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Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

OVERVIEW

Aimed The qualification aims to equip the learner with skills, knowledge and understanding required to plan and instruct programmes for exercise referral.

Learners will cover:

Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification

  • the heart, circulatory system, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, endocrine system, and energy systems and their relation to exercise and health. Posture and core stability.
  • Anatomy and Physiology knowledge as applicable to personal training.
  • Nutrition and its application to sport a client's health and physical activity programme.
  • how to collect and use information relating to nutrition.
  • the relationship between nutrition and physical activity, the principles and guidelines relating to nutrition and nutritional goal setting with clients, and the nationally recommended practice to provide nutritional advice
  • the principles of collecting information to plan an exercise referral programme, the principles of risk stratification in exercise referral and the principles and procedures of record keeping
  • how to identify goals with exercise referral patients and instruct, adapt, and review exercise session with these patients. How to plan, prepare, monitor and adapt an exercise referral programme with patients and understand the importance of long term behaviour change for these patients
  • the current healthcare systems in the UK, the exercise referral process, the roles and responsibilities of the professional within an exercise referral scheme and the role and importance of exercise referral, related policies and key documents
  • the concept of a patient centred approach
  • the clinical features of medical conditions relevant to exercise referral programmes, the relationship between exercise and specified exercise referral medical conditions, the accepted methods for treatment/management of medical conditions relevant to exercise referral programmes and how to programme safe, effective exercise programmes for patients with specified exercise referral medical conditions

Skills relating to the qualification

  • collect and analyse nutritional information and apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme
  • collect information about exercise referral patients and prepare patients and resources for exercise referral sessions
  • instruct, adapt, conclude and review exercise referral sessions. Agree goals, plan, manage, review progress and adapt an exercise referral programme with exercise referral patients

PREREQUISITES:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or equivalent / 2 extra days will be included to complete the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology and L3 Nutrition.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training / Exempt from the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology and L3 Nutrition.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Pilates / Exempt from the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga / Exempt from the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

FORMAT/ASSESSMENT:

  • Course Duration: L3 - 4 days face to face learning, inclusive of assessment
  • Course Duration: L2 - 6 days face to face learning, inclusive of assessment
  • Course Time: 9am - 5pm 
  • Assessment:
    - Learner Assessment Record
    - Multiple Choice Theory paper
    - Assessment Workbook
    - Practical examination/observation

COURSE DATE/s:

  • Please contact LN Fitness on 0203-203-0033 for course dates or click the contact tab at the top of the page to send an email.

PRICE:

  • Price - £545 - (L3 - 4 day course)     
  • Price - £764 (L2 - 6 day course)
  • Interest Free Monthly Instalments available.
  • Deposit - £150 to secure your space ASAP (Deposits are non-refundable)
  • Bank Transfer - Interest free / No charges
  • Cheque - Please make payable to LN Fitness Training Centre Ltd
  • Credit/Debit - At our offices during hours of 10am – 5pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Please note: Deposits and instalment payments are non-refundable.