Level 4 Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist

Exercise for Low Back Pain Course. E-learning and 2-day workshop. Advanced Personal Trainer specialist Level 4 CPD / REPs - 20 points. Nationwide locations

Level 4 Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist

Included Course: Level 4 Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist

Set yourself apart from other Personal Trainers with this advanced qualification

This is a combination of online e-learning and a 2-day practical workshop worth 10 CIMSPA CPD / 20 REPs CPD points

This Level 4 training course is the most in-depth and up-to-date of its kind. You will be able to assess, design, deliver, monitor and evaluate exercise sessions that will be critical to the recovery of clients with low back pain.

By becoming a Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist with the School of Personal Training you will achieve the highest level of industry recognition and really set yourself apart from other personal trainers.

Did you know that more than 80% of the adult population suffer from lower back pain at some time in their life? It is one of the most common reasons why people take time off work. Broaden your knowledge and technical expertise through our Level 4 qualification.

VTCT   REPS 20CPD points   CIMSPA Endorsed course

We use a variety of venues across our locations and can provide you with a selection of dates, these will be dependent on your location and the course chosen.

To find your nearest training location and earliest course dates call our friendly Careers Advisers on 01329 829444 or 0800 458 1388.

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You will start with an interactive e-learning course followed by a 2-day practical course which includes a practical assessment.


Through the e-learning and practical course, you will learn the following:

  • How back pain is treated and the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of common treatments including, medication, manual therapy, psychotherapy and exercise
  • How to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in the management of clients’ low back pain
  • The anatomy of the spine and its associated structures in relation to back pain
  • The different types of low back pain and their diagnosis
  • The motivational processes, models and techniques used with lower back pain clients to encourage adherence to long term beneficial lifestyle changes
  • The practical exercise prescription for low back pain

You will be able to:

  • Extend your reach in the public and private sector working with a range of healthcare professionals
  • Increase your earning potential as a specialist personal trainer
  • Benefit from the most in-depth and up-to-date training and materials available

The assessment consists of worksheets, question papers, a formative practical assessment and review as well as a case study.

You will receive a Level 4 Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist certificate from VTCT and if you are REPs registered, 20 CPD points. If you are CIMSPA registered, you will also receive 10 CIMSPA CPD points. 

If you would like a demonstration of the course and to see our e-learning platform, please click below:

Level 4 Low Back Pain Exercise Specialist course demonstration

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