Course Type
Online virtual learning
Various dates throughout the year
Entry Requirements
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
Active IQ

About this course

This qualification aims to train Personal Trainers to be professionally competent in training a client referred by a GP. The course will explore physiological and psychological considerations of range of conditions including diabetes, hypertension, arteritis, osteoporosis, COPD and mental illness. Students will gain the skills and knowledge needed to design and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes for these populations. Successful candidates could go on to train GP referred clients on a one to one basis or as part of a GP referral scheme within a gym or leisure centre.

Entry requirements
Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training


  • Professional practice for exercise referral instructors
  • Understanding medical conditions for exercise referral
  • Planning exercise referral programmes with patients
  • Instructing exercise with referred patients

Practical exam

Delivery method
Online virtual learning, coupled with our dedicated support team will ensure that you learn all the skills needed to qualify and start work as an Exercise Referral specialist.

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