Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7916/8)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF) is to provide the leaner with the knowledge and understanding of applying the principles of anatomy and physiology, medical conditions, professional practice and nutrition. Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to plan and instruct suitable programmes’ for exercise referral patients.

The Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF) is aimed at those leaners that are currently working or are wishing to work within the Fitness and Active Leisure sector.

 

 

Qualification Structure

In order to complete the Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Exercise Referral (RQF) learners must achieve 38 credits from 6 mandatory units.

 

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

Learners must have achieved a pre-requisite qualification either in Fitness Instructing (gym based, exercise to music or aqua) at Level 2 that gives entry to REPs or Personal Training at Level 3.

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake the qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

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Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory Units
Planning exercise referral programmes with patients D/503/7494 3 8 52
Understanding Medical Conditions for Exercise Referral R/503/7492 4 7 35
Professional Practice for Exercise Referral Instructors Y/503/7493 3 2 14
Instructing exercise with referred patients L/503/7491 3 9 58
Anatomy and physiology for exercise and health A/600/9051 3 6 43
Applying the principles of nutrition to a physical activity programme L/600/9054 3 6 40