Become an Excercise Referral Specialist.
Prices From £750.

Unlock your potential with an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.

Exercise Referral Specialist

Exercise Referral Diploma Course.

This Exercise Referral Diploma Course is specifically designed for Fitness Professionals looking to develop referral schemes for health care services. It is also a qualification that will benefit gym instructors working in leisure clubs and Personal Trainers looking to develop their own knowledge of exercise referral for clients with medical conditions.

Funding available

This course can be funded using an Advanced Learner Loan, ELCAS for Armed Services staff and other finance options.

Advancing your career

Designed for Fitness Professionals looking to develop referral schemes for health care services or for personal trainers to help clients with medical conditions

Stong

Learn how to advise clients on how to enhance their well being through a planned programme of exercise and nutrition.

Qualification

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

3 Day Course | Prices From £750

This course has been put in place so that GPs can refer patients to an exercise scheme with confidence that their patients are in the very best of care.

Physical activity is important for individuals’ health and mental well-being. A small amount of physical activity regularly can manage conditions such as coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke and mental health problems. When people have performed some form of physical activity, they get a sense of achievement and stress relief to help them go about their day.

Personal trainer encouraging client on static bike

Interested in our Diploma in Exercise Referral course? Call 0800 999 6664 to find out more or to secure your place.

Diploma in Exercise Referral course structure

This is a partial home study, partial in-person course. All the learning materials for this course is available online through our unique online learning portal. Learners who already hold a current Level 3 Personal Trainer qualification may not have to complete the Anatomy & Physiology and Nutrition units however you’ll be able to access all the online learning materials for this course.

As with all Focus Training courses, we aim to make learning as easy and enjoyable as possible. Everything you need, including facts and essential information is clearly presented. There is even a quiz at the end of each section so you can test yourself.

What will the Diploma in Exercise Referral course cover?

It’s our aim to make learning as easy and enjoyable as possible. And we provide ever everything you need, including facts and essential information that is clearly presented, to make studying straightforward.

The areas we look at include pathophysiology, treatment, and special considerations including:

  • Cardiovascular conditions: Atherosclerosis, hypertension, high cholesterol.

  • Mobility related conditions: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, spondylosis (spinal arthritis) joint replacement.

  • Mental health conditions: Anxiety, stress and depression.

  • Other conditions: Obesity, diabetes type 1 & 2, asthma, COPD (chronic bronchitis and emphysema).

  • Related exercise benefits and implications.

As an Exercise Referral Specialist, it will be your job to advise clients with these sorts of conditions on how to enhance their well being through a planned programme of exercise and nutrition.

Key areas of focus would include:

  • Collecting information to plan an exercise referral programme.

  • The principles of risk stratification in exercise referral.

  • Current UK healthcare systems and the exercise referral process.

  • Accepted methods of treatment/ management of medical conditions relevant to exercise referral programmes.

  • How to create safe, effective exercise programmes for patients with specified exercise referral medical conditions.

  • Medication and exercise - including prescription and over the counter.

  • Behavioural change and motivational interviewing.

  • Safe and effective progressive exercise programming.

  • Setting up and coordinating exercise referral schemes.

What certification will I receive?

An active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral

How is the Diploma in Exercise Referral course assessed?

  • Practical assessment
  • Case study
  • Home study units

Finance options

There are a number of finance options available including:

  • Advanced Learner Loan
  • Private Finance
  • ELCAS – The course is approved by ELCAS for Armed Services staff
  • Payment arrangements

Take a look at our finance information or give us a call to find out more.

Course Review.
Student
Vicky from West Sussex
Qualified Exercise Referral Proffesional

“ Really lovely and so knowledgeable. Excellent course, can’t fault it at all. Thank you!! ”

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