Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for Managing Lower Back Pain (RQF)
The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for Managing Lower Back Pain (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are already qualified at Level 3 for personal training.
The qualification will allow learners to be able to plan, deliver, and review programmes for patients or clients with lower back pain.
Qualification Structure/Rules of Combination
To successfully achieve the Level 4 Certificate in Exercise for Managing Lower Back Pain (RQF) learners must complete the four mandatory units below achieving a total of 15 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
Learners must hold a recognised Level 3 personal trainer qualification or equivalent.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (BACPR) Specialist Exercise Instructor
- Level 4 Cardiac Qualification
- Level 4 Certificate in Cancer Rehabilitation
- Level 4 Award In Long Term Neurological Conditions
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years of age to undertake the qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||Credit||GLH|
|Classification of low back pain||D/617/6289||4||4||28|
|Behavioural strategies for managing low back pain||A/617/6297||4||3||16|
|Planning exercise for clients with low back pain||F/617/6298||4||4||27|
|Delivering exercise for clients with low back pain||J/617/6299||4||4||28|