Training and development

Active Canterbury is passionate about supporting local activity providers and seeing community programmes and initiatives thrive.

Unfortunately we are no longer able to provide the free courses, seminars and workshops we did previously. However we will continue to promote relevant training opportunities available in Canterbury!

View a selection of videos of key presentations from past Active Canterbury workshops.

Upcoming training opportunities

Exercise as Medicine NZ (EAM) has online courses designed for exercise professionals wanting to upskill around long-term conditions and exercise.

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My Group Move's online courses provide education so any instructor can be better at teaching group fitness classes.

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Find out about other upcoming training

Exercise as Medicine NZ offers online foundation courses for exercise professionals wanting to up-skill around long-term health conditions and exercise.

Free and discounted online training is available from the Australian Fitness Network to REPs members.

Find REPs approved Continuing Professionals Development (CPD) courses.

Skills Active provides training to teach, support and lead groups and individuals at any stage of their exercise journey.

EXULT facilitate a number of workshops for community groups covering topics such as fundraising, sponsorship, marketing, and managing volunteers.

Find out about the Stress Management Exercise Association Endorsed Programme (SMEAEP) to provide exercise or fitness services to local workplaces.

Get information on becoming an Approved Strength and Balance Programme to help reduce the number of falls in our older population [PDF].