Fit For Purpose Fitness Education
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This qualification will allow access to Level 4 on REPs if all of the other requirements have been met. You will train to a professionally competent level, enabling you to prescribe, plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of patients/clients with low back pain.
This is an distance learning course, so you will receive a course manual and coursework portfolio upon enrolment. The course can be started at anytime.
Candidates must hold a recognised Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral.
To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to plan, conduct and review programmes to address the needs of clients with low back pain
To train learners to a professionally competent level, enabling them to support clients to change their physical activity and lifestyle behaviours to aid in the management of chronic non-specific low back pain
To develop an understanding of the prevalence and classification of low back painTo be able to determine health risks associated with low back pain
To understand the contributing factors that lead to the development of different types of low back pain
To apply appropriate training approaches to plan and design physical activity and exercise programmes for clients with chronic non-specific low back pain
To understand how chronic non-specific low back pain, medications, psychological/sociological factors and co-morbidities affect client’s ability to exercise safely and effectively
To be able to support clients to adopt healthier lifestyle behaviours as part of a programme to manage chronicnon-specific low back pain
Unit 1 – Prevelance and Classification of Low Back Pain
Unit 2 – Development and Pathology of Low Back Pain
Unit 3 - Planning and Delivering Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for the Management of Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain
Read the full qualification syllabus here.
Theoretical case study – Programme design, session plan, evaluation and modification report
Observed formative assessment
Session and self-evaluation
Throughout your studies, we are available via phone and email to support you anyway we can and mentor you throughout the duration of your course. Our job is to ensure that you are making good progress towards the achievement of your qualification and that you are managing to handle your workload comfortably.