As more and more GPs are referring patients to fitness professionals who can demonstrate a good understanding of the conditions of their patients, this is becoming an increasingly important qualification.
The road to becoming a Specialist Practitioner is both exiting and rewarding. Below are two courses which are well worth some investigation. They will enable you to develop referral schemes from GPs by providing you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to manage safe and effective physical activity programmes for referred clients.
- Exercise Referral Diploma Course: Leading to an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
- Specialist Practitioner Course: Leading to AIQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral plus AIQ Level 4 in Low Back Pain or AIQ Level 4 Obesity and Diabetese