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Level 3 GP & Exercise Referral Course

Course Name: Active IQ - Diploma in Exercise Referral - Level 3

Course Price: £499 (Distance Learning)

                £999 (Classroom Based) 

(Hurry up, the usual price for this course is £1,999.)

Course Description:


This REPs recognised – Active IQ - Level 3 GP Referral Diploma is aimed at people looking to start working as employed/self employed exercise referral instructor at referral schemes set up at gyms, leisure centres or Hospitals through the NHS. This qualification can also allow you to gain employment as an exercise referral supervisor/coordinators. Exercise referral instructors will perform fitness assessments and deliver personalised training programs to clients that have been referred by their GP's (or referred by other medically qualified professional). As an exercise referral supervisor/coordinator you could supervise/coordinate referral schemes. This course will teach you how to motivate clients to improve their overall health in a safe and effective way, while planning and delivering fitness sessions to clients with "specific controlled conditions", using several training methods, such as: resistance training, cardiovascular exercises, core & stability training, stretches, etc.

For an up-to-date guidance on the scope of the exercise referral work, please check the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs), checking the link bellow:

http://www.exerciseregister.org/resources/exercise-referral


Course Structure and Course Units:


This course can be completed via intensive training (face-to-face) studying for 10 days by one-to-one training or group classes followed by a theory exam and a practical exam; or via blended learning - completing the theory part of the course via distance learning (tutor support is available) followed by a theory exam, plus up to 5-10 practical sessions followed by a practical exam.


There are 6 units included on the personal training course:


1.Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health

2.Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors

3.Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral

4.Applying the principles of nutrition and physical activity

5.Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients

6.Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients


Progression:


The Level 3 Exercise Referral will allow you to enroll into more advanced courses such as: Level 4 specialist course in Management of Lower Back Pain


Pre-requisites:


Prior to enroll into this course you need to be over 16 years old and you should have sound experience exercising in a gym environment (resistance training, free weights, cardiovascular exercises, etc.) You also need to hold a fitness level 2 qualification or above, contact us for more details.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):


Let us know if you already completed any fitness courses, as you may be eligible to be exempted from units that you might have completed as part of your achieved fitness courses (this would include NVQs or Degrees), contact us for more details.

Awarding Body: 


This qualification's Awarding Body is the Prestigious Active IQ.

Bookings:


Enrol into our courses by e-mail at [email protected] or alternatively call us for FREE on 0800 612 4798.

ASSESSMENT DATES: (Assessments are available every month at all our venues, these are the next dates available for the next few months - contact us for alternative assessment dates and/or venues)

- EAST LONDON VENUE: Apples Health Clubs: Newbury Park, Essex. IG2 6PE

  • Assessments are available throughout the year. This venue holds personal tuition courses for all courses. Students can choose the dates for their exams.

- SOUTH EAST LONDON VENUE: The Gym Group Ilford, 970 Romford Road, London E12 5LP.

  • Assessments are available throughout the year. This venue holds personal tuition courses for all courses. Students can choose the dates for their exams.

- CENTRE LONDON VENUE: Oasis Leisure Centre: 32, Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9AG

  • Assessments are available throughout the year. This venue holds personal tuition courses for all courses. Students can choose the dates for their exams.

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