Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral [Active IQ]

Learning can be addictive!

Maybe you've already surpassed your own expectations by passing your fitness courses,  and are loving being in the fitness industry. Now its time for another challenge. A challenge that will allow you to help more people, work with more clients and learn a shed load of useful info along the way.

The next logical progression from the foundation fitness qualifications (level 2 gym and level 3 personal trainer) is to progress to the level 3 exercise referral and then onto the level 4 specialist qualifications. The Exercise Referral qualification will allow you to set yourself apart from other fitness professionals and work with higher risk clients, even if they refer a PARQ.

However, if you’re busy balancing you new career as a fitpro, with family life, and potentially another job as well, its hard to see where you would fit in studying. Imagine having video based tutorials that you can listen to on the go, and replay as many times as you need. Imagine being able to study for a few hours every week at home, but also get the support and accountability from your personal tutor on a one-to-one basis. That is exactly what our Level 3 Exercise Referral Course offers; find out more below.

Gain access to 70% of the population that fail a PARQ and are not categorised as "fit and healthy"

What is the Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral?

Here's what's included:

  • 8 video modules
  • A manual sent in the post to your UK address
  • An internationally recognized Active IQ qualification
  • The pre-requisite for Level 4 specialist qualifications
  • Download modules to MP3 - learn on the move
  • Lifetime access to online learning resources
  • Unlimited Student Support
  • 20 REPs Points

What are the 8 L3 Exercise Referral modules?

  • Module 1: Intro to Exercise Referral and Professional Practice
  • Module 2: Cardiovascular Conditions
  • Module 3: Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Module 4: Respiratory and Mental Health Conditions
  • Module 5: Low Back Pain and Posture
  • Module 6: Obesity and Diabetes
  • Module 7: Working With Exercise Referral Clients
  • Module 8: Being the Specialist

*** SUMMER OFFER  *** £100 OFF usually £550

Become fully certified in Exercise Referral for £450

0% Payment Plans - Get started with a £100 deposit

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • q-iconWhat will I learn?

    You will learn everything you need to become an effective Exercise Referral instructor. Each module is approximately 1-2 hours long; not only explaining the “Ins & Outs” of all 14 conditions, but explained with analogies and client stories to spark your instructor creativity and effectiveness.

    You will learn everything required to pass the qualification, and a lot more beside, so you leave confident and ready to train Exercise Referral clients immediately, through the guidance of your experienced tutor.

  • q-iconIs there an assessment?

    Yes, as an Active IQ accredited Diploma, there are a few assessments that need to be completed:

    Multiple Worksheets

    A Case-study (live or hypothetical)

    A Practical assessment (filmed remotely)

    Two Multiple Choice Exams (N/A if already level 3 qualified)

  • q-iconWhat are the Pre-Requisites for the Course?

    Ideally, you will have a level 3 fitness qualification, having passed your Level 3 Nutrition for Physical Activity Exam and your Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology Exam. This exempts you from completing these exams again.

    However, we can also accept enrolments from those who are qualified at level 2; so, if you are unsure please book a call below to chat about your options.

    You need to be passionate about working with “less-healthy” clients.

    You need to have access to the internet and have a UK address.

  • q-iconWhat can I do after qualifying?

    As a Level 3 Exercise Referral Instructor you can work within an existing exercise referral scheme or set up your own contacts to healthcare professionals. You are instantly able to work with the remaining 70% of the population that fail a PARQ, and need your help to get fitter and healthier.

    If you are looking for more learning , you can progress to any Level 4 specialist course, as a result of having completed the Exercise Referral qualification!

  • q-iconIs this for me?

    If you want to work with clients that fail a PARQ than this qualification is a must, allowing you to become insured and competently get results with higher risjk clients.

    If you have used one of our previous Revision Mastery Series to help you pass your exams, then you know that our teaching is clear and easy to understand. We also offer 24/7 support, so you can call your tutor whenever you need help with your studies.

    This course adapts to your learning style and offers accountability to help you learn inside the deadlines you set yourself.

  • q-iconDo I need internet to complete the Qualification

    Yes, all of the resources are housed on our secure membership area, so you will need internet access to gain access to the modules, and supporting documents.

    HOWEVER you are able to download each video straight to MP3, allowing you to save it to your phone/ tablet/laptop and listen over and over, even without internet access.

    You will also get a physical manual through the post, and guidance support via telephone and email throughout.

    Lots of students have used this when working out, driving, going for a walk… You can save time, so there is no excuses stopping you from completing the qualification and accelerating your fitness knowledge.


*** SUMMER OFFER  ***  £100 OFF

The Level 3 Exercise Referral Qualification is usually £550, but throughout SUMMER you can get it for £450.

You can pay in one lump sum or spread the cost over multiple months. Either way, we don't add anything onto your course fee for choosing a payment plan; and you can get started with a £100 deposit.

Enroll today, Learn and Pay in the New Year

This includes your certification,  lifetime access to all of the video modules, a physical manual that is yours to keep, MP3 downloads, and unlimited student support from your Parallel Coaching tutor.

Sign up by completing the form below; payment and enrolment is completed over the phone, using a secure international payment gateway, offering you security and an instant receipt of payment.

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