- Personal Training Courses
- Personal Training CPD Courses
- Exercise Referral for Health Management
This workshop will significantly increase your earning potential as a fitness professional. Qualify to accept GP referrals and offer a specialist service, this CPD certification will give you the edge over your competitors.
Not only will you be qualified to accept interesting and lucrative GP referrals for common conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity, you’ll be able to provide a more comprehensive, specialist service to non-referred clients who also suffer from these conditions.
With this qualification, you can provide consultations to GP referred patients and work with them to overcome common health problems. This type of work for a personal trainer can be very rewarding. As you develop a good working relationship with your local GP practice and demonstrate your professional ability, you can ensure a steady flow of new clients.
By providing the correct nutritional advice and specific exercise programmes, your expertise will help referred and existing clients to manage their medical conditions and live longer healthier lives.
We incorporate group physical activity prescription into this course rather than just focusing on gym-based learning. This allows learners to expand their knowledge into real-life exercise referral provision with the evidence supporting group community provision.
Practical tasks completed on the course focus on activities of daily living (ADLs), aiming to enhance the quality of life and and retain patient independence.
The focus of the course is health, therefore rather than just concentrating on the physical benefits, we stress the importance of the social and psychological aspects of exercise referral which have arguably greater influences on adherence to physical activity interventions.
Ahead of a 3-day practical workshop to support your delivery of sessions across a wide range of conditions, you’ll receive a 300-page manual to read and refer back to.
If you don't have these qualifications yet, why not have a look here. It could be the start of a new career!
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A blended e-learning course and practical workshop split into eight concise and easy to understand lessons.
The assessment consists of worksheets, question papers, a formative practical assessment and review as well as a case study.
Training for a new career is a big investment and with all things in life you tend to get what you pay for.
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Launched in 2011, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) is the professional development body for the UK’s sport, fitness and physical activity sector and has been awarded chartered status by the Privy Council. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity and is the strategic lead for professional development in the sector.
CIMSPA has been tasked by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), backed by Sport England and employers, with leading the sport and physical activity sectors workforce development programme. This will be achieved by creating a clear and rigorous set of employer-led standards for all sport and exercise professionals, with a similar clear and rigorous system for assessment, awarding and validating qualifications.
CIMSPA is recognised as the authoritative, single unified voice for the sector by government departments, key agencies and partners, including Sport England, Public Health England, ukactive, Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sporta and cCLOA. The institute has membership options for everyone working in, or interested in working in, the sport and physical activity world – from student and apprentice through to service director and CEO. CIMSPA already provides a route to chartered status for those working in leisure operations, and is developing similar routes for the whole of the sector. For more information go to www.cimspa.co.uk.
The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) is a government backed system of self-regulation for all instructors, coaches, trainers and teachers involved in the exercise and fitness industry. Registration is achieved and maintained through qualifications and training programmes that are nationally recognised and are linked to the National Occupational Standards for exercise and fitness. For more information go to www.exerciseregister.org.
Each individual module within your training programme has a specific deadline or time-frame of completion that must be achieved in order to pass. The aim of the deadlines are to encourage you to succeed and ensure that you become qualified. The overall deadline to complete all your courses is 3 years from when you purchased.
We would ask how much time can you dedicate to your study? The more time available, the quicker you can complete your course/diploma. If you don’t have lots of time, we advise taking it step-by-step.
The Pilates Matwork course was detailed, practical and challenging. The course content was delivered in a variety of ways i.e. online learning and face-to-face suiting learning styles. Scott and his team were very helpful at the end of the phone/online. I was lucky enough to walk straight into a Pilates teaching job as soon as I qualified. Thank-you FutureFit!
Anne-Marie 12 03 2019
Future Fit training programme was very straight forward, but I felt I was missing out by not having any hands-on experience with an actual coach/tutor. A lot of my marks were lower than they could have been due to not fully understanding the subject or item as well as I should, but not having a quick reference point available to verify anything was a drawback.
Mick Jowett 27 04 2019
I did the level 3 Nutrition Advisor Diploma with these guys. It was amazing, taught me everything I needed to know and has in turn made my income a lot higher. Recommended highly!!
Michael O'Connor 03 04 2019
Fitness Journalist, Copywriter & Brand Consultant
Sam Rider is a freelance journalist and personal trainer, regularly contributing to Men’s Health, Gentlemen’s Journal, Welltodo, the Huffington Post and The Telegraph. In 2015, Sam turned freelance and used the opportunity to pursue his ambition and study for the REPS level 3 personal training qualification.
Becoming a personal trainer isn’t cheap. It’s an investment, which can pay for itself if you come out the other side with the requisite skills to earn a living as a PT. For that reason, it’s not worth cutting corners. When searching for training providers FFT looked like the obvious choice. They had excellent reviews, have been providing expert tuition for 24 years, have a 97% student satisfaction rate and were named UK Active "Training Provider of the Year" in 2016 and 2017. Their part-time online course also meant I could study at home around freelance projects and work at my own pace.