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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma In Health and Fitness

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Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 601/0348/6


This qualification provides learners with the broad base of knowledge and skills to be able to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including fitness instructing and personal training.

As exercise referral is a mandatory, optional group within this qualification it also aligns to the sector’s strategy to increase the number of qualified exercise referral instructors.

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There are no specific entry requirements.

Learners must achieve 90 credits to gain this qualification; a minimum of 50 credits must be at level 3 or above. The learner must achieve all four units from mandatory Group A (14 credits), a minimum of 10 credits from Groups B, C or D and either Group E or F. For Group E learners must complete all four units (28 credits), for Group F learners must complete all six units (38 credits). The remaining 28-38 credits can come from a number of optional units, including Groups B, C, D, E or F.

  • Coursework/Project.
  • Multiple Choice Examination.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.
  • Practical Demonstration/Assignment.

£198 Registration / Certification fee
Manual fees vary depending on units chosen. Call 01480 410337 for more information.

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Older Adults.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Exercise Programmes for Disabled Clients.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.

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