Introduction
The Active IQ Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork is at level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. It also provides access onto The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) at level 3.

Entry requirements
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing.

Qualification structure and credit value

The learner must achieve all seven mandatory units.

Mandatory units – Credit Value required: Minimum 37, Maximum 37.

  • 1. Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A/600/9017) – this unit is worth 4 credits
  • 2. Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health (A/600/9051) – this unit is worth 6 credits
  • 3. Know how to support clients who take part in exercise and physical activity (M/600/9015) – this unit is worth 2 credits
  • 4. Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T/600/9016) – this unit is worth 2 credits
  • 5. Principles of Pilates Matwork (D/602/5324) – this unit is worth 4 credits
  • 6. Programme Pilates Matwork (H/602/5325) – this unit is worth 9 credits
  • 7. Instructing Pilates Matwork (K/602/5326) – this unit is worth 10 credits

Additional unit (this does not form part of the mandatory units)

  • 8. Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme (L/600/9054) – this unit is worth 6 credits.

Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Practical Demonstration / Assignment
  • Multiple Choice Examination