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Ante and Post Natal Instructing

Deliver exercise programs during and after pregnancy that are essential for the mother's health and that of the baby.

Provider Focus Training
Qualification: CYQ Level 3 Certificate in Ante and Post Natal Instructing
Category: Pre & Post Natal
Location: Birmingham (David Lloyd)
Duration: Supported Distance Learning
Schedule: Part-time

Course Introduction

Develop your skills and knowledge in ante and post natal training. Focus Training's Ante & Post Natal Course will enable you to provide effective and safe ante and post natal exercise for your clients. This course consists of a 3 day workshop and a 1 day assessment that will lead to a Certificate in Ante and Post Natal Gym Instructor (Level 3).

  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Observed practical assessment

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

  • Students must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Students must be aged 16 or over

Additional Information

After completing your home study, you will attend two theoretical and practical course days, where you will be given all the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to complete your case study and deliver exercise sessions to pre and post natal clients. Tutors will observe you practising and give specific feedback on your teaching techniques. You will then have four to six weeks to complete your case study.

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Course Content

There are a number of basic units to the course as follows :

Unit 1

Introduction to pregnancy

Unit 2

Anatomy of pre and post natal clients

Unit 3

Adaptations during pregnancy, labour and the post natal period

Unit 4

Programme design for ante natal and post natal clients, post natal exercise, nutrition and lifestyle

What Qualification Will I Get?

  • CYQ Level 3 Award in Adapting Exercise for Ante and Post Natal Clients
  • 20 REPs CPD points

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