Level 2 » Educational Kinesiology Consultant Accreditation Course

  • This course prepares you to:

    • become an accredited facilitator of in depth personal change through one-to-one consultations, and
    • deliver short trainings based on the Brain Gym programme, such as in-service trainings

    The training to become an Educational Kinesiology Consultant, Professional Level 2, is taught by Faculty Instructors (senior trainers) in an intensive seven day programme.

    The course is highly practical and you will be demonstrating your grasp of the concepts, techniques and movement activities throughout. Your peers and the Instructor will provide constructive feedback. At the end of the course, the Instructor will let you know whether you have achieved your accreditation or whether some further practice is required.

    Key programme details
    Class hours
    56 hours
    Other study: 46 hours



    Delivery mode

    Practical, conceptual, group and individual presentations

    Ongoing feedback and evaluation during course



    Fees

    General fees and package payment options

    Qualification levelEducational Kinesiology Consultant
    Professional Level 2



    Location and dates

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    Pathway to:

    Educational Kinesiology Consultant
    Professional Level 2

     

    Key outcomes
    • Transform all the techniques you have learnt into one powerful package for optimisng potential
    • Model your skills as a one-to-one facilitator in a live situation and discover your strengths and challenges, with opportunity to develop these optimally during the course
    • Develop your unique style of presentation through ongoing demonstrations of skills and concepts and learn how to maximise your training delivery, including voice and posture
    • Present draft marketing materials and learn the essentials of marketing yourself effectively as a an Educational Kinesiology Consultant, respecting the trademark and copyright requirements of the programme
    • Create sample training programmes reflecting your areas of interest
    • Benefit from individualised mentoring and feedback during the course from experienced Edu-K Faculty Instructors
  • What will I learn on the course?

    This course comprises two main elements:

    • Consultancy: a consolidation and evaluation of your understanding of the Edu-K techniques and activities you have learnt so far for proficiency in individual consultations
    • Delivering training: practice in delivering different elements of the Brain Gym programme

    It is anticipated that students come to the course already having a good grasp of Edu-K activities and processes and having completed all the prescribed home study up to date. This training prepares you for:

    • one-to-one work, dealing confidently with clients in your chosen setting
    • delivering informed, dynamic and movement-based talks and short seminars on Brain Gym
    • becoming a creative and competent Edu-K professional

    How is the training delivered?

    • There is a high practical content to the training, with sustained trainee participation
    • Students will be asked to demonstrate their understanding of many aspects of the Brain Gym material in the class through presentations, eg concepts, processes, techniques and activities
    • Short discussions on topics will be lead by individual trainees
    • Work is often in groups or pairs
    • There is continuous constructive peer and Instructor feedback
    • Reviews of the techniques are incorporated into the training in an interactive way
    • The training focuses on delivery skills and client interaction as well as familiarity with the material
    • There is ample opportunity for further self-development and progress within the class context in areas of the programme that you and the Instructor identify as needing additional attention

    The training content

    Consultancy

    • Evaluating what you know and what you still need to know
    • Working on confidence in dealing with clients
    • Enhancing areas of challenge in the client process
    • Modelling a client session
    • Taking payment and keeping records
    • Setting up an Edu-K consultancy room

    Delivering training

    • Reviewing key aspects of the programme and concepts
    • Individual presentation styles: what works for you and what doesn’t
    • Creating programmes for talks and seminars
    • Presenting the ‘balance’ (goal achievement) process, adapting for seminars
    • Co-teaching seminars and courses
    • Presentation of sample marketing materials: appeal, format, adherence to trademark and copyright, following ASA guidelines in relation to Edu-K and Brain Gym

    Requirements prior to attending the course

    Before attending the Educational Kinesiology Consultant Course, you will need to check you have completed the following home study:

    • Self-development sessions: 21 sessions received from peers or qualified Consultants) – 30 hours
    • Practical applications: 4 case studies (either 2 x 1 hour sessions or 1 x 2 hour session on 4 separate people) – these may be completed after attending Brain Gym 101, Optimal Brain Organisation and Visioncircles courses – 16 hours
    • Sample marketing materials: Bring some ideas to the course for further discussion
    • An Edu-K related project: no set hours, discuss with a Faculty member
    • Home study: Students will need to have completed all previous home study requirements

    At the end of the course

    At the end of the course, if your accreditation has been confirmed, you will need to complete some formalities to be presented with your Certificate of Qualification as an Educational Kinesiology Consultant:

    • Signature of a Sub-licence Agreement with the Educational Kinesiology Trust
    • Enrolment as a Professional Member of the Educational Kinesiology Trust (includes continuing professional development requirements after 2 years)
    • Copy of a Certificate of Professional Insurance

    Do you have any further questions?

    If you would like to talk over the training track, contact a Faculty Member (currently Kay McCarroll and Niki Honoré) who will be happy to discuss any questions you may have. Alternatively, email the Trust or phone us on 0845 539 0312.

    Key information about this course

    56 hours

    Class time

    90%

    Practical

    10%

    Concepts & background

    46 hours + projects

    Home study

    Gateway to:

    Brain Gym® 101 Instructor
    Professional Level 3

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