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Level 3 Exercise Referral Course

Diverse Trainers’ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral course is designed to provide our learners with an in-depth knowledge into special populations that may require specialist training and programming. The course will give students a solid foundation of knowledge, based on medical conditions and factors that could affect exercise in special population groups. This course is great for trainers looking to enhance their careers and work with new clients that may present harder challenges when prescribing exercise. The course can be completed in just 4-6 weeks with Diverse Trainers.

This online course is designed to be delivered with a flexible approach, that suits the requirements of specific individuals and their current roles within the fitness industry. Diverse Trainers will provide you with state-of-the-art webinars which will cover all the necessary knowledge and understanding needed to become a qualified GP referral instructor. You will then be required to submit some videos to support your practical assessment, and complete a basic online e-portfolio.

This course has a specific focus on developing learners who would like to work with patients with a variety of different medical conditions. Whether its working with patients in the community, NHS or even those looking to set up their own exercise referral practice, this course can help.

Diverse Trainers ensure all our graduates are fully confident that they can deliver safe and effective training programs, to help support clients with current medical conditions. The exercise referral course is only £399.

Find out more about this course by calling 01772 910 930 today.

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Learners who undertake the Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral Qualification with Diverse Trainers will receive a bespoke and outstanding learning experience. Previous learners have managed to progress onto owning their own businesses and gained links with the local NHS where they have set up GP referral schemes.

The online course is designed to give you practical and theoretical knowledge, which will enable you to design programmes. Our tutors will teach you how to use specific exercises / programmes for specific clients, develop your medication knowledge and overall skills / knowledge around working with people who have specific medical conditions.

Diverse Trainers are dedicated to their students, and offer regular student support calls throughout the course with a qualified tutor who will be there to answer any questions you may have. This course is not only designed to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding; we also advise and guide you on the many career paths you can undertake after successfully completing the course. In just 4-6 weeks, you can become qualified as an exercise referral instructor.

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Diverse trainers have been delivering health and fitness qualifications for over 15 years now. We provide first-class online health and fitness qualifications that are internationally recognised. The level 3 exercise referral course is ideal for those looking to specialise and standout in the industry. You can work closely with the NHS to build a solid cliental, and to build a reputation for providing exercise programmes for individuals with specific medical conditions.

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The online Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral qualification will cover the following:
• Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
• Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
• Applying the principles of nutrition and physical activity
• Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients
• Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients
In just 4-6 weeks you can become qualified as an exercise referral instructor.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/Exercise to Music/Aqua) or equivalent (including qualifications which give entry to REPs Physical Activity Advisor category) or one of the following courses:
• Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
• Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
• Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga
After you have completed this course you will gain 20 Reps CPD points, this will then give you the opportunity to be accredited as an exercise professional

Course Content

The online level 3 exercise referral instructor course focusses on providing the knowledge and understanding required to prescribe exercise programmes for clients with specific medical conditions.
As a student of Diverse Trainers you will be provided with:
- Webinars
- Student support throughout the course
- Access to our e-learning platform
- Video submissions and feedback
- Additional resources to support your learning
- Industry experience

Course Duration & Assessment

The online Exercise Referral Instructor course takes approx. 4-6 weeks to complete online, which can be completed anywhere in the UK and overseas.
The course is assessed in the following ways:
- Video submissions
- Webinar teaching and learning
- Online portfolio submissions
- Online e-learning
- Student support
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Why Choose Diverse Trainers?

Our tutors have over 20 years' health and fitness industry experience, and our mission is to ensure all our students enter the fitness industry with the skills and knowledge to become some of the best fitness instructors in the UK.

Our aim is to provide additional support to all our students through our dedicated support team and make every student' experience the best it can be. We will ensure you have a high level of knowledge surrounding the human body, help you build experience, knowledge and the skills, to become a first class fitness instructor.

Our Level 3 Exercise Referral Course is ideal for those that want to progress within their careers, and standout from others in the industry when applying for future employment opportunities.