TRE Certification Training

Completion of the Australian Global Certification Training Program (GCTP) provides an internationally recognised qualification as a ‘Certified TRE Provider’ enabling you to teach TRE professionally to individuals and groups.
For trainees without additional qualifications– the certification enables you to teach TRE for general health & wellbeing to populations without any major medical or mental health conditions only.
  • For trainees with additional qualifications – the certification also enables you to use TRE within the scope of your existing qualification and in support of your existing treatment modalities.

The 2022 Australian Certification training will follow a similar format to 2021 with details updated in the coming weeks.

If you are interested in applying for the 2022 Australian TRE Certification Training please contact us here to express your interest.

As attending a 1-day workshop is a prerequisite to applying for the training please sign up for the TRE Australia newletter here to receive an email as soon as new workshops become available.

2021 Australian TRE Certification Training Summary

Trainers – Richmond Heath (Physiotherapist & Founder of TRE Australia) & Emiline Duncan (Counselor & Massage Therapist)

Module 1 – Sat 17th & Sun 18th July 2021 – 2 day workshop live online via zoom

Module 2 – Sat 19th & Sun 20th February 2021 – 2 day workshop live in person in Melbourne (*subject to COVID travel restrictions &/or available online)

13 Paid supervision hours – All supervision hours with your supervisor are completed online via zoom. (see below for details)

Self-guided practice hours – all practice hours with volunteers are completed with the volunteer in person (subject to Covid restrictions)

Time – the course consists of a minimum 120 hours (including face to face contact hours & self-guided learning hours) at an estimated average of 1.5 – 2.5 hours per week including your ongoing personal practice of TRE

Duration – on average trainees take between 12 – 18 months to complete the training but it must be completed within 12 months of attending Module 2.

Costs – separate to the pre-requisite workshop, the total cost of the training is approximately $2985 / $2745 concession & can be paid for either pay as you go or on a 12 month payment plan (see below for details)

If you are interested in the 2021 training program, please attend sign up to the TRE Australia newsletter here & contact Certification Trainer Richmond Heath to express your interest.

Pre-requisites to Enrolment

In order to apply for the Certification Training you must:

  1. complete a prerequisite 1 day introductory workshop within 12 months prior to applying for the training
  2. journal your personal pratice of TRE for at least 2 weeks after your introductory workshop (see here for personal practice journal suggestions)
  3. complete a 1/2 hr enrolment interview at no cost (you will be required to submit a journal summary & enrolment form provided by your trainer prior to your enrolment interview)

*Please note; while completion of the free online TRE self-guided learning course is highly recommended, it does not count as a pre-requisite to apply for the certification training

Enrolment & Student Insurance

There are 2 enrolment fees – one is to enrol in the Australian Certification Training Program and goes to your certification trainer, the other goes to the global TRE training organisation (TRE For All Inc) that maintains a database of trainees globally.

Student professional indemnity/public insurance  – It is a requirement each trainee has their own student professional indemnity/public liability insurance for the duration of their training program from Module 1 onwards. If the trainee does not have pre-existing insurance for another modality that can be extended to cover the TRE training, student insurance is available for TRE via membership of the International Institute of Complimentary Therapies. See resources for trainees for more details.

Module 1 – Leading Individuals

Complete pre-Module 1 reading & theory videos before attending Module 1 (provided by your trainer after your enrolment)

  • Module 1 training workshop live online via zoom – Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th July, 2021

Complete the following training requirements between Module 1 & Module 2

  • ongoing personal practice of TRE (minimum 15 logged sessions)
  • 6 paid supervision hours with your supervisor (via zoom)
  • 6 hours of self-guided learning with other trainees (via zoom)
  • 9 hours of self-guided practice with volunteers
  • submit 3 resource reviews (2 books & 1 training manual)

Provisional Professional Practice (PPP): trainees with pre-existing qualifications who are able to justify that teaching TRE falls within the scope of their existing qualifications & professional indemnity insurance are able to receive a Provisional Professional Practice (PPP) letter after reaching competency to teach individuals and attending the Module 2 workshop. The PPP letter is valid for 12 months after Module 2 workshop, during which time the trainee must complete the remainder of their training. This is not a formal TRE qualification but a letter of recommendation of your competency to teach TRE within the scope of your existing qualifications & insurance policy.

Module 2 – Facilitations & Leading Groups

  • Module 2 training workshop live in person in Melbourne – Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th February, 2022
    (*subject to Covid travel restrictions)

Complete the following training requirements within 12 months of attending Module 2

  • ongoing personal practice of TRE (minimum 15 logged sessions)
  • 6 paid supervision hours with your supervisor (3 hrs groups/3 hours facilitations) (via zoom or video recording of groups)
  • 4 hours of self-guided learning with other trainees (via zoom)
  • 9 hours of self-guided practice with volunteers (3 hrs leading groups / 6 hrs facilitations)
  • submit 3 resource reviews (3 books)
  • *there is 1 additional supervision hour (hr 13) that can be used at any point throughout the training to best support the needs of each individual trainee

Specific details of each of training requirement are available in the 2021 GCTP Log Book  (provided by your trainer once an enrolment interview has been arranged)

Costs & Payment Options

Separate to the pre-requisite 1 day introductory workshop, the total cost of the Training Program is approximately AUD $2985* / $2785* concession. (all prices are listed in Australian dollars)

These costs are not required upfront but are distributed throughout the 12-18 months of the training & can be paid either pay as you go or on a 12 month payment plan. ($225 pm / $205 conc)

A 10% concession is available on the enrolment fees, training workshops & supervision sessions for holders of Government approved concession cards with the costs consisting of:

  • $100 – Australian GCTP enrolment fee
  • $50 (approx) – Global TRE for All administration fee  (US$35)
  • $155 – Required reading resources (approx)
  • $495 ($445 conc) – Module 1 Training Workshop
  • $495 ($445 conc) – Module 2 Training Workshop
  • $1690 / $1560 (conc) – Minimum 13 supervision sessions ($130 /$117 (conc) per session)

Please note: some trainees may require additional supervision sessions in order to reach the competency standards required to progress to the next phase of their trainingAdditional supervision sessions if required are available at $130/$120 per hr or $50/$45 concession per 20-minute intervals.

Apply to Enrol

If you would like to arrange an enrolment interview or discuss the TRE certification training further, please contact TRE Certification Trainer Richmond Heath on 0409 357 964 or via the contact form here