Potential employment options are in a range of roles such as:
- Yoga teacher in gyms, studios.
- Yoga studio owner/ manager
- Program coordinator
- Teacher may be self-employed or contracted.
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into the 11150NAT Diploma of Yoga Teaching.
Safe Practice and Yoga Asanas
- Teach basic yoga asana techniques.
- Manage work health and safety.
- Research and develop business plans.
- Develop and maintain yoga practice.
- Recognise healthy body systems.
- Work legally and ethically.
Yoga Teaching and Professional Practice
- Apply anatomy and physiology to yoga teaching.
- Reflect on and improve own professional practice.
- Establish and manage client relationships.
Yoga Classes and Collaboration
- Plan and organise yoga classes.
- Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships.
- Provide first aid.
Units of Competency within the Course
Entry Requirements - Skills, Knowledge and Experience
International students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements as stated below.
International students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age,
- Provide evidence of completing at least the equivalent of Australian Year 10,
- Successfully complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) online test as per ALG’s Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements Factsheet,
- Meet English Language Entry Requirements as per ALG’s English Proficiency Requirements Factsheet.
A prospective student does not need to provide evidence of an English test score with their application if one of the following applies:
- Prospective student is a citizen and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland.
- Prospective student has completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland.
- Completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course in an Australian RTO.
Please also note that if you are applying for more than one course with us, you will only need to complete the LLN online test once. Students returning to studies at ALG after a significant gap may be required to complete the LLN online test at the discretion of ALG.
Amount of Training, Volume of learning, Mode of Study and Course Expectations
This course is timetabled for 52 weeks, including 40 weeks of training and assessment spread over 4 terms of 10 weeks each and 12 weeks of holidays.This time includes both face-to-face and self-paced training and assessment.
Students are required to attend 14 hours of classroom training per week and complete structured self-study of 6 hours per week. This is a mandatory component of a student’s study and student’s attendance, and participation will be monitored.
Unstructured Study/Homework is expected to be approximately 10 hours a week.
- Safe Practice and Yoga Asanas
- Yoga Practices
- Yoga Teaching and Professional Practice
- Yoga Classes and Collaboration
Students are required to undertake supervised study for 6 hours per week during each term and are provided with a plan (based on a 10-week period) that outlines the various learning activities to be undertaken to prepare them to undertake their summative assessment requirements.
- Written Questions
- Case Studies
- Role Plays and Practical Demonstrations – Simulated
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ALG provides a variety of support services to students.
Support comes from Student Advisors, Senior Trainers, the allocated trainer/assessor, and the Course Coordinator.
Student Advisors offer support throughout a student’s studies and can help with the following information:
- Support services
- LLN services
- Legal services
- Emergency and health services
- Facilities and resources
- Complaints and appeals processes
Additional sources of student services information available include:
- Student Services Booklet
- ALG Student Handbook
- Online Student Centres – found on our websites
- Plus a variety of individual factsheets, flyers, or electronic messages
LLN Support Classes
ALG will offer LLN classes to assist students with their literacy and communication skills. These classes will run for 1.5 hours a week for 9 weeks each term.
ALG provides a free counselling service. Students can book an appointment to see a professional counsellor for support with their studies or personal issues. Students book online via alg.edu.au/counsellingservice.
Dress Code: All students need to wear appropriate yoga attire during practical classes so that Trainers and Assessors can assess and correct student’s posture and alignment.
Electronic Devices: All students are required to bring their own laptop or tablet device to participate in all theory classes. They are not provided for students. Refer to the BYOD Policy in the student handbook.
Click here to download the Timetable for this course.
Last reviewed: 10 January 2024