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Level 3 GP & Exercise Referral Course LondonDiscovery Learning

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Level 3 GP & Exercise Referral Course London:

This level GP and Exercise Referral qualification provides the key skills and knowledge to establish you in the field of Exercise Referral. This GP and Exercise Referral Qualification is particularly aimed at Advanced Instructors and Personal Trainers seeking to work with special populations in both preventative and rehabilitative exercise therapies.

Course Content
During the GP and Exercise Referral course you will learn the Exercise Referral Scheme and the role of the Department of Health and National Health Service; how to promote physical activity and health; Behaviour Change and Management, Health and lifestyle screening and Fitness Testing, How to plan, deliver and evaluate an exercise prescription; how to rehabilitate people with conditions such as; Orthopaedic diseases arthritis and osteoporosis; Cardiovascular diseases such as Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease ; Metabolic diseases such as Diabetes; Pulmonary diseases such as Asthma; Raised cholesterol and obesity, and many other common conditions.

Part Time Study
8 weeks home-study followed by:
• 2 days practical attendance workshop
• 1 day assessment

Full Time Study
5 Days of Full Time Study (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm).

On successful completion of this course you will receive an Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Exercise Referral for Clients with Specific Controlled Conditions, a Discovery Learning certificate and 20 REPs points.

Entry Requirements
• Learners must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/Exercise to Music) or a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or equivalent.
• Minimum age 18

Course dates & prices

Starting How long Days you attend Tutor Where Class info Price

Distance with attendance
Sat 23rd Aug

9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 14th Sep

10 weeks

3 Not specified This is a distance learning course but part of it is taught in/at: Hounslow-David Lloyds
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Distance with attendance
Sat 08th Nov

9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 14th Dec

10 weeks

3 Not specified This is a distance learning course but part of it is taught in/at: Hounslow-David Lloyds
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Additional entry requirements

Level 2 Fitness Qualification

Course level



Professional Qualification (Professional or Industry specific qualification)

Awarding body

Active IQ

Subject areas

Fitness Trainer Training, General Medical Practice

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.


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