Exercise Referral






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AIQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

This qualification is designed to provide learners with capacity to take on clients from GP Referrals (a rapidly growing demographic). You will qualify with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for patients with a number of medical conditions, and other common reasons for referral.

You will learn the main contraindications to exercise for those who have medical conditions or who are considered to fall into the main ‘special population’ categories. This includes;

– How medication affects exercise
– Mental barriers to exercise
– Exercise prescription for those with medical and physical barriers

You will also learn how to manage an exercise referral scheme and how to communicate with professionals such as Doctors in order to deliver the most effective and comprehensive service to your clients..

Progression and Destinations

Once you have achieved your Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral you will be qualified to work with individuals who have medical conditions. This can be done in your current job as a Personal Trainer or you can join an organisation/scheme as an exercise referral specialist.

This Diploma is also the pre-requisite for access to courses at Level 4 which includes lower back pain, obesity and diabetes etc.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing and/or Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.

Date Format Subject
Friday 21/07/17 Class
Friday 18/08/17 Asessment

Course Format

This course is delivered as a 1day workshop, 9am -5pm,  followed by an assessment day

You will also have access to, and further content provided via our e-learning portal. You will also be able to access this post qualification

Course Assessment

– You will be required to complete appropriate worksheets as well as a case study on a client.

– You will be observed delivering a 1:1 session with a client that has a specific condition.

– If you only hold a Level 2 in Fitness Instructing you will also be required to sit 2 multiple choice theory exams.


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