Cookies on the Belfast Met website

We use cookies to ensure that you receive the best experience of our website. By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more information about cookies and how to manage them, read our Cookie Policy.

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (QCF)

Course Code: C3180
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
End Date: 24 Jun 18
Time: 00:00-00:00

This exciting new programme is designed for fitness professionals who already hold a Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training or equivalent qualification. It is aimed at qualified fitness professionals who wish to learn how to provide assistance/advice and design exercise programmes for people with certain medical conditions which put their health at risk. An extremely rewarding and potentially profitable way of advancing your career prospects, the Diploma in Exercise Referral will amply prepare you for working with medically referred clients.

The course is designed to provide you with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for those with a number of medical conditions, and common reasons for referral onto a community-based exercise referral scheme. In addition to this you may also get the opportunity to study for additional qualifications in strength and conditioning. 

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Successful candidates can progress onto further study such as The Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain, or The Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients or higher education courses in health and fitness, or gain employment in the fitness industry as a an advanced fitness professional.

Entry Requirements

You must hold a Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training or equivalent industry recognised qualification, as well as an active interest in fitness and health


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Department Secretary, tel: 028 90265332 or email: [email protected]