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3rd & 4th May 2014 6th & 7th September 2014
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Active IQ Level 4
Certificate in Exercise Management of Low Back Pain (QCF)
£460.00 (Deposit: £115.00 | Balance: £345.00 )

Venue: Surrey

Course overview:

This course is aimed at experienced Instructors wishing to further their career in the health and fitness sector as a specialist instructor who can address the needs of patients/clients with low back pain.

This course will train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to prescribe, plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of patients/clients with low back pain.

Entry Requirements:

  • Learners must hold a Level 3 fitness instructing qualification e.g. Certificate in Personal Training, Certificate in Exercise Referral, Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork

Please note: from September 2011 in order to access REPs Level 4 Specialist Instructor, learners will need to also hold an accredited Exercise Referral qualification.

Course Content

  • To development of a specific in-depth understanding of functional  anatomy and biomechanics, relating to the spine and lower back.
  • To apply appropriate training approaches to plan and design progressive programmes for clients with low back pain.
  • To develop an understanding of the disease process and how activity or inactivity influences low back pain management
  • To develop an understanding of medications, psychological/sociological factors and co-morbidities that influence an individuals ability to exercise safely and effectively.

Course Format:
  • Precourse reading
  • 2 days practical workshop

What to do now:

  • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
  • You will receive your pre-course study manual in the post
  • You will attend your training days, the practical assessment is on day 2

Internally assessed:

  • Worksheet
  • Case study
  • Formative Practical Observation

What you will achieve:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Exercise Management for Low Back Pain
  • REPS Level 4

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