Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (Active IQ)

Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork (Active IQ)

Level: Level 3
Course price: 1399.00

Claire Ally Pilates

Upcoming course dates:

30th Sept/1st Oct, 4th/5th Nov & 2nd/3rd Dec 2017

17th/18th February, 17th/18th March & 7th/8th April 2018

6th/7th October, 3rd/4th November & 1st/2nd December 2018

Weekends 10.30 – 5.30pm

Course overview:

The Active IQ Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.
You can gain the full Level 3 Diploma by enrolling onto this course, attending all the training days and completing the assessments.This is a blended learning course which means you will study the theory elements at home with the course manuals at your pace with online tutor support.

  • You must be aged 18 years or older
  • You must be already attending Pilates classes

What you will learn:

You will learn how to teach Mat Pilates to a group of individuals and adapt exercises for their different needs and requirements. You will also learn how to prescribe exercises and give advice to individuals with specific postural conditions on a one-one basis also:

  • Principles of exercise, fitness and health
  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity
  • Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment
  • Principles of Pilates Matwork
  • Programme Pilates Matwork
  • Instructing Pilates Matwork


  • The Models of Behaviour change
  • The Principles of Pilates
  • Advanced Physiology
  • Neurology and endocrinology
  • Teaching skills, group and one-one
  • Progressive and advanced Mat Pilates exercises
  • Using small Equipment
  • Client suitability to specific exercises
  • Advanced postural and spinal assessment
  • Collecting and analysing client information


  • Invigilated multiple choice theory papers
  • Worksheets
  • Practical observed assessments
  • Assignments

What to do now:

  • Complete an online application form, making your deposit or full payment
  • Your training resources will be sent to you in the post
  • Attend your training days and then return for your assessments.

What you will achieve:

  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
  • Level 3 entry onto the REPs register (Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • 20 REPs points

What next? 

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Designing Pre & Post Natal Exercise Programmes
  • CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in the Management of Low Back Pain
September 30, 2017 to December 3, 2017
February 17, 2018 to April 8, 2018
October 6, 2018 to December 2, 2018
Full payment£1,399.00
Deposit (remaining balance £1049.25)£349.75