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Work with referred patients who have a number of medical conditions

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

Start online now and prepare for your practical workshops

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Practically learn how to adapt exercise programmes for referred clients as a personal trainer

Study flexibly online and prepare for your 2 day practical workshop

  • Attend 2 in-person practical training days on the gym floor
  • Master safe exercises for referred clients
  • Understand how to programme and manage clients with various medical conditions

Deliver safe and effective exercise programmes for referred patients

  • Understand the pathophysiology and symptoms of a range of medical conditions, the risks and benefits of exercise
  • Learn how to successfully screen referred clients ready for exercise
  • Develop the skills to create safe and effective programmes using real referred client case studies

Qualify with a trusted CIMSPA approved training provider

Topics covered and entry requirements

  • Units include:Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, Professional practice for exercise referral instructors, Understanding medical conditions for exercise referral, Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme, Planning exercise referral programmes with patients, Instructing exercise with referred patients
  • Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 Personal Training qualification or fitness instructing qualification or equivalent

Take your career to the next level and specialise now.

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FAQs

Is this course accredited?

Yes this course is fully accredited by Active IQ.

How is the course delivered and what is covered?

We deliver this course through a blended learning model where you will attend 2 in-person practical training days. You will complete 6 mandatory units: Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health, Professional practice for exercise referral instructors, Understanding medical conditions for exercise referral, Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme, Planning exercise referral programmes with patients, Instructing exercise with referred patients

Does this qualification mean I can get insured to train a range of referred clients?

Yes. Once qualified this allows you to gain insurance that will enable you to safely train referred clients in your own personal training business or within employment as an exercise referral specialist. You will be qualified to train clients with the following health conditions: hypertension, depression, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, osteoporosis and joint replacement

How can I pay the course fees?

You are able to pay your course fees in a single payment or you are able to pay in 3 instalments online via card

Does this cover cardiac rehab?

No, this does not qualify you to prescribe an exercise programme for a patient entering Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation. You need to obtain a recognised Cardiac Rehab Phase IV qualification to work with this particular group of patients.