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About the course

This Active IQ Level 4 Certificate will further develop your existing personal training skills and knowledge. These enhanced skills will enable you to fully understand your clients, take an evidence-based approach to programming, and develop a successful and sustainable personal training business.

This accredited achievement is valued and recognised by employers and can help you increase and enhance your career opportunities, career progression and earning potential.

  • You must be over 16 years old
  • You must hold a Level 3 Personal Training qualification
  • While there are no other specific entry requirements, you must be able to apply factual and theoretical knowledge, and use a range of cognitive and practical skills to come up with specific solutions for personal training clients. This will require you to work in predictable and unpredictable situations using knowledge, skills and competencies pitched at Level 4 on the RQF.

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How to apply

This course is currently only available as an internal option for specific degree pathways.

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What you'll study

During the qualification, learners will cover:

  • Evaluation and use of credible research and information to inform personal training/coaching practice
  • Integration and application of technologies and digital and social media into personal training practice to support, enhance and manage the client journey
  • Application of behaviour change and communication techniques to support, enhance and manage the client journey
  • Assessment, performance analysis and evaluation to support, enhance and manage the client journey
  • Design and application of long-term periodisation, planning, coaching and evaluation to optimise client success


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