Antenatal & Postnatal Fitness Instructor Course
Any fitness professional working with pregnant women or new mums must have a specialist set of skills to ensure their clients’ comfort and safety. The Antenatal & Postnatal Fitness Instructor course will arm you with the knowledge to be able to provide effective exercise sessions for this specialist population group.
If you are qualified as a Level 2 Fitness Instructor in Gym, Exercise to Music or Aqua Aerobic, or a Level 3 Personal Trainer and want to diversify your skill set to offer more to a wider range of clients, then this is the course for you.
How Is The Antenatal & Postnatal Fitness Instructor Course Delivered?
This course is supported purely by distance learning. This means that you have the flexibility to study at your own pace, fast or slow! This doesn’t mean that you are on your own though, our experienced tutors will guide, support and help you to successfully complete your studies.
At the point of booking, we will arrange for one of our dedicated support tutors to call you, explain the course requirements in detail and enable access to our online learning portal. They will also set-up a plan of learning with specific target dates to complete your home-study units, case study and telephone support.
You will complete and submit your worksheets and you will be asked to submit a case study based on a hypothetical client. You have eight weeks to complete this task. And if you need any extra help you can call our support helpline.
What Course Materials Will I Receive?
You will receive a hard copy manual and access via our online portal to the Focus Training designed Ante and Post Natal manual and workbook.
What will I learn on the Ante and Post Natal Fitness Instructor course?
Throughout the course, you’ll cover all areas in order to be able to plan, design, and evaluate exercise programmes for Ante and Post Natal exercise. This includes:
- The anatomy of pregnancy
- The ante-natal period
- The post-natal period
- Structure and content of ante and post natal exercise sessions
- Planning, teaching and evaluating skillls
- Contraindications (“no-no’s”) to exercising with Ante and Post Natal clients
How Will I Be Assessed On The Ante And Post Natal Course?
The qualification requires a specific set of skills to ensure you’re fully up to speed with safety and techniques, and assessment will include:
- Home study coursework
- Hypothetical case study
How do I submit my work?
All of your work will be submitted online via the Focus Training learning portal.