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Award in Designing Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Programmes

It’s very likely that, at some point in your professional career, you’ll be called upon to work with a pre or post-natal client. This course in designing pre and post-natal exercise programmes will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with these particular groups – a job that is hugely satisfying, as well as lucrative.

This award will be in high demand as it has now been proven beyond doubt that safe, well-managed exercise in the pre and post-natal period is highly beneficial to both the mother and baby. Many expectant and new mothers are aware of this, so use this qualification to help your clients and tap into an in-demand market.

Entry Requirements

In order to enrol pre and post-natal exercise design course, you must hold a Premier Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing or an equivalent qualification. That’s because this award is aimed at instructors wishing to broaden their skills and run health related exercise sessions for pre and post-natal participants.

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Key Features

  • Learn how to work with an often challenging and sensitive (but hugely rewarding) population
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to offer your services to a huge market – those expecting babies and those who are mothers already
  • The course is mostly online, with a one day workshop – perfect if you’re juggling occupational, financial and family commitments
  • Enjoy genuine, meaningful support while you’re learning online

Course Details

The content for the Pre and Post-Natal Exercise programme covers:

  • Benefits of physical activity for pre and post-natal clients
  • Physiological and biomechanical changes that take place during pregnancy
  • Key considerations for pre and post-natal clients participating in physical activity
  • Nutritional requirements for pre and post-natal clients
  • Collecting information and selecting appropriate activities with your pre or post-natal client
  • Designing and recording an individualised, safe and effective exercise programme for pre or post-natal clients
  • Identify and manage specific risks to the pre or post natal client when participating in physical activity

Assessment

This course is assessed via a theory-based case study. You’ll need to submit your theory-based case study 4-6 weeks after the workshop day.

Learning Outcomes

Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you will receive an award in Designing Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Programmes, accredited by Active IQ.

After this, you might like to consider earning the Level 4 Diploma in Specialist Exercise – especially if you like the idea of building your business working with pre and post-natal clients.

Key Skills Required

In addition to the above requirements, the following skills are needed:

  • Reasonable numeracy, literacy and computer skills

Course Costs

The cost of the Award in Designing Pre and Post-Natal Exercise Programmes starts at £213.50. Please bear in mind that this price can vary depending on your location. Call us on 020 3883 6136 to find out further details and to see if this course is available near you..

Career Opportunities

This course will give you an award from a body with an undisputed reputation, so you’ll find it stands you in good stead for the long-term as well as the immediate future. Use the skills and knowledge you’ll acquire to enhance your offering as a professional, or use it as a foundation for building a business that focuses on working with pre and post-natal clients in particular.

For free and impartial careers information on any aspect of working within the health and fitness industry, please contact our dedicated recruitment team on 0845 1 90 90 96.

Within our pre and post-natal exercise design course you will learn about:

  • Benefits of physical activity for pre and post natal clients
  • Physiological and biomechanical changes that take place during pregnancy
  • Key considerations for pre and post natal clients participating in physical activity
  • Nutritional requirements for pre and post natal clients
  • Collecting information and selecting appropriate activities with the pre or post natal client
  • Designing and recording an individualised, safe and effective exercise programme for pre or post natal clients
  • Identify and manage specific risks to the pre or post natal client when participating in physical activity

*For start dates and attendance dates please see the ‘Course Format’ tab.

To make things easy for you (especially if you’re juggling occupational, family and financial commitments), this course is designed to be predominantly taken online. The online learning materials have been meticulously designed by experts and industry leaders, and you’ll be given genuine support while you’re learning remotely.

In addition to the online nature of this course, you will take part in a one day workshop. Overall, you can expect this course to take between 4-6 weeks to complete.

*For start dates and attendance dates, please see below:

London Academy

Option 1) Online Start Date: 13/02/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 27/02/2017

Option 2) Online Start Date: 03/03/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 17/03/2017

Leeds

Option 1) Online Start Date: 16/02/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 02/03/2017

Guildford

Option 1) Online Start Date: 20/02/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 06/03/2017

Dartford

Option 1) Online Start Date: 24/02/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 10/03/2017

Bristol

Option 1) Online Start Date: 10/03/2017, Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 24/03/2017

Option 2) Online Start Date: 24/05/2017. Face-to-Face Workshop Date: 07/06/2017

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