The Active IQ Diploma in Exercise Referral is at level 3 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

SportBU is a training provider for nationally recognised Active IQ qualifications for health and fitness. Active IQ provide the qualifications delivered by the top training providers in the country so utilise your connection with Bournemouth University and receive the same course at a fraction of the cost.

The blended learning programme allows you to complete most of your theoretical study in your own time (you will need access to a computer with the internet) with attendance at Bournemouth University for practical workshops and exams.

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Key information

Next start date:

February 2020


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


4 Days plus 1 Assessment Day

Entry requirements:

Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/Exercise to Music or Aqua) or equivalent (including qualifications which give entry to the REPs Physical activity Advisor category) or one of the following: Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training, Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork or Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga.