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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Physical Activity

Level 3

Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/1162/9


The aim of this qualification to provide learners with the broad base of knowledge and skills to:

  • Be able to work in a variety of customer-facing roles within the active leisure industry, including fitness instructing.
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  • There are no specific entry requirements; however learners should be able to demonstrate their capability to study at Level 3.
  • Some experience of gym-based exercises, including free weights, is highly recommended.
  • The course requires physical exertion and individual participation is essential, so a degree of physical fitness is necessary.
  • There is an element of communication (discussing, presenting, reading and writing) involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched as a minimum at level 2.

Learners must complete all 8 mandatory units (55 credits) and one of the optional units (8 credits). A total of 63 credits must be achieved for the qualification.

For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Qualification Guidance.

Coursework/Project, Multiple Choice Examination, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

£99 Registration / Certification fee

This qualification provides progression into:

  • Employment.
  • Further learning or training in a specialist area.

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