Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referrals

The Exercise Referral Diploma is a great qualification if you are keen to work with clients suffering from different medical conditions.

With this qualification you will be able to design safe and effective programmes and support patients through community-based referral schemes.

Course Content

You will learn how to support clients suffering with conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, plus much more. Working with this population group can be very rewarding, as you see improvements in patient’s health and help build a good reputation as an instructor or personal trainer.

The qualification is delivered via a blended learning route, where you will have access to an online eLearning platform allowing you to progress through the course at your own speed and comfort of own home. There will also be group workshops to attend where tutors will support your learning, help you complete your case study and prepare you for the practical assessment.


Assessment methods include multiple choice theory exams, question and answer worksheets, practical observation and simulated case study.

Pre-requisites for this qualification are a Level 2 qualification in Fitness Instructing or equivalent.

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