The Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training is at level 4 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
Learners must hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training (or equivalent).
Learners must be able to apply factual and theoretical knowledge and be able to use a range of cognitive and practical skills to generate specific solutions for personal training clients.
This will require learners to work in predictable and unpredictable situations using knowledge, skills and competencies pitched at level 4 on the RQF.
The field of personal training and the needs of modern day professional personal trainers is rapidly evolving in line with the broad ranging needs and goals of the clients they serve. As a result, the industry has never been more competitive. Highly successful personal trainers are results driven and confidently differentiate their services offered to provide an ethical service and sustain a highly successful business.
Driving this success is a more scientific and evidence-based approach to programming, training, monitoring and managing clients which translates to better client retention as well as attracting new clients.
This qualification provides learners with the enhanced knowledge and skills to fully understand their clients, utilise an evidence-based approach to programming and develop a successful and sustainable personal training business, including:
Research, evaluation and use of credible research and information to inform personal training / coaching practice.
Integration and application of technologies, digital and social media into personal training practice to support, enhance and manage the client journey.
The application of behaviour change and communication techniques to support, enhance and manage the client journey.
Assessment, performance analysis and evaluation to support, enhance and manage the client journey.
Design and application of long-term periodisation, planning, coaching and evaluation to optimise client success.
to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to assess a client’s posture and movement capacity, identify joint dysfunctions and movement restrictions, and plan and implement an effective corrective exercise strategy.
This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to deal with the performance of other staff, the well-being and safety of customers, as well as the day-to-day operation of a sport and recreation facility.
By the end of the course participants will be able to understand the concept of Self-Myofascial Release and the role of fascia within the body and reasons why it becomes tight and understanding the concept of trigger points.