Diploma in Pilates | Pilates Instructor Course | Pilates Matwork Course

Diploma in Pilates


Diploma in Pilates

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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Matwork

Our Diploma in Pilates Matwork Course is perfect for both experienced fitness instructors and those just embarking on this new and exciting career path. Enhance your understanding of anatomy and physiology with our super-popular Pilates Instructor Course. Improve the posture, balance, strength and flexibility of your clients. Learn how to programme and deliver your own Pilates sessions at a beginner and intermediate level.

Prices start at £1500.00 with funding options available

REPs entry at Level 3 – 20 points

We currently run our Diploma in Pilates Matwork Courses in:
  • Manchester (David Lloyd, Trafford Park)
  • London (South Bank Club, Vauxhall)

Pilates instructors enjoy a loyal client base, so holding a Diploma in Pilates Matwork can add significant weight to your revenue stream. This makes Pilates a hugely popular course and places are snapped up quickly. If you need to ask us anything, ping us, ring us or message us – we are here to help.

Diploma in Pilates | Pilates Instructor Course | Pilates Matwork Course

Check out our Diploma in Pilates Instructor Course and launch your career as a qualified Pilates Instructor! Search for PILATES INSTRUCTOR COURSES NEAR ME.

From the moment you have decided to attend one of our Pilates Instructor Courses you can be confident you are in safe hands. Whether you are already have a Gym Instructor Qualification or you are looking specialise in Pilates Matwork, you have come to the right place.

You will go from enthusiastic amateur to being a fully qualified Pilates Instructor. Our Pilates Diploma Course will fast-track you to a new career in the fitness industry. You will be in possession of all of the skills needed to design Pilates Classes in a health club environment or independently in a community.



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Diploma in Pilates

Expand your horizons by becoming a Pilates Instructor.

Developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates, this low-impact exercise regime aims to strengthen core muscles whilst improving postural alignment and flexibility.

Pilates primarily targets the core. However, the distinctive exercise patterns and movements bring a plethora of additional benefits to other areas of the body. The Diploma in Pilates concentrates on mat work and involves slow, precise movements with emphasis on controlled breathing.

Teaching Pilates Matwork can open doors for you within the fitness industry. Whether you are already a gym instructorpersonal trainer or an exercise to music instructor , a Pilates Instructor Course could be for you. Furthermore, a Diploma in Pilates makes a perfect gateway course. It could get you on the first rung of the fitness industry ladder.

Pilates Instructor Course

Pilates instructors have a passion for helping people of all ages to improve their posture, balance, strength and flexibility. Achieving your Diploma in Pilates Matwork will enable you to specifically design appropriate one-to-one programmes. This will be particularly beneficial for clients with lower back pain. You will also be able to plan and instruct group classes. Similarly, Pilates is regularly used as a strategy to rehabilitate injuries and to address muscle imbalances, as well as develop overall strength and fitness.

In addition to learning and perfecting Pilates exercises and their effect on core strength and stability, you will also develop your skills as a coach. A Diploma in Pilates Matwork will vastly enhance your understanding of anatomy and physiology. This in turn provides the necessary foundation for practical posture and movement screening; preparing you to teach Pilates classes and help clients wherever possible.

Why Should I Do This Course?

Completing a Pilates Instructor Course will help you to gain employment or become self-employed as a Pilates Instructor. A Diploma In Pilates qualification is internationally recognised. As a result you will be able to work one-to-one with individuals and with groups. At the end of the course you will be able to identify and address specific needs of individuals. You will possess the knowledge necessary to design Pilates group classes, tailoring intensity to suit the needs of individuals.

Whether Pilates is your passion or you are looking to gain new skills, this course is for you. It will contribute to your ongoing professional development.

Completing a Diploma in Pilates has given many fitness instructors a competitive edge. That edge can often lead to employment within a health and fitness club. Likewise, for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, the new skills they have acquired have enabled them to pursue their dreams. Becoming a self employed Pilates Instructor offers huge potential for community based classes. Such is the appeal of Pilates, you will find a diverse range of class attendees. Cyclists, runners, weightlifters and swimmers all attest to the befits of Pilates and the way it complements their chosen sport.

