Ante Natal and Post Natal Instructor

Natal and Post Natal Instructor

This course will enable you to recognise the skills, knowledge and competence required in order to work with ante and post natal clients in an unsupervised manner. There will be focus on the considerations for safe and effective exercise and how to plan and adapt exercise for these particular clients.

Course Content

  • understand the benefits and barriers/concerns of physical activity for pre and postnatal clients
  • know the physiological and biomechanical changes that take place during pregnancy
  • know the physiological and biomechanical changes that take place during the postnatal period
  • understand the key considerations for pre and postnatal clients participating in physical activity
  • understand how to collect information to ensure health and safety when working with a pre or postnatal client
  • know the role that health care professionals play in supporting pre and postnatal clients
  • know the nutritional requirements for pre and postnatal clients
  • be able to design an individualised, safe and effective exercise programme for a pre or postnatal client
  • be able to record an individualised, safe and effective exercise programme for a pre or postnatal client
  • be able to identify and manage specific risks to the pre or postnatal client when participating in physical activity

Course Details

  • Active IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Pre and Postnatal Clients with Exercise and Nutrition
  • Entry requirements:
    Learners must hold either a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Gym/ Exercise to Music or Aqua) or equivalent or one of the following:
    • Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
    • Level 2 Certificate in Group Training
    • Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training
    • Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork
    • Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga

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Unit Topic Method Assessment
1 Physical activity, health and nutritional considerations for pre and postnatal clients Active IQ elearning & manual Worksheet
2 Programming safe and effective exercise sessions for pre and postnatal clients Active IQ elearning & manual Case study

Active IQ elearning with manual

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£320 Full Cost

Including a hard-copy Active IQ manual to use alongside the e-learning course

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