BEAT IT Trainer Online Refresher Program


BEAT IT Trainer Refresher is an online program for exercise professionals who have previously completed the two day face-to-face BEAT IT training course.  BEAT IT: Physical Activity and Lifestyle Program is an evidence-based program for registered Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists and other Exercise Professionals to deliver safe and effective group-based programs to people with or at risk of diabetes and other lifestyle-related chronic conditions. .

It is a COMPLUSORY PRE-REQUISITE that you have completed the face to face BEAT IT Trainer program before completing this Refresher program. BEAT IT Trainer Refresher includes six modules which have been developed by Accredited Exercise Physiologists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and Credentialled Diabetes Educators.  It covers chronic disease in Australia, physical activity guidelines, diabetes, acute and chronic complications, exercise considerations and recommendations, and nutrition for physical activity.

In addition to refreshing BEAT IT Trainers with how to run a successful BEAT IT program, with the program now includes the added bonuses of advertising your programs and ongoing support.

BEAT IT sub-contracting opportunity

In 2017, Diabetes NSW & ACT will be funding a limited number of BEAT IT programs in various locations around NSW and ACT. This funding is intended to increase access to the BEAT IT program within the broader community with a particular focus on areas with a high service need or low access to diabetes-specific support services. To be eligible for Diabetes NSW & ACT program funding you need to fulfil certain eligibility criteria. For more information, email

BEAT IT Trainer Refresher and subscription

Once both courses are successfully completed, Diabetes Qualified will provide you with 12 months of support including:
access to support materials such as the BEAT IT program manual and additional resources
assistance in establishing an initial client base via electronic mail-out to up to 700 potential clients in our database (NSW & ACT only)
opportunity to network online with fellow BEAT IT trainers via an online community platform
website listing for any BEAT IT programs you are currently running
promotion of your BEAT IT programs at our local community events (NSW & ACT only)
use of BEAT IT program branding within your facility
access to additional professional development opportunities 
Presented by Thomas Laing, Ashley Baveas, Deborah Sullivan and Tiffanie Kendall
BEAT IT Trainers will be required to hold an annual subscription and complete the online refresher program every two years. The cost of the refresher program and extensive support package are included in the annual subscription fee.

Annual subscription fee


$175 for Diabetes Qualified / Diabetes NSW & ACT Health Professional members 

Course schedule

Contact details
For more information or to enrol in the course, please contact the provider on the below details:

Diabetes Qualified   
Ph: 1300 727 194