Level 3 - Exercise Referral

Course Content

Qualification structure and credit value: Candidates must complete the following six units, 38 credits for the full qualification.

  1. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (level 3 – 6 credits)
  2. Professional practice for exercise referral instructors (level 3 – 2 credits)
  3. Understanding medical conditions for exercise referral (level 4 – 7 credits)
  4. Applying the principles of nutrition and physical activity (level 3 – 6 credits)
  5. Planning exercise referral programmes with patients (level 3 – 8 credits)
  6. Instructing exercise with referred patients (level 3 – 9 credits)

Entry Requirements

This course runs over one day, then the exam is undertaken at another time. 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 Mat Work
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga

Method of Assessment

  • Multiple choice question paper
  • Worksheets
  • Practical observation
  • Coursework/portfolio of evidence
Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    04 Mar 2020

  • SCQF Level

    6

  • Duration

    1 Week

  • Subject Area

    Sport & Fitness

  • Course Fee

    £395
    All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.

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