Byron Yoga Centre is proud to announce the introduction of a Certificate IV level yoga teacher training qualification which is accredited as a VETAB nationally recognised course.

Our full time 7 week training is Australia’s first, fully accredited Certificate IV in Yoga Teaching and also Yoga Alliance and YTAA recognised.

This represents the highest possible qualification in yoga teaching that is recognised both in Australia and internationally. This is in addition to all of our teacher training courses still holding the internationally recognised Yoga Alliance Accreditation and eligibility for the Yoga Teachers Association of Australia.

In order to be able to offer this high standard of teacher training, Byron Yoga Centre is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia, and all our trainers are nationally recognised Training and Assessment trainers and assessors.

This course offers the best possible investment you can make in your yoga training.The course is comprised of 10 units of competency that are transferable within the VETAB education system. These are;

  • HLTCOM405D Administer a Practice
  • HLTCOM404C Communicate Effectively with Clients
  • HLTFA301C Apply First Aid
  • HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
  • TAADEL402 Facilitate group based learning
  • SRSCGP002A Include special interest groups or people with special needs
  • SISXOHS101A Follow defined OH&S Policies and procedures
  • BYC401 Work within a Yoga School Framework
  • BYC402 Perform a Range of Yoga Practices
  • BYC403 Teach a Yoga Class

In addition to this, the course still holds the internationally recognised Yoga Alliance 500 hour Accreditation and eligibility for the Yoga Teachers Association of Australia (350 hours). To offer this high standard of teacher training Byron Yoga Centre is now a RTO (Registered Training Organisation) in Australia which is similar to a TAFE, and all our trainers are nationally recognised training and assessment trained trainers.

The course is a Centrelink approved short course. You may apply to Centrelink for Austudy, the Education Supplement or the Education Entry Payment. Our institution code for Centrelink is 2P978.

Entry Requirements

A pre-requisite to the course is that learners have had a minimum of one hundred and twenty hours of class asana instruction over a two year period, which must be verified by their yoga teacher.

A requirement for entry into the course is that the participant has a history of regular committed practice of yoga for a period of at least two years.

A suitable assessment for English language competency may be used if required.

Students are required to demonstrate the equivalent of Australian High School Year 10 proficiency in literacy and numeracy.