TRE Certification Training

2023 Australian TRE Certification Training Program

The next Australian TRE Certification Training will begin with Module 1 on February 11th & 12th 2023.

Attending a 1-day introductory workshop (less than 12 months before attending Module 1) is a prerequisite to applying for enrolment with upcoming workshops available here

If you are interested in applying for the 2023 Intake please contact us here to express your interest.

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 with additional qualifications – in addition to qualifying you to teach TRE as a stand alone technique the training also enables you to use TRE in support of your existing treatment modalities.

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.

2023 Australian TRE Certification Training Summary

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

Module 1 – Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February 2023 – 2 day workshop live online via zoom (9am – 5pm Melbourne Australia time)

Module 2 – Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th May 2023 – 2 day workshop live online via zoom (with option to attend together with other trainees in your local area if available)  (9am – 5pm Melbourne Australia time)

Module 3 – Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August, 2023 – 2 day workshop live in person in Melbourne highly recommended – zoom attendance optional  (9am – 5pm Melbourne time)

11 Supervised training hours – all supervision sessions are completed with your volunteer with you at your location & your supervisor live online via zoom. (Sessions with other trainees will be conducted in group zoom call) 

18 Self-guided practice hours – all self-guided practice hours with volunteers are completed with the volunteer in person (or online if subject to Covid restrictions) – self-guided practice hours with other trainees can be done together live or online via zoom

30 personal practice of TRE hours  – all trainees are required to maintain their personal practice of TRE throughout the training (at least 1-2 sessions per week)

Time Commitment – separate to your ongoing personal practice of TRE the course consists of a minimum of 50 hours.* (approx 1 – 1.5 hours per week ) consisting of the training modules, live online supervision sessions, self-guided practice hours & resource & journal reviews.  *The total training hours will depend upon the time taken for resource reviews & some trainees may  require additional supervision sessions if competencies are not met during the standard training program

Training Duration – the training must be completed within 6 months of attending Module 3 (ie before February 26th 2024)

Costs – separate to the pre-requisite introductory workshop, the total cost of the training is approximately $2995* / $2708 concession. The costs are not required upfront and are payable either pay as you go or on a 12 month payment plan (see below for details) *trainees are also required to have their own student idemnity insurance for the duration of the training.

If you are interested in the 2023 Australian TRE Certification Training, please sign up to the TRE Australia newsletter & contact us here to express your interest.

Pre-requisites to Enrolment

In order to apply for the Certification Training you must:

  • complete a prerequisite 1 day introductory workshop less than 12 months before the Module 1 workshop
  • journal your personal pratice of TRE for at least 4 weeks after your introductory workshop & prior to your enrolment interview (see here for personal practice journal suggestions)
  • 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 for background information & to guide your person practice, it does not count as a pre-requisite to apply for the certification training

Enrolment Fees

Once you are accepted into the training 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 the training globally.

Student 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 – Teaching the TRE Protocol

Complete pre-Module 1 reading (provided after your enrolment) before attending Module 1

Module 1 training workshop live online via zoom – Sat 11th & Sunday 12th February 2023 (live online via Zoom – 9am – 5pm Melbourne Australia time)

  • ongoing personal practice of TRE (minimum 10 logged sessions)
  • 3 paid supervision hours with your supervisor (via zoom)
  • 3 hours of self-guided learning with other trainees (via zoom)
  • 3 hours of self-guided practice with volunteers
  • 2 resource reviews (2 training documents) & a journal summary

Module 2 – Facilitating Individuals

Module 2 training workshop live online via zoom – Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th May 2023 – (live online via zoom with the option to attend individually or together with other trainees in your local area if available – 9am – 5pm Melbourne Australia time)

  • ongoing personal practice of TRE (minimum 10 logged sessions)
  • 3 paid supervision hours with your supervisor (via zoom)
  • 3 hours of self-guided learning with other trainees (via zoom)
  • 6 hours of self-guided practice with volunteers (live in person)
  • 2 resource reviews (1 book & 1 training manual) plus a journal summary

Module 3 – Facilitating Groups

Module 3 training workshop live in person in Melbourne highly recommended (attendance via zoom optional) – Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th August 2023

  • ongoing personal practice of TRE (minimum 10 logged sessions)
  • 5 paid supervision hours with your supervisor (via zoom)
  • 3 hours of self-guided practice with volunteers in groups (live in person)
  • submit 3 resource reviews (2 books & 1 training manual)
  • *the final supervision hour 12 can be used at any point throughout the training to best support the needs of the trainee

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 3 workshop. The PPP letter is valid for the rest of the training period (6 months after module 3) 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.

Full details of each of the training requirements are outlined in the 2023 Log Book provided upon enrolment application.

Costs & Payment Options

Separate to the prerequisite 1 day introductory workshop & your student indemnity insurance, the total cost of the Training Program is approximately AUD $2995* / $2708 concession.

  • There is a 10% concession available on the enrolment fees, training modules & supervision sessions for holders of Government approved concession cards.
  • *The total cost listed is approximate due to variations in exchange rates for the US$35 administration fee & variations in purchasing the required reading resources in hard-copy or e-format

These costs are not required upfront but are distributed throughout the 12 months of the training. The training modules & supervision sessions can be paid pay as you go or on a 12 month payment plan ($235 per month / $210 concession per month)

The training costs consist of:

  • $100 – Australian GCTP enrolment fee
  • $50 (approx) – Global TRE for All administration fee  (US$35)
  • $445 ($400 conc) – Module 1 Training Workshop
  • $445 ($400 conc) – Module 2 Training Workshop
  • $445 ($400 conc) – Module 3 Training Workshop
  • $1430 / $1281 (conc) – Minimum 11 supervision hours @ $130 /$117 conc per session
  • $80 – Required reading resources (approx)

*Some trainees may require additional supervision sessions in order to meet the competency standards for each module.

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