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Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
Course Overview

This nationally accredited qualification is for fitness instructors or personal trainers who wish to work with clients that may have a number of different medical conditions that include: Hypertension; Hypercholesterolaemia; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Asthma; Obesity; Diabetes type 1 and 2; Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Osteoporosis; Depression; Stress; Anxiety; Simple mechanical back pain; and Joint replacement.

Southwick Leisure Centre, Brighton

This course is delivered on a one to one basis with a tutor, which gives you the opportunity to begin studying immediately and the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments. Once you have registered, you are assigned your own personal tutor who guides you through your qualifications, assessing you throughout the courses whilst giving you support via email, telephone and face to face tutorials. All your tutorials and practical assessments can be booked in Monday to Saturday 8am to 4pm. The course takes approximately 6-8 weeks to complete but can be fast tracked if needed.

The course is broken down into 6 units:

  • Unit 1 – Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise
  • Unit 2 – Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
  • Unit 3 – Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
  • Unit 4 – Applying the principles of nutrition and physical activity
  • Unit 5 – Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients
  • Unit 6 – Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients
The course is assessed using a range of different assessment methods:
  • 2 x Multiple Choice Exams
  • 4 x Worksheets
  • Practical Assessment in the Gym at Southwick Leisure Centre
  • A Practical Assessment Self Evaluation Form

You must also produce a portfolio of evidence that includes client screening forms, referral form, and a prescribed exercise programme that you will have written for your patient.

You can pay for this course via the following payment methods:

  • Debit card
  • Credit card
  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • BACS transfer
  • Interest FREE direct debit payment plan

Give us a call today: 01273 613014

As this course is run on a one to one basis you can start immediately.

Just contact us now via any of the following methods:

  • Call 01273 613014
  • Submit one of our website enquiry forms
  • Request a call back using the button on the right hand side of our menu
  • Email info@stormfitnessacademy.co.uk
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