Level 3 Diploma Exercise Referral for Instructors

Key Facts
  • Starts 2022
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


This ActiveIQ qualification is designed to provide you with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for patients with a number of medical conditions and common reasons for referral onto a community-based exercise referral scheme.

What will I learn

You will study the following units: Anatomy & physiology for exercise 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.

How will I learn

Distance learning requires a minimum of 24 hours face to face which is agreed between tutor and learner. Learners have access to ActiveIQ e-learning portal which include interactive videos, tasks activities to supplement the face to face to learning. Perfect for learners who enjoy self-directed study, have completed a level 2 fitness instruction qualification

What's next

Redcar and Cleveland College offers a range of short courses for exercise practitioners, which you may want to enrol on upon completion, including kettlebells and suspended movement training.

Additional Information

You will be required to wear a form of sportswear in order to take part in practical lessons in the gym and sports hall.

Welcoming and friendly environment
Taught by experienced highly motivated knowledgeable tutors
Excellent links with local employers (Everyone Active, OneGym, Lifestyle Fitness)
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