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Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise

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Level 4


Ofqual Accreditation Number 603/3599/3


The purpose of the Level 4 Certificate in Postural Assessment and Corrective Exercise is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to assess a client’s posture and movement capacity, identify joint dysfunctions and movement restrictions and plan and implement an effective corrective exercise strategy. During the qualification learners will cover the following:

  • A deeper understanding of anatomy and physiology for human movement.
  • How to assess client posture and identify specific joint movement dysfunction and muscle imbalances.
  • How to develop corrective exercise strategies for managing posture and movement dysfunction.

Scope of Practice

This qualification enables fitness professionals to work with clients who are apparently healthy and who have not been referred by a medical professional. Fitness professionals are able to identify and provide client specific exercise programmes to help correct poor posture and improve joint movement and muscular imbalances associated with normal everyday life / activities. Fitness professionals should not work with injured clients or offer sports massage unless also qualified in this discipline.

Learners must hold one of the following (or equivalent):

  • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork.
  • Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy.
  • Level 4 Strength and Conditioning.

Learners must complete all three mandatory units.

  • Coursework / Project.
  • Portfolio of Evidence.

£99 Registration/Certification fee
eManual fee (online only)
eLearning fee

This qualification provides progression onto:

  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Personal Training.
  • Active IQ Level 4 Certificate in Strength and Conditioning.


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