How Is The Diploma in Pilates Instructor Course Delivered?

When you book your Diploma in Pilates Instructor Course you will be sent a student guide, manuals and login details to your online learning portal. You will be assigned a telephone support tutor who will guide your through every step of your learning. The telephone support process involves online quizzes followed up with interactive teaching over the phone.  Depending on your level of entry, you may need to supply evidence of previous qualifications so that we design your individualised learning plan.

If you have no previous qualification, or have a level 2 qualification, you will also be provided with learning materials for anatomy and physiology. In addition to Pilates specific content other topics will be covered. Once you have completed your online and telephone support learning, you will attend five face-to-face course delivery days, which are spread over two and three day workshops and submit a video of you teaching a Pilates class.

How Will I Be Assessed?

  • Video practical assessment delivering a pre-prepared Pilates matwork class.
  • Case Study for planning Pilates Matwork sessions
  • Written worksheets
  • Multiple choice theory exam for anatomy and physiology (if required)
  • Multiple choice theory exam for principles of exercise, fitness and health (if required)

What Will I Need?

You do not require any previous fitness qualifications to enrol onto a pilates instructor course. If you have previous fitness qualifications, these may be used to exempt you from elements of the qualification such as anatomy and physiology and principles of exercise fitness and health.

What Will I Learn?

  • SMART goal setting
  • Key elements within Pilates
  • Assessing posture and alignment
  • Identifying muscle imbalances
  • Correcting muscle imbalances with Pilates
  • Activating the core muscles
  • Phases within Pilates
  • Planning beginner Pilates classes
  • Planning intermediate Pilates classes
  • Planning Pilates exercise for special populations
  • Progressing Pilates exercises
  • Using small equipment within Pilates
  • Effective coaching skills
  • Tactile cueing
  • Advanced anatomy & physiology (if applicable)

What Qualification Will I Receive?

You’ll receive an internationally recognised Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork, which will prepare you for stepping into any avenue of Pilates.

How Can I Pay?

You can either pay your course fees in full with an early bird discount or you can choose to opt for a ‘pay as you study’ payment plan. We would just require a small deposit and then you can choose to pay for the course over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months period. To find out more on payment options please contact your Course Adviser free on 0800 999 6664.

Payment Options for Diploma in Pilates

Whether you want a full time or part time course, paying for your Diploma in Pilates course is easy. We make our high-quality Diploma in Pilates accessible to all by offering a variety of payment plans.

Regardless of your current financial situation, we can find a solution for you - simply fill in the Contact Us form or call us today on 0800 999 6664 to speak to one of our Course Advisors.

Early Bird Payment – Pay for your course upfront and receive an immediate discount
Affordable monthly instalments – pay a deposit then spread the cost with interest free monthly payments.
Advanced Learner Loan - pay a deposit then use an Advanced Learner Loan – no credit check, pay nothing until you earn over £25,000 - terms and conditions apply
Finance – a great way to spread the cost of your course. We’ve teamed up with Deko whose smart technology lets you apply for and complete the loan application quickly and entirely online.
ELCAS – for Armed Forces personnel

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4 reviews for Diploma in Pilates

  1. Claire from Liverpool

    Matt was a fantastic tutor! He really helped me to understand and broke everything down. Lindsey was brilliant and patient with me! I loved all the practical and breakdown of exercises.

    Claire from Liverpool

    Diploma in Pilates (Pilates Matwork Instructor Course)

  2. Emma, Northamptonshire

    Kate is really knowledgeable and approachable. She made the course engaging and fun.

    Emma, Northamptonshire

    Pilates Matwork Instructor Course

  3. Naomi, Essex

    Talked in detail share experiences with each other and just so informative and fun.

    Naomi, Essex

    Pilates Instructor Workshop – Diploma in Pilates

  4. Lucy

    One of the best tutors I’ve had so far.Very helpful, understanding, friendly and lots of energy.

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