Comprehensive Instruction Method (10828NAT)

The Diploma of Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Instruction Method (10828NAT) trains you to use all the equipment designed by Joe Pilates: Reformer, Trapeze Table, Combo Chair, Spine Corrector and Ladder Barrel as well all mat exercises and small apparatus. This course is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework.  Polestar Australia is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) No. 91620.

The nationally recognised Diploma of Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Instruction Method (10828NAT) consists of three components:  the Matwork certification, the Comprehensive (Studio/Rehab) certification, plus 7 academic units.  To qualify for the Diploma, all of the following must be completed.

Academic Units  HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
BSBMGT402Implement operational plan
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCPRP005Engage with health professional and the health system
NAT10828001Work within the Pilates Industry
Polestar Pilates Complete Matwork SeriesNAT10828002Apply the Polestar Pilates Principles and Postural assessment framework (PP)
NAT10828003Plan and instruct a beginner Polestar Pilates matwork class (M1)
NAT10828004Plan and instruct an intermediate to advanced Polestar Pilates matwork class (M2)
NAT10828005Plan and instruct Polestar Pilates matwork classes using small apparatus (M3)
Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Series (Studio/Rehab) NAT10828006Plan and instruct the introductory Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR1)
NAT10828007Plan and instruct the beginner Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR2)
NAT10828008Plan and instruct the early intermediate Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR3)
NAT10828009Plan and instruct the intermediate Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR4)
NAT10828010Plan and instruct the early advanced Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR5)
NAT10828011Plan and instruct the advanced Polestar Pilates Comprehensive Studio repertoire (SR6)


This Diploma is recognised by the following associations.  Once you have completed your full Diploma you can apply for the following memberships:

  • Pilates Alliance of Australasia (PAA) – Full Membership Level 1
  • Australia Pilates Method Association (APMA) – Level 2 – Teacher Membership