparatus Instruction Pathway.
  • Professional Reformer and Small Apparatus Instruction Pathway.
  • Professional Matwork and Reformer and Small Apparatus Instruction Pathway.

The Pilates Professional.

On completion you’ll be equipped to teach:

  • Group Matwork + Small Apps.
  • Group Reformer + Small Apps.
  • Private, Semi-Private and Duet Studio Pilates.

Diploma-trained Instructors are skilled to teach clients with low-risk special conditions in all the above settings, including:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Post-Natal.
  • Low-risk spinal conditions.
  • Non-acute rehabilitation.
  • Elite-level conditioning.

How it works

Enrol and go!

Select your State and preferred start date; enrol – and you’re good to go – today! Make a start on your online coursework: wherever you are, whenever you like!

Pilates Campus: Course Delivery.

Course Delivery sessions are the heart of your practical, in-person learning component: a blend of workshop and lecture, this is where you get hands-on with the course content in an Educator- and peer-supported environment.

Work your schedule.

Map it out! Progress through your online coursework at your own pace. Create a Work Placement (WP) and Self-Mastery schedule to keep yourself moving through your coursework; and own your learning adventure.

Complete + go!

  1. Finalise your assessments for each subject area.
  2. Complete and submit your Work Placement (WP) requirement.
  3. Congratulations, you’re a Pilates Instructor. Go forth and teach!
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What will I learn?

Repertoire

Learn how to apply the repertoire for Introductory, Basic, Progressive and Intermediate-levels in group Reformer and Studio Pilates (private, duet and semi-private) settings using the full complement of Pilates apparatus.

That’s 157 exercises in total:

  • Reformer. (56)
  • Cadillac. (48)
  • Wunda Chair. (25)
  • Barrels. (28)

Special Conditions

Learn how to use Pilates for a selection of common, low-risk special conditions including:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Post Natal.
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia.
  • Spinal disc pathologies.
  • Tennis Elbow.
  • Patellofemoral syndrome.
  • Arthritic conditions.
  • Whiplash.
  • Scoliosis.
  • Spondylolysthesis.
  • Spondylosis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ageing population applications.
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome.
  • Piriformis syndrome.

Programming

The professional edge – our Students learn how to use the Pilates International Categorisation© (PIC) programming system. Use the PIC System to develop and deliver smart, creative and body-balanced workouts that clients love, for:

  • Group Reformer at all levels.
  • Studio Pilates: private, duet and semi-private.
  • Initial Consultations (IC).

Communication

It is the heart of this craft and adding Studio will take your communication skills to the next, professional level:

  • Become a versatile, well-rounded communicator.
  • Learn how to apply balanced cueing styles.
  • Learn how to correctly apply anatomical and biomechanical terminology.
  • Learn about professional conduct in group class and professional settings.
  • Learn about client documentation and administration.
  • Learn about cross referral with Allied Health practitioners.

Safety

Develop a sound understanding of the operational demands and expectations of the professional Studio environment, including key safety considerations such as:

  • How to care for and maintain apparatus.
  • Self-care as an Instructor.
  • Manual handling techniques.
  • Hygiene protocols.
  • How to safely instruct clients.
  • Pre-exercise screening.
  • Insurance and legal applications.

Accredited Units

Reformer

  • NAT10838006: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to basic Reformer repertoire.
  • NAT10838007: Instruct the Pilates Studio progressive Reformer repertoire.
  • NAT10838008: Instruct the Pilates Studio intermediate Reformer repertoire.

Studio

  • NAT10838009: Work within a Pilates industry framework.
  • NAT10838010: Use and maintain core Pilates industry equipment.
  • CHCCOM005: Communicate and work in health or community services.
  • CHCCOM006: Establish and manage client relationships.
  • BSBMED301: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately.
  • NAT1083011: Plan and instruct Pilates Method programming for postural assessment and correction.
  • NAT10838012: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to basic Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838013: Instruct the Pilates Studio progressive to intermediate Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838014: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Wunda Chair repertoire.
  • NAT10838015: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Barrels repertoire.
  • NAT10838016: Undertake exercise planning and programming for Pilates Method clients.

Repertoire

Learn how to apply the repertoire for Introductory, Basic, Progressive and Intermediate-levels in group Matwork and Studio Pilates (private, duet and semi-private) settings using the full complement of Pilates apparatus. That’s 169 exercises in total:

  • Matwork. (51)
  • Matwork + small apps. (62)
  • Cadillac. (48)
  • Wunda Chair. (25)
  • Barrels. (28)

Special Conditions

Learn how to use Pilates for a selection of common, low-risk special conditions including:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Post Natal.
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia.
  • Spinal disc pathologies.
  • Tennis Elbow.
  • Patellofemoral syndrome.
  • Arthritic conditions.
  • Whiplash.
  • Scoliosis.
  • Spondylolysthesis.
  • Spondylosis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ageing population applications.
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome.
  • Piriformis syndrome.

