Level 3
Diploma in Exercise Referral

Price: £650.00
Number of Sessions: 2 sessions
E-learning is available on this course.
10 CIMSPA CPD Points


This qualification is designed to provide learners with the knowledge to ensure safe and effective exercise programming for patients with a number of medical conditions and common reasons for referral onto a community-based exercise referral scheme.  This course is predominately on-line so learners can access this course at any time.

Entry Requirements

Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ Exercise to Music or Aqua) or equivalent (including qualifications which give entry to the REPs Physical activity Advisor category) or one of the following:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training
  • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Mat work
  • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga


This qualification is recognised as an approved qualification for Professional membership of CIMPSA.

This qualification provides progression to the following qualifications:

Qualification Structure

Learners must complete the following six units:

  • Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health
  • Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors
  • Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral
  • Applying the principles of nutrition and physical activity
  • Planning Exercise Referral Programmes with Patients
  • Instructing Exercise with Referred Patients


  • Multiple Choice question paper
  • Worksheets
  • Practical Observation
  • Coursework / portfolio of evidence

Course Dates

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