Training and development

Active Canterbury is passionate about supporting local activity providers and seeing community programmes and initiatives thrive.

On this page you will find information about relevant training opportunities on offer including those brought to you by Active Canterbury. We fund a series of FREE workshops and seminars each year to support the great work our local providers do!

Workshops are typically oversubscribed so register today to secure your place!

Upcoming local training opportunities

Warm up this winter by coming along to our next FREE workshop for community activity providers.  The afternoon will include opportunities to network, hear from industry experts, find out about latest innovations, and participate in practical demonstrations.

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Learn how to put together a promotions plan for your community recreation programmes and events.


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Join this jam-packed one-day event from Exercise NZ designed to offer world-class education opportunities for exercise professionals and movement practitioners of all types.

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This half-day Christchurch roadshow is designed to help grow and support your business in the New Zealand exercise industry.

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Register now for this course for community organisations or individuals to learn the basics of running an exercise programme in June 2019.

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Save the date for Active Canterbury's 2019 workshops

The following Active Canterbury workshops are confirmed:

  • Saturday 23rd February 2019; and
  • Saturday 15th June 2019.

All workshops will be held from 12.30 to 4.30pm. Registrations will open around 8 weeks before the day of the workshop.

Find out about other upcoming training

Connect with Catch Fitness to find out about education and training opportunites for activity providers.

Free and discounted online training is available from the Australian Fitness Network to REPs members.

Find REPs approved Continuing Professionals Development (CPD) courses.

Skills Active provides training to teach, support and lead groups and individuals at any stage of their exercise journey.

Videos from previous Active Canterbury workshops