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ActiveIQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition

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Do you want to start your journey to becoming a specialist pre and postnatal instructor? Then this ActiveIQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition course could be perfect for you.

  • Understand the key considerations for pre and postnatal clients participating in physical activity.
  • Learn how to design and implement an effective and successful exercise plan for both pre-natal and post-natal clients.
  • Gain 20 CPD points for CIMSPA membership.

Course overview

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in personal training, this Active IQ Level 3 Award is ideal for students aspiring to become a specialist instructor for pre and post-natal clients, who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification in designing pre and post-natal exercise programmes and for those who would like to go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities.

During the course, you will explore the benefits and barriers/concerns of physical activity for pre and postnatal clients, the nutritional requirements for pre and postnatal clients, the role that healthcare professionals play in supporting pre and postnatal clients, and much more.

Through distance learning, you can study this course from the comfort of your own home, allowing you to study around other life commitments.

Enrol today and start your journey to becoming a specialised trainer!

What next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you could enrol on another one of our fitness and sports courses and enhance your skills and knowledge even further. You will be one step closer to being a fitness instructor, but here are a few job roles that use the knowledge learnt during the ActiveIQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition course:

  • Pre and postnatal fitness specialist
  • Prenatal exercise instructor
  • Postnatal fitness trainer
  • Health and wellness coach
  • Women’s health educator

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 40 hours to complete.

Course Outcome

You will receive your ActiveIQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Post-Natal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition.

Entry Requirements

To enrol on this course, students must have previously obtained a relevant qualification. Please see Q&A section for more information.


A series of worksheets and a case study.

Course content

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Students’ knowledge will be tested by two different assessment methods. To successfully complete Unit 1, students will be asked to complete a series of worksheets to determine students understanding of key concepts and materials. Unit 2 will be assessed via a case study which requires students to design a programme card for each trimester and postnatal period.

Course duration

This course will take approximately 40 hours to complete. Once enrolled, you will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. You choose whether you want to study this course through a course pack or an online learning platform. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

E-Learning system requirements

You will need Adobe Flash Player installed on your computer, which can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe website. You will also need to ensure your computer is able to play sound as some of the videos include audio.

Course outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive an ActiveIQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Post-Natal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition (qualification accreditation number 603/3592/O). This means that you will achieve a Level 3 qualification on The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Awarding body

Active IQ are one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations for the active leisure, learning and wellbeing sector and are recognised and regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA. They design qualifications that support clearly defined career pathways for the active leisure sector.

Your qualification is accredited by ActiveIQ, one of the UK’s leading Ofqual approved awarding bodies in the health, fitness and active leisure sector.
Open Study College qualifications are recognised by CIMSPA.

CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) are a professional development organisation from the United Kingdom. They work to enhance professional standards and skills in the industry by providing training, education, and qualifications to individuals working in various roles within the sector.

As a chartered institute, CIMSPA is recognised for its role in setting professional standards and supporting the career development in sport and physical activity. It strives to ensure that practitioners in the sector have the necessary knowledge, skills, and qualifications to provide high-quality services to the public.


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