The Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain is an essential qualification to have under your belt. That’s because four out of five adults will suffer back pain at some point of their lives; so your qualification will enable you to improve your clients’ lives and capitalise on the considerable market opportunity that it represents.
You can use it to establish yourself as a credible alternative or addition to mainstream medical interventions, keeping up with the trend of the health and fitness industry moving closer to the medical fraternity in tackling national health care issues.
Bear in mind that this qualification is a natural progression from the Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training. It will lead to the highest level of industry recognition – Level 4 – with the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). It forms part of the Level 4 Diploma in Specialist Exercise (Low Back Pain).
In order to complete this course, you will first need:
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Your assessment will include a practical observed assessment, a written case study, and two worksheets. The assessment day will take place approximately six weeks after the workshop component of this qualification.
Students successfully completing the Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain will gain the following qualifications:
You can use this qualification as part of the Level 4 Diploma in Specialist Exercise (Low Back Pain) qualification.
In addition to the above requirements, you will need to be at least 16 years old to enrol, and have a reasonable level of fitness too. You will also need reasonable reading, writing and numeracy skills.
The cost of the Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain starts from £427, but prices can vary depending on your location.
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This is an essential qualification to have if you want a great reputation, as well as excellent earning potential.
Many of your clients will suffer with low back pain at some point in their lives, so harnessing your skills and knowledge to offer them your services will ensure you’re keeping up with industry trends and making the most of the market opportunity.
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It is undoubtedly the case, that there is an increasing crossover between some of the knowledge and skills that would have previously been seen as the preserve of physical therapists (e.g. sports therapists, physiotherapists and osteopaths) and that of the health and fitness professional. Many Personal Trainers, for instance, now regularly perform postural assessments and prescribe corrective exercises around these assessments. This course will particularly boost your knowledge in managing human function in relation to non-specific low back pain, which accounts for 95% of low back pain cases.
With this in mind, 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 therapy related assessments, corrective exercises and lifestyle strategies and open your eyes to the future of personal training.
This Level 4 Certificate will cover:
To ensure you’re receiving the highest quality of training available from industry leading lecturers and professionals, you’ll undertake a course that’s been meticulously researched and planned. Expect a blend of learning styles, including face to face sessions, online training (with meaningful support while you’re learning via the internet) and paper-based lessons.
You will take part in interactive, online home study modules, a live one day workshop, and a further live assessment day.
Please bear in mind that the qualification will take approximately 8-10 weeks to complete. Therefore, you’ll need access to the internet for the duration of this time.
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