Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain

Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Low Back Pain

This qualification is aimed at level 3 qualified fitness instructors, personal trainers and exercise referral instructors and is intended to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of patients/clients with low back pain.


  • Learners must hold a suitable and recognised Level 3 Exercise Referral qualification, e.g. Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (QCF) or equivalent.

Course Content

  • Unit 1 – Prevalence and classification of low back pain
  • Unit 2 – Development and pathology of low back pain
  • Unit 3 – Planning and delivering physical activity and lifestyle strategies for clients with low back pain


  • Worksheet
  • Case study
  • Practical demonstration