HEAL™ Facilitator Online Training Course

Welcome to the Healthy Eating, Activity & Lifestyle (HEAL) Facilitator Training online course. This course has been developed for interested health professionals to understand their minimum requirements for delivering the HEAL program and become confident facilitators.

HEAL™ facilitators are trained and encouraged to incorporate the principles of self-managed change into all their participant interactions.

Course content
HEAL™ facilitators deliver the following program components:
Pre-exercise screening and initial assessment
Delivery of nutrition, physical activity, and behaviour modification education sessions
Delivery of group physical activity/exercise sessions
Post-program assessment
Five and twelve-month post program review

The purpose of the course is to provide an online platform for interested health professionals to complete HEAL™ Facilitator training and replaces the previous mode of delivery (6-weekly live webinars).

To complete the course and pass the assessment, learners are required to visit external websites and read the relevant sections.

You will need

Audio – speakers or headphones.
Stable internet connection.
Device – desktop computer/laptop is recommended as you will need to open multiple tabs



Only individuals who have completed a HEAL™ Facilitator Training course AND hold or are covered by a current HEAL™ licence may deliver the program. This online course (if completely successfully) will provide certification of HEAL Facilitator Training but does NOT provide licensing. Once you complete this course, an automated email will be sent to you with details of licensing.


$451.00 incld GST


6.5 CPD points


Each person completing this professional development must register separately. 
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20/10/2020 - 31/12/2020

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