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Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

AIM: This Exercise diploma qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for patients with a number of a medical conditions and common reasons for referral onto a community based exercise referral scheme.

Pre-requisites:

Holding a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym or ETM)

OR

one of the following:

Progression:

This qualification also provides progression to the:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for the Management of Lower Back Pain
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise and Nutritional Interventions for Obesity and Diabetes

Course Content

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health
  • Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
  • Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
  • Applying the Principles of Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients
  • Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients

Assessment

  • Unit 1 – Multiple choice question paper
  • Unit 2 – Worksheet
  • Unit 3 – Worksheet
  • Unit 4 – Multiple choice question paper and case study
  • Unit 5 – Worksheet and case study
  • Unit 6 – Worksheet, practical demonstration, session and self-evaluation