The Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for the Management of Low Back Pain is available to learners who have already achieved a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training and also hold the Freedom PT Training Diploma in Exercise Referral (or suitable equivalents).
Approximately 80 percent of adults will suffer back pain at some point in their lives. As well as increasing your credibility and earning potential as a Level 4 Personal Trainer, this course will give you the ability to integrate a number of physical therapy related assessments and exercises within a gym environment to benefit new and existing clients alike.
The course is delivered predominately via online study with one face to face attendance day and one assessment day, to allow the greatest level of flexibility.
This qualification is accredited by Active IQ, a Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) approved awarding body and is recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at Level 4 – currently the highest level of industry recognition.
Upon completion you will receive the following certificate:
Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for the Management of Low Back Pain (QCF)
Course content includes:
- Relevant functional anatomy
- Classifications of low back pain
- The psychosocial components of low back pain
- Communication skills, including a cognitive behavioural approach and motivational interviewing
- Psychosocial assessment and screening
- Functional/physical assessment and screening, assessment
- Progressive programme design considerations for low back pain sufferers
Online study with 1 attendance day and 1 assessment day (approximately 6 weeks later), expected total duration of 8 weeks, 20 CPD points at REPs Level 4
You will need a Certificate in Personal Training or another suitable Level 3 qualification and must also hold the Freedom PT Training Diploma in Exercise Referral or an equivalent qualification for entry onto this course.
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09/09/17 Attendance, 25/11/17 Assessment