Information for clients
If you have a chronic and complex care need, you may be eligible for funding through Medicare under the Enhanced Primary Care Plan upon suitable referral from your GP. Whilst Personal Trainers can receive their qualifications by completing a short 8 week course (and even more worryingly can now complete this online!), Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEPs) are university qualified allied health professionals, having completed a minimum of 4 – 5 years of tertiary education and have all met the stringent criteria for accreditation through Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) – including a minimum of 500 hours of work experience prior to becoming a practitioner. AEPs are specialists in the field of exercise and prescribe clinical exercise interventions for the treatment and prevention of a number of chronic health and medical conditions and injuries, such as diabetes, arthritis or back pain, as well as helping to improve your general health, wellness and quality of life.