Programming

The professional edge – our Students learn how to use the Pilates International Categorisation© (PIC) programming system. Use the PIC System to develop and deliver smart, creative and body-balanced workouts that clients love, for:

  • Group Matwork at all levels.
  • Studio Pilates: private, duet and semi-private.
  • Initial Consultations (IC).

Communication

It is the heart of this craft and adding Studio will take your communication skills to the next, professional level:

  • Become a versatile, well-rounded communicator.
  • Learn how to apply balanced cueing styles.
  • Learn how to correctly apply anatomical and biomechanical terminology.
  • Learn about professional conduct in group class and professional settings.
  • Learn about client documentation and administration.
  • Learn about cross referral with Allied Health practitioners.

Safety

Develop a sound understanding of the operational demands and expectations of the professional Studio environment, including key safety considerations such as:

  • How to care for and maintain apparatus.
  • Self-care as an Instructor.
  • Manual handling techniques.
  • Hygiene protocols.
  • How to safely instruct clients.
  • Pre-exercise screening.
  • Insurance and legal applications.

Accredited Units

Matwork

  • NAT10838001: Apply Pilates Method fundamentals to induction and instruction of Pilates.
  • HLTWHS001: Participate in workplace health and safety.
  • NAT10838002: Plan and instruct a Pilates Matwork class from introductory to basic level.
  • NAT01838003: Plan and instruct a progressive Pilates Matwork class.
  • NAT10838004: Plan and instruct an intermediate Pilates Matwork class.
  • NAT10838005: Instruct the Pilates Studio basic to intermediate small apparatus repertoire.

Studio

  • NAT10838009: Work within a Pilates industry framework.
  • NAT10838010: Use and maintain core Pilates industry equipment.
  • CHCCOM005: Communicate and work in health or community services.
  • CHCCOM006: Establish and manage client relationships.
  • BSBMED301: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately.
  • NAT1083011: Plan and instruct Pilates Method programming for postural assessment and correction.
  • NAT10838012: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to basic Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838013: Instruct the Pilates Studio progressive to intermediate Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838014: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Wunda Chair repertoire.
  • NAT10838015: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Barrels repertoire.
  • NAT10838016: Undertake exercise planning and programming for Pilates Method clients.

Repertoire

Learn how to apply the repertoire for Introductory, Basic, Progressive and Intermediate-levels in Studio Pilates (private, duet and semi-private) settings using the full complement of Pilates apparatus. That’s 101 exercises in total:

  • Cadillac. (48)
  • Wunda Chair. (25)
  • Barrels. (28)

Special Conditions

Learn how to use Pilates for a selection of common, low-risk special conditions including:

  • Pregnancy.
  • Post Natal.
  • Osteoporosis and Osteopenia.
  • Spinal disc pathologies.
  • Tennis Elbow.
  • Patellofemoral syndrome.
  • Arthritic conditions.
  • Whiplash.
  • Scoliosis.
  • Spondylolysthesis.
  • Spondylosis.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Ageing population applications.
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome.
  • Piriformis syndrome.

Programming

The professional edge – our Students learn how to use the Pilates International Categorisation© (PIC) Studio Programming System. Use the PIC System to develop and deliver smart, creative and body-balanced workouts that clients love, for:

  • Studio Pilates: private, duet and semi-private.
  • Initial Consultations (IC).

Communication

It is the heart of this craft and adding Studio will take your communication skills to the next, professional level:

  • Become a versatile, well-rounded communicator.
  • Learn how to apply balanced cueing styles.
  • Learn how to correctly apply anatomical and biomechanical terminology.
  • Learn about professional conduct in group class and professional settings.
  • Learn about client documentation and administration.
  • Learn about cross referral with Allied Health practitioners.

Safety

Develop a sound understanding of the operational demands and expectations of the professional Studio environment, including key safety considerations such as:

  • How to care for and maintain apparatus.
  • Self-care as an Instructor.
  • Manual handling techniques.
  • Hygiene protocols.
  • How to safely instruct clients.
  • Pre-exercise screening.
  • Insurance and legal applications.

