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Level 3 Award in Designing Pre And Post Natal Exercise Programmes


We are delighted to provide the Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes. This is an extremely important qualification for any instructor offering fitness information to pregnant women. It is designed to train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to design an individualised programme for pre and post natal clients. 

It is at Level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

This qualification is offered both online & via seasonal live days 



Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes

Qualification Outline:

Target Learners: Instructors wishing to further their career in the health and fitness sector as a specialist instructor who can address the needs of pre and or post natal clients

Aim: To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to design an individualised programme for pre and post natal clients  

Objectives: To develop an understanding of the physiological and biomechanical changes that take place during pregnancy.
To apply appropriate training approaches to plan and design programmes for pre and post natal clients.

Progression: This qualification provides progression to further specialist qualifications at Level 3 and Level 4. 

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Price : £275.00

Qualification entry requirements:

Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ Exercise to Music or Aqua) or equivalent (including qualifications which give entry to the REPs Physical activity Advisor category) or one of the following:
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga


What the course involves

This qualification comprises two units, namely:

  • Unit 1 - Physical activity and health considerations for the pre and post natal client
  • Unit 2 - Design and implement exercise programmes for the pre and post natal client

Successful achievement of all units must be achieved for the full qualification.



Unit 1  This unit is internally assessed using a worksheet consisting of 14 questions.
              In order to achieve a pass a  minimum of 38 marks must be achieved.
Unit 2   This unit is internally assessed using a theoretical case study consisting of

  • Questions
  • Session Plans
  • Risk Assessment

Session Plans  These can be done in the context of Gym and Group Exercise Learners should choose the most appropriate session plan for their context and each session should include:

  • warm-up minimum 3 minutes using any cardiovascular equipment or exercises(mobility and dynamic stretches may be included in the warm up)
  • cardiovascular minimum of 3 different forms of cardiovascular equipment or exercises to be included over the 3 sessions
  • 8-10 resistance based exercise - these can be machine-based, free weight, cable or body weight / body conditioning exercises
  • cool-down minimum 3 minutes using a different piece of cardiovascular equipment or exercises than the warm-up (stretches of identified shortened musculature may be included in the cool down)

A mark sheet is provided and learners must achieve a minimum of 43 marks to pass

 
If you need any more information please contact me by telephone on 0116 239 6802 or use the email contact form