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Why choose the Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates?

Teach Mat Pilates at all Levels

The Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates will enable you to teach mat Pilates at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels on a one-to-one basis or in group sessions. You will learn through a mixture of e-learning courses and practical workshops.

Your Potential Client Market

Pilates strengthens the body in an even way, with particular emphasis on core strength to improve general fitness and wellbeing. It has something to offer all ages and levels of ability and fitness, from beginners to elite athletes.

As a Pilates teacher you can make a real difference to the quality of people’s lives by easing shoulder tension, strengthening core muscles and creating greater body awareness to improve posture.

Blended Learning

This diploma is delivered in a blended learning format, i.e. digital e-learning content to support the theoretical elements and practical, tutor-led workshops to hone your practical abilities.

Career Accelerator Package

Once you have qualified, your Career Accelerator Package will include everything that you need to land that dream job as a Pilates Teacher or to even launch your very own business


Expert Guides & Resources

As well as workshops manuals, there is a high volume of resources available for learners across our e-learning, student zone and social media platforms.

Recognised Accreditation

We are proud that all of our Pilates instructor courses are accredited by VTCT, giving you the prestige of qualifying with an industry-respected qualification at level 3.

Course Specifics

The course is split into five interactive units and includes practice assignments and mock exams to test your knowledge as you learn.

A technical support tutor is available by email or phone to answer your questions and provide guidance.


Basic Mat Pilates

The course covers:

  • The description and application of the Pilates principles
  • The structure of a beginner (mixed ability) class
  • Preparation phase, set-up and mobilisation of the body
  • The safe instruction of a variety of mat-based Pilates exercises and the modifications, adaptations and progressions for each exercise
  • Pilates specific teaching techniques
  • Relaxation and stretching techniques
  • Smooth and effective transitions and class management
Intermediate Mat Pilates

The course covers:

  • New ideas for warm-up preparations in the standing and lying position
  • Improver/intermediate level mat Pilates exercises
  • Linking exercises to create effective sequences to intensify and add veriety to your current sessions
  • Techniques on how to modify, adapt and progress each exercise to suit individual needs
  • Common postural types including exercises and stretches to assist in muscle balance which will help improve posture
  • How to modify exercises to offer specific exercises to your participants
  • Correct teaching practice for the exercises learned
  • Guidelines for your practical assessment and case study
Advanced Mat Pilates

The course covers:

  • The study of the Original Repertoire of Pilates as created by Joseph Pilates
  • Analysis of Advanced level mat exercises
  • Effective transitions and sequencing
  • How to modify, adapt and progress each exercise
  • Development of advanced teaching skills

This is an opportunity to come back after qualifying and gain further CPD to develop your skills to teach advanced classes.

We recommend a minimum of 6 months teaching experience to gain the most value from this workshop.

Over 40 venues across the UK

We offer more practical courses around the country and course dates throughout the year than any other provider, giving you more choice and flexibility to build a training programme to suit your needs.

To find your nearest training location take a look at our list of locations or call our friendly Career Advisers on 01329 829444 or 0800 4581388 to find out earliest course dates.


Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates

Payment Option 

Description 

Upfront Payment 

 

Pay the amount for your course in full 

 

Upfront Deposit 

 

Pay a deposit then settle the full balance at a later date 

 

Pay As You Learn 

 

Spread the payments over a number of months to suit your budget. Deposit starting from only £175 

 

Flexible payment schemes to suit you

We make it easy and affordable for you to achieve your dream career without compromising on the quality of your learning experience or even more importantly, your future career. Don't be fooled by companies offering cheaper, diluted training which you might live to regret.

At Future Fit we offer a high-quality training experience with lots of face-to-face practical workshops, first class student support services and real-life assessments that will prepare you for a long and successful career in the fitness industry.

If you are unable to pay for your training upfront, simply tell us how much you can afford each month and we’ll look to find a payment plan which is tailored to suit your needs.

Here's everything you need to know before you start:

In this Diploma you will learn:

Anatomy and Physiology
Teaching a mixed ability class
Pilates routines for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels

By the end of this diploma you will:

Be able to run your own classes and work with clients on a 1-to-1 basis.
Be able to teach Pilates at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels
Be able to run your own weight management clinic, or offer individual consultations

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FAQs

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More FAQ's
At what point in my training can I start teaching classes?

While you are training you can get student insurance from a company called Balens in order to teach, but you must declare that you are in training and charge a lower rate than you would if you were a fully qualified Pilates Instructor. You will of course need a proof of training letter from us in order to do this, and it will also be subject to eligibility criteria.

Can I teach at an advanced level with the standard diploma course?

Yes, by the end of the standard diploma, you will have been taught all of the original 34 exercises. Your course tutors will have shown you how to modify each of the exercises so that you can teach a mixed ability class, plus you will have experience performing the advanced exercises yourself and learnt the relevant teaching and safety points in preparation for instructing others.

How can I fit my training around my life?

Future Fit Training offers flexible training solutions, which means we build your programme around you, your commitments and the time you can dedicate to study. If your circumstances change, we simply re-work your training plan. Previous students have taken time out to have babies, change jobs, start work – all sorts of reasons.

Most of the theory that underpins the practical part of our courses is delivered via e-learning. This gives you the freedom and flexibility to study wherever and whenever you want. Also, we deliver the largest number of practical mat Pilates courses in the UK, so you should have plenty of course dates to choose from.

How experienced are the School of Pilates teachers?

The teaching team in the School of Pilates are highly experienced Pilates teachers and expert course tutors. Each tutor must pass a comprehensive teacher training programme within the School of Pilates to ensure you get the high quality tuition our reputation is built on. They’ll provide you with the knowledge and information you need to achieve your goals and will do everything they can to support and help you succeed.

How much could I earn as a Pilates Instructor?

As with any other job, income for Pilates Teachers varies according to geographical location, skills and experience. Pilates Teachers are typically paid by the hour from £30 to £100 in either an individual or group setting.

Is it better to take the Diploma in Mat Pilates and add on the extra courses at a later date?

This is entirely your choice. If you are new to the fitness industry and ‘testing the water’, our advice would be to complete the standard Diploma in the first instance. This will give you the chance to learn and achieve each part of the Diploma at a pace that suits you. If you are already a fitness trainer or Personal Trainer, we suggest you complete the Specialist Diploma as this will give you additional qualifications straight away to offer your client base and open further opportunities to you.