Accredited Units

Studio

  • NAT10838009: Work within a Pilates industry framework.
  • NAT10838010: Use and maintain core Pilates industry equipment.
  • CHCCOM005: Communicate and work in health or community services.
  • CHCCOM006: Establish and manage client relationships.
  • BSBMED301: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately.
  • NAT1083011: Plan and instruct Pilates Method programming for postural assessment and correction.
  • NAT10838012: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to basic Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838013: Instruct the Pilates Studio progressive to intermediate Cadillac repertoire.
  • NAT10838014: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Wunda Chair repertoire.
  • NAT10838015: Instruct the Pilates Studio introductory to intermediate Barrels repertoire.
  • NAT10838016: Undertake exercise planning and programming for Pilates Method clients.

Course Structure

What's involved?
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Course Delivery.

Learn the content. Get hands-on with the Method and Repertoire in an Educator and peer-supported environment.

Course Delivery is compulsory: Students are awarded 50% of their WP Teaching requirement by attending all sessions.

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Work Placement (WP).

On-the-job learning: watch, practice, explore.

Mat Instructors + Studio | Ref Instructor + Studio

Observation: 80 hours total.

Teaching: 140 hours total.

Minus Course Delivery attendance, equals a balance of: 70 hours.

Mat and Ref Instructors + Studio

Observation: 60 hours total.

Teaching: 80 hours total.

Minus Course Delivery attendance, equals a balance of: 40 hours.

+ Teaching Clinic Bundle on enrolment to expedite your teaching requirement.

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Self-Directed Learning (SDL).

The “studying” part: online and off-. Plus Self-Mastery (SM), where applicable to your RPL:

One (1) group Matwork class per week (min) for the duration of your Mat-units.

OR

One (1) group Reformer class per week (min) for the duration of your Ref-units.

AND

One (1) Studio Semi-Private per week (min) for the duration of your Studio-units.

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Pricing

The dollars and cents.$3,000

$3,000 total course price: including $600 deposit. Student finance is available through Study Loans.

• A complete qualification that’s yours for life: no expiration.
• Qualification to teach group Matwork, group Reformer, and Studio Pilates in private (1:1) and semi-Private (3:1) settings.
• Administrative and Educator support, whenever you need it!
• Access to the finest Pilates facilities in the country via our affiliate network.
• A Pilates ITC Student T-shirt!
• All assessments included.
• All resources! Access to digital library including repertoire manuals and textbooks.
• Membership of the Student Forum.
• Networking and Continuing Education opportunities.
• Mentoring opportunities!
• Bonus: membership of a connected, supportive Pilates community and new friends for life!

Self-mastery: learning the Pilates Method in your own body by doing classes, is compulsory part of your course and attracts additional cost as determined by our Instructor Training- and Work Placement Studios. (Our affiliates generously offer PITC Students discounted rates on SM – however is set at their discretion.)

Studio Instruction

NSW 2021
February 2021

FUNDAMENTALS

06/02/2021

MATWORK 1

27/02/2021

REFORMER 1

27/03/2021

MATWORK 2

10/04/2021

REFORMER 2

01/05/2021

SMALL APPARATUS

05/06/2021

MOCK MAT + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

04/07/2021

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: MAT + SMALL APPS

17/07/2021

MOCK REFORMER + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

21/08/2021

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: REFORMER + SMALL APPS

11/09/2021

STUDIO 1

25/09/2021

STUDIO 2

30/10/2021

STUDIO 3

20/11/2021

STUDIO 4

11/12/2021

MOCK STUDIO PRACTICAL

08/01/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: STUDIO

22/01/2022
June 2021

FUNDAMENTALS

12/06/2021

MATWORK 1

03/07/2021

REFORMER 1

31/07/2021

MATWORK 2

22/08/2021

REFORMER 2

18/09/2021

SMALL APPARATUS

16/10/2021

MOCK MAT + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

13/11/2021

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: MAT + SMALL APPS

27/11/2021

MOCK REFORMER + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

08/01/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: REFORMER + SMALL APPS

29/01/2022

STUDIO 1

12/02/2022

STUDIO 2

12/03/2022

STUDIO 3

09/04/2022

STUDIO 4

07/05/2022

MOCK STUDIO PRACTICAL

28/05/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: STUDIO

18/06/2022
September 2021

FUNDAMENTALS

18/09/2021

MATWORK 1

09/10/2021

REFORMER 1

06/11/2021

MATWORK 2

21/11/2021

REFORMER 2

11/12/2021

SMALL APPARATUS

23/01/2022

MOCK MAT + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

13/02/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: MAT + SMALL APPS

26/02/2022

MOCK REFORMER + SMALL APPS PRACTICAL

02/04/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: REFORMER + SMALL APPS

30/04/2022

STUDIO 1

14/05/2022

***STUDIO 2

11/06/2022

STUDIO 3

09/07/2022

STUDIO 4

06/08/2022

MOCK STUDIO PRACTICAL

03/09/2022

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT: STUDIO

17/09/2022