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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Fitness

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Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/6354/X

 

This qualification provides learners with a broad base of knowledge and skills to be able to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including the knowledge and skills to be able to plan, deliver and supervise safe and effective exercise programmes within a gym or health club environment.

During the qualification learners will cover:

  • Anatomy, physiology and nutrition and how they relate to exercise and fitness.
  • Health and safety in the fitness environment.
  • The skills to conduct client and group inductions in a gym-based environment and support exercise adherence and a healthy lifestyle.
  • The skills to plan, instruct and supervise safe and effective exercise and physical activity sessions.
  • Professionalism for fitness instructing.
  • Technology in sport and exercise.
 

There are no specific entry requirements.

Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.

The course requires physical exertion, and individual participation is essential; therefore, a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at Level 2.

 

Learners must complete the six mandatory units and a minimum of 15 optional units including the minimum requirements for two of the pathways from the following:

  • Personal training.
  • Operational service / Leisure management. 
  • Coaching.
  • Special populations.
  • Long-term conditions. 
  • Health and well-being.
 
  • 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: 

  • Leisure team member apprenticeship.
  • Personal trainer apprenticeship.
  • Leisure duty manager apprenticeship.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients.
 

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