Certified Active Lifestyle Motivation (C.A.L.M.) Coach

Offered by CET

Short Course / 3 Days / TGS-2020505757

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Learn about the scientific bases of active lifestyles exercise motivations and more in this course.

Learning Outcomes

From this course, you will learn to understand the scientific bases of active lifestyles and exercise motivation, including:

  1. Identifying clients’ various obstacles to adopting a healthy lifestyle
  2. Using assessment and measurement tools to understand client personalities, motivational styles, and lifestyle status
  3. Applying Motivational Coaching Conversations to support client’s behavioural change
  4. Applying evidence-based cognitive-behavioural strategies to promote and support adherence to active lifestyles
  5. Understanding the unique needs of different special populations, such as the elderly, post-injury, pregnant women, eating disorder
 Note: This is a non-clinical course. Coaches will be taught to refer out to clinical specialists for some conditions.

Course 
Schedule

Course Dates:  TBC
Application Period:TBC
Time: 9am to 5pm (3 days)
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Scientific bases of active lifestyles and exercise motivation (Theory)
Client obstacles to adopting a healthy lifestyle (Theory & Practical)
Assessment and measurement tools to understand client personalities, motivational styles, and lifestyle status (Practical)
Motivational Coaching Conversations to support client behavioural change (Role Play)
Designing cognitive-behaviouralstrategies to promote and support adherenceto active lifestyles (Part 1)
Designing cognitive-behavioural strategies to promote and support adherence to active lifestyles (Part 2)
Different target special populations, such as the elderly, overweight, post-injury, pregnant, and eating disordered clients (Theory)
In-course assessment (Written & Practicals)

Trainer's Profile

Edgar Tham

Edgar is Singapore's pioneer Sport & Performance Psychologist; he has worked with more than 40 different performance domains (e.g., sports, music, performing arts, military, civil defense, business, sales, online forex/futures trading, motor racing, professional poker, etc) from the schools to world championship levels since 1993. He was employed by the Singapore Government as its very first local sport psychologist in 1995. Edgar was the founding Head of the Sport Psychology Unit of the Singapore Sports Council in 1996. He was team consultant and travelling psychologist to numerous national teams preparing for the SEA Games, Asian Youth Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Youth Olympic Games, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, World Championships, and ASEAN Armies Rifle Meets (till 2001). Currently, Edgar is a full-time sport & performance psychologist in private practice. He has consulted for and implemented season-long sport psychology programmes for numerous sports teams. He is also a longtime lecturer for the Singapore Sports Council’s National Coaching Accreditation Programme in Sport Psychology (Mental Skills Training) since 1996.

Certification

Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass assessments.


Entry Requirements

  • 18 years old and older
  • Personal active and regular participation in competitive sport, exercise, or physical activities
  • Note: Course participants are expected to access to a wifi-enabled notebook or ipad during the entire course

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 6 Aug 2020 to 30 Sep 2024. 

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:

  1. Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
  2. Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

 

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$695.50
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$208.65
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$78.65
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$78.65
Others (and Repeat Students)$695.50