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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral and Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

Course Code: C3180
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
09 Jun 19
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 will also study the Acitive IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage therapy which will take place in the Castlereagh Campus. 

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

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

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